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Senior Software Engineer (Technical Services - MyCtM)

Peterborough, Open to Flexibility Competitive Salary

What’s the challenge? 

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 Senior Software Engineer, you will use your development experience 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. 

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. 

At Compare the Market we have over 190 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 successful as a Senior Software Engineer? 

As an engineer at Compare the Market, you will be able to show that you: 

  • Have a solid amount of programming experience in C#/.NET core and/or JavaScript/NodeJS, (although we will consider backgrounds in other languages) 

  • Possess an enthusiasm for API development and API first development 

  • Be able to mentor more junior engineers, guiding them to make better technical decisions 

  • Have experience with agile frameworks, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP or SAFe 

  • Experience with CI/CD and software testing frameworks 

  • Exposure to microservices architectures (desirable) 

  • Work in a collaborative team environment with lots of pairing and mobbing (desirable) 

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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