Senior Software Engineer

Competitive Salary

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What’s the challenge?

We don’t think of a senior as just about the technical skills you have; it's also the way you work and the culture and practices you bring. We are looking for people who are passionate about good ways of working using Agile practices; so, if the below sounds like you we want to hear from you.

Are you the kind of engineer that knows quality is a team effort and everyone gets involved at all stages?

Do you want to build code you're proud of and improve the systems, the process and the people around you?

Do you want to get involved in disrupting the technology market with innovative ideas?

Agile, Lean, Pairing, TDD, championing automation and driving CI/CD with a delivery focus all spring to mind when thinking about good ways of working

You're a passionate developer who can work effectively with other people.

You thrive on working in teams, being heard and sharing the passion you have for creating software. You have a passion for building great software with the right tech.

What will it take to be successful as a Senior Software Engineer?
  • Commercial experience of developing on C#.NET MVC environment
  • Deep understanding of JavaScript ES5 and ES6, with good knowledge of JavaScript frameworks
  • An expert in CSS3 (SASS) and semantic HTML5
  • Experience working with enterprise CMS software (Episerver and/or AEM would be preferred, but not essential)
  • 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
  • Good understanding of Modern Database technologies
  • Good understanding of website performance, caching and scaling
  • 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
  • Experienced with working in an Agile 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.

Have a referral?

You may have heard of our Talent Knows Talent incentive, where you could earn up to £1500 for introducing us to new talent!

To do this - find the button to refer at the right-hand side of the page, you'll need your contact's email address and then you're good to go. If you have any questions, please email your Recruitment contact.

Opening Date: 13th February 2020
Closing Date: 13th March 2020
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