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Associate software engineer

Computer Science

Full Time

Northbrook, us

Posted this week

About the Job

Salary - $80500 - $134800/Year

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. 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 more than 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.

Job Summary :

The CompoZed Software Engineer Associate Manager puts the system user at the center of everything they do; ensuring that users receive the most value out of the products being developed.

The Software Engineer Associate Manager develops test driven code all day and every day. They own and manage running their application in production and is accountable for the success of their digital products through achieving key performance indicators.

The Software Engineer Associate Manager selects, leads, counsels, motivates, sets expectations and evaluates small to medium teams.

Additionally, they advise direct reports on administrative policies and procedures, risks, issues, problem resolution, and priorities.

This person assists in defining, implementing and prioritizing IT policies, procedures, and best practices. The Software Engineer Associate Manager influences team and business results.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Acts as a player coach in leading by example in day to day execution of the build out of technical product capabilities
  • Leads and participates in inceptions and iteration planning meetings, infusing backlogs with technical input working in close partnership with the product manager
  • Leads and participates in daily site, cross-site, and product team standups
  • Leads and participates in retrospectives; demonstrating and encouraging each participant to provide feedback with empathy
  • Leads the effort of shaping the architecture and design of the product
  • Collaborates on strategy across product portfolios in partnership with product managers, other peers and key stakeholders
  • Serves as the anchor of the team and practices technical leadership; helping guide the team in choosing the right technology, solving technical problems, and resolving any technical conflicts within the team
  • Coaches the team and leads daily practices of using paired programming and test-driven development in writing software and building products
  • Establishes continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines and practices and advocates for a strong culture through personal behavior and coaching of all lab roles.
  • Leads and participates in knowledge sharing and contributes to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of the CompoZed Labs community

Education and Experience :

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 or more years of related experience

Functional Skills :

  • Experience working in an eXtreme Programming (XP) or agile environment; experienced working in a paired programming / engineering model
  • Experience in Test Driven Development; including knowledge and experience in testing frameworks
  • Able to learn new technologies, and teach other members of the team(s)
  • Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries
  • Experience developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages, including but not limited to JavaScript, Java (Spring), .

NET, Ruby, Python, Golang, and JavaScript

Experience and knowledge in developing REST APIs including tooling for documentation (swagger, REST-docs, openapi spec), versioning, service discovery / registration, testing and management;

experience using API gateways a plus

  • Experience and knowledge in web and API security including authentication, authorization, OAuth, OWASP, OpenID, and SAML
  • Experience in backend development design and implementation; database (relational, NoSQL, caching), messaging and big data development, implementation and optimization
  • Experience developing continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment pipelines for distributed apps
  • Knowledge and advanced experience using distributed version control systems (git), artifact management systems, build and packaging systems (maven, gradle, npm, artifactory, etc) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins, TravisCI, Concourse, Bamboo, GoCD).

Notes :

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation offered for this role is $80,500.00-$134,800.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

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.

Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video .

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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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.

Last updated : 2022-06-21

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