Senior Data Engineer (Snowflake Specialist)

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Senior Data Engineer
Do you like working with the latest technology and are interested in enhancing your tech abilities? We have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled Data Engineer with significant experience of Snowflake.

As well as being an expert in the Snowflake cloud platform, you’ll have a strong background in Data Ingestion and Integration, designing and implementing ETL pipelines on various technologies, Data Modelling and a rounded understanding of data warehousing.

Aviva believes strongly in experimentation leading to industrialisation and we are searching for passionate, energetic data engineers who are focussed on using their skills to drive out real business value for our customers.

A bit about the job:
Aviva Zero is a greenfield Personal Lines insurer headquartered in Hoxton (London), set with the ambition to be the best in the UK market. It will combine the pace, focus, and test and learn mentality of a start-up with the expertise, and financial backing of Aviva.

Data is the life blood of any modern organisation and Aviva is no different. Our Data Engineering team sits within Aviva Quantum our global Data Science Practise (covering areas including Machine Learning, Analytics, Data Engineering, AI and many more).

You will form a vital part of our business, contribute to our first-class end-to-end solutions. You will play an active role in defining our practices, standards and ways of working, and apply them to your role. Be open to working across organisation and team boundaries to ensure we bring the best to our customers.

Aviva uses “smart-working”, and the person in this role will be based within London.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Experienced data engineering build event driven data solution within Snowflake on AWS, strong working knowledge of DataOps and CI/CD best practises.
  • Experience of building/developing/managing data using the Data Vault architecture built using DBT.
  • Strong technical background with a firm grounding in SQL and Python, enabling you to develop our most sophisticated work.
  • Experience of reseaching emerging engineering approaches constantly improve our development framework.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with customers to establish requirements, designs and deliver the solution.

What you’ll get for this role:

  • Competitive salary depending on skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Generous pension (starting level Aviva contributes 8% when you contribute 2%)
  • Eligibility for annual performance bonus
  • Family friendly parental and carer’s leave
  • 29 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for Aviva products
  • Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars
  • Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme
  • 21 volunteering hours per year

Aviva is for everyone:
We are inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.

We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.
Most of our people are smart working – spending around 60% of their time in our offices and 40% at home.

To find out more about working at Aviva take a look here

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We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Abigail Aitken a call on +44 7774 789975 or send an email to

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