Mac Administrator/Mobile Developer

Northbrook, Illinois
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Sep 14, 2016
Nov 13, 2016
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Job Description

Allstate is looking for a Mac Administrator/Mobile Developer to help build next generation mobile/web apps utilizing Agile software development. We develop code all day, every day. We are highly focused on test driven development and continuous delivery. Our mission is to bring best in class tools to our developers, allowing them to quickly bootstrap new products and easily manage them on an ongoing basis. We will be building systems to automate and orchestrate across version control systems, continuous integration servers, monitoring tools, collaboration tools, and documentation tools. The Mac Administrator/Mobile Developer is responsible for providing support for one or more existing software applications. This includes application issue-analysis/resolution, configuration, managing security/permissions, and providing assistance to users. The Mac Administrator/Mobile Developer will work within a large team and will communicate findings/resolutions to other IT professionals and business users. Provide L2/3 Mac support for a mobile development environment to troubleshoot developer level mac hardware and software issues. They would strategize the future of the mobile dev. Mac architecture to keep the team on the cutting edge while staying aligned with Infrastructure Service. They would also work with IS system engineers on deploying new OS and developer software upon release.

Job Qualifications

- Strong development skills and experience
- Provide enterprise-wide technical support for the company's main managed care applications. Key responsibilities include application configuration, security, problem identification & resolution, and application support.
- Serve as the key contact for assigned applications. Stay current with all application upgrades and enhancements.
- Work with technical teams to resolve issues, install and test upgrades and customizations.
- Coordinate with departments to provide application training/education, and documentation
- Work with the business units to learn their processes and how they are applied within the supported application.
- Monitor assigned systems and applications performance to maintain agreed to performance metrics. Take proactive steps to improve performance when necessary. Escalate issues to management.
- Participate in technical on-call services as needed.
- Must have experience with Mac OS X in an enterprise environment
- Working knowledge of development software like xCode, Jira, Jenkins, Confluence, etc.
- Understanding of how to integrate MDM in to a mobile testing environment.
- Experience working with a ticketing system such as service now or similar.
- Scripting knowledge a plus

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