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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

  • Senior Developer

    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.

    Senior Developer

    The Role
    We have ambitious plans for our price comparison products both improving our current online experiences and for new product verticals. We work to a flat structured team removing ego and status to quickly iterate, test, deploy and learn from our ideas. Our Developers build compelling user journeys and use technology to solve real comparison problems for our customers.

    As a Developer in our Team you will be confident working anywhere in the dev stack. We look for entrepreneurial spirit, surrounding you with skilled and articulate technical peers to bounce ideas off. Our team encompasses integrated UX and Product specialist roles. The Team is constantly challenged to build the best products. You should have a passion for building sites that solve real problems for a user.

    You should be are looking for articulate, passionate and driven. You need to be open to new approaches and feel comfortable supporting your opinions to your peers. You are friendly, approachable and intelligent.
    You are a technologist, a people person, and a professional and passionate about writing great code to solve complex problems and have an active role and say in growing the business.
    You are will report to the Technical Lead.

    The code
    Mostly MVC.NET with some other technologies used where applicable. We host on AWS (VPC) and deploy several times daily through CI/CD. DevOps are handled on team. Our code base is thoroughly tested at 6 different levels including UI/HTML and JavaScript with minimal manual regression testing required. We use Angular.js and Underscore to perform comparison in real time on the client’s browser. Our site is localised for 3 different territories. We use NoSQL data stores and leverage a service orientated architecture. Code is kept up to date and technical debt prioritised and removed. We use Git for source control and don’t allow feature branches! We are working on a development blog which will start raising the profile on some of these successes. We use every means possible to keep our developers focused on improving the product and not caught up in code spaghetti.

    Company Overview

    broadbandchoices.co.uk is a rapidly growing, multi award-winning business with over 45 staff based in our central London offices. We have an ambitious, entrepreneurial approach and an exceptional team of employees.

    Our websites generate over 1 million unique visitors a month and are home to the UK’s largest Ofcom accredited broadband comparison service. Over 40 established online brands including Confused.com, GoCompare.com and Tesco Phone Shop use our technology platform to power their own telecoms comparison services.

    broadbandchoices.co.uk is wholly owned by Decision Technologies Limited (a Tech Track 100 Company), a profitable privately funded business, backed by the British Growth Fund (BGF). We currently operate in three international territories (Spain, Germany and UK).

    Team Overview

    BroadbandChoices.co.uk has a fun, fast paced and energetic culture. We follow the LEAN methodology, embrace ‘no-estimates’ and employ a highly skilled team of full stack Senior Developers. We adopt new technology and systemically remove technical debt. We focus on working software delivered to end users as our measure for success. We apply cutting edge KPI driven development practices while still upholding the principles of the Agile Manifesto and Test Driven Development practices.

    We are proud of our Codebase and Products and passionately believe in our technology as the continued driver to our company’s growth.
    We believe that great people are at the centre of our continued success.


    Package/Benefits:
    • 25 days holiday per year
    • Additional paid day holiday on your birthday
    • Sabbatical after 5 years’ service
    • Flexible working
    • “Monthly mingles” – regular social events
    • Pension scheme
    • Annual season ticket loan
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Cash discount for gym membership
    • Child Care Voucher scheme

    They keyword bit… Useful skills
    • • Full stack developer
    • Advanced experience with TDD, BDD and SOLID principles
    • Advanced experience implementing Continuous Integration (TeamCity or similar)
    • Advanced experience of C# and the MVC framework.
    • Experience with front end JavaScript technologies (Angualar.JS and JQuery)
    • Proven experience in customer facing web sites
    • Good working knowledge of IOC and ORM systems
    • Strong communication skills
    • Pragmatic approach and fast delivery of product
    • Kanban or Scrum or LEAN experience
    • Desirable - Experience with Jasmine JS Unit testing
    • Desirable - Knowledge of NoSQL databases

    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.
  • Content Marketing / SEO executive

    You will be a talented and inquisitive marketer with relevant, demonstrable experience of content marketing and outreach campaigns. You will also have a passion for social media and understand how to get audiences engaged with a brand.

    Content Marketing / SEO executive

    Key responsibilities:

    You will work closely with the in-house Editorial and Marketing teams, as well as our Content Marketing Agency, to deliver best in class content marketing. You will also co-ordinate social media channels to grow followers, exposure and brand affinity. Responsibilities will include:

    Outreach and PR

    • Supporting the Head of Content Marketing in coordinating cross-departmental outreach activities
    • Executing content marketing plans to meet brand and SEO-specific goals
    • Planning and delivering outreach campaigns to build links, brand authority, and improve SEO ranking
    • Building and maintaining relationships with key bloggers and journalists for outreach
    • Building good relationships with different teams and colleagues across the business


    Social Media

    • Working alongside the Head of Content Marketing to implement integrated content marketing strategy
    • Social campaign planning, management & performance tracking
    • Using tools and best-practice to test, tweak and improve communications and campaigns
    • Liaising with the commercial team to ensure strategies are aligned and cross-department goals achieved
    • Posting engaging content targeted to specific audiences. This includes both proactive/reactive content, prompting discussions, and setting up/running competitions
    • Working alongside customer service team to ensure people are getting help through all channels, including social media
    • Building good relationships with social media opinion leaders, bloggers and journalists
    • Staying up-to-date with content marketing, social media and internet marketing industry trends and developments
    • Championing and sharing new content marketing and social media best practice across the business


    Research, analysis and reporting
    • Critical analysis of web content and competitor activity in order to find content production and content placement opportunities
    • Analysing campaign performance and optimising future campaigns
    • Using SEO tools like Linkdex and Moz tools for prospective outreach opportunities


    Competencies:

    • Passion and curiosity for social media, content marketing and online in general
    • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
    • Well organised and a strong work ethic
    • Creative and innovative thinker
    • Experience of Facebook advertising
    • Able to learn quickly and thrive in a dynamic environment
    • Motivated to achieve and exceed targets
    • Able to take the initiative and come up with new ideas

    Key Experience/Skills:

    • 2+ years’ experience of content marketing / inbound marketing / SEO, either client-side or agency-side, ideally with European / overseas experience
    • Copywriting and idea brainstorming experience
    • Good communication and literacy skills
    • Knowledge of SEO and Social Media tools
    • Knowledge of outreach techniques
    • Outstanding organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritise
    • Good interpersonal skills to manage relationships with other areas of the business
    • Knowledge of online marketing disciplines
    • Ability to use and interpret analytics and measure content and campaign effectiveness
    • Experience of working simultaneously across multiple social media platforms

    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.
  • 'New Product' Manager

    As a ‘New Product’ Manager you will help us pioneer new websites and features to help support our growth plans and diversity our proposition. This role will involve you in all parts of the product lifecycle. We anticipate building and testing several new ideas per year resulting in a fast pace and rapid learning cycle.

    'New Product' Manager

    The Role
    As a ‘New Product’ Manager you will help us pioneer new websites and features to help support our growth plans and diversity our proposition. You are an excellent communicator with an ability to clearly convey a vision. You are driven by results and take a customer first approach representing stakeholders from around the business. You are analytical and able to breakdown ideas into testable LEAN chunks. You thirst for feedback from end users and collaborate across team functions within a company to achieve the best result. You have an eye for both aesthetically pleasing designs and you are able to leverage web analytics data to continually solve problems for our customers. You aren't afraid of failure, able to take difficult decisions and happy to challenge the status quo.

    This role will involve you in all parts of the product lifecycle. We anticipate building and testing several new ideas per year resulting in a fast pace and rapid learning cycle. You should be confident inputting at the inception stages and have a good business/commercial awareness to help evaluate the viability of the market/product to increase changes of product success. You should be able to bring a product to market and adapt to feedback found when traffic and complexity scales.

    You will also help oversee other established products where required to ensure we continue to build our code propositions.

    You will report to the Head of Product and be supported by able specialists consultable across PPC, SEO, Content, UX/Design. You will work closely with a senior development team and PMO.

    Team Overview
    BroadbandChoices.co.uk has a fun, fast paced and energetic culture. We follow the LEAN methodology, embrace ‘no-estimates’ and employ a highly skilled Development team (fully integrated with Product and Design). We focus on working software delivered to end users as our measure for success. We are driven by solving complex comparison problems for our users and always put the customer first. We apply cutting edge KPI driven development practices while still upholding the principles of the Agile Manifesto.

    We are proud of our Codebase and Products and passionately believe in our technology as the continued driver to our company’s growth.
    We believe that great people are at the centre of our continued success.

    Company Overview
    broadbandchoices.co.uk is a rapidly growing, multi award-winning business with over 45 staff based in our central London offices. We have an ambitious, entrepreneurial approach and an exceptional team of employees.

    Our websites generate over 1 million unique visitors a month and are home to the UK’s largest Ofcom accredited broadband comparison service. Over 40 established online brands including Confused.com, GoCompare.com and Tesco Phone Shop use our technology platform to power their own telecoms comparison services.
    We have experienced stable growth recently and we are looking to accelerate this growth with new energy and products.

    broadbandchoices.co.uk is wholly owned by Decision Technologies Limited (a Tech Track 100 Company), a profitable privately funded business, backed by the British Growth Fund (BGF). We currently operate in three international territories (Spain, Germany and UK).

    Package/Benefits:
    • 25 days holiday per year
    • Additional paid day holiday on your birthday
    • Sabbatical after 5 years’ service
    • Flexible working
    • “Monthly mingles” – regular social events
    • Pension scheme
    • Annual season ticket loan
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Cash discount for gym membership
    • Child Care Voucher scheme
  • PHP/C# Developer

    As a BroadbandChoices PHP Developer you will have primary focus and ownership on the mobile phones comparison hub of the broadbandchoices.co.uk and comparaiso.es sites (www.broadbandchoices.co.uk/mobile).

    PHP/C# Developer

    The Role
    As a BroadbandChoices PHP Developer you will primarily develop the mobile phones comparison hub of the broadbandchoices.co.uk and comparaiso.es sites; you will work closely with the business stakeholders to improve and optimise the conversion funnel, enabling us to further our investment in mobile comparison. This role offers the opportunity to work within all disciplines required for a commercial site such as UI/UX, System Design, CI and deployments and infrastructure architecture.

    You will be working autonomously and will have access to highly experienced agile (Lean) cross-functional teams to ensure application requirements are understood and translated to simple solutions.

    BroadbandChoices’ primary tech stack is based on the Microsoft .net framework. In the future we are planning to unify these codebase. Our core codebase utilises an SOA so this transition will be gradual and modular. An operating knowledge of ASP.NET and an interest in learning more would beneficial to the applicant of this role. There are also opportunities to work with the core team iterating over C# codebase for our award winning home communications comparison websites.


    Team Overview
    BroadbandChoices.co.uk has a fun, fast paced and energetic culture. We follow the LEAN methodology, embrace ‘no-estimates’ and employ a highly skilled team of full stack Senior Developers. We adopt new technology and systemically remove technical debt. We focus on working software delivered to end users as our measure for success. We apply cutting edge KPI driven development practices while still upholding the principles of the Agile Manifesto and Test Driven Development practices.

    We are proud of our Codebase and Products and passionately believe in our technology as the continued driver to our company’s growth.
    We believe that great people are at the centre of our continued success.

    Company Overview
    Broadbandchoices.co.uk is a rapidly growing, multi award-winning business with over 40 staff based in our central London offices. We have an ambitious, entrepreneurial approach and an exceptional team of employees.

    Our websites generate over 1 million unique visitors a month and are home to the UK’s largest Ofcom accredited broadband comparison service. Over 30 established online brands including Confused.com, GoCompare.com and Tesco Phone Shop use our technology platform to power their own telecoms comparison services.

    Our Tech Track 100 Company has recently received external funding to accelerate its expansion into three European territories and further develop the brand.

    Package/Benefits:
    • 25 days holiday per year
    • Additional paid day holiday on your birthday
    • Sabbatical after 5 years’ service
    • Flexible working
    • “Monthly mingles” – regular social events
    • 5 a side football weekly (Monday lunchtimes)
    • Pension scheme
    • Annual season ticket loan
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Cash discount for gym membership
    • Child Care Voucher scheme

    They keyword bit… Useful skills
    • Full stack developer
    • 4+ years development experience with PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • A portfolio of sites you’ve built with at least one B2C ecommerce site using OOP/OOD with PHP
    • Experience of C# and the MVC framework.
    • Proven experience in customer facing web sites
    • Experience both consuming and exposing APIs
    • Experience querying and managing MySQL databases
    • A strong understanding of design patterns
    • Experience working with Source Control (preferably distribute such as GIT)
    • Strong communication skills
    • Pragmatic approach and fast delivery of product
    • Kanban or Scrum or LEAN experience
    • Desirable - Experience with Jasmine JS Unit testing
    • Desirable - Knowledge of NoSQL databases

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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