Senior Software Engineer

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Full-time
Peterborough
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CHALLENGE, BUILD, LEARN, GROW

BGL Group, home of comparethemarket.com

As a Full-stack Senior Software Engineer at comparethemarket.com your role will be vital in designing, developing and delivering first class tech solutions and contributing to an evolving culture of innovation, enthusiasm and passion. 

You will be joining our flagship Motor product team to BUILD great software in order for our customers to find the best car, van and bike insurance. Your role will be crucial in ensuring our site has high availability and is scalable so that our customers have a great journey. Our Software Engineers release 50+ pieces of code to customers every week and work with agile methodologies and lean thinking methods. More than 70% of your time will be working on new projects; we are currently moving our car and van product into a new infrastructure. You will CHALLENGE yourself to push the boundaries with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for our customers. We value everyone’s opinion in building top class software. You will be able LEARN new concepts and technologies fast and find the best solution for the problem at hand. 
We are working towards a challenging roadmap to improve our customer proposition and you will have direct input into the direction of our team, working closely with Delivery Managers, Business Analysts, Technical Leads, other Software Engineers and our Product Owner. You will be supporting the Technical Lead in leading and mentoring other Software Engineers to build great software. We will support you to GROW within your role, working with 190+ engineers and championing Pair Programming, innovation days and a challenge culture. 

What will it take to be successful as a Senior Software Engineer? 

Javascript experience (React, View, Angular and/ or .NET) 
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
Build it, run it, own it approach 
Advocate of Test Driven Development (TDD) 
Advocate of extreme programming. Keen to test first, deploy often and pair program 
Experienced with working with Agile
Coaching/ mentoring experience 

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 have been growing rapidly since starting in 2006.  The tech team is at the heart of comparethemarket.com. Variety is the spice of life and through our cross-functional teams, our developers are supported to experience different parts of the business via different projects or products: there are no barriers! So if you’d like to make your mark in an exciting future for comparethemarket.com you’re in the right place. 
To learn more about what it’s like to work at comparethemarket visit https://www.bglgroup.co.uk/comparethemarket/life-at  

We grow because we are…  
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 together.  

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