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Lead Software Developer - Business Technology

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID131360BR
Job TitleLead Software Developer - Business Technology
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LineGlobal Comp and Trans
Service Line InformationKPMG's Global Compliance & Transformation practice is an exciting key area of growth within the firm and is a national team which works with clients to manage their tax (Corporate and Indirect) and statutory obligations across their business, which is increasingly key in today’s challenging environment. Services are provided to a broad range of clients across all sectors from the largest FTSEs or inbounds to mid-market companies and include Global Compliance Management Services, Audit and Accounting Related Tax Services, Tax Transformation, Governance and Process Improvement, Outsourcing and Business Technology, as well as other exciting priority areas for our clients. The Practice operates strategically over four cross-functional business areas including Operational Excellence, Digital Transformation, Tax Technology and Tax Enablement, leveraging the depth and breadth of skills to boost the capability of the GCT as a priority service line.

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 are looking for a talented Lead Developer to work on multiple industry defining Greenfield projects. You will be responsible for the Leading the development of projects along with working closely with the Business to define the strategy and goals.


The Role

You will be working in, and defining, a positive agile environment whilst managing junior developers. Our Business Technology team has a real Start-up atmosphere from the relaxed dress policy to football tournaments and in house baristas, all whilst being incubated within the larger organisation.

We see a Lead Developer as 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 running teams of cross-functional developers and take pride in your work, keeping up to date with the latest developments in the field of technology and always willing to share new ideas with the team whilst promoting the firms brand.

- Challenge functional and technological decisions to help deliver industry leading products
- Understand the commercial aspects of product development
- Communicate clearly to all stakeholders from both technical and business backgrounds
- Define and spread best practice throughout the team
- Manage development teams, helping them grow in both numbers and knowledge depth


The Person

We are looking for people who will be hands on full stack developers, comfortable working on all areas of a project with an in-depth understanding of as many of the following as possible –

- System Architecture
- Design Patterns and practices
- Agile methodologies
- C# and .NET
- ASP.NET MVC and JavaScript frameworks
- Relational and non-relational databases
- Microsoft Azure or AWS
- Big Data Platforms
- Machine Learning

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

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. 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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