Our purpose is to make great financial decision making a breeze for everyone, and that purpose drives us every day.

It’s why we’re on a mission to create an automated quoting engine, with the simplest of experiences, wrapped in a brand everyone loves!

We change lives by making it simple to switch and save money. So, when it comes to getting a better deal, it’s never been more blindingly obvious why you would choose Compare the Market.

We’d love you to be part of our journey.
Are you passionate about delving into data to uncover insights and applying machine learning techniques to solve complex problems? As a Data Science Graduate at Compare the Market, you will play a pivotal role in developing valuable insights about our customers, products, and services.

Joining Compare the Market as a Data Science Graduate offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in a dynamic environment where your passion for data and problem-solving is nurtured. As an apprentice, you will work alongside experienced professionals, gaining hands-on experience in applying data science techniques to real-world challenges. Take the first step towards a rewarding career in data science with Compare the Market, where innovation and collaboration are at the heart of everything we do.

As part of this role, you will study the Level 7 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Data Specialist Apprenticeship. This will take approximately 18 months to complete.

This role can be based out of our Peterborough or London offices on a hybrid working basis.

The start date for this position is September 2024.

Everyone is welcome. Be you.
We have a culture of creativity. We approach our work passionately, improve constantly and celebrate our wins at every turn. We are an inclusive workplace, and our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic, whole selves to work.

This means we’re excited to hear from people with a range of skills, experiences, and ideas. We don’t expect you to tick all the boxes but would love you to hear what makes you great for this role.

Some of the great things you’ll be doing:
• Collaborate closely with key teams and stakeholders to gather requirements for analytics and data science initiatives.
• Provide support in the delivery of analytics and data science projects, applying machine learning techniques to address complex challenges.
• Ensure that findings and recommendations are effectively communicated through clear data storytelling, maximizing their impact.
• Actively contribute to knowledge sharing and idea generation within the wider team, fostering a collaborative and dynamic culture.
• Work closely with the broader data team to leverage our full range of capabilities for maximum effectiveness.

What we’d like to see from you:
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Intermediate proficiency in Python and statistics.
• A critical thinker with an analytical mindset, capable of approaching challenges creatively.
• Natural ability to communicate complex ideas effectively.
• Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
• Excellent time management abilities.
• Highly collaborative working style, comfortable working across teams and functions.

Our people bring our purpose to life.
We foster a culture of innovation and collaboration. With a team of over 300 tech experts, we thrive on using the latest tools and technologies, such as Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Kafka, Java, Scala, Python, .Net Core, Node.js, and MongoDB, to create a dynamic and inclusive work environment.

There’s something for everyone.
We’re a place of opportunity. You’ll have the tools and autonomy to drive your own career, supported by a team of amazingly talented people.

And then there’s our benefits. For us, it’s not just about a competitive salary and hybrid working, we care about what matters to you. From a generous holiday allowance and private healthcare to an electric car scheme and paid CSR days, we’ve pretty much got you covered!

We are committed to offering equal chances to you throughout the application process, so if you require any special adjustments to be made, please let us know. We will work with you to make any appropriate arrangements.

By applying for this role with Compare the Market, you are agreeing for us to share your email address and full name to our third-party training provider. This information will only be used for the third party to contact you, in order for you to undertake an assessment as part of the recruitment process. The third-party training provider will hold your data until the recruitment process is complete.


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