Junior Software Engineer –
Salary: Starting Salary £23,000
Ending Salary: £29,000
Start date: Monday 22nd
Are you ready to build a new
career in the world of digital? Here at BGL we’re investing in the growth of
our own talent through our new Junior Software Engineer roles. These are
amazing apprenticeship opportunities to launch your career into software engineering.
If you’re creative, enjoy
problem solving and an active learner, then this is the programme for you!
Joining our team as a Junior
Software Engineer at BGL Group, you’ll learn how we develop and deliver first
class tech solutions to contribute to an evolving culture of innovation,
enthusiasm and passion. You’ll have the opportunity to work within a small
agile team to develop first class software engineering solutions, whilst having
access to a wide range of technologies to create a first class customer
proposition. We’re invested in your success and will support and encourage your
professional and personal career development.
In our one year intensive
training programme, there is a strong focus on self-learning and development,
you‘ll spend your first week understanding our innovative culture at BGL.
You’ll then spend the next 12 weeks studying in London attending Makers Academy
which is a leading web developer boot camp. Training hours will be from 9.30am
to 6pm. This will kick start your coding journey on a Level 4 Software
Developer Standard Apprenticeship. Following on from your boot camp you’ll join
one of our tech teams at our Peterborough site, where you will develop your
career towards either a Software Engineer or Test Engineer and deliver real
business projects that add value to our customers.
What will you be responsible
for as a Junior Software Engineer?
Developing first class software engineering solutions
Work alongside team members to deliver features and add value to your team.
Solving complex problems
Understanding how our customers interact with our products
Working with agile methodologies and lean thinking methods
Presenting your findings and making recommendations to improve business performance
- Contributing to the team by
sharing knowledge, ideas and findings
What will it take to be
successful as a Junior Software Engineer?
You must have Maths and English Language Grades A*-C (or equivalent).
- You must NOT hold a qualification at the same level or higher that the apprenticeship offers within the same sector
You’ll be an active learner, both within your technical and professional areas
of expertise, taking control of your own career development
You’ll be naturally inquisitive
You will have excellent communication skills with the drive to contribute to a
You’re highly logical with creative problem solving skills
You have a passion for technology, with some exposure to modern programming
language (e.g. .Net, C#, React,SQL .node)
- Willingness and commitment to
attend the boot camp in London for a 12 week period.
We never stand still…
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. Home too many brands including, comparethemarket.com,
Junction, BeagleStreet, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We’re trusted by more
than 10 million customer in the UK alone - with this foundational success we
continue to grow and invest in our people and their ideas.
We grow because we live and
breathe our values…
We are AMBITIOUS. We’re
obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving
exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability. We are
CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use
technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning's.
We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge
positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it. We are UNITED. We’re one
BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win
We continue to keep the customer at the centre of what we do
here at BGL Group – we have been incredibly successful, because we act quickly
and think differently. We’re always ahead of the game; using the best
technology, working with the best people along with our industry leading
partners to ensure we’re keeping things, simple – That’s not all, our digital
world is about to get a whole lot bigger, with ambitious plans for growth.