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Location :
Jacksonville, FL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

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Job Description


The Sr. Application Development Engineer collaborates with Architecture and Application Developer Leads to create detailed technical solutions, ensuring standards, design patterns, and practices are leveraged so that solutions meet business objectives and adhere to the Allstate Benefits Reference Architecture.

The Sr. Application Development Engineer consults with Architecture and Development Leads to deliver a solution design for the most complex projects.  In collaboration with the Development Leads is responsible for implementing the underlying architecture for the software program.  Collaborates with Development Leads to ensure adherence to standards that result in efficient and quality products.  Partners with Architecture to continuously assess the existing technology stack and rationalize as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities


Assess the business problem and intended outcomes of the solution

Assess solution sets to determine the optimum solution considering current and future technology stack

Collaborate with development teams to ensure adherence to security standards

Collaborate with Architecture and Development Leads to define a common SDLC that is adaptable to a given technical solution

Collaborate with Architecture and Development Leads to:
• Understand and engineer solutions in accordance with relevant industry best practice, technology strategies, roadmaps, standards, and processes
• Escalate issues with and provide critical feedback on strategies, roadmaps, standards, and processes

Collaborate with Architecture and Development Leads to define the object model / class diagram and APIs

Collaborate on maintaining development standards

Collaborate with Architecture and Development Leads to create non-functional requirements

Collaborate with Architecture and Development Leads to create components that can be re-used across products

Collaborate with Architecture and Development Leads to complete OSS Review for PEAP (includes Protex Scanning Submission/Review)

Leads design reviews

Performs coding of highly complex modules as a subject matter expert

Partners with Development Leads in the resolution of highly complex problems

Partners with Development Leads in creation of estimates for requirements/features/stories/epics

Lead technical Operational Readiness review

Reviews application configuration created by other application developers as required

Delegates tasks as necessary to the engineering teams

Research new product related technologies

Recruits engineering staff

Resolves disputes between teams

Job Qualifications





Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS and/or equivalent work experience




  • 10 plus years of application development experience with .Net
  • Strong C# or VB.NET Shop skills
  • Experience using customized .NET tools
  • Experience with ASP.NET MVC
  • Client-side web development technologies experience
  • Experience with SQL databases

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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