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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.
  • UX Designer and Product Executive

    You will be passionate about great UX and love to work with a start-up approach. You will work with a fellow Designer, benefiting from each other’s experience, operating as tight and awesome team. You will be part of a flat structured Development Team who operate without ego. You will enjoy working on new greenfield products and feel at home monitoring user behaviour on a big user base to improve your products.

    UX Designer and Product Executive

    You will report to the Senior Project Manager and the ultimate goal for the collective team is to maximize product KPIs to drive bottom line growth and while working with the COO in scoping and delivering innovative new products. The key performance requirements include:

    • Monetisation – continuous improvement of customer monetisation metrics, by delivering an optimisation and enhancement programme to enhance customer satisfaction with rapid product iterations
    • Innovation / New Products - deploy new products verticals under the direction of other departments. Actively seek out opportunities and build on existing product in all verticals to continually drive growth of core KPIs
    • Return on investment – ensure that there is a clear and timely return on investment for all optimisation and new product development initiatives; minimising risk using lean methodologies (data driven decision making, minimal viable product)
    • Productivity – continuous focus on improvement to development processes, implementing cutting edge working practices and technology so that we have an advantage over our competitors in terms of speed to market and cost base
    • Engaged and outcome driven - Build cross functional teams working on goal driven feature developments to solve customer and business problems, where there is an emotional ownership and demonstrable commitment to deliver value

    Key responsibilities:

    The UX Designer and Product Executive’s contribution to the above will take form in the following responsibilities:

    • Produce high quality visual designs that enhance the customer experience and drives growth for the business.
    • Help set the objectives to improve the performance of key KPI’s. Accountable for the achievement of these objectives.
    • Push creativity, challenge established thinking, discover new ways of approaching and solving a problem.
    • Work collaboratively and pro-actively with the Head of Product, Development Team and wider business.
    • Participate as a team member in a cross-functional Agile/LEAN development team.

    The candidate (key competencies):

    • Design - Utilise best practice Design and UX techniques to create product enhancements. Leverage tools such as Crazy Egg and Qualaroo to drive objective evidence based decisions for the good of the product. Ensure a consistent look and feel for the DTL Product Suite.
    • Executing for Results – You should have a deep desire for success and high standards; always keeping your eye on the results and staying close to tactics. You lead by example and you have a strong sense of urgency. You are able to direct your colleagues and team to set priorities and effectively execute. You also have the ability to act quickly to seize opportunities and drive issues to closure; spots and capitalizes on trends. You are decisive and possesses a "big picture" perspective, but willing to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
    • Building Relationships/ Sales Management – You can build and maintain productive working relationships, collaborating with internal/external stakeholders and partners to achieve exceptional business outcomes; you are highly skilled in influencing and negotiating at executive levels; you have the ability to sell ideas and concepts to various constituencies, internal and external to the organization to effect change. You also have strong sales management skills and proven track record in building high performing sales/key account teams.
    • Communication and Influencing – You are a strong team player, a concise, articulate, succinct written and oral communicator. You have the ability to persuade others with fact based judgments and makes arguments in a compelling and logical manner. You are a good listener with the ability to welcome alternative points of views and debate. You are approachable to the team and colleagues and you’re able to communicate key messages appropriately.
    • Product, architecture, strategy & planning – Demonstrate progress and engage marketing and commercial stakeholders through regular show-and-tells, forums and broadcast.
    • Delivery & release management – Develop a culture of successful & celebrated releases.

    Essential Key Experience/Skills:
    • A good understanding of User Experience, accessibility and user centred design principles and processes.
    • Creative, imaginative and passionate for getting the job done correctly with an obsessive eye for detail.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Understanding of modern web design principles and how to design for desktop, tablet and mobile concurrently.
    • An eagerness to learn, share and develop your skills and experience.
    • Mac and PC literate with excellent knowledge of Adobe products, primarily Photoshop.
    • Be able to persuade and influence people through qualitative and quantitative analysis
    • Capable of having technical conversations with developers over implementation of features
    • Capable of articulating performance and ideas to wider business units

    Experience/Skills:
    • Scrum or Kanban experience
    • Ability to have an opinion without appearing dogmatic. Demonstrates a flexible approach when searching for a solution.

    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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