Senior Software Engineer (New Ventures)

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BGL Group

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You’ll be working across a new greenfield open banking project for BGL Group after a recent acquisition has be executed. This acquisition is set out to help people save money and optimise their outgoings through scanning their bank transactions and identifying recurring spend. Our purpose is to ensure people only spend what they needed to spend by cancelling what isn’t needed and switching to better alternatives. Ultimately, we want to help people improve their finances and take the stress out of it. Post BGL acquisition, we’re looking to scale and fully embrace open banking. 
What we want:
  • Someone who wants to use their skills to help people.
  • Has a passion for their craft but also a degree of pragmatism. 
  • Get satisfaction from customers using their work.
  • Not scared of learning new things. Can bring their new learnings to their job and team. 
  • Is team-orientated. We deliver as a team, we fail as a team. No rockstars or ninjas.
  • Understands that not everything needs to be solved with a ‘technical hammer’. 
  • A problem solver.
  • Polyglot developers (specialism in Ruby and/or JavaScript)
What we do:
  • Make design decisions together.
  • Deliver quality software.
  • Make incremental improvements.
  • Practise the agile manifesto.
  • Resist process for process sake.
  • Use the right tools for the job.
  • Share ideas and knowledge.
  • Continuously learn, improve and grow.
  • Learn from our success and failures.
Tech we currently use:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Rspec
  • AWS
  • Postgres
  • React
  • React Native
  • Redux
  • Rxjs
  • Express
  • Git
  • Advantageous - functional programming, Elixir
Why choose us?
As one of the UK's leading digital distributors of Insurance and household financial services to 8.5 million customers, we at BGL Group believe that great technology delivered at pace is crucial to achieving amazing customer outcomes. We work with some of the biggest high street and global brands (O2, Lloyds Banking Group and others) and we always aim to be on the top of our game in everything we do. We continuously look to push the boundaries with new technologies to deliver and disrupt the once complex market for our customers. We are truly passionate about building top class software to make our customers happy and our clients successful
We grow because we are…  
BGL Group is values-driven. All of us share an understanding of what we’re here to do and the way we should do it. We build our capabilities to ensure we win in our chosen markets – we work hard and have fun. It’s a special place with a dedicated group of people. 
Our strategy is underpinned by four values which influence the way we work every day: Ambitious, Authentic, Creative and United. Our clear purpose to make a difference to our customers, colleagues and communities is something we developed together and runs through the heart of our business, driving the way we operate. 
If any of the above resonates with you as a person, then we want to hear from you.

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