Compare The Market 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 across
devices and channels through a connected data and technology ecosystem.
This Solution Architect role is a key hire for 2019 and will help
set the architectural direction for our Financial Technology stack and
connection to our data infrastructure. You will establish a clear technical
authority within this programme, liaising with a range of business and
technology stakeholders to drive requirements forward, identify areas of
greatest business value and help the team deliver against the strategic
objectives of the organisation.
Alongside your stakeholders you will be a part of a senior team of
technical architects who individually are accountable for driving architectural
roadmaps across multiple capabilities (such as security, cloud platform,
microservice architecture) and programmes of work (such as marketing, rewards
and loyalty). You will need to be able to express your ideas with clarity,
confidence and logical reasoning, developing strong relationships built on
shared goals and ideals.
At Compare The Market we believe in investing in both our
technology and our people and are committed to implementing the best technology
to solve our problems and our people to have the best skills to use them. As
such there are many opportunities to formally and informally acquire new skills
and experience in some of the latest technology on the market. As a Solution
Architect you will have a curious mind and have the passion to experience and
learn new things constantly.
What will it take?
We are searching for someone who ticks the following boxes:
- Strong technology leadership
- Experience in a FinTech market,
and a proven track record of delivering connected technology,
infrastructure and data that drives significant value and features to
- You should be motivated by the
opportunity to shape the technology agenda for Compare The Market, working
with product, marketing and tech teams to build an environment that
enables long-term success
Founded in 1992, the BGL
Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people,
we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial
services. We have reached 9.5 million customers through brands including
CompareTheMarket.com, LesFurets.com, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance & Dial
Direct. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities by
working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing
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.
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.