Senior Android Developer (hybrid or remote) (756357)

United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About Us


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.


Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.


Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 






Northern Ireland/ Remote, GB



Your role in the team


Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.


At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.


That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.



Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)


  • Design and develop advanced applications for Android platform
  • Mentor junior to mid-level members of the team
  • Actively engage with developers outside of the local sprint team across various disciplines (Android, iOS, APIs, Web, etc.)
  • Own and lead delivery of major components and platform needs in partnership with senior engineers and Architects
  • Remain an active learner in all technologies related to mobile development (Kotlin, Swift, 3rd party libraries, etc.)
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define API contracts, design and ship new features.
  • Accountable for ensuring all aspects of product development follow compliance and security best practices.
  • Exhibits relentless focus in software reliability engineering standards embedded into development standards.
  • Contributes to a culture of innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • Design high-level mobile solutions to meet product requirements and following established development methodologies and standards.
  • Understand the complexities of and help integrate different third-party SDKs
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and solve complex problems
  • Participate in agile software development practices and peer/code reviews.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability
  • Stay on top of latest technologies/ mobile trends and recommend appropriate design solutions.
  • Experience with multi-threading




The successful candidate must also demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Strong analytical, evaluation and problem-solving skills
  • Hardware and software troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to deliver quality solutions within established timelines





  • All applicants must demonstrate they have a legal right to work in the UK for employment at Allstate. Allstate is not providing sponsorship for this vacancy.
  • A minimum of 5 years Android SDK experience
  • Experience working with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience in Java networking
  • Experience designing relational databases
  • Solid understanding of Version Control principles, preferably using Git and Pull Requests
  • Experience working on and releasing one or more applications to Google Playstore and/or Amazon Appstore
  • High level of proficiency in Kotlin with an understanding of code optimization and application performance
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Knowledge of testing and quality assurance practices including unit testing and code documentation



We also have some desirable criteria


  • Additional knowledge of RESTful services and other server-side principles is a plus
  • Experience using Gradle



What we offer


As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.




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.



The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday April 26th 2024. 




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