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Chicago, IL US
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Experienced Professional
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Information Technology
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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


Arity is a new technology company that uses advanced predictive analytics to help partners evaluate risk and make sense of everyday experiences. Our proprietary algorithms analyze billions of data points, distilling the flood of information into simple, actionable insights. Chief among these is the Arity Driving Score, which models billions of miles of driving and claims data to assess risk, gauging each driver’s likelihood of an event.


Founded by The Allstate Corporation, an organization synonymous with protection and preparation, Arity is born from a long-standing commitment to deep customer understanding and future-focused innovation. Fueled by the curiosity of a startup, our expertise begins with connected car, providing applied insights that meet insurer and transportation/mobility company needs and enhance driver safety, connectivity and value.


Don’t miss this opportunity to join a team where your innovative thinking and technology skills can improve the safety of those on the road and further enhance the car-ownership experience.



Job Summary


We are utilizing cutting edge web services and cloud technologies to deliver amazing capabilities and products. We are searching for highly talented software engineers who can help design, implement, and deploy our next generation of products that will help human and autonomous drivers make smart decisions.

As a talented Engineer, you love to translate strategic vision into something tangible whether that be a story, a design or code. You will be an innovative thinker, an expert communicator, and an agile problem solver looking to join an exciting team.
As an ideal candidate, you can learn and adapt quickly and are able to use every tool at your disposal—software, algorithms, statistical models, and beyond—to understand and effectively tackle hard problems. You appreciate and are able to navigate the path from ideation through selecting tools, exploring solutions, architecting etc. to an actual implementation of the Idea.


You’re also an individual who….

  • Embraces a continuously evolving breadth of projects and goals.
  • Dedicates time and interest to learning, teaching, and continuously improving.
  • Desires to contribute concretely to design sessions, analytical discussions, and retrospectives.
  • Innovates and problem-solves by using new modeling techniques or tools.
  • Takes initiative and works efficiently while maintaining a focus on the bigger picture.
  • Effectively communicates learnings and findings with others in the team, leadership and department.
  • Partners closely with technical and non-technical staff to define user and project requirements.
  • Works collaboratively with other team members in pursuit of a common goal.
  • Helps define best practices.

Job Qualifications

A successful candidate will have a passion for creating software using geospatial data and algorithms to help make driving safer and smarter.


Must Haves:

  • A college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or similar field, including a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals.
  • 3-5 years of application development experience
  • Java/J2EE development
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, R or Scala, and shell scripting
  • Building and deploying scalable web services
  • Experience and/or interest in doing Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration
  • Experience with Geospatial data and Geospatial libraries and services
  • Backend development, design and implementation; database (relational, NoSQL, caching), messaging and big data development, implementation and optimization

Nice to Have:

  • ETL experience
  • Experience building software as a service
  • Application security - authentication, authorization, role based security
  • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Experience with data visualization tools (ex: Tableau)
  • Experience with Java Spring
  • Experience and/or interest in doing paired programming
  • Experience with packaging/build tools like Gradle, Maven, NPM, Artifactory, Jenkins, Concourse, etc.


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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