Platform Engineer Are you a Platform Engineer who enjoys working with the latest technologies in a fast paced, challenging environment? Do you have a talent for troubleshooting problems, delivering new and innovative solutions, a desire to learn and develop yourself whilst supporting others? We are looking for a Platform Engineer to support our flag ship Strata applications and components. You'll build, deploy and support environments and applications. We are a fast-paced operations team, responsible for building, configuring, monitoring and supporting solutions from development through to production. Automation is key to everything we do and we're looking for individuals to help us deliver this, you will use tools such as Puppet, Vagrant, Jenkins, Kubernetes and Elastic for a start. You'll be working alongside developers to help maintain a smooth delivery pipeline, project managers to deliver innovative solutions and service management to ensure solutions meet our clients expectations. You'll be involved in: Developing, enhancing and supporting our cloud solutions, ensuring our cloud solutions are robust enough to be destroyed and re-built overnight without anyone noticing. Developing, enhancing and supporting our on-prem and self-hosted solutions, providing seamless service. Supporting LIVE clients with the aim to resolve issues as promptly as possible but with an eye on making things better. Using Elastic you will monitor platforms to ensure we have as much information available as early as possible. Supporting clients out of hours with Severity 1 issues and play your part in delivering upgrades throughout the night About us: CDL is one of the UK's leading insurance software houses, employing over 600 people at its campus in Stockport. It has a strong track record in the high volume retail insurance sector, with clients including Ageas Retail, Swinton Insurance, Tesco Bank, iGO4 and John Lewis, to name a few. 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 like to work in small, focused groups so you're always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with.
Data Engineer We are looking for a talented Data Engineer who would relish the opportunity to work with our leading a cloud based, high-speed, secure data solution. Do you enjoy working as part of a collaborative, inspiring culture? If you are a Data Engineer who has experience working within cloud environment, we would like to hear from you! We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our growing team of BI System and Data Engineers working on our cloud-based data solution product Kingfisher. Our Kingfisher product produces high-speed data management information dashboards, that replicates our core system data or any other complex data within minutes of changes taking place enabling clients and data scientists to make decisions. As a Data Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment to continue to develop and support our data platform solution. Working to a clear vision and roadmap you will be part of a growing team, working collaboratively designing and developing the solution. About us: 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, employing over 600 staff, providing for over 100 internet brands (Asda, Tesco, Money Supermarket, Swinton, AA, and Sainsbury's) to name a few. As part of the Data Services team you will work on CDL's high performance business intelligence (BI) and management information solution that enables customers to derive powerful insight and value from the data that they hold. Built using cloud technology, currently AWS, it provides performance, scalability and flexibility. 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. 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.
Senior Agile QA Are you passionate about quality and testing software with an Agile mindset? Do you care about 'building the right thing' and 'building the thing right'? Does being part of an innovative culture inspire you? Then we want you! We're looking for a Senior Agile QA to join our ranks. With a strong collaborative focus and a drive for continuous improvement, you'll play a key part in supporting the implementation of strategic initiatives which enable better practices for our Delivery Teams to develop features that delight our customers. You'll be an experienced Agile advocate, with a strong testing background and a desire to iterate, innovate, and instigate quality-driven approaches and processes. You'll have a breadth of knowledge in all basic testing techniques, with depth and specialism in one or more advanced areas too! You'll ideally have some automation skills to flex, and love to advocate for new ways to do things. You'll be an inspiring teacher, coaching and mentoring others to improve their skills and acting as a role model to develop the stars of tomorrow. This is the perfect opportunity to be a part of meaningful change to our flagship and newer products, and help drive a culture of excellence in everything we do. The Role This is a position of influence, with a strong focus on supporting delivery of key initiatives and improvements to drive a Quality culture in Testing roles and beyond. You will be comfortable working as a self-starting individual, but have a predominantly collaborative approach to implement and influence positive change in people and processes. With proven expertise and experience in Agile, Quality, and Testing, you will cultivate and strive for a continuous improvement culture and demonstrate a true left-shifted, whole team approach to Quality. As a champion of the Testing Vision, you will provide everyday role modelling for other individuals; motivating, mentoring and helping others to develop their skills and to aspire to better themselves. You will embody CDL's values and be an ambassador for the company both internally and externally, with an active presence in the Testing community which in turn enables you to feed industry advances into our everyday working. You will not be happy with the status quo and will strive passionately to challenge, advance, and refine our collective successes and our people. You will actively advocate for quality being everyone's responsibility, and embed better practices, with a strong 'Test Pyramid' automation focus. Your consideration of quality extends beyond functional behaviour, encompassing non-functional capability such as performance and security. You will be technically competent; able to direct and contribute from a demonstrable position of knowledge. Your pastoral responsibilities will include cultivating an enjoyable, enthusiastic working environment, with a degree of 'just enough' line management to facilitate independent, positive and proactive staff.
Senior Developer - Digital Products This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Senior Developer who is looking for an exciting project to work on implementing a new communication platform solution to a large client. What you'll do: As a Senior Developer, you will be working on our new flagship digital products. You will be closely involved in a project to deliver our state-of-the-art communication platform technology. This will involve utilising the latest in natural language understanding and deep learning technologies to build conversational interfaces. You will help to create new communication channels and modernise existing channels giving our customers an altogether more efficient contact centre platform with highly engaging user experiences and lifelike conversational interactions. With a strong collaborative focus and a drive for continuous improvement, you'll be a key part of the Development team as they work to implement features to delight our customers. As a Senior Developer, your positivity, drive and technical skills will help build amazing products. You will have the opportunity to get involved in the pipeline and deployment efforts for the solution. About CDL: CDL are one of the UK's leading insurance software houses, we are a privately owned company that has experienced continuous year on year growth and we employ over 600 people at our campus in Stockport. We are a certified UK top employer by the Top Employers Institute and are constantly striving to provide our employees with the best working environment and conditions. We have a strong track record in the high volume retail insurance sector, with clients including Ageas Retail, Swinton Insurance, Tesco Bank, iGO4 and John Lewis, to name a few. We have spearheaded development 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 our 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 like to work in small, focused groups so you're always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with.