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UI Engineer

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Permanent
Full time
Ref:R-6515

About Us:

Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge. In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now and we work hard to make sure our well known brands –Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers. We know we can’t do this without our brilliant people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because that’s how we can achieve amazing things – for our customers and for each other.

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for a UI Engineer to build and maintain user interface updates (content, build, MVT Tests and defects) and initiate the process to publish into the production environments.

Who you’ll be working with:

You will be working in a Scrum Team within our Digital business area alongside a Product Owner, Designer, and Engineers.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Champion the agile frameworks (Scrum and Kanban) within the team, ensure that Agile principles are understood and practiced by peers.
  • Develop web pages from approved designs and content requirements using technologies including Teamsite, CQ5, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Work with and manage code repositories when required
  • Perform and complete cross browser compliance testing and accessibility testing to agreed standards
  • Ensure that quote functionality is still available to customers on legacy web sites following releases in the relevant environment.
  • Research new technologies and their potential uses on the Direct Line Group web sites. Provide proof of concepts and advise the business of the relevant benefits of investing in these technologies prior to roll-out or implementation.

What we’ll give you:

Join us and you’ll find yourself working within one of the most on the go departments in the business. We love to communicate, build and learn, and we make sure we have a great time doing it.

We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge. We also have quiz nights, team lunches, wellness walks and team nights out.

What you’ll need:

  • In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS,JavaScript and CMS development, Angular multiple versions
  • Experience of cross-browser compliance testing
  • Understanding of Agile principles
  • Good knowledge of current and emerging development techniques (e.g. HTML frameworks)
  • Management of code repositories

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.


Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Life at Direct Line Group

We recommend that you read our colleagues’ stories and ask them a question on our live discussion platform www.directlinegroupcareers.com/ask-our-people. This will help you learn more about us and be better prepared for interviews.