We are recruiting for a Test Analyst/Developer to join our Underwriting Solutions Delivery Team within Aviva.
In this role, you will be working with pricing and underwriting systems that are an integral part of Aviva’s Commercial Insurance solution. You will be working alongside other members of the team, including experienced Developers and Test Analysts, to ensure our test strategy, plans, processes, procedures and standards are in line with Aviva’s goals and aspirations.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a professional, high quality and respectful environment where you’ll join passionate experts from a variety of backgrounds across all areas of the business. It will give you the freedom to develop high quality solutions and see them through from inception to live delivery.
Some of the duties & responsibilities include:
Working closely with external partners, internal Pricing and Underwriting teams and Business Analysts to assist in the delivery of enhancements to existing software and the creation of new software.
Creating and maintaining test procedures and be involved in the full software delivery life cycle.
Working with Test Analysts to help drive continuous improvement.
Challenging existing methods and practices, helping to design and implement new processes and techniques.
Giving to team-orientated projects and workstreams using a variety of methodologies, including Agile SCRUM/KANBAN and traditional waterfall.
Skills & experience we would like to see:
A motivated, enthusiastic and self-driven technological enthusiast.
Proven, high standard of written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the business.
Good understanding of Excel formulas, e.g. VLOOKUP, MATCH, INDEX, etc.
Ideally, some experience in creating, executing and maintaining test cases and plans / knowledge of manual testing techniques
VBA and/or other programming/developing experience as well as ISEB/ISTQB certifications would be advantageous.
What will you get for this role?
Competitive salary 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.
O h, and by the way…
At Aviva we always ‘Care More’. It’s our thing. We’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be flexible. If you need 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. We’ll even try to bend work around your further studies or hobbies where we can.
We care deeply about welcoming people no matter where they’re from, how old they are or what disability they have. We encourage applications from every age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or caring responsibility. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you!
As part of that we interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Just send us an email once you’ve applied, and we’ll make sure we interview you.
If you like the sound of all that, we’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you need an alternative method of applying, please give Alice Neal a call on: 0121 200 5926 or ping them an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you must 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.