Lead Full-Stack Software Engineer-REMOTE Home Based Worker
The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
Youll 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 lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers 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. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.Job Description
LOCATION: REMOTE within USA
Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again!
Allstate is looking for a Senior 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, formed through acquisition and new business startup, includes brands like Allstate Roadside Services, InfoArmor, SquareTrade, Esurance, Allstate Benefits, Allstate Dealer Services, and Avail Car Sharing.
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 customers benefit
You are comfortable with ambiguity, and even use it to drive better ideas, work and success
In this role, you will serve as a member of the Rapid Product Delivery team in Tempe, AZ. 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.
Participate in inception and iteration planning meetings, infusing backlogs with technical input working in close partnership with the product owner and product engineering manager
Lead and participates in daily site, cross-site, and product team standups
Lead and participates in retrospectives; demonstrating and encouraging each participant to provide feedback with empathy
Partner in collaboration and strategy alignment across product portfolios (cross-product) in partnership with product managers, other peers and key stakeholders with the customer needs and wants in mind
Serve as an expert on one or more business domains and a lead advocate of one or more technology stacks; share that knowledge across organizations
Participate in shaping the architecture and design of the products we build; actively help the team in choosing the right technology, and solving technical problems
Coach the team in writing software and building products
Establish continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines and practices
Lead and participate in knowledge sharing, and contribute to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of the engineering community.
A college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or similar field, including a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
5+ years of developing and implementing systems at scale
Knowledge in one of the server-side web application frameworks and languages like Java and Node.js
Actual experience developing continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment pipelines for distributed apps (including use of Jenkins, Artifactory, Gradle)
Experience and knowledge in developing/consuming REST APIs including tooling for documentation (swagger, REST-docs, openapi spec, Postman), versioning, service discovery/registration, testing and management, with recent experience in Spring Boot; experience using API gateways a plus
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
Data (SQL or similar query language), data constructs (XML, JSON), and ORM tools (Hibernate)
Experience developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages
Able to learn new technologies, and teach other members of the team
Strong understanding of distributed systems, operating systems, networking, databases, security, and analytics
Clear understanding of cloud services, deployment models, and distributed systems
Experience in Test Driven Development; including knowledge and experience in testing frameworks (such as junit, mockito, jasmine, protractor, cucumber, and other like technologies)
Knowledge and experience on approaches and tools for automated testing and monitoring
Familiar with the fundamentals of UX/UI design, able to participate in customer research sessions and incorporate feedback into prototypes.
Familiar with the fundamentals of data design, including dependencies, relationships, and cardinalities.
Source Control Management (preferably Git/GitHub)
The salary range for this position is $110,000/yr-$132,000/yr
Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and required skills
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.
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