Software Engineer

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
Thorpe St Andrew
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Aviva is revolutionising insurance and we want you to be at theforefront of it.You'll be joining Aviva at a really exciting time. We would love you tobe a part of building great new innovative ways to engage with new andexisting customers, on a portfolio of products that reach out to 17million customers. It's never been more important for us to hirefantastic people into our awesome digital teams who sit at the forefrontof delivering our strategy. Our scrum team's work across a range ofproducts such as Home, Motor and Travel insurance bringing in a combined122m GWP and Breakdown insurance, pensions, retirement planning,protection and health.We have also created the award winning customer portal; MyAviva whichallows our customers to access and maintain their Aviva policies.MyAviva has been so successful it's now a global platform being used inFrance, Italy, Canada, Poland and Singapore.And if that's not enough we develop all of our mobile apps too and didwe mention that we were also awarded the Insurance Times Best DigitalCustomer Experience Award 2017.Within Aviva Digital we approach software delivery with an Agilemind-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, smallchanges to existing products as well as investing in maintaining ourexisting products to improve code quality against our core developmentprinciples. We are looking for a Web Applications Software Engineer to join ourDigital organisation, working within one of our scrum teams to build andmaintain, change and further evolve both existing and new products.You'll sustain our culture of continuous improvement both from a processand 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 stuffWhat you'll do in more detail 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 futureContributing to the development of solutions that meet the strategic requirements of our businessIdentifying improvement opportunities such as enhancements to standards or technical innovations to increase the quality and efficiency of deliveryProviding technical expertise and collaborating in teams operating across the GlobeYou'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 customersWe'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 successWith some commercial experience of: Modern software engineering practices, such as Test Driven Development, Behaviour Driven Development, Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Maven), Code Analysis software (Sonar). Responsive design for mobile and tablet devices. Source Code Management (GIT, Stash, VSTS) Web services experience (XML, REST, SOAP)Additional InformationAll displaced candidates will be given primacy for this role.'Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we'll support you to do thebest work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone whowants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to DefyUncertainty' One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is brought to lifethrough the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working fromhome some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parentand carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if yourequire an alternative method of applying please contact Jenny Dao inthe Resourcing team on jenny.dao@aviva.com Additional InformationWhat will you get for this role? Competitive salary (dependent on skills & experience) Generous defined contribution pension scheme Annual performance related bonus and pay review Minimum holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days Up to 30% discount for some Aviva products through "My Aviva Extras" plus discounts for Friends and Family Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save schemeWe're here to free people from the fear of uncertainty. Our insurance,savings and investment products help some 31 million customers enjoylife today, knowing that tomorrow is covered. And we definitely know howto look after our own people. If you love doing a great job to improvethings for customers, you'll be at home here. Help us build a future tobe proud of and get ready to fulfil your potential with Aviva. 'Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we'll support you to do thebest work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone whowants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to DefyUncertainty' One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is brought to lifethrough the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working fromhome some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parentand carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if yourequire an alternative method of applying please contact Jenny Dao inthe Resourcing team on jenny.dao@aviva.com We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, nationalorigin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status,or disability status. - provided by Dice AGILE, C#, CLOUD, DAO, HTML5, JAVASCRIPT, MAVEN, MOBILE, MVC, SCRUM, SOAP, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, TABLET, WEB DEVELOPMENT, XML

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