Passionate about our purpose, we’re driven to help our customers and users save money, every day. So we value willpower, and the tenacity to take on challenges and push ideas through. In return, we’ve created an environment where those with spirit and drive will really shine.
Our group of leading and trusted brands provide our customers and users with a complete toolkit of the services and products they need to save and grow their money.
Since the launch of the MoneySuperMarket website in 1989 we’ve continued to expand our range of products. Today we operate a modern cloud-based technology platform offering security, stability and scalability. With a single view of our 13.1 million customers across their key interactions with us, we can serve them better with extraordinary levels of personalisation.
With an investment of over £60m, our Reinvent strategy optimises our customer journeys and leverages our technology platform. Reinvent leads the way for the innovation of price comparison.
Using a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems, our technology team of over 200 colleagues brings our purpose to life. They build, test and deploy the products that help our customers save money and deliver the personalised experience they love.
Based across our Manchester, London and Ewloe offices, with roles such as Software Developers, Engineers and Analysts, these dedicated, autonomous teams work with all areas of the business. Our technology platform brings products from over 800 financial providers to more than 24 million unique monthly visitors to MoneySuperMarket alone. MoneySavingExpert's weekly tip email is sent to over 12 million people every week, the most read email in the UK from the UK's most advocated brand.
We value new technology and are constantly evolving our platform. Today we use a range of technologies, especially Java Spring Boot Vue.js solutions running in containers on our AWS cloud.
We offer a wide range of benefits supporting your lifestyle, your future and your health and wellbeing. These can all be tailored to suit your needs and managed through your own personal benefits hub.
At the heart of our offering is 27 days holiday, a performance related bonus, life assurance at 4x salary, and pension matched up to 5%. Alongside this we all get to enjoy free breakfast and hot and cold drinks throughout the day.
Our tech stack includes, but is not limited to:
Today Chris Owen, Chief Architect, and Nick Hirst, Tech Lead, joined our friends at Hackajob for our very first joint webinar. Chris and Nick shared, with an audience of over 300, how we've used micro frontends to re-architect our applications, and why giving autonomy and flexibility to engineering teams is crucial and life at Moneysupermarket Group.
Who are we?
We are the CI/CD Working group formed from the Money Squad
What is this post about?
This post is about our team’s journey from manual deployments to fully CI/CD, with details around how we did this outlining some of the barriers and benefits along the way.
So one of the great things about a new team with a new set of goals and requirements is the chance to reflect and start anew. Building out a new collection of services, it offered the opportunity of utilising new techniques and approaches; for example implementing reactive programming using Spring Reactor.
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