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Principal Engineer (Remote/Home based worker)

Company: Allstate Insurance
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The world isn't standing still, and neither is Allstate. We're moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers' evolving needs. That's why now is an exciting time to join our team. You'll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.You'll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards - a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life's uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we've thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever's coming next - to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We've been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don't follow the trends. We set them.Job Summary:Allstate's Quality and Release Certification Engineering team within DRM is seeking a passionate, highly experienced engineer to architect, design and implement the next generation of platforms for supporting the release and certification of Allstate products. In this role, the Principal Engineer will partner with development to ensure that standards-based releasability, deployability, testability, scalability, security and accessibility are integrated into their overall architecture. This role will be responsible for designing the standards and abstractions, and the release engineering platform and certification engineering platform that consume those standards/abstractions, that will enable common enterprise-wide practices for provisioning environments, deploying and configuring software, provisioning data, and testing. This role is instrumental in ensuring ATSV delivers with dramatically greater speed, agility, consistency and efficiency.Key Responsibilities:Partner with peers, counterparties and other stakeholders to gather requirements and uncover challenges and gaps to releasing and testing software.
Design a robust, standards-based platform to automate the release and deployment of Allstate software products.
Design a robust, standards-based platform to automate the independent testing and validation of Allstate software products to certify their quality.
Take a lead role in implementing the release engineering platform and certification engineering platform.
Develop, track, and communicate progress and risks to team technology roadmap, maintaining alignment with SST roadmap to various stakeholders.
Collaborate with key partners to drive adoption and compliance with release and certification standards.
Advise team leadership in the composition of roles and skillsets required to operationalize release and certification functionalities.
Own end-to-end testing and maintenance of quality, functionality and performance of release and certification engineering platforms.
Partner with team leadership and key partners in designing the release and certification service offerings.
Partner cross-functionally to define joint initiatives and co-create solutions related to release and certification, collaborating across functional and product areas to bring the best of Allstate Quality and Release Certification Engineering to the enterprise.
Lead by example, mentor other members of the team, and establish credibility through quality technical execution.
Education and Experience:* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
* 7 or more years of related experienceFunctional Skills:Experience with complex enterprise platforms and applying technologyand automationto solve technical/business problems.
Understanding of microservices, Kubernetes, containers, modern app development, and modern cloud operations.
Strong foundation in computer science data structures, algorithms, systems architecture and design patterns.
Expertise in industry leading tools and open source automation and CI/CD tools/frameworks (i.e. Jenkins, Maven, Selenium WebDriver, REST Assured, Perfecto, Sauce Labs, LoadRunner, Performance Center, Expresso, XCUI Test, SWIFT, etc.)
Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with new emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions.
Ability to collaborate effectively across organizational boundaries, build relationships, and import and export talent and ideas to achieve a broader organizational goal.
Effective presentation skills, with the ability to deliver a polished and professional business and technical pitch to senior and executive levels.
Demonstrated ability to deliver software projects on time and on budget.
Ability to identify patterns and define abstractions, standards and protocols.
Demonstrated practice of strong testing and quality principles.
Compensation offered for this role is$100,400.00-$159,575.00 per yearand is based on experience and qualifications.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.Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on , , and or watch a .Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.For jobs in San Francisco, please click "" for information regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
For jobs in Los Angeles, please click "" for information regarding the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.To view the "EEO is the Law" poster click "". This poster provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance ProgramsTo view the FMLA poster, click "". This poster summarizing the major provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and telling employees how to file a complaint.It is the Company's policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employee's ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race (include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment.

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