Software Engineer – Sapiens eMerge

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Everyone values their Health. In the UK Health business unit of Aviva we work every day to ensure that we live up to the promises we make to our customers, to support them in living better, staying well, and if they do need help, supporting them to recover as quickly as possible while taking the stress and anxiety out of Healthcare. We enjoy a strong connection to our purpose ‘With you today for a better tomorrow’ and this is a role where you will feel you can really make a difference.

We are looking for an experienced Sapiens eMerge Software Developer to join and a small group of peers in leading the platform team developing, maintaining, and managing the day-to-day operations of a critical business application, supporting claims administration, bill payments and supply chain management for our business and customers. This role and application are at the heart of everything we do.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Most of your day to day activity will be a developer in a Feature Team focused on Claims and Supply Chain activity managing your own development tasks and workload as part of an Agile team.
  • As an experienced developer/Subject Matter Expert, you will have direct input into defining standards for the team and a future roadmap for the platform to ensure that we continue to innovate and accelerate our capabilities to deliver not only excellent service, but also market leading propositions and capabilities for our customers.
  • You will work with a community of peers across different technologies, some located onshore both office based and home working. A large proportion of the team are based offshore across Bangalore and Pune locations in India.
  • You will spend a percentage of your time coaching and mentoring others, supporting deliveries across the platform, and assisting in key incident and problem management issues relating to service.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Sapiens eMerge development, code management and SDLC, and system operations is essential.
  • Mainframe Experience – DB2, COBOL, JCL is essential.
  • Sapiens i-Way experience is essential.
  • Confident and dynamic with leadership capabilities, excellent thought leadership, influencing and communication skills.
  • Ability to define and uphold development and platforms standards and measure their performance over time.
  • Agile software development – Scrum, Kanban experience.  
  • Prior experience working with Offshore development teams.
  • Experience with the Atlassian toolset (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)

What will you get for this role?

  • Salary of circa £50,000 depending on skills, experience, and qualifications.
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review,
  • Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days.
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family. (Some exclusions apply)
  • 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 Lacey Lane Mckoy a call on 0207 255 0884 or send an email to [email protected]  

*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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