comparethemarket.com (ctm) need Technical Leads with a passion for creating great software to join our experienced teams in our London office. At ctm we look 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 and this role is crucial in setting technical direction and building team consensus.

What will it take?

You’ll have real experience of Agile methodologies and your technical leadership will help to define and set the standards across the team.  You’ll relish the opportunity to play an important role as a mentor for other software engineers. We want people with an unrivaled enthusiasm for new and emerging technologies who work best in a collaborative team environment.

Pairing will be your standard approach and we love people who want to learn and develop together regardless of how many years they’ve been coding. Wherever you’ve gained your experience you’ll certainly be able to demonstrate the core values of comparethemarket.com and our parent company BGL Group; you’ll be creative, innovative – willing to make a difference. When we meet you’ll show you understand the reasons for of TDD, as well as a good working knowledge of OO and design patterns and a polyglot approach to problem solving. It goes without saying that you’ll be a self-motivated team player who relishes responsibility and has a genuine fascination for technical innovation.

Why choose us?

The benefits package is excellent and comprehensive; we pay good salaries and you’ll be part of an annual bonus scheme that could yield up to 10% of your salary. We offer a contributory pension, life assurance and range of other benefits that you would expect from a good employer. Perhaps most importantly you’ll have the opportunity to learn something new every day, work with a wide range of the latest tech and spend your days with people who are as passionate about creating great software as you are.

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