Software Engineer (Microservices)

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Full-time
London
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What’s the challenge?

At comparethemarket.com, 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 services team building microservices in Node.js. If you are passionate about good ways of working using Agile/XP practices and you are the kind of developer that knows quality is a team effort, then this might be the environment for you to excel in.

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?

Your keen interest in creating quality code and your passion for continuous learning is a great starting point, which will allow us to support you in becoming an exceptional coder. What would also set you up really well is if you can demonstrate that you:
  • Have good working knowledge of OO and design patterns
  • Have experience in Agile, such as Lean, XP, Scrum and Kanban
  • Have a solid amount of experience in Node.js
  • Possess an enthusiasm for new and emerging technologies
  • Work in a collaborative team environment with lots of pairing and mobbing (desirable)
  • Have exposure to a core software craftsmanship toolset, including: SOLID, KISS, DRY, YAGNI and Tell-Don't-Ask (desirable)
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: 16 July 2019

Closing Date: 16 August 2019

 

 

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