Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

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Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)


ComparetheMarket’s Product Engineer department have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join their team. This role will be focused on complex services that underpin the range of customer facing products comparethemarket provide. As a Senior Automation Engineer/Software Development Engineer in Test in this team, you will use your solid coding skills to work alongside our developers to build automated tests and ensure the services we push out are of the highest quality.


With a DevOps mindset, you will produce robust and well thought through testing strategies, as well as run and manage pipelines of automated testing schedules. Our teams want to continuously deploy their code, and you will enable this to happen with one mind on maintaining the integrity of our services.


What will it take to be successful?

  • Have a solid amount of programming experience in C#/.NET core and/or JavaScript/NodeJS, (although we will consider backgrounds in other languages)
  • Knowledge of API Automation
  • Experience of working in an Agile/SCRUM environment
  • Experience in creating new testing frameworks, as well as effectively maintaining existing test code.
  • Ability to write clean, maintainable and efficient code
  • Experience with event driven architectures
  • Experience of exploratory, security and performance testing
  • Passionate about technology, with an ability to master new technologies
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced digital environment

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.

Open Date:
6th March 2020

Close Date:
6th April 2020

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