Software Engineer

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What’s the challenge? 

As a Software Engineer at Compare the Market (CTM) you will contribute within the Open Banking team to deliver first class solutions on our website and App and be part of an evolving culture of innovation, enthusiasm and passion. 

Working in the Open Banking team, you will help to deliver solutions that help people make better financial decisions and save money. You will help contribute to a major part of Compare the Market (CTM)’s strategy going forward and enable the meerkats to make life simples! 

At Compare the Market (CTM) our passion is creating great software; we look to push the boundaries with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for our customers and our Software Engineers are at the heart of delivering this. We value everyone’s opinion in building top class software. 

Our Software Engineers have an unrivalled enthusiasm for new and emerging technologies who work best in a collaborative team environment. We are passionate about empowering our employees and do the same with our consumers, allowing them to compare, choose and purchase the most suitable product for them. 

What are we looking for as a Software Engineer? 

  • We use a plethora of tools but are looking for someone willing to learn.  

  • You’re interested in working with a tech stack like ours: Elixir, Elm, Python and .NET (bonus points if you have experience with any of these) 

  • Experience working in at least one modern programming language such as (Elixir, .NET, Python, Ruby or Node) 

  • Exposure to deploying applications to cloud environments would be great (AWS, Azure, etc.) 

  • You’ll have a high level of coding standards  

  • You’re keen to test first, deploy often and pair 

  • Naturally considers performance, availability, monitoring, alerting and frequent deployments that put customers first 

  • You’ll be an active learner, with a passion for keeping up to date with emerging technologies, and able to pick up new concepts fast 

  • Aren’t afraid to admit failure and learn from it 

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.

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