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Information Technology
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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

If you’re a curious learner who has a passion for getting things done, thrives in an environment of servant leadership, we want you to join our tech team! As an experienced Software Development Manager, you will lead people by creating a shared vision, empowering and serving them by removing obstacles and helping them grow. You will constantly energize and enable your teams to rapidly and reliably deliver business value by engaging customers, continuously learning, and adapting allowing teams to rapidly pivot.

Job Responsibilities

Provides technical expertise to clients, IT management and staff.

• Responsible for organizing Enterprise Claims related data for system integration, data warehousing, analytics and generally all things Claims data.

• Participates in the development of business and/or IT vision, critical success factors and operating plans.

• Develops and communicates unit vision, strategies, critical success factors

• Hires and manages team of people; coaches, counsels, and develops team members.  Defines individual performance objectives and development plans and ensures alignment with organizational objectives.  Evaluates team and individual performance.

• Promotes and supports continuous improvement of individuals and teams.

• Initiates process and organizational improvement activities which enhance overall effectiveness; seeks ways to improve human resource and other management processes.

• Ensures system, technical, and product architectures are aligned with business objectives.

• Works closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.  Makes decisions that have an impact on quality or effectiveness of business activities beyond their immediate team.

• Initiates and implements continuous improvements in all areas of IT responsibility. 

• Anticipates issues and develops preventive measures.

• Analyzes long-term impact of new or anticipated strategies and contributes to Allstate business and functional strategy.


Job Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.  Claims domain experience is preferred.

• Should have good communication skills

• Competent in Java related technologies (good to have)

• Experience managing agile software projects across multiple and geographically distributed teams

• Detailed oriented to ensure that product success is paramount

• Strong verbal and communication skills. Strong analytical skills and an out of the box thinker

• Results oriented and with a strong customer focus

• In-depth knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, and methodologies.

• In-depth knowledge of business operations, objectives, and strategies.

• Advanced knowledge of management concepts, practices, and techniques

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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