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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 Responsibilities

  • Research and evaluate of new tools and technologies to solve complex business problems related to unstructured data
  • Help create strategic roadmaps surrounding unstructured data by partnering with product owner
  • Responsible for designing and changing enterprise document repository to perform/scale and deliver business value
  • Translates business concepts to technical implementations to drive alignment and decision making
  • Works on a geographically dispersed team embracing Agile and DevOps strategies for themselves and others while driving adoption to enable greater technology and business value
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions with technical and non-technical partners
  • Mentors others and continually develops themselves
  • Provides technical leadership of agile service engineers

Job Qualifications

  • Broad knowledge of technologies and unstructured data landscape to create and implement an optimal technology roadmap
  • 3+ years experience managing unstructured data
  • Experience developing distributed and cloud-based systems and services
  • Familiarity with object-storage
  • Experience or familiarity with content streaming technology
  • Experience developing RESTful and/or SOAP based web services
  • Familiarity with source control solutions (ex git, GitHub, Jenkins, Artifactory)
  • Experience with Big Data Technology (e.g. Hadoop, Titan, Spark, Kafka, Elastic Search, etc.)
  • Experience with mathematical programming in Python with Hadoop or Spark
  • Demonstrated knowledge in machine learning
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, research, develop and rapidly prototype complex algorithms
  • Experience mentoring or leading people
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Open to new ideas and technologies with a strong desire to learn
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems in a creative and innovative fashion
  • Ability to collaborate and build strong relationships with customers
  • Experience with Agile (Scrum) project methodology and practices is desirable

Note: The candidate can be located either in our Northbrook  IL office or Irving TX location.

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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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.

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