Software Engineer

Competitive Salary

BGL Life

Full-time
Peterborough
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BGL Life home of Beagle Street
As a Software Engineer at BGL Life you will develop and deliver first class tech solutions and contribute to an evolving culture of innovation, enthusiasm and passion. 
You will be joining a small, passionate and customer-focused team. Using digital technologies to make Life Insurance easier for people to understand, buy and depend upon for extra financial security. With your help we will continue to grow at a phenomenal rate and maintain the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry despite being one of the newest players.

What will it take to be successful as a Software Engineer at BGL Life?
Passionate about technologies and keen to share this passion with others
A team player that delivers well-thought-out solutions
Be part of a learning culture; sharing knowledge and learning from others
Aren’t afraid to admit failure and learn from it
Experienced with developing and delivering in an OO language, ideally using .Net
Passionate about software engineering and driven to constantly improve
Proficient at writing code that demonstrates SOLID principles
Capable of following test-first and red-green-refactor processes
Familiar with design patterns, but not too hung-up on one-size-fits-all plans
Comfortable with HTML/CSS/jQuery
Experienced with working with Agile, Lean and/or continuous delivery

You don’t need experience in all the tech we use to apply but to give you a flavour our current tech stack includes: dotnet core, WebApi2, SQL Server, IIS, Redis, React; with testing stack of NUnit, FakeItEasy & FluentAssertions.

Why choose us…
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. Home to, many brands including LesFurets, ComparetheMarket.com, BeagleStreet, Junction, BudgetInsurance and DialDirect. 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. 
The benefits package and salary are excellent - competitive and comprehensive. You’ll enjoy a contributory pension, life assurance, a progressive workplace, great facilities and rewards as well as a range of other benefits that you would expect from a great employer. Perhaps most importantly, the opportunity to learn something new every day, work with a wide range of the latest tech and spend your days with people who are as passionate about creating great software as you are.

We never stand still… 
You might already know us for Jeremy the adorable Beagle puppy! BGL Life, home of Beagle Street is an online alternative to the traditional world of Life Insurance. Founded in 2012 we aim to make Life Insurance cheaper, simpler and more accessible because when people feel certain about their future, they enjoy life more now. We are an expert team of customer-focused individuals and leaders in our field. We are encouraged to come up with fresh ideas, be ambitious, forward thinking and creative. We believe in positive action, and not focusing on the negative side of life insurance.  Making sure that everything we do is simple and creates value.

We grow because we are… 
We are AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability.

We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learnings.

We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it.

We are UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together. 

What’s next? 
Apply online now. 
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