Would you like the opportunity to work in a innovative technology role and have the opportunity to work as part of a team that is major disruptor in the energy market? Are you interested in building architecture technology platforms that will integrate with some of the biggest names in the retail energy sector, delivering technological and commercial innovation to the market and our partners?
You’ll be pleased to know that GoCo Group have an exciting Head of Tech opportunity for an experienced and high performing technology expert to undertake a pivotal role in our AutoSave business, becoming integral to the growth of a strategic arm of GoCo group.
GoCo Group are market leading in the Auto-savings space, allowing us to deliver on our mission of helping customers save time and money with their energy bills. We’re continuing to grow all of our retail energy teams and the success of our Auto-Savings services relies on the technological influence we have in place.
You will have a deep knowledge of the inner workings of a fast paced and agile engineering community and understand what it takes to get commercial goals into production. You will be working with multi skilled teams across Product, Infrastructure, Engineering and DevOps, to enable the cogs the turn within the tech landscape and architecture, and make commercial strategy become a reality.
You will be well versed in understanding the correlation required between multiple tech stacks that will exist within a group level business, and enable continuous evolution and innovation through discovery of pain points, research into solutions, implementation of proof of concepts and ensuring the adoption of these.
Our Engineers at GoCompare work as part of multi-functional teams, with a clear vision and goal through use of product roadmaps; as Principal Software Engineer you will provide technical leadership and mentoring across the engineering community, acting as an exemplar of best practice.
You will act as an enabler for strategic direction, architectural thought leadership, technical roadmap, and rapid delivery of high quality, consumer-focused services that exceed expectations.
Type of experience required in this role will include having:
You will ideally be someone that:
The role will require you to lead key business initiatives that span multiple delivery areas. You will facilitate technical discussions across the department and drive the sharing of best practise and learning throughout the business. It’s an extremely exciting role within the GoCo family where you can explore new opportunities opened up by our new technology innovations.
The role will cover:
We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.
If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after an outstanding utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.
Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.
Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings excellent energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.
Look After My Bills is a leading automated energy savings service. The free service cuts customers’ gas and electricity bills without them having to do a thing. Customers sign up once and Look After My Bills seeks to get them the best deal they can from an energy supplier they trust with good customer service. When that deal ends they automatically switch customers on to another.
And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.
GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.
We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.
GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:
Circa £100,000 per annum plus benefits
29th November 2019
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