Senior DevOps Engineer

The job in a nutshell

GoCo Group are on a mission to save people time and money in any way we can, and we have embarked upon a new business venture in the B2B sector focused on building an intelligent savings recommendation engine that will enable us to take savings opportunities to the customer, wherever they want them.

We are looking for a DevOps guru to join a first in industry tech start up entity within the group and become a key leader in establishing strategic SaaS partnerships with leading financial and utilities businesses.

Within this role you will have an opportunity to revolutionise the way in which consumers engage with the banking and energy sector and identify savings across their everyday bills.

You will become the technical infrastructure advocate within this new venture and through a consultative approach, be able to act as a lynch pin between product, tech, data and external partners to effectively build and position our cloud and infrastructure platforms.

You will have the opportunity to work with modern technologies such as Terraform, Jenkins and AWS deployment pipelines and work with a best in class solution that will revolutionise customer engagement with their everyday outgoings. Your role will be to articulate and lead the vision and growth of our B2B business from an infrastructure perspective, ensuring we have the scalability, culture, principles and methodology to succeed within this area.

You will be responsible for interfacing with Tech Strategy to drive the Group architecture and work with the wider data teams to build highly integrated cloud platforms across the group. The role reports into our Head of B2B Tech and enables you to influence stakeholders at a senior level.

Only one question remains, are you looking to impact change in an innovative tech start up venture within an established household brand? If so, please do apply!

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

You will have a demonstrable history of designing and implementing AWS infrastructure using Terraform and have proven experience within within the AWS toolset including:

  • API Gateway
  • Route 53
  • Serverless framework like Lambda
  • Dynamo DB
  • Cognito

In addition to this you will have experience of CI/.CD pipelines using Jenkins and be able to manage and host AWS Sage maker models.

What you’ll be responsible for

The person successful in this role will take ownership of the definition and design of infrastructure solutions within the platform architecture, which will enable the engineers to scale applications on demand.
 
You will write service documentation and drive demonstrations of technical features and concepts to technical and non technical business partners to ensure continuous engagement and enhancement with the solutions.
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You will also be able to tap into your initiative and prior experience to build automated pipelines for deployment and continuous integration. 

Who you’ll be working with

  • B2B Team – Engineers
  • Tech Desk
  • Sales Operations
  • B2B Product team
  • Group data team

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.

Benefits

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
Go for it
Salary:

Up to £85,000 plus benefits and bonus

Location:

London

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/41/345

Closing date:

4th October 2020

Working hours:

37.5 hours per week

Go for it