Data Engineering Platform Manager

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Data Engineering Platform Manager

Salary £55,000 – £70,000


Are you someone with a passion for Data Engineering and an expert at leveraging data to drive business insights? If so, we’re seeking a talented individual to join our team as a Data Engineering Platform Manager.


In this role, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the design, implementation, and optimisation for our Customer Data Platforms to ensure smooth and efficient data workflows. If you’re ready to take on the challenge of driving innovation and excellence in data management, this is the role for you.


A bit about the job:


This role resides in the newly created Single View of Customer (SVOC) platform team, which supports the distribution of unified customer data, for use within analytics, data science, servicing, marketing and operations.


The successful candidate will have oversight and accountability of all platform activities and will be shaping the future strategy of the platform. You will get the opportunity to work closely with senior leaders within Aviva to understand business priorities and deliver outcomes that delight our customers. The platform manager has direct line management responsibility of the platform lead, operations lead and the technical team, which includes architecture, design and engineering.


We are constantly modernising our complex data estate and play an important part in all Aviva teams achieving strategic targets, whilst supporting business self-service where possible.  We welcome those with specific suitable skills – or with a healthy appetite to learn and develop these skills with us.


Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Proficient in change delivery, ensuring seamless transitions and effective implementation of data engineering solutions.
  • The ability to develop and execute data engineering strategies aligned with organisational goals and industry best practices.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to convey complex technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability in stakeholder management and influencing skills to garner support for data engineering initiatives.
  • Strong leadership capabilities to guide and inspire team members towards achieving data engineering objectives.


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.

  • Starting salary between £55,000 – £70,000 (depending on skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Bonus opportunity – 12% 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


Take a look to learn more.  Put a salary into this calculator to see what your total Aviva Reward could be.


Aviva is for everyone:


We’re 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 50% of their time in our offices every week – combining the benefits of flexibility, with time together with colleagues.


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


We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll interview you.


We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Matthew Drew a call on 0121 234 7664 or send an email to

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