Oracle Developer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1376706

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Oracle Developer based in Belfast

Title: Oracle Developer – Northern Ireland

Ref: 30/08/OD

Think Technology- Think Allstate

We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.

You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.



Job Description

Allstate Northern Ireland (ANI) is looking for a talented, self-starting Application Developer to work within its ATSV Product

The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-skilled team consisting of Developers System Analysts, Testers and a Business Analyst, providing services into a niche market within the insurance industry/

User Interface / Workflow / Underwriting / Rating / Transformation / Reporting / Forms Generation/Stat Generation

The primary focus of delivery will be dependent on PL/SQL Oracle support.

Responsibilities include (but aren’t limited to):

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to agree deliverables, resolve technical challenges and build solutions
  • Prepare and execute all phases of the SDLC to agreed standards and specifications
  • Participate in quality reviews and code walkthroughs
  • Identify and help drive continuous improvement and innovation across the business area
  • Create and improve technical processes
  • Mentor, coach and provide on-the–job training for other team members in relevant technologies and/or processes including the creation and improvement of training material
  • Have strong knowledge in application development software language skills; and
  • Have knowledge of the full SDLC using SCRUM agile methodologies

Essential Criteria  

  • Development experience with 5 years working knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL
  • Have strong analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate communications at all levels
  • Be able to work flexibly, building strong partnerships and business relationships
  • Availability to travel to the US if required
  • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment

Desirable Criteria  

  • Experience of using relational databases
  • Metadata configuration or Product repository/Configuration Management tool
  • Have experience of development in Java
  • Test Driven Development (TDD) using JUnit or equivalent
  • Have good knowledge of Web Services
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Knowledge of systems that support Continuous Integration (CI systems) – GitHub, Maven, Jenkins
  • Knowledge of work flow /work management systems—Jira/Confluence
  • Degree (IT preferable) or where no degree held 3-5 years relevant experience
  • ITIL Experience or similar production support experience
  • On-call Requirements
  • Candidate will be required to participate in team oncall rota (approx 1 week per 8-week period)


To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website


Closing Date: Tuesday 18th December 2018

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability. 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.