Web Applications Software Engineer

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
Norwich
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Web Applications Software EngineerNorwich Job ID: R-44025 Full time Aviva is revolutionising insurance and we want you to be at the forefront of it. You'll be joining Aviva at a really exciting time. We would love you to be a part of building great new innovative ways to engage with new and existing customers, on a portfolio of products that reach out to 17 million customers. It's never been more important for us to hire fantastic people into our awesome digital teams who sit at the forefront of delivering our strategy. Our scrum team's work across a range of products such as Home, Motor and Travel insurance bringing in a combined £122m GWP and Breakdown insurance, pensions, retirement planning, protection and health. We have also created the award winning customer portal; MyAviva which allows our customers to access and maintain their Aviva policies. MyAviva has been so successful it's now a global platform which we are currently launching in France and coming soon to Italy, Canada and Singapore. And if that's not enough we develop all of our mobile apps too and did we mention that we were also awarded Digital Insurance Company of the year 2014 at the Data, Analytics & Technology Awards for Insurance. Within Aviva Digital we approach software delivery with an Agile mind-set, focused on delivering small, value driven enhancements often. We achieve that with our scrum teams that include developers, testers, BAs and Solution Designers to create brand new experiences, small changes to existing products as well as investing in maintaining our existing products to improve code quality against our core development principles. We are looking for a Web Applications Software Engineer to join our Digital organisation, working within one of our scrum teams to build and maintain, change and further evolve both existing and new products. You'll sustain our culture of continuous improvement both from a process and technical perspective, ensuring that: - You concentrate on building working software. - When the code leaves development it is production ready. - If you change code you only ever make it better: Ratchet. - SOLID/KISS principles are followed. - That you utilise the MVC pattern for UI based system. - Keep re-use at the forefront of your mind. - Only design and build software that is cloud ready. - Frequently deliver high value features to our customers. - Focus on building great stuff. What you'll do in more detail You'll be responsible for: - Performing analysis, development and delivery of high quality web applications using Web development technologies including C# MVC, HTML5, Javascript, CSS, JQuery. - Becoming a valued member of one of our scrum teams focused on: - Stories that deliver features and improvements to one of Aviva's existing products. - Stories aimed at exploring and shaping a new product or feature during its "discovery phase" with a view to establishing it as a key part of Aviva's product suite in the future. - Contributing to the development of solutions that meet the strategic requirements of our business. - Identifying improvement opportunities such as enhancements to standards or technical innovations to increase the quality and efficiency of delivery. - Providing technical expertise and collaborating in teams operating across the Globe. You'll achieve this by: - Working with scrum team members and the Scrum Master and Product Owner to deliver focused, value driven changes to a high quality standard. - Bringing your technical expertise to a group of like minded developers with the aim to develop the best. - Fostering team spirit and collaboration within your team. - Engaging and contributing to the technical capability of our products to ensure they are the best fit for our customers. We're particularly interested in: - Experienced and confident developers who want to develop great products, on a large scale. - Bringing people on board who are able to demonstrate commercial experience in building C# MVC framework Web Applications. - People with an agile way of thinking and a proven track record of developing and delivering great stuff on a frequent basis. - Developers that aren't afraid to fail whilst also wanting to celebrate success. Additional Information We offer a competitive salary and fantastic benefits, including excellent pension and bonus potential, as well as generous annual leave. We're here to free people from the fear of uncertainty. Our insurance, savings and investment products help some 31 million customers enjoy life today, knowing that tomorrow is covered. And we definitely know how to look after our own people. If you love doing a great job to improve things for customers, you'll be at home here. Help us build a future to be proud of and get ready to fulfil your potential with Aviva. One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies. 'Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we'll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty'.
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