Offers “Aviva”

34 days agoAviva

Software Engineer

  • Norwich (Norfolk)
  • IT development

Job description

We have a vacancy for a Software Engineer in the Administrator & Galahad team which sits within Global IT (Tech) Platforms. The team are responsible for the delivery of change & support (known as run) activity on Pension and Group protections platforms.

We have 3 Equiniti pension applications which we bespoke and configure to meet the needs of our Pension business and 3 applications which support quoting and administration of Group Protection products. The role involves being part of our engineering team working with either Scrum or Kanban to deliver change on the platform. It will involve the shaping and successful delivery of features in agreement with the team and Product owner. It will also involve the delivery of improvements to the platform via configuration or code changes.  You will also be maintaining the platform, managing service, and keeping it safe & secure though ongoing run (support activity).

Duties & Responsibilities:

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Performing analysis, development, and testing of high-quality changes in line with platform and engineering standards.

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Deployment & configuration of changes to the applications.

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Evolve Software Engineering Practices and tooling to increase the quality and efficiency of delivery – with particular focus on regression testing & test governance on a new Administrator Platform.

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Providing advice, guidance, knowledge sharing and governance in their areas of expertise.

Skills & Experience required :

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Knowledge of Pensions systems and products preferred.

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Experience of Equiniti pension applications preferred but not essential.

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Background of automating testing, regression test suites and test governance (within a Devops/Engineering team preferrable).

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Experience of scripting, coding & Configuring applications.

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Ability to write SQL queries, stored procedures and working with Oracle.

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Familiar with Code management via GIT/Stash.

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Good to have scripting experience in PowerShell.

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AWS fundamental knowledge.

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Knowledge of Development processes, standards and associated techniques including continuous integration, test driven development, behaviour driven development.

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Proactive ‘can do’ attitude, good verbal and written communication skills enabling effective interaction with both.

What will you get for this role?

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Competitive salary depending on skills, experience, and qualifications.

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Generous defined contribution pension scheme.

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Annual performance related bonus and pay review.

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Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days.

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Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family. (Some exclusions apply).

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Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme.

Working at Aviva

At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take ownership, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too, we’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job . Once you’ve applied, please send us a separate email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll make sure we interview you.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online . If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Alice Neal a call on 0121 200 5926 or send an email to alice.neal@aviva.com.

*As defined in The Equality Act 2010 *. By ‘ minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.

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