Lead Net Software Engineer

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
Thorpe St Andrew
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead .Net Software Engineer 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 which we arecurrently 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 didwe mention that we were also awarded Digital Insurance Company of theyear 2014 at the Data, Analytics & Technology Awards for Insurance.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 Lead .Net Software Engineer to join our Digitalorganisation, 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 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 detailYou'll be responsible for: .Net MVC application architecture and client based application development using a range of tech Technical Lead for scrum teams in the creation and expansion of our Web applications Software Engineering - improving speed to market at a reduced unit cost radically transforming the engineering and delivery process Supporting & sharing best practice with teams Undertaking design and code reviews to ensure systems meet functional and non functional requirements and proactively identifying where changes are required to maintain these in the future Evangelising and leading the way on creating a technical culture of innovation Working with architects to design and implement solutions that align with business requirements Identifying improvement opportunities such as enhancements to standards or technical innovations to increase the quality and efficiency of delivery Providing technical expertise and technical leadership whilst collaborating with teams operating across the globeYou'll achieve this by: Joining the Technical Lead community to be at the forefront of improving our technical capabilities Working with scrum team members and the Scrum Master and Product Owner to architect solutions that are capable of long term maintainability and growth whilst delivering focused, value driven changes to a high quality standard Influencing the teams with your technical expertise and aspirations to develop the best application solutions Fostering team spirit and collaboration within your team Leading the way by 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 lead developers who want to be hands on and develop great platforms on a large scale Bringing people on board with excellent technical expertise in Web development technologies including C# MVC, HTML5, JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS, d3.js.) Experience negotiating, influencing, effectively challenging and gaining commitment Excellent knowledge of industry direction and trends within Web and Mobile application development Shaping product backlogs, new projects and initiatives, assessing the impact of initiatives, programmes or projects on systems/applications Experienced working within an agile environment; able to identify and create epics, write user stories, t-shirt sizing and pointing Lead Developers that aren't afraid to fail whilst also wanting to celebrate success Knowledge and experience of leading the implementation of modern software engineering practices, such as Test Driven Development, Behaviour Driven Development, Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Maven), Code Analysis software (Sonar, CheckMarx)With some commercial experience of: Responsive design for mobile and tablet devices Source Code Management (GIT, SVN) Web services experience (XML, REST, SOAP) And if you don't have experience of some of the above then the urge to learn about itAdditional Information What will you get for this role? Competitive salary 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 .NET, AGILE, ANGULARJS, C#, CLOUD, DAO, HTML5, JAVASCRIPT, JQUERY, MAVEN, MOBILE, MVC, SCRUM, SOAP, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, TABLET, WEB DEVELOPMENT, XML

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