Mobile Application Developer - Connected Car

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Job Description

The Team

Connected Car R&D is dedicated to the continuous extension, enhancement, and improvement of Allstate’s telematics capabilities. Our purpose is to maintain Allstate’s position as an industry-leader in the connected car/telematics field. Become a part of our story.

At Connected Car R&D, you’ll find a collaborative and dynamic team focused on exploring new capabilities and enhancements to current features. The team works in a continuous innovation cycle of ideas, research, testing, and analysis. We work collaboratively with both ‘product teams’ and data scientists in support of Allstate business goals.

The Role

As a talented and bold engineer, you love to code, get your hands dirty.  You’re an innovative thinker, an expert communicator, and an agile problem solver looking to join an exciting team.

You will be required to show your proficiency in problem solving, critical thinking, design and pattern recognition, you will have the opportunity to partner closely with other highly skilled developers in order to drive results. The R&D team uses a Pair Programming™: methodology, two screens, two keyboards, one application.  The team has very few meetings and stresses devoting most of the day to development and design.

This is an opportunity to exercise creativity, our projects take many forms and require a diverse, flexible set of technical skills:

You’re an individual who….

  • Embraces a continuously evolving breadth of projects and goals.

  • Dedicates time and interest to learning, teaching, and continuously improving.

  • Desires to contribute concretely to design sessions, analytical discussions, and retrospectives.

  • Innovates and problem-solves by using new techniques or tools.

  • Takes initiative and works efficiently while maintaining a focus on the bigger picture.

  • Effectively communicates learnings and findings with others in the team, leadership and department.

  • Partners closely with technical and non-technical staff to define user and project requirements.

  • Works collaboratively with other team members in pursuit of a common goal.

  • Helps define best practices.

Job Qualifications

  • A BSc or MSc in either Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Physics.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in a related field.
  • Development proficiency, in at least one programming language Java, Objective C, Swift, etc…
  • Some Experience working in Agile, extreme programming or paired programming environment is 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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