DevOps Platform Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1447260

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a DevOps Platform Engineer based in Belfast

Title: DevOps Platform Engineer

Ref: 11/10/DPE

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

As a DevOps Platform Engineer, you’ll be helping to engineering the next generation Streaming & Real-Time Analytic platforms at Allstate.    

As a new Quantum capability, this is an exciting opportunity to innovate and live into the ATSV2.0 values in an emerging and rapidly developing discipline.

Responsibilities include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Collaborate with the team to engineer new capabilities and enhance existing platforms.
  • Support highly available platforms that underpin critical business processes.
  • Maintain a foundational understanding of analytic methodologies.
  • Keep up with current technology trends in the Big Data, Analytics and Streaming space.

Essential Criteria

  • 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. EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.
  • 2+ Years of experience in relevant technologies
  • Foundational UNIX/Linux skills.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following:  Java, Scala, Python.
  • Working knowledge of Jenkins, Ansible, Shell script, CI-CD methodologies.
  • High level understanding of JSON, YAML, XML etc.
  • Foundational knowledge of SQL.

Desirable Criteria

  • Kafka.
  • Big data / analytics platforms.
  • Java, Scala, Python, PHP.
  • Big data frameworks e.g. Flink, Spark, Kafka Streams.
  • Solution Engineering.
  • Docker, Kubernates, Cloud Foundry.
  • Working Knowledge of AWS Cloud.
  • Database administration (Relational or NoSQL).
  • Advanced SQL.
  • Visualization.
  • Integration / Tibco / ETL.
  • Design and operation of highly available platforms.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of technologies.

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

Closing Date:  Friday 18th October 2019

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. 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit. 

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