Senior Front End Engineer

The job in a nutshell

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 and 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 Senior Front End Software Engineer 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 household bills.  We’re continuing to grow all of our teams and the success of our Auto-Savings services relies on the technological influence we have in place.

You will support the successful delivery of great looking customer facing features, and will be expected to put your own stamp on our frontend architecture.

Our engineering teams are already embracing our tech values of simplicity, intelligence and beauty, and put them at the heart of our digital evolution

Their commitment to our renewed way of thinking is inspiring to see. We’re focused on new collaborations and career pathways, hacks and innovation, automation, TDD, CI and CD, and that’s just for starters.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

You will will appreciate the value in creating beautiful looking web based and mobile products and be a pinnacle member of the engineering squads within AutoSave.

The Tech environment includes the following tech stacks to which you will be well versed:

  • Languages:   Typescript/Javascript, PHP
  • Modern front-end frameworks (e.g React, Next.js, Webpack) Design and implementation of domain-specific APIs
  • CSS, HTML
  • Experience with modern CSS tools/frameworks E.G. PostCSS, SASS, Styled Components
  • Accessibility
  • Testing - writing cross-platform testable code, experience with testing tools/frameworks/practices
  • AWS services
  • Working with CI/CD

 Experience in the below areas is also highly desirable:

  • Proficiency with Google analytics & other digital analytics platforms
  • Experience with conversion rate optmisation
  • Mobile development experience
  • Other modern FAAS appropriate languages a bonus (Kotlin, Python etc), AWS Ecosystem (Lambda, SQS, RDS etc) and "serverless" methodologies
  • Experience with legacy LAMP stacks
  • Good understanding of core database principles and schema design.  Experience working with high-volume customer-facing applications and system-level integration projects.

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Working with business and product owner to solicit, understand, prioritise requirements and define appropriate business solution.  Analyses requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or to improve existing business systems.
  • Works with marketing to implement solutions that increase the conversions rate, provides technology options to increase customer engagement,  implementing metrics to measure what strategies work and which don’t work.
  • Working and supporting the UX designer to refine and implement customer journeys.
  • Work within Agile development team (4 x developers, 1 Devops, 1 Scrum master/product owner).
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Acts as content expert to provide business and technical expertise in requirements solicitation, system analysis, technical design, programming and documentation of business applications/systems.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on behalf of the team or project
  • Support the full SDLC
  • Supports, troubleshoots, and maintains systems and applications as required, optimizing performance, resolving problems, and providing timely follow-up on identified issues.
  • Analyse legacy systems to tease out the requirements and document existing functionality.

 

Who you’ll be working with

You will work with the wider product and marketing team to develop beautiful and customer centric products.

The role is heavily integrated also with wider analytics and customer service functions to ensure that the design and development needs are in line with customer voice and research.

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.

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.

Our Platform Services business partner with third party brands so that they can offer savings opportunities to their customers. godemand is a cloud based SaaS platform that will allow any market-vertical, be it broadband, energy, insurance, rewards and more, to be introduced by a third-party website or app on-demand.

Being your authentic self at work is vital to success

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
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Salary:

Up to £75,000 plus benefits (Flexible working, bonus etc.)

Location:

London

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/41/357

Closing date:

9th November 2020

Working hours:

37.5 hours per week

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