Data Solutions Designer


Aviva
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Up to £65,000 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Aviva the most attractive choice for talented, entrepreneurial people with diverse backgrounds and an evolving range of expertise and insight.
  • Our Data Analytics Platform Design team is currently recruiting for a Solution Designer to be a part of their innovative and tech focus team to support on a variety of exciting data projects.
  • Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
Job Requirements/Description

Our Data Analytics Platform Design team is currently recruiting for a Solution Designer to be a part of their innovative and tech focus team to support on a variety of exciting data projects. Our Data and Analytics Platform Design team manage, prepare, and assure a wide selection of data assets to support a diverse group of business areas.

As the Solution Designer, you will define solutions to support a range of development and transformation projects, balancing the needs of business projects with the need to continually modernize our complex IT estate. Our design team is multi-disciplined and multi-faceted - as a member of our pioneering team, you will provide support and design guidance across multiple teams, collaborating with business users, solution developers, solution architects, and fellow designers.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of our team and business! We are constantly modernising our complex data estate - cloud and data lake are our strategic targets, with business self-service and the concept of Mesh computing also in our sights. Having experience with these specific skills is desirable, however we are happy to provide the opportunity to you if you have a healthy appetite to learn and develop these skills with us. 

A bit about the job:

  • Interpret the business requirements and define high level solution designs that are high performing, scalable and sustainable.
  • Propose, evaluate, and present design options (key design decisions) to business users and Data Engineering teams.
  • Keep abreast of our IT strategy, and ensuring solution designs align to our roadmap.
  • Support the definition of infrastructure on which solutions will run.
  • Develop an appreciation of Aviva’s product set, and the data sets that describe them.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Proven ability to collaboratively define IT Data solutions in a complex environment – with a core focus on cloud data solutions (AWS desirable).
  • Mature understanding of ETL\ Data warehouse\ Big Data stack design and engineering.
  • Track record of delivering robust IT solution designs in a regulated, commercial environment.
  • Ability to elicit/interpret requirements from business users and liaise with data and systems SMEs; Ability to explain technical solutions to non-technical stakeholders.

What you’ll get for this role:

Our purpose - with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too. And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you. We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.

  • Salary up to £65,000 (location, skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Bonus opportunity of 10% of annual salary (actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s)
  • Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
  • 29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days.
  • Make your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts.
  • Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme.
  • Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave.
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work.
  • Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others
  • We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools.
Aviva
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Up to £65,000 per annum

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