Allstate

Application Developer-Ab Initio

Posted on Sep 28 1163 views Charlotte, NC


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Job Description

The Application Developer creates detailed technical specifications, develops application and system code, participates in code reviews and module testing, and supports ongoing maintenance.

The Application Developer also develops code for intermediate to complex modules, participates in design reviews, conducts code reviews, creates test plans and participates in testing reviews, resolves moderate defects, designs, documents, reviews, and maintains components of software solutions for intermediate complex projects. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Evaluates detailed business, functional, and high-level technical requirements (including recovery, security, and audit)
  • Designs detailed technical components with high-level architecture
  • Recognizes and understands use of design patterns for intermediate applications
  • Applies usability and future state architectures to develop technical components according to design specifications
  • Participates and provides feedback in design reviews
  • Develops or confirms detailed project or system change estimates or project plans; calibrates estimating factors for continuous improvements
  • Develops code for intermediate modules, following documentation and development standards
  • Creates enhanced technical documentation and implement changesConducts timely structured code reviews to ensure standards and systems interoperability
  • Reviews and critiques team members' code
  • Creates accurate test plans, conditions, and data; participate in testing reviews
  • Conducts basic levels of module and integration testing according to process standards; tracks and resolves moderate defects
  • Assists Quality Control personnel with functional tests
  • Identifies support issues and initiate action to resolve the problem
  • Provides technical assistance to resolve moderate to complex issues
  • Executes change management activities supporting production deployment to Developers, Quality Control Analysts, and Environment Management personnel
     
Qualifications
  • Two-year degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related area, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of application development experience
  • 2+ years experience in an Ab Initio environment

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

 

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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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