Technical Lead

Competitive Salary

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What’s the challenge?

A Technical Lead for one of our Microservices technical delivery teams, you will manage a team of engineers who deliver technical products that underpin the range of customer facing services provided by comparethemarket. This is a hands-on management role where you will get the opportunity to influence the professional development of your team and be part of a delivery team that operates in a collaborative and non-hierarchical way.

Your technical knowledge will be important as you provide the guidance and direction needed to ensure we deliver exceptional products, but, it is your enthusiasm and ability to coach and mentor back-end focused engineers that will really allow you to add value to our business and excel in this role.

What will it take to be successful?

Experience as a technical lead or a senior engineer who has a demonstrable background in coaching and mentoring engineers from junior to senior level is crucial. 

Also, you will be able to demonstrate:
  • broad technical knowledge (our stack includes .net core, node.js, AWS, kubernetes, Docker etc.)
  • that you are an advocate of agile engineering practices and lean principles, TDD, deploying often, pair programming and keeping things simple
  • high level of coding standards and practices (design patterns, testing approaches).
  • active learning, both within your technical and professional area of expertise, and as part 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 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 10 million 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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