Lead Cloud Platform Engineer

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Full-time
London
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What’s the challenge?

As a Lead Cloud Platform Engineer, you will lead and inspire the Cloud Platform Engineering Storage & Messaging product team in delivery. You will help cultivate best practices and a strong engineering culture by mentoring others, performing code reviews and collaborating with other teams.

What will it take to be successful as a Lead Cloud Platform Engineer?
  • Build, Run, and Own first-class solutions in an agile product team
  • Lead by example and develop first class tech solutions
  • Promote and ensure quality is at the heart of all technical solutions
  • Work with the Application Architect to help shape future solutions and promote your products target vision
  • Champion continuous improvement, identifying waste and helping teams to minimise it
  • Deliver and promote technical excellence based on fundamental principles and standards that you contribute to
  • Coach and mentor other engineers in technical excellence
  • Consider the customer position in all technical decision making
  • Understand and educate others on the target architecture for your product
  • Ensure your product conforms to all artefacts of delivery
  • Own the continuous improvement of the immune system
Key Skills
  • Expert working with MongoDB and SQL Server and messaging
  • In-depth knowledge and application of performance monitoring and tuning, backup and restore strategies and replication techniques.
  • In-depth experience in operational support covering upgrades, patching and general trouble- shooting
  • Remains calm during periods of pressure
  • Self-motivated, natural leader and motivator. Passionate about Technology.
  • Customer focused
  • Great communicator, influencer and negotiator
  • Ability to use your wealth of experience to find the right solution for any given task
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.

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