Junior Software Engineer, Open to flexible working

Recruiter
ComparetheMarket.com
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Jul 2019
Ref
002531
Contact
Compare the Market
Role
IT
Contract Type
Permanent

As a Junior Software Engineer at Compare The Market your role will be vital in designing, developing and delivering first class tech solutions and contributing to an evolving culture of innovation, enthusiasm and passion.

You will be joining our Marketing IT team to build great software in order for our customers to find the best services. Your role will be crucial in ensuring our site is optimised for performance and engages our users with great creative. More than 70% of your time will be working on new projects; from realizsng new campaigns to building performance monitoring tools used throughout our business. You will challenge yourself to push the boundaries with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for our customers. We value everyone's opinion in building top class software. You will be able learn new concepts and technologies fast and find the best solution for the problem at hand.

We are working towards a challenging roadmap to improve our customer proposition and you will have direct input into the direction of our team, working closely with Delivery Managers, Business Analysts, Technical Leads, other Software Engineers and our Product Owner. We will support you to grow within your role, working with engineers and championing Pair Programming, innovation days and a challenge culture.

What will it take to be successful as a Junior Software Engineer?

  • JavaScript experience is essential (ideally ES6 and knowledge of frameworks)
  • Experience in handcoded HTML and CSS is essential
  • Knowledge of developing in .NET is a bonus
  • Experience working with Content Management Systems is a bonus
  • Passionate about technologies and keen to share this passion with others
  • Active learner
  • Not afraid to admit failure and learn from it - Team first, no ego
  • Build it, run it, own it approach
  • Advocate of Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Advocate of extreme programming. Keen to test first, deploy often and pair program
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

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.

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