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Senior Software Engineer
Data and Analytics
Apply now We’re Simply Business We insure small businesses and enable big dreams not just for our customers, but for our people and communities too.
With over 750,000 active insurance policies, we protect builders, bakers, landlords, and more than 1,000 other trades. We harness cutting-edge data ability, believe in experimentation, and build our own technology to deliver better experiences for our customers and employees.
This means we’re as much a technology company as one that sells insurance. We build, we fail, we learn, we improve. We’re a B Corp too, which recognises our strong track record of having a positive impact on people, society and the environment.
If Simply Business sounds like the kind of place you’ll thrive, we’d love to hear from you. Working here as we get back to normal After working remotely for so long, we have a vision for how our people will work with each other now and in the future.
Every employee should have the choice and flexibility to work in a way that’s best for their job, their team, and their life.
We know that being together in person is usually the best way to get work done, which is why our offices will become hubs’ that we expect our employees to visit every so often.
That said, there’s no one-size-fits all solution, so all of our people and teams will find the rhythm that suits them best.
We are hiring for a Senior Data Engineer to join our team in London.
Here's what you will be doing :
being hands-on in developing our products, including :
real-time identity stitching and data federation
customer data platformML optimised offline contact management
real-time customer contact decision making process
tools and solutions for ingesting, transforming, and consuming data
championing data thinking while creating useful systems in a collaborative way for our customers
working with remote colleagues over Zoom and Slack, keeping lines of communication open with our global network
We are looking for someone who is :
passionate about coding we use a cross section of JVM languages, as well as Ruby and Python. You don't have to be great at coding in them all, but we want you to be happy learning and picking up new skills
experienced with Kafka, Kafka Streams, relational databases, Docker, and AWS products or has an enthusiasm to learn
a good communicator, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts
proactive in suggesting new tools, architecture, processes, and technologies
great to work with, proactive, and has good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well in our open, friendly, and distributed environment
A few more details about the role :
you’ll be working as part of a small international team, looking to help improve marketing and operational performance
part of a larger centre of excellence of data specialists, looking after our Data, Business Intelligence, and ML platforms
working in an agile environment, with the ability to contribute ideas and helping to prioritise technical workable to switch flexibly from office to home working
Our culture is inclusive and diverse Our mission is to make Simply Business synonymous with fairness, belonging and inclusivity.
We won’t be happy until we’ve created a truly inclusive culture where every employee, whatever their background, role, or location, feels comfortable being their authentic self at work.
We all have a part to play to learn more, to do more and to go further in building this new reality that’ll be befitting of the diversity of the customers we serve.
At Simply Business, we’re all in. What are the benefits? At Simply Business, our benefits let you balance life and work properly :
flexible parental leave you can choose to take shared parental leave, plus we offer full pay for the first six months of your maternity leave and four-week fully paid paternity leave, subject to meeting the qualifying criteria
remote working more of us are currently working remotely than usual, but longer-term you can balance working remotely with working in the office, giving you the opportunity to connect with colleagues
mental health and wellbeing resources we take your wellbeing seriously, giving you access to counselling (through our Employee Assistance Programme) as well as technology to support your mental health (through the Unmind app)
paid sabbatical two weeks off when you’ve been here for five years and four weeks off when you’ve been here for 10 years
a dedicated learning platform including a management and leadership programme the platform lets you balance both work and life goals And we compensate you fairly :
a competitive salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy and the market we’re in from your first day
the potential to earn an annual bonus based on business performance (those on commission-led roles will be rewarded monthly)
we match what you put into your pension up to five per cent
a health cash plan reimburses your everyday medical expenses (with the opportunity to increase the level of your plan in your flexible benefits)
a generous holiday entitlement of 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
life assurance of four times of your basic salary
Smart Health services including unlimited access to a 24 / 7 virtual GP
a flexible benefits scheme with an allocated allowance each year to choose from benefits including private medical insurance , dental insurance , travel insurance , up to five days extra holiday , and gym membership These values are important to us and our people - Learning- Empowerment- Authenticity- Pioneering- SimplicityThese all mean something unique to every person at Simply Business, but if you’re thinking about working here, give them some thought.
They’re at the heart of our story.Apply now