ATSV - Application Developer Lead

Location
60062, Northbrook
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 05, 2020
Closes
Jan 04, 2021
Ref
77980555#GIJ--Allstate.1
Category
IT
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

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.

Duties

Allstate is seeking an Application Developer Lead Consultant to perform the following duties:

 

  • Critique and evaluate detailed business, functional, and high-level technical requirements (including recovery, security and audit)
  • Evaluate detailed technical design components and act as a referral expert in appropriate languages, data structures, vended packages, techniques and design methods
  • Maintain component design standards
  • Design solutions for high-complexity projects
  • Ensure that design reviews are scheduled and executed
  • Provide feedback and recommends solutions; Ensure that design standards and documentation are followed
  • Assist with detailed project estimating and milestone planning
  • Review and validate accuracy of others' estimates and works with project managers in continuous process improvement for estimating
  • Contribute to determining programming approach, tools, and techniques that best meet the business requirements
  • Promote and define development standards
  • Perform coding of complex modules, as needed
  • Ensure project change management approach is followed and that enhancements are appropriately prioritized and developed, and all documentation is completed appropriately
  • Act as technical expert for application developers
  • Ensure code review is conducted and certify that code meets quality standards
  • Review and critique code presented by team members and ensure that code review is conducted and certify that code meets quality standards
  • Lead and organize testing reviews
  • Track and resolve complex defects and assist in planning efforts of complex functional tests in support of Quality Control (QC)
  • Define and manage process by which support and technical assistance is performed
  • Perform root cause analysis to prevent recurrence of problem and manage the resolution of complex problems
  • Ensure delivery of change management activities supporting production deployments to Developers, Quality Control Analysts, and Environment Management personnel
  • Review application configuration
  • Manage vendor relationships

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, information systems or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent), plus three (3) years of experience in object oriented analysis, design and development of web, enterprise and client/server applications in a highly structured Agile environment. 
  • Or, alternatively Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information systems or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent), plus five (5) years of experience in object oriented analysis, design and development of web, enterprise and client/server applications in a highly structured Agile environment. 
  • Must also possess the following: 
  • Demonstrated experience (DE) developing use cases, system analysis, business process modeling and re-engineering for digital products using open source tools with specific focus on the security management and quality process in adherence to all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) per the Agile methodologies for digital products. 
  • DE developing and designing digital products using Java/J2EE software, including Spring Framework, Annotation, JPA2, and Hibernate frameworks, and leveraging micro service architecture using latest technologies including Spring-Boot, REST Web Services, or JSON. DE designing, tuning, and supporting Oracle DBMS, ORM technologies and Document store. 
  • DE designing, developing, implementing, and supporting container software to host web services to build CI/CD pipelines, which integrate and deploy to container software. 
  • DE gathering and preparing elaborate technical features and applications as demo versions for trial runs and complete rollout for real-time use. 
     

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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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

 

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

 

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