Principal Software Engineer We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer who will act as a lead with a high emphasis on inspiring, mentoring and helping others to develop and to be the best version of themselves. What you'll do : Taking a holistic view, you will collaborate and influence across technical, product, skills or social domains. As a Principal Software engineer you will Inspire the creation of the simplest solutions to complex business problems resulting in rock solid, high value products. You will Influence and challenge our development ecosystem. Maintaining a keen awareness of industry advances and new thinking to ensure we can benefit from opportunities as they arise. Working to create an environment and culture of continual learning across the department and beyond. 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. About us: 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.
Product Owner Are you a Product Owner who is looking to work on core product development within a SaaS environment? 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 an agile environment, you will inspire the software delivery team through high value deliverables, communicating the vison effectively to ensure you inspire them. You will be taking the product forwards into the market place whilst learning what our market needs. You will need to be open to the market and fully immerse yourself in the world of new product goals, vision and in line with Company and Lead Product Owner/Family vision. We are looking for someone who has a strong commercial awareness and experience working with cloud-based solutions in a Software as a service environment. As a Product Owner, you will forecast and communicate the product roadmap and release projections whilst owning a P&L account and demonstrate how you can achieve with great development, those goals and targets with the foremost thought of build once and sell many times. 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.
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. Principal Client Implementation Manager We are looking for a Principal Client Implementation Manager to join the team. You will jointly lead and develop the CIM team in delivering high quality and cost-effective system implementations on schedule and to client specification. To Work self-sufficiently and collaboratively to ensure team and departmental goals are achieved and to Maintains product knowledge and skills. Adopts a proactive approach to the development of CDL applications in line with customer requirements. RESPONSIBILITIES Consultancy: drives process reviews with clients to ensure best practice is used requiring advanced CDL application knowledge promoting new facilities, software and services. Produce process review documentation including metrics. Maintains an awareness of the functionality available in competitor systems. Discovery: key player in the delivery of Discovery phases and/or Health checks that precede and protect projects and programmes. New Business: assists new business bids including RFIs, presentations, demonstrations. Skills development: leads the development of allocated team members skills and knowledge by providing coaching and mentoring on CDL applications and best practice business process. Stature : acts as an ambassador for the CIM function, Professional Services and CDL setting standards of excellence and achievement. System development: proactively seeks and promotes system enhancement requirements from new and existing clients. Reviews system developments to confirm user requirements satisfied. Collaborates with Product Owners and Development proposing enhancements and introduction of new technologies. Technical knowledge: maintains current knowledge of CDL core (i.e. Strata & Classic) and ancillary (e.g. RTP, MIAMI, BI, Enrichment) products and the insurance industry. Competence in specifying, implementing and configuring Strata to enable an assigned client to successfully run their business. Values: exhibits and performs to Level 3 of CDL's Values Framework Financial management : provides cost-conscious and profit-minded management of the CIM team and associated programmes of work. Line management : manages allocated members of the CIM team to develop their skills and competencies and QA their implementations. Ownership: takes ownership of specific projects requiring advanced CDL application knowledge. Defines and designs the application configuration for the software solution in accordance with the scope/objectives agreed requiring advanced CDL application knowledge. Performs the implementation at client site including: business process development, workshops, deployment/go-live support, documentation and assisting training if required; ensuring the solution is delivered to scope and on time. Liaises with Technical Consultants and Project Managers to define the total solution and component application requirements. Advising customers on best practice regarding solution deployment. Ensures that services delivered are signed-off as completed to enable invoicing in accordance with agreed procedures. Participates in implementing all actions required to deploy an application; assists in ensuring that the application meets both technical and business needs. Completes Config documentation. Professional Services : assists with the integration of the CIM function into Professional Services to harmonise the overall client experience and optimise the efficiencies (cost control, process, communication, team identity, etc.) of delivering those professional services. Requirements SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE PRINCE2 Foundation Relevant experience in a retail insurance environment or in a CDL customer facing role Proven and demonstrable ability in an insurance environment A demonstrable understanding of the CDL application and product range Excellent presentation skills - oral and written Demonstrable line management competence Closing date for applications 11th June
Senior Data Engineer - Database We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our fast-paced Data Services area. Acting as a Technical Lead within the agile based squad you'll be developing some of our new sophisticated Database solutions for deployment in a cloud-based environment. We are creating an environment and culture of continual learning and we are looking for a Senior Data Engineer who has some experience of coaching and mentoring other members of the team. Taking technical ownership, you will maintain a keen awareness of industry and technology breakthroughs, ensuring we are always benefiting from best practice. As a Senior Data Engineer, you'll be comfortable talking about system design and architecture and providing mentoring to other team members. About CDL: 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. 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.