The Market are on a mission to transform the comparison industry, moving beyond
endless forms and generic search results, to a highly personalised, service-led
experience. In order to do so, we recognise that we need to consistently
deliver seamless, personalised customer experiences across devices and channels
through a connected data and technology ecosystem.
Data Architect role is a key hire for Compare the Market and will be
responsible for defining and realising the data platform and architecture to
support the business. You will establish a clear technical authority within
this programme, liaising with a range of business and technology stakeholders
to drive requirements forward, identify areas of greatest business value and
help the team deliver against the strategic objectives of the organisation.
your stakeholders you will be a part of a senior team of technical architects
who individually are accountable for driving architectural roadmaps across
multiple capabilities. You will need to be able to express your ideas with
clarity, confidence and logical reasoning, developing strong relationships
built on shared goals and ideals.
Compare The Market we believe in investing in both our technology and our
people and are committed to implementing the best technology to solve our
problems and our people to have the best skills to use them. As such there are
many opportunities to formally and informally acquire new skills and experience
in some of the latest technology on the market. As a Data Architect you will
have a curious mind and have the passion to experience and learn new things
will it take?
are searching for someone who ticks the following boxes:
- Strong technology leadership skills
- Proven experience of delivering designs and data architectures to
meet real-time commercial objectives and improve security, availability,
efficiency and productivity
- Preferred experience working with multiple patterns, domains,
languages and persistence mechanisms as well as distributed systems.
- You’ll have a desire to take ownership of tasks and solve problems.
Your strong technical and communication skills equip you to deliver
elegant, industry leading data solutions
- Advocate of lean principles, keen to code and perform research and
development into new technologies.
- Active learner, keeping up to date with developments in your
technical and professional area of expertise.
in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30
to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and
household financial services. We have reached 9.5 million customers through
brands including CompareTheMarket.com, LesFurets.com, Beagle Street, Budget
Insurance & Dial Direct. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues
and communities by working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do
and have fun doing it!
understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether
it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are
empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the
Diversity and Inclusion
We're a diverse community of
dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open
workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their
growth and celebrating their uniqueness.
Opening date 07/08/2019
Closing date 07/09/2019