Junior Software Engineer (Backend)

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

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At Compare the Market, our technical services engineering teams focus on Compare the Market’s API services, building the systems that underpin the range of customer facing Compare the Market products. As a  Junior Software Engineer here at CtM you will have the opportunity to develop your experience within Microservices especially using backend technologies to create quality code and deliver services in line with the requirements of our customers and our internal stakeholders.  

We continuously push ourselves to improve our working practices and the services we offer, so you will get to use your inquisitive and analytical skills to suggest new ways of working. Our team spirit means everyone's opinion is important in building top class software and we operate in a non-hierarchical way. 

At Compare the Market we have over 200 technologists and use plethora of development languages, tools and platforms, including Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Kafka, Java, Scala, Python, .NET Core, Node.js, MongoDB and more.    
 
What will it take to be a successful Software Engineer? 
 
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. This is an opportunity to do work that you're proud of, improve our services, toolsets and processes, learning all the time from the people around you.

All we want to see from you on your application is the following:

  • At least 12 months experience doing hands on coding  in a project environment

  • Have a knowledge of OO and design patterns 

  • Possess an enthusiasm for new and emerging technologies 

  • Wants to work in a collaborative team environment with lots of pairing and mobbing

  • Wants to geek out with the team about new tech

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. 

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. 

'We are committed to offering equal chances to you throughout the application process, so if you require any special adjustments to be made, please let us know. We will work with you to make any appropriate arrangements.’ 

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