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Our mission

Our mission is to be the destination for finding people the best communications and entertainment.

We believe that our great team is at the centre of our continued success. We work hard to get the right people on board, and create an exceptional culture in which they can flourish. We celebrate fresh ideas, enthusiasm and motivation - and seek staff who bring that dynamic and much more.

If you are looking for a career with us, this site will cover everything you might like to know about the company, our culture, some of the great benefits we offer and the extraordinary team of staff behind one of the UK’s leading price comparison services.

What we offer

  • Monthly mingle Get to know your colleagues at our monthly mingle
  • Company away days We all head out the office and enjoy a day of activities and presentations
  • Staff recognition award We show our appreciation of hard work and dedication with awards
  • Playstation in breakout area We have a breakout area equipped with a Playstation and a big TV!
  • Cinema night Every month, we have a themed movie night with a film and more fun
  • Charity events You can take part in a wide range of charity events that we do

Benefits

  • Birthday duvet day It's your birthday! Lie in bed all day and eat cake, we insist
  • 5 year service Celebrate an extra 2 weeks off when you work here for 5 years
  • 25 days holiday Loads of time off to visit family, tour London or just lie in bed
  • Gym membership contribution We'll put money towards your gym membership
  • Opportunity to vary your hours We allow you to vary your working hours
  • Annual season ticket loan We'll pay for your travel card upfront so you can pay monthly

Who are we?

broadbandchoices.co.uk culture is one of innovation, ambition and team work. We set the bar high for our staff but give them the environment and training needed to reach their full potential, and they continually meet our expectations.

Create an atmosphere that promotes creativity and we actively encourage the contribution of fresh ideas right across the business regardless of each staff member’s core role.

We work hard to make our service the best, but aren’t slow to let our hair down either. We hold regular socials from monthly mingles to taxi cab treasure hunts, and have a great team spirit among the staff. From Eurovision sweepstakes, to Movember moustache growing, to cake sales - we usually have something going on that our staff can get involved with, and if not, there’s always the local.

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Where do you fit in? Choose a department to learn loads more about how we work together and as individuals

Current Vacancies

  • DevOps Engineer, Development

    As a DevOps Engineer you believe in continuous integration, infrastructure as code and will most likely have moved into DevOps from a development background. You are comfortable with our fast paced approach and working around skilled adaptable developers. You are not afraid to muck in with the general codebase working in JavaScript or .NET when the role dictates to keep you learning, growing and engaged. You are happy with us releasing several times a day without regression testing. You see problems and fix them with automation. You have a great appreciation for data and find yourself reading every page in every manual you own just to push things that little bit further.

    DevOps Engineer, Development

    Team Overview

    broadbandbandchoices.co.uk has a fun and fast paced and challenging start-up culture. We follow a LEAN methodology, embrace ‘no-estimates’ and enjoy productive output in our highly skilled flat structured team of Senior Developers. We embrace new technology and best practices and systemically remove technical debt. We are proud of our Codebase and Products and passionately believe in our technology as the key to company growth. We apply cutting edge KPI driven development practices while still rigidly upholding the principles of the Agile Manifesto and Test Driven Development practices. We believe that our great team is at the centre of our continued success.

    The Role

    As a broadbandchoices.co.uk DevOps Engineer you want to create a system so resilient and scalable that you could release Chaos Monkey on a Friday night at 11pm from your mobile at a pub and still sleep soundly; you believe in continuous integration, infrastructure as code and will most likely have moved into DevOps from a development background. You are comfortable with our fast paced approach and working around skilled adaptable developers. You are not afraid to muck in with the general codebase working in JavaScript or .NET when the role dictates to keep you learning, growing and engaged. You are happy with us releasing several times a day without regression testing. You see problems and fix them with automation. You are a data geek and find yourself reading every page in every manual you own just to push things that little bit further.

    They keyword bit… Useful skills

    • Automation and Continuous Delivery (preferably with TeamCity).
    • PowerShell scripting ninja – experience with Psake and similar PowerShell modules.
    • Cloud architectural patterns for elastic scaling and messaging. The terms infrastructure as code or immutable servers are not alien to you.
    • DevOps experience in AWS or MS Azure.
    • Experience with TDD in any modern development language.
    • Experience with High Availability environments.
    • Experience with semantic application monitoring preferably New Relic, CloudWatch and similar.
    • Superb written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
    • Personable and diplomatic.
    • Professional and organised.
    • Desirable - Experienced in Infrastructure design for a high traffic commercial or e-commerce website.
    • Desirable – experience with Blue / Green deployments.
    • Desirable - Software development experience using primarily the Microsoft stack.
    • Desirable – has heard of Jez Humble and read the Continuous Delivery book.

    To Apply:

    To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to careers@broadbandchoices.co.uk with an indication of your current salary or salary expectations.

    You must have the right to work in the EU/UK as the company is not able to sponsor visas.

    Please note due to the volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.
  • Technical Lead, Development

    As a Technical Lead you should produce a multiplier effect on the output of your team through facilitating debate, arbitrating technical decisions and ensuring the right decisions are made on team at the right time. You are the technical representative of the Team to the wider business. You know when to commit on behalf of the team and when to solicit advice and support from your skilled reports. You are a technologist, a people person, a leader and a professional.

    Technical Lead, Development

    Team Overview

    broadbandchoices.co.uk has a fun and fast paced and challenging start-up culture. We follow a LEAN methodology, embrace ‘no-estimates’ and enjoy productive output in our highly skilled flat structured team of Senior Developers. We embrace New Technology and best practices and systemically remove technical debt. We are proud of our Codebase and Products and passionately believe in our technology as the key to company growth. We apply cutting edge KPI driven development practices while still rigidly upholding the principles of the Agile Manifesto and Test Driven Development practices. We believe that our great team is at the centre of our continued success

    The Role

    As a broadbandchoices.co.uk Technical Lead you should produce a multiplier effect on the output of your team through facilitating debate, arbitrating technical decisions and ensuring the right decisions are made on team at the right time. You will work with the Development Team and other Business Units collaboratively to ensure application requirements are understood and translated to simple, agile, solutions. You are supported by Product Management and a PMO giving you the space to focus on code, architecture, implementation and delivery.

    You are the technical representative of the Team to the wider business. You know when to commit on behalf of the team and when to solicit advice and support from your skilled reports. You are the gatekeeper of code quality and the catalyst for innovation. You approach every problem with fierce pragmatism both in the immediate and to protect longer term technical debt.

    You are a technologist, a people person, a leader and a professional.

    They keyword bit… Useful skills

    • An experienced line manager or lead developer
    • Superb written and verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Experience working with Agile or LEAN methodologies
    • Proven software development experience using primarily the Microsoft stack.
    • Understand Domain Driven Design principles
    • Extensive experience with TDD (.NET and JavaScript) and Refactoring existing code
    • Strong understanding of SOLID principles


    To Apply:

    To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to careers@broadbandchoices.co.uk with an indication of your current salary or salary expectations.

    You must have the right to work in the EU/UK as the company is not able to sponsor visas.

    Please note due to the volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

Contact us

Feel free to get in touch with any questions!

Email: careers@broadbandchoices.co.uk
Twitter: twitter.com/broadbandchoice
Facebook: facebook.com/BroadbandChoices

Address: First Floor - High Holborn House
52-54 High Holborn
London
WC1V 6RL

 

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