Full-Stack Application Developer

Posted on Jun 5 Northbrook, IL

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Job Description

Allstate is recruiting a 


Full-Stack Software Developer

 to join our Engineering team in Northbrook, IL. Our common goal is to build digital products that deliver the strategy of our Life Technology Solutions (LTS) organization, a division within the Allstate brand that provides life insurance for our customers.


This team builds cloud-native software all day, every day, on a full-stack platform, in an agile environment. Driving quality by leveraging test-driven development with continuous integration & continuous delivery is key to our engineering approach. We value autonomous thinking and continuously learning technology skills to build digital products that will create and enhance Life Insurance solutions for customers. 


We believe in the “you build it, you run it” mantra, which means you’ll be involved in all phases, from design to build to deployment to production monitoring and support.

This team is headquartered at our home office in Northbrook, IL, which provides the latest in modern equipment, healthy work spaces, and engineering tools to accomplish our goals. Don’t miss this opportunity to join an innovative team working with cutting edge technology!

Job Description

About You

  • You are passionate about software engineering with an interest quality, maintainable code
  • You value the safety of a strong test suite, with experience or a strong interest in test driven development
  • You have a clear understanding of cloud services, distributed systems, devops, and CI/CD practices
  • You measure success by working software and end user satisfaction
  • You have well-developed communications skills, relish collaborating, and are open to a highly collaborative environment
  • You value transparency and openness, and are willing to identify what we’re doing wrong and how we can do things better


Hours of work

•Standard hours Mon – Fri;

•Flexibility to meet business needs as required;

•Full time only.

Job Qualifications


  • Strong understanding of computer science concepts and object oriented design principles

  • Minimum

    3 years

    of full SDLC experience (analysis, design, build, stabilization, deployment); and
  • Minimum of

    2 years Core Java

    as a programmer/analyst – you will be at the top of your game
  • Experience with Java 1.8, Spring

    Modules (


    , REST, ORM)

    and Hibernate

  • Strong logical, analytical, and design skills
Job Qualifications Cont.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of / skills in one or more of the content areas of: J2EE, intellij, SQL Server, Oracle, JSON, Customer-focused software applications development, Software applications security, Regulatory requirements as relates to software development
  • Experience with automated unit testing (eg JUnit), especially test driven development
  • Experience developing continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment pipelines for distributed apps, using tools such as Jenkins or Concourse CI



  • Experience developing 12-factor microservices & cloud systems at scale is highly desired
  • Experience working with relational databases, preferably Oracle
  • Bonus points if you have experience in the life insurance industry

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

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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