Junior Software Engineer

Competitive Salary


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What’s the challenge?

At comparethemarket.com, we try and push to the edge with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for our customers. Our team spirit means everyone's opinion is important in building top class software. Our focus is our customer, building UX driven software that we believe will make a difference to them.

We are looking for a Junior Software Engineer to join our Marketing IT team who is passionate about good ways of working using Agile practices and knows that quality is a team effort to produce the best work.

You will get the opportunity to build code you're proud of and improve the systems, processes, learning all the time from the people around you.

What will it take to be successful as a Junior Software Engineer?
  • Good understanding of JavaScript ES5 and ES6, with knowledge of JavaScript frameworks like React.js
  • Experience working with CMS software would be beneficial
  • Build it, run it, own it approach
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with extreme programming. Keen to test first, deploy often and pair program
  • Understanding of website performance, and front-end coding standards
  • Passionate about technologies and keen to share this passion with others
  • Active learner
  • Aren’t afraid to admit failure and learn from it – Team first, no ego
Why choose us?

You might already know us - we're the ones with the Meerkats! Compare the Market has helped revolutionise the insurance market and we have been growing rapidly since starting in 2006.

We 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 through a connected data and technology ecosystem.

About BGL

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services.

We’re growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets, Beagle Street, Junction, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas.
We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it!

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.

Flexible working

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.

Opening Date: 4th December 2019
Closing Date: 4th January 2020
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