Senior Data Engineer

The job in a nutshell

Are you a passionate about Data Engineering and its application to high volume data sets within a consumer driven environment? Do you believe in taking traditional approaches to 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 some experience in further tech stack including SSRS, SSAS and Azure. GoCo have experienced growth in recent years to a group level business and this role will provide opportunity to integrate data practices across multiple market leading businesses within the online industry.

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 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

The techie stuff:

You will be well experience in Data design and development with a proven track record in ETL development within SSIS. The use of SQL server will come naturally to you and you will be able to drive reports in SSRS and optionally cubes ideally using SSAS.

You will have a proven ability to create and query databases, stored procedures, triggers, functions, views and querying using TSQ and an understanding of OLTP & OLAP/Dimensional models

What you’ll be responsible for

As an integral member of the data team you will be empowered to design, develop, configure, debugs/test, implement, maintain and document Data solutions and processes using appropriate tool sets, which will drive tangible business impact.

You will be an advocate of development standards and best practice and working within a collaborative data team, you will be able to drive the adoption of techniques and analysis, source control and clean, quality coding standards. These standards translate across all areas including version control, providing coherent reliable and working tech documentation and professionalism in contributing to a collaborative peer to peer environment where feedback, review and cross knowledge transfer are advocated.

Lastly to ensure GoCo can continue to grow sustainably, you will ensure the provision of a stable environment and continuity of service

Who you’ll be working with

Data are the at the heart of everything we do at GoCo and as a member of the data engineering team, you will have full visibility to all stakeholders across each of our brands.

Innovation can only be achieved if we understand the integral devil in the details behind what our customers need from us and why and you will clearly be able to see your contribution to overall strategic aims of the GoCo Group.

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 £55,000 plus benefits and bonus


Flexible (Head office based in Newport)

Job Reference:


Closing date:

17th July 2020

Working hours:

37.5 hours per week

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