Investments MVC Developer

Allstate - Chicago, IL3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $82,000 - $120,000 a year
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Job Description
The Opportunity

Allstate Investments manages over $80 billion in assets across portfolios for three major clients. The Allstate Investments Technology group is composed of 70+ individuals across a variety of areas including software development, database management and architecture. We recognize that our employees are our ultimate advantage and we seek to attract talented individuals with a deep interest in investments, technology and customer service.

Job Description
The Team

We are looking for a senior software engineer to join our Portfolio Services team. Our team develops innovative apps for Allstate Investments. Engineers on the team are experienced in ASP.Net MVC, C#, testing/QA, JavaScript and SQL. We work in a DevOps environment which includes systems administration-style work (such as scripting deploys and setting up CI/CD pipelines). The team is responsible for building web apps, service APIs, and component services that enhance our customers’ ability to make data-driven investments decisions. We are located in downtown Chicago.

Job Qualifications
The Role

Development:
Participate in the full software development lifecycle: requirements gathering, planning, development, testing, and deployment
UI/UX design and implementation: conducting user interviews, supporting a wide range of devices and browsers, and ensuring accessibility

Data:
Maintain existing data platforms
Collaborate with other teams to automate processes and ensure appropriate ongoing access to data

Workflow:
We work in an Agile SCRUM environment with 2-week sprints
Embrace a self-directed/self-managed approach

Job Qualifications

Required

Undergrad degree in computer science, or successful completion of a web development boot camp
Use a wide variety of tools and languages (ASP.Net MVC, C#, JavaScript/JQuery, CSS, RESTful services)
UI/UX design experience (React or Angular experience strongly preferred)
Database experience using Oracle or SQL Server (T-SQL, PL/SQL)
Comfortable with varying (and reactive) daily responsibilities
3+ years of experience in relevant technologies
Preferred
Source control (preferably Git/GitHub)
Experience developing ETL jobs
Experience in environments with CI/CD pipelines and tool automation (Jenkins, Artifactory, SonarQube, Octopus Deploy)
Collaborate and communicate well with others, strong written and verbal communication, comfortable with varying (and reactive) daily responsibilities
Break down business problems into solvable components to recommend solutions

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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