Senior Software Engineer (Core Engineering - Energy)

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Open to Flexibility
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What’s the challenge? 

As a 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 one of our product teams to BUILD great software for our customers to find the best insurance for them. Your role will be crucial in ensuring our site has high availability and is scalable so that our customers have a great journey. You will participate in a culture of Build, Run, Own ensuring the teams collectively own codebases and understand choices. 

You will CHALLENGE yourself to push the boundaries with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for our customers. You will support the continuous delivery of working software to production services by working to construct roadmaps appropriately, identify suitable releases, create appropriate definitions of done and ready for the team and helping manage dependencies. 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 other engineers. 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, Vue, Angular, Node) 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  

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies  

  • A working knowledge of languages such as .Net would be an advantage 

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. 

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. 

'We are committed to offering equal chances to you throughout the application process, so if you require any special adjustments to be made, please let us know. We will work with you to make any appropriate arrangements.’ 

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