MONY Group • United Kingdom

Platform Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

3 days/week at home

A little flex time – Shape your day around you and what you are working on

Job Description

About us

Every day, we push beyond expectations to help millions of people save money, at a time when it’s never mattered more. Through MoneySuperMarket, MoneySavingExpert, Quidco and our B2B partnerships we supply products to more than 24 million unique monthly visitors, helping UK households to save billions of pounds a year. Can you tell this is something we’re exceptionally proud of!

Creative, collaborative, ambitious – it’s hard work. But what makes it worth it? Leaving work knowing we’ve made a difference to our customers, users, and to each other.

Put our distinct brands together with our dedicated colleagues and you’ve got a workplace with lots of personality. We’re open-minded, diverse, and love our differences. Everyone plays a part, and comes together to work hard, go beyond, and make sure everyone feels they belong.

Our Platform Engineering team is growing, and we're hiring for an enthusiastic Platform Engineer. Join us to start going beyond comparison.

Insight into the role

Our services are built by highly collaborative product teams, jam packed with hard-working product managers, designers and engineers constantly striving for ways to innovate our services and improve our technology platforms and practices. The Platform Engineering collective build and maintain the services that allow our product teams to deliver value for our users and to enable best-practice software delivery.

We're heavily invested in AWS and so you'll need to be enthusiastic about working in an AWS-driven environment.

How you'll spend your day

  • Help to secure and monitor our AWS environments
  • Build internal platforms and capabilities using infrastructure as code
  • Developing serverless tools and guardrails delivering a frictionless developer experience
  • Implementing best in breed build, test, deployment and monitoring processes
  • Continually identifying areas for improvement through automation, documentation, process or working methods
  • Pushing the boundaries, questioning the status quo, ensuring what we are doing and what we are building is the very best it can be

What value you'll bring to the role

  • You'll have experience of working with IaC tools such as CloudFormation, CDK and Terraform
  • Passionate about DevOps tools and the value they can add to development teams
  • Have a good understanding of automation techniques and best practice software engineering
  • Ability, and experience of software engineering using TypeScript
  • It's not crucial, but showing learning and professional development with AWS certification/s
  • Working in a range of IT roles such as networking, firewall configuration or directory management
  • Understand the importance of driving quality into code through test automation
  • You want to grow within your career and are looking for a place that lets you have immediate, meaningful impact
  • Pragmatic and deliver thoughtful, awesome solutions to tackle business problems
  • Passionate about engineering, sociable, with a great appetite for learning and self-improvement

Why switch to us

We're a hybrid organisation, spending 2-days per week in the office to get the best of team collaboration and allowing you to work where you see best. We're an inclusive, anti-racist and equal opportunity employer that values diversity. This means we respect and embrace differences in gender identity, race, ethnic origin, sexual expression and orientation, religion and faith, age, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, social background, education, and way of thinking. We’re a place where you can be you.

What rewards are on offer

  • 27 days holiday (rising to 30) + bank holidays
  • Pension up to 6% employer contribution
  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced shared parental leave - 6 months paid for both parents
  • Digital Doctor on demand
  • Work from anywhere scheme – 2 weeks per year
  • Financial coaching
  • Mental health platform access

How we'll invest in you

We’re invested in your development. Expect mentorship, training, and opportunities to expand your skill set, including access to your own individual LinkedIn Learning license with access to over 16,000 courses.

Interview process

1. A phone conversation with one of our Talent Acquisition team

2. A technical interview including a scenario-based, whiteboarding exercise

3. A soft-skills question & answer interview focused on our Group behaviours

At MONY Group, we believe in the strength of diversity and see inclusion as a strategic advantage. Our values guide us in creating a workplace where fairness and equity is a reality for all. We’re committed to minimising systemic bias and creating a level playing field for all candidates.

Contact us for reasonable accommodations in the application process, no need to disclose your disability or condition, just specify your needs. Unsure what to ask for? We can guide you through available accommodations.

We understand that job adverts only say so much and you’re likely to have a lot of questions. If you’d like to know more before applying such as more on hybrid working, salary, our parental leave policy etc, please just let us know, and we’ll be happy to help. You can contact the recruiter for this role, Tom at tom.wood@monygroup.com

We believe that success isn’t solely defined by ticking boxes on a skills checklist. We encourage your application, so we can discover your skills and experience that will help you succeed in this role.

Company benefits

Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Buy or sell annual leave – the option to buy 5 additional days
Enhanced sick pay
Work from anywhere scheme – 2 weeks a year
Flexible working week
Open to part-time employees
Pension match/increase
L&D budget
Mental health platform access
Financial coaching
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Open to compressed hours
Adoption leave
Enhanced sick days
Fertility treatment leave
Compassionate leave
Travel insurance
Season ticket loan
Life assurance
Time off in-lieu
Paid anniversary break
Optional unpaid leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
In office massages
In office catering
Meditation space
Interest free loans
Share options
Annual pay rises
Salary sacrifice
Sabbaticals
Personal development budgets
Hackathons
Charity donation scheme
Volunteer days
Company wide holidays/offsites
Employee assistance programme
Skilled worker visas
Teambuilding days
Personal development days
Lunch and learns
Employee discounts
Location
79%
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Hours
79%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
74%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
72%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
73%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
81%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at MONY Group

Company employees

650

Gender diversity (male:female)

56:44

Office locations

Ewloe, London and Manchester

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023

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