Grant Thornton UK LLP

Senior Developer - Data Analytics & Audit Innovation

Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
14 Jun 2021
19 Jun 2021
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Join us and you'll shape more than just your career

We believe we're best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day, we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insights empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. With a relentless focus on quality and integrity, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish.

Job Description:

Let's talk about the job

If you enjoy working on a wide-reaching range of projects that will help businesses and communities flourish, you'll fit right in. Here are some things you can expect from the team
  • Making quality second nature. This means doing what's right even when no one's looking. The work that you will do has a major impact on our clients and our firm. We pride ourselves on the high-level standards we have for the work that we do.
  • Own your own work. - Lead from the front in-regards to delivering client work.
  • Be a part of a team - Take responsibility for developing more junior team members, understanding their career aspiration and support in this delivery.
  • Build your brand - Good communication capability to the internal population and the external stake holders to ensure we are always promoting our core values.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively within various teams across the FSG Department
  • Liaise with Business Partners to develop Business Requirements and implement cloud centric solutions
  • Support the embedding of technology into existing service offerings (operational excellence, digital transformation, strategic support and project/programme management)
  • Contribute to the software development lifecycle
  • Contribute to client facing meetings
  • Deliver insights to Tools and Applications challenges
  • Support efficient delivery of activities and projects

Minimum Requirements
  • Third Level Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Cloud Computing or other related fields is essential
  • Ability to support the development of Statements of Work
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • +2 years' experience as a Software Engineer
  • Excellent command of one programming language
  • Experience with Azure Cloud Architecture and Applications
  • Familiar with Security Architectures and how to govern/guide solutions based on reference architectures, standards, and policies
  • Experience with databases and ORM Frameworks (e.g. Hibernate, Spring JPA)
  • Experience in Management, Monitoring and Automation Applications and Solutions
  • Experience in Agile Development Methodologies
  • Experience in DevOps CI/CD Tools and Operations.
  • Experienced in managing IT projects from concept to delivery

Other Attributes:
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Interest in learning Front-End languages and frameworks (JavaScript / Angular or React)
  • Ability to tailor insights and present clearly to Technical and Non-Technical audiences
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced working environment

Do you care about the same things we do?

We have six values we work by. When we meet, we'll want you to show us how they're important to you, too.

Collaboration: We work together, share ideas and always make time to help each other out.

Leadership: Everyone has the chance to lead their own projects.

Excellence: Quality is central to our purpose. We love what we do, and it shows. We sweat the details. We see things through, no matter how tricky.

Agility: The world moves quickly. To keep up, we stay flexible - changing approaches, changing projects, working offline, online, together and alone to get things done.

Respect: A given, of course: we value each other and our clients. We listen, we understand, we care.

Responsibility: The decisions we make and advice we give affects people's lives and livelihoods. We take that seriously and always do well by doing what's right.

Bring your whole self

Now you've seen our values, it shouldn't be a surprise that we're creating a respectful, open, diverse place to work. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues, is not just the right thing to do, it helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

"We are committed to making sure that the opportunities within our firm are equally accessible for everyone - regardless of background or gender." Dave Dunckley, CEO

There's more to life than work

Families, children, sports, night classes...the things you do and the people you're with outside work matter. They can inspire, motivate and energise you. Inside the office and out. So if you'd like to work flexibly, let us know. We're happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we'll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.



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