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Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Entry Level Professional
Job Category :
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

Job Description
Allstate Investments manages close to $80 Billion of assets across portfolios for three major clients for Allstate to meet their investment objectives. The business model provides the foundation for daily decision-making and portfolio management.  Allstate Investments strives to provide sustainable, competitive, risk-adjusted investment returns and investment-related services for the benefit of the Allstate Corporation.  The size of the investment group exceeds 300 individuals across a variety of investment disciplines including taxable and tax-exempt fixed income, equities, private and alternative securities and commercial mortgages as well as accounting, finance and technology.  Investment performance for our portfolios has consistently provided excess returns for our customers and we attribute that success in large part to the quality of our people. We recognize that our employees are our ultimate advantage and we seek to attract and retain highly qualified individuals with strong academic backgrounds, a deep interest in investments, technology and a desire to be challenged.

Job Scope
Data Integration within Allstate Investments involves architecting and maintaining solutions for data movement and assimilation between disparate sources and targets. It incorporates techniques from many disciplines, including data management, computer programming, server and infrastructure knowledge, software development and traditional business expertise, with the goal of making internal and external data available to subscriber systems. Within the Data Integration layer, Allstate Investments leverages a suite of products from Eagle Investment Systems, including Eagle PACE for the Investments Data Hub, and Eagle Recon Center to perform daily reconciliation between sources and targets. This position is to fill a developer/support role on the Eagle PACE/Recon Center team, working to develop new and maintain existing data flows into and out of Eagle PACE.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
• Work closely with multiple teams/organizations spanning the Investments Technology and Business areas, as well as external data vendors, to develop, support and continuously improve processes for moving data in and out of the Data Hub.
• Complete programming assignments for data integration projects that support the goals of the Investment Department.
• Support and monitor the inbound, outbound and workflow packages in the Eagle PACE and Eagle Recon Center applications.
• Maintain existing platforms and participate in the creation of new business solutions from inception to fully developed products.
• Understand and convert business requirements into functional solutions.
• Work closely with internal teams as well as Eagle Investment Systems resources to evaluate data issues through sound analysis and make recommendations for resolution.

Job Qualifications

Skills Required:
• Use a wide variety of tools and languages to achieve results (e.g., T-SQL and PL/SQL a plus).
• Works well with others, strong written and verbal communication, comfortable with varying (and reactive) daily responsibilities.
• Ability to work independently, inquisitive nature, and ownership mentality.
• Highly motivated with the ability to work on multiple tasks independently and as part of a project team.
• Able to break down business problems into solvable components to recommend solutions.

• 0 - 2 years in Development and Support experience

Education/Training Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or equivalent.
• Minimum GPA 3.0
• Coursework/competency in at least one development language (Python, .NET, Java, etc.)
• Corporate Internship in related field a plus
• Familiarity with Enterprise Integration tools (ETL, TIBCO) a plus.
• Ability and desire to learn new languages and technologies.
• Demonstrated analytic agility and problem solving skills.
• Solid written and oral communication skills.

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.

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