Data Architect

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comparethemarket.com

Full-time
London
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Compare 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. 

 

This 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.

 

Alongside 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.

 

At 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 constantly.

 

What will it take?

 

We 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.
About Us
 

Founded 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!

 

We 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 business.


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


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