Software Engineer

Competitive Salary

Open to Flexibility
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What’s the challenge?

At, we try and push to the edge with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for our customers. Our team spirit means everyone's opinion is important in building top class software. Our focus is our customer, building UX driven software that we believe will make a difference to them.

We are looking for Software Engineers to join our Marketing IT team who are passionate about good ways of working using Agile practices and knows that quality is a team effort to produce the best work.

You will get the opportunity to build code you're proud of and improve the systems, processes, learning all the time from the people around you.

What will it take to be successful as a Software Engineer?
  • Commercial experience of developing on C#.NET MVC environment
  • Deep understanding of JavaScript ES5 and ES6, with good knowledge of JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience working with enterprise CMS software (EPiServer and/or AEM would be preferred, but not essential)
  • 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
  • Good understanding of Modern Database technologies
  • Good understanding of website performance, caching and scaling
  • 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
  • Experienced with working in an Agile environment

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.

Opening Date: 10th January 2020
Closing Date: 10th February 2020

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