Senior Software Engineer

Competitive Salary

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What’s the challenge?

As a Full-Stack Senior Software Engineer at 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 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 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. 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, Node.js)  
  • .Net/C# expereince
  • 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 
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies 
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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