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Job ID :
88923
Location :
Chicago, IL US
Level :
Manager
Job Category :
Information Technology
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.


About Arity

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.

 

Job Description

This Managing Engineer will lead a team of software developers, testers, and analysts in the ongoing development of our flagship Insurance mobile product. This individual will have people management and product delivery responsibilities and will work in concert with Arity Product Managers.  The Lead Engineer will lead mobile architecture and engineering efforts for IOS and Android software components that will provide a best in class mobile application for Usage Based Insurance.

 

  • Lead a team of 30 mobile engineers, testers, and analysts in the development of new and existing mobile software components to be used in Arity and customer mobile products.
  • Serve as lead architect and lead engineer.
  • Work with IOS, Android, and Java cloud based engineering teams, QA leads to plan, design, troubleshoot and test mobile software components.
  • Implement and maintain best practices in mobile development, testing, and release.
  • Generate and gather from others requirements for products.
  • Work with product managers to develop product roadmaps.
  • Plan product releases.
  • Deliver a high degree of customer service to internal and external product teams (your customers) as they are sold to and on-boarded, and as they develop and release mobile apps using Arity mobile software components.
  • Work with pre-sales Arity Solutions Engineers as they develop mobile solutions for potential Arity customers.
  • Work with Customer Relationship Managers to resolve issues and otherwise deliver customer service.
  • Develop, guide, and mentor team members.
  • Work cross-culturally to communicate, collaborate, and lead.
  • Conduct performance reviews.
  • Interview potential candidates for addition to team.
  • Ensure information security compliance.
  • Participate in Change Management and Operational Readiness.
  • Be a force for good.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Broad and immersive experience in both IOS and Android full stack development.
  • Able to speak intelligently to architectural and engineering issues of both mobile platforms and to work with platform experts in the planning, design, development, testing, and troubleshooting of mobile software components.
  • Experience with Agile Scrum and/or Agile XP.
  • Able to work across multiple cultures with demonstrated cross-cultural awareness.
  • Ability to deliver presentations and product updates to co-workers at a variety of levels.
  • Demonstrated architectural and engineering skills.
  • Able to articulate architectural philosophy and guiding principles.
  • Knowledge of the construction and operation of backend APIs.
  • Experience in leading and managing technical professionals.
  • Able to think big-picture and to be able to develop a product vision.
  • Experience in production support of large scale systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups and all organizational levels


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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