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Front-End Software Developer - Legal Technology

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

In Legal Technology we help KPMG Law build digital products that empower our Lawyers and serve their clients — all with people,
business and technology in mind.
We are human-centred technology advocates, analysts, designers and engineers. Whether we're creating new products or helping our legal team differentiate in a competitive market, people in Legal Technology are creators at heart.

Our Technology
Our core competency is cutting-edge technologies (JavaScript, ReactJS, HTML5 and Python) and building on the Thomson Reuters HighQ platform.

The Role

You will be part of our Legal Technology team working across KPMG’s multidisciplinary teams which include lawyers, subject matter experts and other software engineering teams.
We welcome developers with experience in other stacks who are happy to bring their experiences on board.
As a member of the team, you’ll be expected to keep up to date with the tech field.
You are expected to have experience and develop your technical skills within the following areas:
• JavaScript;
• React;
• Python; and
• Software testing, performance optimisation and maintenance
Role behaviours
As a Legal Technology developer, you will be expected to:
• Work in small to medium agile teams and lead on sub-projects
• Demonstrate evidence of excellent agile practices
• Demonstrate evidence of disciplined approach to secure code development
• Show effective self-organisation skills
• Be able to mentor junior team members and advise peers
• Actively collaborate with team members from all capabilities
Day to day job tasks
• Create or design workable prototypes
• Create specification and design of system components to meet defined requirements
• Implement user requirements and software designs for a system component
• Maintain and support services
• Identify, explore and implement improvements to services or system components
• Integrate and test components, systems and their interfaces
• Ensure the quality of your implemented solutions (e.g. by testing, code reviews, automated scans)
• Help your technical lead manage deployment pipelines, or implement and manage the deployment pipeline for your system component
• Document your solutions

*The role can be based from Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham or London*

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