Technical API Designer

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Job Description

Technical API Designer

Salary £45,000


Do you have an eye for detail, a thirst for new technology and are you motivated to directly impact the quality of digitised and enhanced customer journeys?


We are currently recruiting for a Technical API Designer to be a part of our innovative Enterprise Integration team, to support projects that deliver Aviva’s digitisation and automation journeys for customers across business domains such as Pensions, Investments, Wealth, General Insurance, and Customer.


This is a phenomenal opportunity to work on big digital programmes for Aviva, on technology platforms that are innovative, using good tech and the opportunity to digitise customer journeys. This role could be ideal for you, if you are currently a Technical API Designer seeking a new challenge or a recent Computer Science graduate with an understanding of API integration.


A bit about the job:

Working in a Scrum/Agile team, you will collaborate with a team of highly talented Domain Architects, Designers and Developers and be responsible for the creation of Awesome API Designs based on established resource & business models, identify gaps in API standards and data models and manage their delivery.


Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Knowledge of REST, JSON and API Design Standards and Layered Architecture. principles, Async and Synchronous forms of data transfer
  • Experience or good understanding with software modelling and component design
  • Data modelling concepts including logical and physical modelling and gap analysis
  • Microservice architecture and database design to support this methodology
  • Technical Experience in the relevant technology stack e.g., Java, EKS and AWS, Messaging


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 £45,000 (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Bonus opportunity – 8% 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


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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 Lacey Lane Mckoy a call on 07385425912 or send an email to

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