Software Engineer -(Remote-Home Based Worker)

Posted on Apr 16 6 views Northbrook, IL

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Allstate Benefits is a leading provider of voluntary insurance. We are committed to providing superior products and services with cutting edge technology, exceptional customer service and compassionate claims administration. With over 40,000 groups in force and insuring more than 3 million employees, we deliver the promise of the Good Hands every day!

The Software Engineer's primary responsibility is to liaison with business and IT teams to understand business needs, Allstate’s vision, growth plans, long term strategy and create a future looking, cost effective and robust Solution. The Solution needs to be well architected to tie together business requirements with secure, innovative, scalable and high-performing technologies. The solution Architect will guide the strategic solution from ideation to implementation. The candidate should bring in experience architecting/re-architecting large enterprise systems along with hands on development skills in integration, application development and UI space. The ideal candidate needs to be technology agnostic, forward thinking and have excellent learnability to be able to understand current landscape, system limitations and scale up in key business areas to an expert level.

Key Responsibilities

⦁ Define and Translate end to end Platform Solution Architecture for Transformation working with both Business and Technology teams – Application Design, Integration Services, Security
⦁ Understate, Translate & resolve Business Process and Problems into future state Industry leading Technology Solutions.
⦁ Drive Transformation Program and communicate technology strategy to leaders and knowledge workers via roadmaps, conceptual diagrams, solution and runway architecure
⦁ Develop reusable patterns, practices, and reference architectures through research and Proof of Concept builds
⦁ Collaborate with Enterprise Architects, Information Architects, Application Architects and various delivery groups in finalizing overall solution
⦁ Provide consultation to teams on the tactical application of reference architectures and the strategic direction of enterprise technology
⦁ Using independent research and analysis of industry and technology trends, provide actionable ideas for innovation and business capability development
⦁ Author reference architectures and positions that support the design, deployment and support of complex systems that deliver business functionality
⦁ Verify conformance to architectural patterns, practices and enterprise/departmental reference architecture
⦁ Identify, evaluate and vet technologies for use in the enterprise technology landscape
⦁ Drive change from within IT through communication with teams regarding processes, standards and culture
⦁ Support vendor selection and analysis process by evaluating vendor architecture's fit within the business and IT landscape

Job Qualifications

College Degree with technical study or equivalent experience

⦁ 3+ years technical experience in Solution architecture/design Target State Architecture (TSA)
⦁ Experience with Java/J2EE as part of solution design
⦁ Experience or awareness in AWS or Azure cloud environments including Hybrid cloud.
⦁ Experience and knowledge in web and API including security authentication, authorization, OAuth, OWASP, OpenID, and SAML
⦁ Experience working with distributed technologies:
1. Integration and Design Patterns
2. Messaging interfaces (MQ, JMS)
3. Business Process Modeling
⦁ Excellent documentation, communication & team building skills.
⦁ Experience in developing applications using full stack.

⦁ Platform Services Application development – Java/J2EE, Spring boot, Microservices
⦁ Full- stack application development – RESTFUL API’s, Angular, Node JS, React, SQL/NoSQL DB
⦁ Data & Analytics – ORACLE/SQL DB, NoSQL DB, Apache Spark, Caching services
⦁ CI/CD Pipeline services for Build and Automation – Jenkins/Maven, JSON templates
⦁ Hybrid Cloud Native Platform Solution – Knowledge of Containerize Framework, PCF, Kubernetes, Public Private Cloud services, AWS/MS Azure/GCP/OpenShift
⦁ Security – Both App to App and IAM, Authentication/Authorization policy and regulations process and procedures, data privacy
⦁ Domain knowledge: Benefits Insurance Experience
⦁ Insurance Technology and Tools services

Compensation Data

The salary range for this position is $90,000/yr-$115,000. Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and skils required

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


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