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Confused.com Technology Academy

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
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Confused.com
Location
Cardiff
External Closing Date
28/06/2019
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Who are we?  

Confused.com is a leading high growth UK price comparison site with an annual turnover of £80m.  At Confused.com, our use of technology not only powers our business…                   We firmly believe that it and gives us a competitive edge in a fast-moving exciting market.

The Technology Academy is an exciting scheme we have launched for focused and driven people to use their skills and train with our experts here at Confused.com to hone their talents and become professional developers. The scheme will run from September 2019 for 12 months with the aim to help the participants to grow quickly, learn fast and integrate them into the teams where they can really make a difference to the company and our goals.  

You’ll be part of a small team of like-minded people, with a structured training and work experience curriculum. We will provide you with the ability to gain professional qualifications, the ability to join teams and work on projects in a safe environment. Plus you’ll have your own mentor who you can work with on a one-to-one basis.

Who are we looking for?

From you we want enthusiasm, creative thinking, a positive outlook and drive. We want switched-on individuals, ideally with degrees in STEM. Alternatively, relevant experience of working in an IT environment is also an advantage. 

What will I do at Confused.com?

There could be a wide variety of projects, teams and technology to keep any keen person entertained, inspired and motivated.

  • In the first few months you would receive induction training and get a good understanding of the scheme and your role.
  • Over time you will be placed with a variety of teams, allowing you to get to know the departments, the people and work ethos and for sure start to get involved in the many tech meet ups and social events happening, should you wish to.
  • After the 1st year you will be ready to join your first team out in the business.

Some examples of Technology and projects:

  • Agile, Kanban, DevOps and Lean ethos
  • New and innovative product campaigns and enhancements
  • Cloud, Automation, InfoSecurity, online optimisation, App development
  • Azure, C#, SQL, MVC, MS Stack, SOA, ReactJS
  • Tech meet ups, events and conferences, training and networking

 

Why Confused?

We can offer you a fantastic career working with like-minded people, who are passionate about Technology and supporting each other to be the best, about creating superb software for our partners and customers.    

Confused.com is part of the Admiral Group plc, which is the only company to have been named one of the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For every year since 2001.  Our culture is fast-paced, but also relaxed and fun. We have an ethos of creating an enjoyable place to be – if you like what you do you do it better! We reward people with a competitive base salary and a generous bonus scheme, plus many other perks. 

At Confused.com, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please contact us for more information.

  

 

Sounds great! How do I apply?

If you feel you meet the skills and experience criteria please submit your application form along with a copy of your CV. If you have any questions about the role or Confused.com as a business, please contact recruitment@confused.com.