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Lead Application Developer- Remote/Home Based Worker

Company: Allstate Insurance Company
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

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.Plus, Allstate is changing how, when, and where we work-to lead us boldly into our future. We're empowering our employees to create better ways of working through more intentional use of communication and collaboration practices, processes and tools.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 SummaryCome join our Enterprise Shared Services team as a Lead Application Developer!In this role you wouldprovidecode/design analysis and strategy, supportproject planning, and developcode and designs for complex projects. You will manage the review of code, design, and testing for junior peers. You will serve as a technical expert, coach and mentor for other application developer specialists and professionals. The Lead Consultant works closely with business partners to identify needs and design technology solutions to: overcome process bottlenecks, reduce use of contingent claim resources, reduce compliance risks, or generally increase operational efficiency. They are often required to deliver tactical solutions that can be implemented within a few days. They are responsible for all phases of the application development cycle: beginning with requirements gathering, through release, and ultimately ongoing user support.Key ResponsibilitiesKey Responsibilities:--- Critiques and evaluates detailed business, functional, and high-level technical requirements (including recovery, security and audit)--- Ensures that design/code reviews are scheduled and executed; provide feedback and recommends solutions; ensures that design standards and documentation are followed and certifies that code meets quality standards; reviews and critiques code presented by team members.--- Develops code for complex to highly complex modules with high-level architecture, following documentation and development standards--- Assists with detailed project estimating and milestone planning. Reviews and validate accuracy of others' estimates and works with project managers in continuous process improvement for estimating--- Contributes to determining programming approach, tools, and techniques that best meet the business requirements. Promotes and defines development standards and high architectural standards. --- Ensures project change management approach is followed and that enhancements are appropriately prioritized and developed, and delivered to Developers, Quality Control Analysts, and Environment Management personnel, and that all documentation is completed appropriately.--- Acts as technical expert for juniorand senior application developers--- Leads and organizes testing reviews. Tracks and resolves complex defects and assists in planning efforts of complex functional tests in support of Quality Control (QC)--- Defines and manages process by which support and technical assistance is performed--- Performs root cause analysis to prevent recurrence of problem and manages the resolution of complex problemsSupervisory Responsibilities:This job does not have supervisory dutiesJob Qualifications5+ years technology development and implementation experience.(Preferred)5 years of full-stack Java application development experience.Knowledge of Agile methodologies (especially Agile Scurm), and test-driven developmentUndergraduate degree in Computer Science preferredExcellent Java and/or JavaScript coding background including familiarity with the following tools:GroovySonarqubeSpring FrameworkReact.js and Node.jsCompensation DataCompensation range for this position is $110,000 -$132,000 per year, 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.For a full description of Allstate's benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefitsLearn 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.For jobs in San Francisco, please click "here" for information regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.For jobs in Los Angeles, please click "here" for information regarding the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.To view the "EEO is the Law" poster click "here". This poster provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance ProgramsTo view the FMLA poster, click "here". This poster summarizing the major provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and telling employees how to file a complaint.It is the Company's policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employee's ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race (include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. 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.

Keywords: Allstate Insurance Company, Chicago , Lead Application Developer- Remote/Home Based Worker, IT / Software / Systems , Northbrook, Illinois

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