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Sharepoint Developer - Watford (C)

Date: May 30, 2019

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143571BR
Job TitleSharepoint Developer - Watford (C)
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LineITS
Service Line InformationOver 1,000 people make up KPMG Business Services and they all play a key part in the firm's success. Whether they're in finance, procurement, HR, facilities, marketing or IT, they provide crucial support to the people who work in our UK offices. Flexibility and adaptability. These are just a couple of the things KPMG looks for in its IT Services team. We're a function of KPMG Europe LLP and, as such, we're a group that constantly needs to deliver a highly-flexible, customer-focused service in response to the changing needs of the business.

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 Sharepoint Developer/Engineer
Business Unit: IT Services
Grade: C
Reporting Manager: Programme & Project Delivery, Application Engineering Lead
Work Location: Watford
Travel Required: Yes

Role Synopsis:
The Senior SharePoint Developer will have responsibilities for developing solutions with the SharePoint framework within IT Services.

Primary focus of the role:
To support the business requirements for the provision of IT Services application services.
To provide technical engineering services to the project portfolio.
To undertake the implementation of application developments, including defined projects where assigned.
To ensure the service being implemented through the team is in line with business expectations and deliver

Skillset to include:
SharePoint 2013&2019 Onprem/SharePoint Online
SharePoint Online REST API services / Office 365
Nintex Workflow and Forms and integration with SharePoint
SharePoint Designer Workflow
Development of single page browser apps using ReactJS, React Router and React Redux using REST-based data services

Desirable skills:
Visual Studio / VSCode / TFS
Some Server-Side development experience (C# / ASP.NET)
SharePoint App model
Visual Studio Code, Node and NPM

Key Accountabilities:

Specific responsibilities include:

- Day to day focus on the ongoing application related projects within the team.
- Working with different roles and disciplines, e.g. technical managers, leads, test manager, project managers and business analysts to achieve the desired outcome for the end customer.
- Accountability for aspects of operational acceptance criteria required for the successful delivery of new services and working with relevant teams to ensure they are transitioned appropriately;
- Occasionally assist the Service Operations teams with the investigation, escalation and resolution of Infrastructure technical issues that cannot be resolved by the BAU teams.
- Providing technical support on a range of IT Services projects
- Working with 3rd parties service providers to assist in their deployment of new services within KPMG.
- Working with 3rd party vendors where necessary.
- Being the key point of contact for specific applications within the Application Engineering team.
- Maintaining of associated operational documentation, including periodic assessments.
- Creation and ownership of new documentation.
- Using strong applications technical knowledge, to challenge and support technical decisions being made.

Previous Experience:

- Minimum 5 years in a similar IT technical role, ideally within a Professional Services environment.
- Experience of service implementation with particular focus on development and implementation of ITIL and project lifecycle processes.
- Experience of working within a project deployment environment.
- Experienced in planning, facilitating, and managing change - strong facilitation skills are key for this role.
- Experienced in a wide base of technologies within the market.
- Experience of working on multiple projects at the same time.
- Experience of taking ownership of key issues and activities and managing the expectations of key stakeholders around timely delivery.

Essential Criteria:

- Strong technical skills within the relevant Applications technical area (ie, SQL, Data Analytics, ERP Solutions, SharePoint etc),
- Experience of working within a project deployment environment.
- Ability to quickly react to changes in project demand and change within individual projects.
- Ability to lead multiple projects at the same time.
- Ability to develop and explain complex operational information.
- Must take ownership of key issues and activities and manage the expectations of key stakeholders around timely delivery.
- The ability to communicate with all levels of staff, management and up to Partner level.
- Driven and passionate with good interpersonal skills.
- Must be a team player with strong problem solving and technical skills who enjoys helping people.
- Resilience, with high focus on ‘getting the job done’.
- High energy, flourishes in fast pace, dynamic environment.
- Ability to work under pressure dealing with a high volume of change.
- Ability to report at senior level across multiple processes, focusing on key data.
- Ability to develop and leverage strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Able to act on own initiative but also able ask for guidance when appropriate.
- Be a role model to other members of the team, by demonstrating professional attitude and behaviour at all times.
- Enthusiasm to learn new technologies and identify areas within ITS that these could be used.


- MS Accreditation if possible, but experience preferable.
- Relevant professional certifications within the specific technical specialist area.
- ITIL Foundation

Our Deal

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