Tech Lead - Data Engineering

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Full-time
London
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What’s the challenge?

We have an exciting opportunity to join us at comparethemarket.com as a Technical Lead in our Data Engineering team. This role will be pivotal in technically leading one of our work streams and you’ll be working with cutting-edge Data technology, motivating and developing the team to deliver customer value, high quality and simplicity at pace.

At comparethemarket.com our Data Engineering team is at the heart of everything that we do. The team manages and works on multiple streams and projects that have high impact and importance for the business. Currently we are split into multiple teams that manage our Data Platform, our marketing integrations and our partner integrations. As a Technical Lead you will be leading your team in Data Engineering best practices but also be able to be hands on and help the team deliver quality solutions for our customers.

You’ll make a real impact working with Data Architects, Product Owners, the Technical Lead community and the wider Data team to help shape future solutions, your team’s direction and promoting your products target vision.

What will it take?
  • Strong Python experience and in Data Engineering practices
  • Kafka, AWS platform experience
  • Java and Scala experience advantageous
  • Have a growth mindset and strong leadership skills
  • A great communicator with the ability to influence
  • Customer and quality focused
  • Thrives in a fast-paced digital environment
  • Active learner, both within your technical and professional area of expertise, & taking control of your own career development
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 Us

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 it!

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.

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: 4th February 2020
Closing Date: 4th March 2020

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