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Chicago, IL US
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Experienced Professional
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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


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.


The Team
Arity Research is dedicated to the continuous extension, enhancement, and improvement of Arity’s understanding and use of data. Our purpose is to maintain Arity’s position as an industry-leader.

Become a part of our story.

At Arity Research, you’ll find a collaborative and dynamic team focused on exploring new capabilities and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. The team works in a continuous innovation cycle of ideas, research, testing, and analysis. We work collaboratively with product managers, engineers and data scientists in support of Arity’s business goals.


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

This is an opportunity to exercise creativity in a technical role; our projects take many forms and require a diverse, flexible set of technical skills:
● Java/J2EE development
● Modern Application and Web Servers(Tomcat, GlassFish, Apache)
● Building and deploying scalable web services
● Experience with at least one SQL and one NOSQL Database
● Database security
● SQL and NOSql query optimization
● Data structures, design patterns and algorithms
● Object oriented analysis and design
● Distributed and scalable Applications
● Experience with scripting languages such as Python, R or Scala, and shell scripting
● Experience with Hadoop and related technology stack
● Specific Hadoop technologies: YARN, Map Reduce, Spark, Hive, HBase, Pig
● Maven, Spring, Git
● Data streaming and ingestion
● Virtual Machine/ environment experience such as AWS, VMware
● Infrastructure architect with cloud, scalable solutions
● Experience with Test driven development and Continuous Integration


Nice to Have:
● ETL experience
● Experience building software as a service
● Application security - authentication, authorization, role based security
● Docker container services
● Jenkins experience
● Experience with Nifi/Minifi
● Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry
● Experience with tools such as Pivotal tracker, confluence etc..
● Experience with data visualization tools (ex: Tableau)
● Experience with javascript frameworks (react, angular)
Education and Experience
● A BSc or MSc in Computer science.
● At least 5 years of relevant Software Engineering experience
● At least 3 years of Big data experience



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.

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