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Job ID :
36540
Location :
Bothell, WA US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Data Science & Analytics
Description :

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

Data Discovery and Decision Science (D3) is the research and analytics organization at Allstate.  We are solving some of today’s most complicated analytics problems, making the lives of our Allstate colleagues easier and more productive, and driving our mission to deliver perfect insurance solutions to our customers.  We are avid about learning new ways to get the most value from our massive data resources.  As a Software Engineer in D3 you will get 10% of your time to innovate, learn, collaborate, and teach.  We are partnering to incorporate analytics into every aspect of the enterprise.  Developing others and ourselves is key to our success.

 

We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Software Engineer to join our growing Machine Learning Platform Engineering team and build out the next generation of our platform. The ideal candidate is a hands-on platform builder with significant experience in developing scalable data platforms on an autonomous, empowered team. We’re looking for someone with experience in data science and analytics products. They must be at ease working in an agile environment with little supervision. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development.

 

We are considering candidates at all levels of experience.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make products that people love to use.
  • Analyze, design and develop tests and test-automation suites.
  • Design and develop a machine learning deployment, execution, and monitoring platform using latest open-source technologies.
  • Test software development methodology in an agile environment.
  • In DevOps manner, provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.

Job Qualifications

  • Works with Java frameworks such as the Spring framework
  • Builds cloud applications on platform like Cloud Foundry, Azure, AWS, GCloud
  • Uses test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
  • Builds high-quality, reliable enterprise scale applications.
  • Strong DevOps focus and experience building and deploying infrastructure.
  • Uses Agile or Lean development methodologies.
  • Passionate about open source languages, libraries, tools, and frameworks.
  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.
  • Mentors junior team members in technologies and best practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

We’re looking for someone with 3-5 years of experience in B2B, has a BS degree in computer science or similar, and is familiar with the following software/tools:

 

  • Modern programming languages like Java, Python, C++
  • APIs and services using architectures like REST and SOAP
  • Build automation technologies like Gradle and Jenkins
  • Scripting languages like Perl, JS, Bash
  • Big data technologies like Hive, Kafka, Flink, Spark
  • Infrastructure automation technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Monitoring technologies like ElasticSearch and Kibana
  • Data science tools like scikit-learn, XGBoost, H2O


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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