Lead Agile Mobile Software Developer - iOS Expert - Chicago

Description :

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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

Job Description

The Team:

Innovation is key to any company looking to become or stay the market leader. Allstate recognizes this need, and through the Innovation R&D team, we're bringing concepts to market quickly using lean startup methodologies. Our goal is to prove feasibility and consumer need through metrics generated from real-world market tests.

We must grow and diversify our team's skills in order to keep up with technology trends that may enable business opportunities.

Don't miss this opportunity to join a team where your innovative thinking and technology skills can create a product that disrupts the market or creates a new one.

The Role:

Allstate is currently looking to hire multiple experienced iOS developers to join our research and development team. iOS developers will be responsible for the development and implementation of innovative applications for a full variety of businesses, from the Agency channel, to completely new direct-to-consumer markets.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Develops applications that experiment with a business problem or create a new product or service that aligns to our corporate goals.

Participates and contributes to all phases in building new digital products, including programming, defect correction, unit testing, code review and deployment planning

Work in an agile development environment (paired programming, test driven development)

Market test monitoring and support as needed

Provides expertise on cutting edge technologies and frameworks.

Collaborates with non-technical business-side members to define user requirements, investigate feasibility, iteratively build and ultimately present results

Provides estimates for the work plan.

Assists in producing light-weight technical designs.

Suggests technology-driven features that may enhance the solution.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications:

5+ years of hands-on development experience utilizing iOS SDK (Objective-C, Swift, UIKit, AppKit, Foundation)

Proficiency in mobile development IDEs and Web Development IDEs required (XCode, Intelli-J)

Experience with responsive web design highly preferred (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript)

Proficient in Webservices (REST, JSON)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Up to date on mobile and web development standards

Strong understanding for testing methodologies such as unit-testing, functional testing and service-oriented architecture (XCTest, microservices)

Insurance industry experience a plus.

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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