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Senior Software Engineer

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145784BR
Job TitleSenior Software Engineer
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineMC Technology
Service Line InformationIn KPMG's Management Consulting practice, we don't limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. Instead, we deliver both - equally well. Indeed, it's this broad capability that's seen us accelerate to become a 1000-strong team in less than five years. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.

In IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

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
Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Location: London
Service Line: MC Tech Enablement

Job Description
Technology is now driving innovation across every industry and changing at a rapid pace. For businesses these changes present new opportunities but also bring challenges to the increased complexity of change involved. Within KPMG’s Technology Consulting business, we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

In our Financial Services Technology Enablement practice we help our Banking (retail, corporate and investment banking) & Insurance clients to build and manage large–scale, multi–country, complex, technology–enabled business transformation programmes. We drive this transformation through the adoption of Cloud based technologies and have strategic relationships with Amazon, Google, Microsoft and IBM to name a few.

Role and Responsibilities
- Gathering and refining requirements with client stakeholders to help define the solution design
- Writing code in object oriented languages (C#, Java, Python) to build new or existing systems that match the client’s needs
- implementing BDD/TDD approaches, locating the cause of any defects in the solution to fix them
- Mentoring junior members of the team, reviewing work to maintain high level of code quality
- Reviewing current systems
- Presenting ideas for system improvements, including cost proposals
- Working closely with analysts, designers and staff
- Producing detailed specifications and writing the program codes
- Testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live
- Preparation of training manuals for users
- Maintaining the systems once they are up and running

The skills, qualifications and experience required for the job:
- Proven experience of object oriented language (C#, Java, Python)
- Proven experience of using containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
- Proven experience with RESTful APIs and microservices best practice
- Proven experience of CI/CD (Jenkins/TeamCity, Terraform, Octopus)
- Proven experience of ORMs (Entity Framework, Hibernate)
- Proven experience in an Agile and XP methodologies (Scrum, pair-programming)
- Proven experience of utilising SOLID code design practices and conducted design and code reviews
- Proven experience applying BDD/TDD approaches
- Proven experience of applied secure software development principles in line with standard Information Security frameworks

Desirable experience and skills
- Solution development and delivery into at least one cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP)
- Advanced ANSI SQL scripting capability (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server)
- Experience with NoSQL solutions (AWS DynamoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, CouchDB, Cassandra, Redis)
- Experience of integration with logging/monitoring tools (CloudWatch, DataDog, LogStash, StackDriver Monitoring, AppInsights, New Relic,
- Utilised source control (git)
- Knowledge of test automation frameworks
- Knowledge and understanding of blue/green deployment and A/B testing
- Knowledge of event based architectures
- Knowledge of Data Warehouses, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

Opening Data for Applications: 3/7/2019
Closing Date for Application: 1/8/2019
Competitive salary plus negotiable benefits
multiple roles available

Our Deal

Flexible WorkingIntelligent working
While 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.
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 could assist 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.

Applying with a DisabilityApplying with a disability
KPMG 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 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

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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