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Senior Software Developer

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID139294BR
Job TitleSenior Software Developer
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLeeds
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LineLighthouse
Service Line Information

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description


The Team


KPMG understands talented developers. You will work alongside talented user experience leads who will push you to create compelling experiences that will stretch your talents and give you opportunities to learn new skills. You will work to reinvent how businesses work.

A Senior Software Engineer at KPMG is technically highly skilled and versatile, with a passion for creating robust, high performing software that can delight both internal and external clients. You’ll thrive in teams of cross-functional developers and take pride in your work, keeping up to date with the latest developments in the field of technology.

Working primarily with the Microsoft Web Technology Stack, the successful candidate will have several years’ experience of software development at an enterprise level. The candidate must also have strong commercial experience, good communication skills and be actively sociable. You will be expected to work within, and contribute heavily to, a close-knit team of developers who are highly motivated and focused. A passion for software development, interest in new technologies and the regular consumption of technology blogs and articles is an absolute necessity for the successful applicant.

The Role


KPMG Nunwood develop a software application called CX Cloud. The platform is designed around the collection of customer experience data and the delivery of this information into the heart of some of the UK’s largest organisations.

The software engineer will be working on enhancing and developing new features and capabilities for the CX Cloud application, as well as associated services required to implement large, on-going reporting solutions.

The role will also encompass some elements of implementation for projects and operations within KPMG Nunwood, however 95%+ of the role will be focussed on product roadmap and feature generation for the platform, which has an aggressive enhancement plan over the next 2+ years.

Any experience of using cloud services such as Azure or AWS, creating and maintaining DataWarehouse solutions, working with CRM’s such as Microsoft Dynamics or experience of working with Adobe Analytics will be advantageous.


The Person

Preferably degree qualified Computer Science
Essential Skills

C# 5 +
ASP.NET

MVC 4 +
Visual Studio 2012 +
SQL Server 2008 +
JavaScript (including jQuery)
TDD / Mocking (preferably NUnit & Moq)
IoC (preferably Unity or Windsor)
Experience with an ORM (preferably Entity Framework)
Web / RESTful APIs (creating and consuming)
Understanding of, and adherence to, SOLID and DRY
CSS / HTML (including Bootstrap)
Desirable Skills

Data Warehousing experience highly desired
Cloud experience (Azure/AWS)
CRM (Microsoft Dynamics, SalesForce)
Adobe Analytics
Agile Methodologies
NuGet Package Manager
Knockout JS
Web optimization techniques
Continuous Integration (esp. JetBrains TeamCity)
Domain Driven Design
Raven DB (No-SQL databases)
BDD (Specflow)
SignalR
LESS / SASS

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.


‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.



Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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