Principal Software Engineer CDL is a well-established software house specialising in the retail insurance sector. We have a 40-year track record of innovation and success, with more than 100 major online brands such as Swinton, AA and Tesco Bank trusting us to deliver their insurance services. We are proud of our long history and privately owned status, which make for a strong sense of identity and community within our team. Our purpose-built new campus in Stockport houses over 600 staff and boasts facilities such as a subsidised restaurant and games room. We're growing and evolving. We use Scrum as the foundation of our development approach (scaled to around 10 teams on our larger products) and we aim to be a truly agile business, built around collaborative, empowered, and customer-focussed teams. We have a balance of established products and new developments, including complex enterprise systems as well as end user web portals and apps, and our 'open to all' dedicated incubator has already generated ground-breaking ideas that will help to change the insurance sector. What you'll do You will be working within our Software Engineering department as a Principal Software Engineer working with our cross-functional delivery squads utilising agile frameworks to deliver value to our customers. You'll be a key enabler for the department, driving the technical and development direction and implementing the target architectural designs throughout CDL. We encourage innovation and agility and look to embrace the latest technologies to provide ever increasing business benefits to our customers in the UK and beyond. You'll work closely with our Software Architect to ensure our products are developed the right way, delivering high quality software to meet customer and commercial needs in accordance with defined standards, CDL's architectural pillars, good practice and agreed deadlines, helping CDL deliver an exceptional customer experience. This will occasionally involve working outside the normal working day. You will be an ambassador for CDL, bringing new ideas into the teams and sharing knowledge internally and externally. There is opportunity to lead research and design activities in order to identify new and alternative technology solutions into the CDL products and services to meet business requirements in line with our strategy.
Strategic/Lead Product Owner CDL has established its position as a market leader in the highly competitive retail insurance sector by consistently creating powerful software solutions that deliver competitive and innovative advantage to our customers. We've custom-built our own modern, open offices set in our own landscaped campus in Stockport. We employ over 600 staff providing for over 100 internet brands (Asda, Tesco, Money Supermarket, Swinton, AA, and Sainsbury's) to name a few. We have built a collaborative and creative culture where we employ agile techniques to deliver our pace-setting applications. We are also proud to have achieved the Top Employee 2019 for the third year in a row. We like to work in small, focused groups so you are always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with.
Internal Vacancies Career development and progression within CDL is celebrated. All our employees, wherever they work are part of the CDL team and we want to keep our talented workforce in the business. If you are looking for a different experience or want to develop your skills in other areas - or are looking to stretch what you do at the moment even more then discuss your plans with your Line Manager during your performance review or one-to-ones.
Web Product Owner Are you a Web Product Owner who is looking to work within a client facing role working on new digital products? We are looking for a Product Owner to join our Digital product family working on a range of new and existing products. What you'll do: We are looking for a passionate Product Owner who will act as an ambassador for the product, you'll have a profound understanding of our customer and end user needs. Working within agile, multi-discipline squads you will inspire and support the software delivery team through high value deliverables. This is a client facing role where you will work with a range of our clients supporting the delivery of their digital products, including web changes and the top ten priorities. As a Product Owner, you will own the Product backlog, prioritising to maximise reward, managing stakeholder needs for development and measuring uncertainty and risk. You will ensure the Product Backlog is visible, transparent and clearly understood by the software delivery team. As a Product Owner, you will forecast and communicate the product roadmap and release projections. You'll actively provide demonstrations of new ideas and features to stakeholders and sponsors. What we do: CDL is one of the UK's leading software development houses, employing over 600 people at its campus in Stockport. It has a consistent track record in the high-volume retail insurance sector. CDL has spearheaded developments in the aggregator, web and telematics space, including connected home, enrichment and self-service solutions. As a result, the company's robust and innovative technologies have enabled its customers to thrive in the highly competitive UK insurance marketplace. We've built a collaborative and creative culture where we employ agile techniques to deliver our pace-setting applications. We pride ourselves on being part of a collaborative, inspiring working environment, with our employees at the heart of our company.