Full-Stack Software Engineer
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POST DATE 1/23/2020
END DATE 1/24/2020
Allstate Insurance Company
JOB DESCRIPTIONWhere good people build rewarding careers.Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. Youll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. Well help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, youll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And youll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.Job DescriptionAllstate is looking for a Full-Stack Software Engineer to join our dynamic team of scrum/extreme programming (XP) developers. Our goal is to build Rating products for the Pricing strategy of Allstate Insurance Products. This team will create software all day, every day, on a full-stack cloud platform following 12-factor principles. Driving quality leveraging test-driven development with continuous integration & continuous delivery is key to our engineering approach. This is a tremendous opportunity to deliver the next-generation Rating product for our end users. This team will be working at our innovation hub in the Merchandise Mart or Northbrook which will provide the latest in modern equipment, healthy work spaces, and engineering tools to accomplish our goals. Job Description or NorAllstate is looking for a Full-Stack Software Engineer to join our dynamic team of scrum/extreme programming (XP) developers in Chicago or Northbrook. Our goal is to build Rating products that support Pricing strategy for Allstate Insurance Products. This team will engineer software all day, every day, on a full-stack cloud platform following 12-factor principles. Driving quality leveraging test-driven development with continuous integration & continuous delivery is key to our engineering approach. This is a tremendous opportunity to deliver the next-generation Rating product for our end users. This team will be working at our innovation hub in the Merchandise Mart or Northbrook which will provide the latest in modern equipment, healthy work spaces, and engineering tools to accomplish our goals. Key Responsibilities
Participates in iteration planning meetings ensuring that the team has a common understanding of each story and chores in a teams backlog
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
Participate in executing the strategy, keeping the customer needs and wants in mind
Collaborates within the team in designing systems and apps
Practices daily paired programming and test driven development in writing software and building products
Establishes continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines and practices
Provides support for software products in user environments
Participates in knowledge sharing, and contributes to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of the CompoZed Labs community.
A college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or similar field, including a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
1+ years of developing and implementing systems.
Strong understanding of computer science concepts, object oriented programming.
Basic understanding of distributed systems, operating systems, networking, databases, security, and analytics
Experience developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages, including but not limited to ReactJS, Java.
Experience in backend database development (relational/NoSQL) and optimization.
Knowledge of developing REST APIs including service discovery/registration, testing and management.
Knowledge of modern Database softwares like SQL, Redis, Mongo DB, etc is a plus.
Experience/Knowledge of Test Driven Development; including knowledge in atleast one of testing frameworks like junit, mockito, jasmine, protractor, cucumber, and other like technologies is a plus
Able to learn new technologies.
Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries
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 thats 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, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.It is the Companys policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employees ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment