Software Development Engineer in Test

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Software Development Engineer in Test

ComparetheMarket’s Home Services team have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join their product engineering team. As the sole SDET within this unit you will own the software testing from initial conception through to final delivery. Working on a brand new project you will be given the opportunity to dictate what the testing frameworks looks like and govern the upskilling of our current team.


As a Software Development Engineer in Test you will be tightly integrated into a fast moving, agile team, helping contribute to the overall team project objective deadlines. The majority of this role will be focused  around automation therefore experience within automated test building is essential. You will develop first class product solutions and heavily influence the technical direction of the overall SDET community within the broader business. Working across teams you will have the ability to share new technology and techniques whilst broadening your professional knowledge through others within the company. Problem solving is key to a successful testers role and you will be responsible for ensuring delivery is always at a high standard and all testing is at the right level.

Key Skills
  • Experience of Ruby or C#, Selenium, Watir, Capybara, Coypu, GIT, Jenkins/Go
  • Experience of building frameworks such as Cucumber or Specflow
  • Ability to write clean, maintainable and efficient code
  • Performing risk mitigation with respect to testing 
  • Facilitate team conversations to reach decisions and outcomes
  • Team first, no ego - part of a great team united around making an impact.
  • Give and ask for feedback regularly
  • Champion the end customer always
  • Ability to make an impact and gain respect

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.


Start Date:
6th March 2020

End Date:
6th April 2020

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