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Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Allstate is looking for software engineers to lead Agile XP development teams in building digital products to support the Agency Relationship Platform.

You will lead agile teams and lead collaboration across teams; serving as an anchor or technical lead for complex distributed systems spanning multiple apps, services, APIs, and data stores

You will lead the team of engineers in designing and building cloud native applications following 12-factor principles to build out the product and iterative enhancements.

You will guide the product team in the selection of the simplest technologies that would enable the team to deliver features with a bias for modern open standards.

You will collaborate with other product teams to share practices, and ensure interoperability with other services or microservices in the company.

You will develop code all day, every day, on a full stack cloud platform leveraging test-driven development and continuous integration/delivery.

You will work in a highly structured, paired programming environment to enable learning and maximize productivity.

This is a tremendous opportunity to lead the creation of next-generation technologies, capabilities, and products to set us apart from the competition.

About You

You love to code and you are willing to fail fast and iterate to success.

You're ready to judge your success by the success of your team and the happiness of customers.

You play well with others and have well developed communication skills. This is a paired programming environment so you have to be ready to be part of a team.

Job Qualifications

Strong understanding of Agile environment using Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Strong understanding of front end experience (HTML5, CSS3, Less…) developing responsive designed applications (mobile first mentality)
  • Expert in responsive web front end / single page application development using modular JavaScript
  • Expert in modern JavaScript tools such as Webpack, Babel, ESLint, Gulp, NPM, Bower, Browserify, Grunt
  • Knowledge and experience with automated testing frameworks such as Jest, Jasmine and Selenium
  • Expert with Spring Boot Frameworks
  • Cloud computing (Cloud Foundry, Azure or AWS)
  • Actual experience developing continuous integration and deployment such as Jenkins, Concourse CI and/or Gradle
  • Advanced experience in Source Control Management (preferably Git/GitHub)
  • Hands on experience developing/consuming Web Services (REST, SOAP, JSON), ETL jobs and APIs (Service-oriented architectures)
  • Hands on experience designing applications-in many iterations you will not receive a full spec and will need to feel comfortable thinking things through, filling in the blanks and iterating across sprints as we receive feedback from customer interactions.
  • Hands on experience with Internet of Things is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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