Java Developer

    • Chicago, IL

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Short Description

Allstate is starting an enterprise transformation of products, processes and technology that will drive consumer-centricity and accelerate our growth. The Enterprise Payments team vision is to provide a secure enterprise payment utility to support Allstate's evolving product portfolio, enabling customers to pay when, where and how they want. Our team is building an API-focused, simple-to-consume platform to transact payments for any product or service from entry through capture, settlement and reconciliation. We are looking for a full stack developer to join a dynamic team focused on creating innovative solutions.

Job Description


  • Participate in executing the strategy, keeping the customer experience in mind
  • Collaborates within the team in designing systems and apps
  • Practices daily paired programming and test-driven development in writing software and building products
  • Establishes continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment pipelines and practices
  • Provides support for software products in user environments
  • Participates in knowledge sharing and contributes to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of the team
  • Participates in iteration planning meetings ensuring that the team has a common understanding of each story and chores in a team's backlog
  • Participates in daily site, cross-site and product team standups
  • Participates in retrospectives to gather feedback and derive actionable items to improve the team and the product

Job Qualifications

  • 4-6 years of software development (core languages: Java and JavaScript); preferably in an Agile environment using Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop clean, well-designed code
  • Continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD); (Jenkins, Concourse CI and/or Gradle)
  • Developing/consuming Web Services (REST, SOAP) and APIs
  • Data (SQL or similar query language) and data constructs (XML, JSON)
  • JavaScript framework (React.js)
  • JavaSpring framework (Spring and Spring Boot)
  • Front-end experience (HTML5, CSS3) developing responsive designed applications
  • Source Control Management (preferably GitHub)
  • Experience in working in IDE (Intellij)
  • Strong understanding of testing patterns to support functional and performance tests

  • Experience with Behavior Driven Development tools (Cucumber)
  • Experience with unit test frameworks (Jest)
  • Experience with Code Analyzer and scanning tools (Compliance Buddy, Veracode, Sonar Cube)
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience designing applications in an iterative manner
  • MS SQL Server database knowledge/experience
  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Cloud Foundry

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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