Senior Manager - Data Engineering

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What is the challenge?

As a Senior Manager for our Data Engineering team you will help define the product vision and architecture for our Data Engineering platforms as well as having a key role in overseeing delivery and operations. A high performing data platform is the foundation of the strategy and is essential for real-time, personalised customer experience, data science and business insights and reporting. Your subject matter expertise on big data and cloud technologies including streaming, real-time data processing, data governance, privacy and large-scale storage solutions will play a key role in the rapid delivery of high-quality, trusted and secure data at

On top of that, you will guide, mentor and coach a delivery team of application architects, technical leads, data engineers, business analysts and partner with key stakeholders within the Data, Product & Marketing Technology teams. You will translate the vision into clear deliverables, providing clarity & focus. You will help define the data strategy and architecture of data solutions which will scale to meet our future business strategy.

Our environment is one that has 190+ technical people in a company that champions Pair Programming, innovation days and a challenge culture, as well as uses a plethora of tools and technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Kafka, Java, Scala, Python, .NET Core, Node.js, MongoDB and more – this will be a great opportunity to learn and grow your career.

What will it take to be successful as a Senior Manager – Data Engineering?

As an experienced Senior Manager – Data Engineering, you will function as both a people manager and technical-thought captain and should be able to demonstrate some of the key skills below:

  • Demonstrable experience of building innovative, robust and scalable solutions using Data & Cloud technologies
  • Inspiring team builder with superb communication & influencing skills
  • Effective analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Customer & Quality focused
  • Collaborates with multiple stakeholders, ensuring clarity, able to bridge between highly technical and non-technical professionals
  • Thrives in a fast-paced digital environment
  • Proficiency in Agile/Lean methodologies
  • Active learner, within both your technical and professional area of expertise
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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