Mobile Software Engineer (C++) - Machine Learning

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Job Description

Data Discovery and Decision Science (D 3 ) is the research and analytics organization at Allstate. We are solving some of today's most complicated analytics problems, making the lives of our Allstate colleagues easier and more productive, and driving our mission to deliver perfect insurance solutions to our customers. We are avid about learning new ways to get the most value from our massive data resources. As a Software Engineer in D 3 you will get 10% of your time to innovate, learn, collaborate, and teach. We are partnering to incorporate analytics into every aspect of the enterprise. Developing others and ourselves is key to our success.

We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Software Engineer with strong programming skills, to join our growing Machine Learning Platform Engineering team and build out the next generation of our platform. The ideal candidate is a hands-on platform builder with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms on an autonomous, empowered team. We're looking for someone with experience in data science and analytics products. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development.

We are considering candidates at all levels of experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop state-of-the-art software to support machine learning on mobile devices using C++.
  • Analyze, design, and develop tests and test-automation suites.
  • Design and develop a machine learning deployment, execution, and monitoring across the Internet of Things.
  • Test software development methodology in an agile environment.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.


Job Qualifications

  • Experience applying computer science fundamentals, including data structures, object oriented design, and algorithms required.
  • Strong programming skills required. Experience in a low-level language such as C or C++ strongly preferred.
  • Experience in performance profiling preferred.
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and their applications.
  • Familiarity with unit testing and test automation frameworks preferred.
  • Experience building high-quality, reliable enterprise scale applications preferred.
  • Experience using Agile or Lean development methodologies preferred.
  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.


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

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