XP Software Engineer

Allstate - Chicago, IL3.8

30+ days ago
Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

About You

You are passionate about software engineering and you’re willing to fail fast.
You will measure success by working software and the happiness of the end users.
You have well-developed communications skills.
You have experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and Agile methodologies.
You are proficient in more than one programming language.
You have a clear understanding of cloud services, deployment models, and distributed systems.
You can easily pinpoint problem areas and quickly identify root cause for critical issues.
You’ve worked on high-profile systems that scale with growth

Job Qualifications

Job Qualifications

At least 3-years of Agile software engineering experience (core language: HTML, JavaScript)
Experience with enterprise, high-availability software engineering required
Strong experience with: HTML, Java, Spring Boot, Server Resources, & Oracle database development
Experience developing & consuming web services (REST, SOAP, JSON), ETL jobs, and APIs (service-oriented architectures)
Use object-oriented design (OOD) patterns for separation of operations, code reusability, security, and response time
Continuous integration and deployment tool knowledge such as Jenkins, Concourse CI and/or Gradle
Experience with monitoring tools like Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Iris, or Vision is a plus
Mobile App development with iOS or Android is a plus

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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