Allstate

Full Stack Software Engineer

Posted on Oct 19 137 views Charlotte, NC


The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary

Allstate is looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our Rapid Product Delivery team in support of the Allstate Family of Companies.

Allstate is expanding beyond insurance to offer our customers a complete circle of protection for all aspects of their lives.  The Allstate Family of Companies includes brands like Allstate Insurance, Allstate Roadside Services, Allstate Identity Protection (InfoArmor), SquareTrade, Allstate Benefits, Allstate Dealer Services, Arity, and Avail Car Sharing.

About You
•    You are passionate about software engineering
•    You measure success by delivering working software and end user satisfaction
•    You have a desire to reimagine our business for the customer’s benefit
•    You are comfortable with ambiguity, and even use it to drive better ideas, work and success

Key Responsibilities
  • In this role, you will serve as a member of the Rapid Product Delivery team in Charlotte, NC.  You will practice and be the champion of Agile delivery utilizing Continuous Integration & Deployment practices.  You will own the full stack of software products; developing and implementing frontends (web or mobile), and backend services.  You will leverage test driven development and continuous integration to ensure agility and quality of products.

    You will actively participate in the decision-making process of the team ensuring that the simplest appropriate technology and design is chosen to meet user needs. You will coach other team members, creating an environment of continuous learning, and constantly challenging and stretching the knowledge of the team. 

    Job Duties
    •    Participates in iteration planning meetings ensuring that the team has a common understanding of each story and chores in a team’s backlog
    •    Leads and participates in daily site, cross-site, and product team standups
    •    Participates in retrospectives to gather feedback and derive actionable items to improve the team and the product
    •    Participates in executing the strategy, keeping the customer needs and wants in mind
    •    Serves as an expert on a specific business domain and demonstrates leadership and accountability on at least one technology stack
    •    Provides input into the architecture and design of the product; collaborating with the team in solving problems the right way
    •    Practices daily paired programming and test-driven development in writing software and building product
    •    Coaches more junior team members around different technologies and XP practices
    •    Participates in knowledge sharing, and contributes to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of the team.
     

 

Qualifications

Education

A college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or similar field, including a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals.  Any Full-stack bootcamp experience will also be considered.

Technical

3+ years of experience developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages 
Proficiency with Java, JavaScript, React.js, Spring, and SQL
Proficiency with Test Driven Development and Pair Programming
Proficiency developing/consuming REST APIs including tooling for documentation (Java, Spring Boot, Swagger/Postman)
Proficiency in responsive web front end / single page application development using modular JavaScript (React.js, CSS3, HTML5)
Experience developing continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment pipelines for distributed apps (including use of Jenkins, Artifactory, Gradle)
Experience on approaches and tools for automated testing and monitoring

Overall

3+ years of developing and implementing systems at scale
Recent experience working in an eXtreme Programming (XP) or agile environment
Strong verbal communication and collaboration skills
Experience designing applications iteratively – you will not receive a full spec upfront and will need to feel comfortable thinking things through, filling in the blanks, and iterating across sprints as we receive feedback and pivot based on customer feedback

    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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