Overview

Delivering exceptional customer experiences, which make saving money simple and entertaining is the cornerstone of life in IT at comparethemarket.com. With a focus on Stability, Speed to Market and Scalability, our teams deliver user centred software within a highly empowered, agile and innovative environment.

We are currently looking for an inspirational and passionate Senior Manager to join the IT leadership team and help manage our software engineering function; innovating to identify development opportunities, promote an environment of high trust and responsibility, and help the teams remain aligned with the business.

The role

As the Functional Lead – Software Engineering you’ll focus on building high performing, motivated and capable teams through high trust relationships.  A key part of your role is to bring together architects, technical leads and engineers onto a single path by translating the architectural roadmap into clearly defined deliverables. You’ll create an environment where everyone feels able to contribute and have ownership for their development and ensure customers are able to compare and buy with ever decreasing IT friction. You’ll contribute to the team’s evolving culture of experience, innovation, enthusiasm and passion and also play a key role in the delivery of business value through a constant and rapid flow of stable software. You’ll ensure development and delivery is of the highest quality.

What will it take?

As a highly skilled, professional and confident Senior Manager you’ll have a flair for leadership of technical and diverse teams coupled with a genuine passion for software development at pace and scale. You’ll be an experienced agile leader and will build trust through transparency and authenticity.  Working closely with product based teams in London and Peterborough you’ll model and embed a culture where we go the extra mile to find simple practices and patterns in seemingly complex environments.

You’ll relish being a role model for other ctm’ers. We are proud to have a team of intelligent and driven people and we foster an environment of openness, celebrating the opportunity to explore many different perspectives and opinions. We also want to make decisions quickly and then work together to make these happen; we discuss, have backbone and commit. It takes strength and confidence from our leaders to maintain this.

When we meet you’ll be able to demonstrate your experience and strengths in:

substantial experience managing technical teams in a similar high transactional e-commerce environment
working with other function leads to provide cross functional orchestrated leadership
developing and building learning interventions that harness internal knowledge and support career progression
commitment to quality of code and delivery; supporting the notion with the business that quality cannot be compromised for time

Why choose us?

The benefits package is excellent and comprehensive; you’ll earn a competitive salary with an annual bonus of up to 15%, thirty days annual leave (plus 8 Bank Holidays), private medical cover and a range of benefits that you’d expect from a great employer.  Perhaps more importantly in this role you’ll have the opportunity to work with some outstanding people in a fun and thriving environment.

What next?

If you can see yourself succeeding in this role, it would be great to hear from you. The first step is to click apply.

Tagged as: functional lead, software engineer