Aviva Software Engineer Reviews

Updated 24 Aug 2020

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4.1
86%
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Aviva CEO Amanda Blanc
Amanda Blanc
2 Ratings
  1. "Great Place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Lead Frontend UI Developer & UI/User Experience Designer in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits for FT Staff - friendly place for contractors

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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  2. "Good entry in to a software career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer Apprentice in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Transition in to full time role when you qualify

    Cons

    Heavy financial based company, slow with tech


  3. "Software Development"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer() in Perth, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    interesting work and easy going work environment

    Cons

    lack of opportunity in Perth, overly bureaucratic

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  4. "Nice but big business bureaucracy"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Developer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aviva full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits Nice ethos Very flexible to your needs

    Cons

    Bureaucracy limits productivity Lots of old employees that slow company development

  5. "Experienced compagny"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Java Developer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A lot of really good technical people with good practice.

    Cons

    Insane complexity in the leading structure.

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  6. "Aem developer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer AEM in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hight standard Good place to learn

    Cons

    Too much hierarchy and departments

  7. "Good company to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aviva full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People friendly and very nice office. Online trainings available and very good benefits.

    Cons

    Poor management and no growth at all. Awful deployment process with a waterfull culture embeded.

  8. "OK"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

    I worked at Aviva part-time

    Pros

    Good salary and flexible working

    Cons

    lots of redundancies, lots of change

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good to work"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Norwich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aviva full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice simple benefits and perks , easy to move around.

    Cons

    Hard to get salary review , progression is political .

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  10. "Politics, Red Tape & Bureaucracy"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Java Developer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aviva full-time

    Pros

    There are still some decent people left even after various rounds of redundancies. You do get to learn a lot because every department is under resourced

    Cons

    Threat of redundancies, muddled thinking by management, loads of red tape, not enough recognition for your efforts

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