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Lead Software Engineer

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Tax and Legal Technology Team
We are a team of 100+ technologists providing technology enablement services and solutions across the Tax and Legal business. This business has 250+ tax & legal professionals covering multiple disciplines.

The team is made up of Product Owners, Business Analysts, Multi-disciplinary Engineering teams and IT Service delivery professionals working on a large portfolio of systems used to improve productivity and solve key business problems across Tax & Legal.

We also build cutting edge web portals for clients to interact with KPMG, maximising collaboration and ensuring seamless delivery of information to our clients.

The role can be based anywhere in the UK, though preference will be given to candidates in Glasgow and London. Regular travel to Glasgow or London will be required once travel conditions permit this. Remote or part-time workers are welcome to apply.
The Role
You will be leading a small team of developers and a test analyst across a variety of projects for both our clients and our internal professional. You will be responsible both for the architecture and delivery of solutions. You will work alongside a Product Owner to help prioritise deliverables allowing you to focus on creating world-class solutions.

The role is Full-time based in Glasgow with some travel required to London and other locations around the UK. Remote or part-time workers are welcome to apply.

Whilst there is no expectation of existing knowledge of tax, we would expect you to develop a degree of domain knowledge over time.

You will have …

- Hands on experience designing, specifying and developing software
- Having experience leading and mentoring others
- Have heavily used modern object-oriented languages such has C# or Java
- Know how to build REST APIs and have experience of messaging
- Have worked with defining data models and interacting with database
- Have built software that includes user facing web applications
- Have a passion to work in an Agile Team working collaboratively with others and adopt best practices
- Used source control and continuous integration tools as part of a teamYou may have …

- Experience building applications for the cloud such as Azure, AWS or Google
- Experience with Docker, Kubernetes or other serverless application delivery platforms
- Used GIT, Jenkins, GitHub or Azure DevOps
- Worked with React, Angular, Blazor, ASP MVC or other modern web UI frameworks
- Used Entity Framework or other popular ORM tools
- Used NoSQL databases such as cosmos DB, Mongo or Cassandra,
- Experience with messaging such as Service Bus, MQ or Kafka
- Experience with Data Analytics and Business IntelligenceIn this role you will …

- Provide mentoring to other developers within your team and across the wider team
- Work collaboratively in a LEAN Agile team using a Scaled SCRUM framework
- Develop Web Applications that use back end C#/ASP.NET Core
- Using front end Typescript/React, ASP.NET MVC or C#/Blazor
- Build cloud first applications on a continuous delivery platform with 100% infrastructure as code
- Package applications in containers and deploy on Azure Kubernetes Service
- Use entity framework code first data with Azure SQL or a NoSQL Databases
- Build resilient Microservice and Micro-front ends integrated via a Cloud message bus
- Comply with secure coding & infrastructure standards and policies
- Assist with supporting your application using modern DevOps tools
- Continuously improve your technical knowledge and share what you learn with others
- Seek to build components that can be reusable by other teams The best of both worlds

We might be world leaders, but in many ways the department feels like a start-up, with a twist. There’s the buzz of scrum working, the thrill of shaping compelling experiences, the chance to surprise and stretch yourself in response to a fresh challenge. And then there’s all the resources, technology and high-profile projects of a major corporate entity. Crucially, we also offer the benefit of clear career progression.

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