Data Engineer

The job in a nutshell

Are you a passionate about Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Engineering and its application to high volume data sets within a consumer driven environment? Do you believe in taking traditional approaches to BI/Data and transforming this into modern solutions involving cloud-based technologies such as Azure?

If so, GoCompare are looking for an experienced Data Engineer with a background in SQL Server, SSIS and ideally further tech stack including SSRS, SSAS and Azure (data lakes, date warehousing). GoCo have experience growth in recent years to a group level business and it will provide opportunity to integrate data practices across multiple market leading businesses within the online industry.

We are an Agile working environment and you will be responsible for working in sprints within an Agile framework and providing wider business support with stakeholder across marketing, performance, data science, data intelligence and infrastructure.

You will be responsible for building out GoCompare’s data platform and ensuring it supports the wider group business with highly integrated roadmaps and working with dynamic and sizeable data.

If you are an individual with a strong background in Data and Business Intelligence and you are interested in joining GoCompare on our continued transformational journey from traditional data practices to those that are modern and support cloud focused solutions, whilst having the autonomy to have your say in what this looks like, then this is the role for you!

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Educated to degree level and/or meaningful professional experience
  • Experience in BI solution design and development
  • Good understanding  and practical experience in ETL development ideally with SSIS
  • Good understanding and technical experience of SQL Server version 2012+
  • Practical experience of developing reports ideally with SSRS and optionally cubes ideally using SSAS
  • Ability to create and query databases, stored procedures, triggers, functions, views and querying using TSQL.
  • Understanding of OLTP & OLAP/Dimensional models

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Designs and implements ETL solutions
  • Designs, develops, configures, debugs/tests, implements, maintains and documents BI solutions and processes using appropriate toolsets
  • Ensures development standards and best practices are followed and adopted - source control, clean code, standards, techniques & analysis
  • Ensures all code is version controlled and work is clearly documented and centrally located, setting and maintaining high professional standards
  • Ensure all solutions are appropriately optimised and delivers solutions against challenging timescales with quality
  • Produces coherent, reliable and working technical documentation
  • Peer reviews team members work as part of the release process
  • Ensures the provision of a stable environment and continuity of service

Who you’ll be working with

  • Work with business stakeholders to understand business needs and requirements and in keeping them informed of progress
  • All IT & D team members
  • Work with the wider tech team to ensure alignment and cross team engagement

About us

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:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
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Up to £40,000 plus benefits and bonus



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Closing date:

30th June 2020

Working hours:

37.5 hours per week

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