Digital and Technology Solutions – Software Engineer (KPMG)

15 Canada Square, London, E14 5GL
04 May 2018
31 May 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
24 months+

KPMG Financial Services Technology helps clients achieve their business strategy by the adoption of new technology. As part of our software development team you will be at the centre of industry-leading technology change, developing new solutions to deliver sustainable business benefits to our clients.

Our Financial Services Technology Delivery Centre provides technology solutions to our FS clients. You will be a member of an integrated and high-performing team, working with colleagues from across KPMG to develop and deliver this technology, 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. You will be working with a talented mix of product managers, solution/cloud architects, cloud engineers, software engineers, test automation engineers & site reliability engineers to plan, build, deliver and manage products & solutions.  Solutions are always client issue led and can vary in size and range from automated client on-boarding and online banking to predictive analytics.

Thanks to our ambitious growth plans for the team in adopting a product and services based approach to delivering our solutions, your future here is something to get excited about.  As a valued member of the team, you’ll be expected to keep up to date with the tech field and we will gladly sponsor certifications and training courses. Detailed responsibilities may include:

•           Software development (Python, Java, .NET or ReactJS, depending on their experience and interest)

•           Software testing (BDD, TDD, Unit testing)

•           Software configuration

•           Software deployment

•           Agile scrum

Desired Skills:

We welcome trainee software engineers without any experience in development, but a keen interest in getting their hands on code and learning how to develop in a professional and robust manner. As part of our rigorous recruitment process we’ll thoroughly test your potential for the sorts of behaviours which are typically displayed in high-quality software developers. You don’t need to have a background in coding, but you must have a clear interest in doing so. We will provide the relevant training in order to develop you to your full potential.

Desired Personal Qualities:

KPMG might be world leaders, but in many ways the department feels like a start-up, with a twist. There’s the buzz of scrum working, the thrill of shaping compelling experiences, the chance to surprise and stretch yourself in response to a fresh challenge.

And then there’s all the resources, technology and high profile projects of a major financial services clients. Crucially, we also offer the benefit of clear career progression. Here, you can move on and up, adding management responsibilities. But if it’s your preference, you can still wear your favourite t-shirt to the office.

Future Prospects:

To be successful our people are at the heart of our Technology Consulting business. We invest in growing and developing our talent by providing a strong support network for you from day one. We are committed to learning and development training to allow you to continue to be updated and relevant.  We have well defined learning and development curriculum ranging from self-paced online to expert classroom courses. However we are committed to your growth and will gladly sponsor any relevant certifications and training courses.

Only KPMG offers the advantages of Our Deal – an industry-leading and radically different approach to pay, progression and benefits. Our Deal is a vibrant combination of secondment and fast-track opportunities plus one, transparent, company-wide and performance related bonus and mechanism. This also includes preferential banking offers, the opportunity to finish work early on Fridays in summer – and even a day off for your birthday.

Things to Consider:

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for. This has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective – that’s the KPMG difference. 

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