Senior Web Developer at EY, London, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Nov 08, 2019
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Senior Developer

At EY, technology is Embedded in the solutions and services we provide to our clients and underpins everything that we do - we create value through developing transformational solutions across tax, risk, strategy, finance, law, people and operations.

Our clients are turning to us to understand how they can gain business value in their people function from emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, digital reality and blockchain. We use modern techniques and approaches to solving new and existing business challenges, learning from contemporaries in the technology world.

People Advisory Services (PAS) integrates all of our people-related offerings and services into a single global sub-service line of over 10,000 people delivering over $1.4bn in revenue, through solving our clients' biggest workforce challenges.

Our Innovation, Transformation and Technology (ITT) team in PAS focusses on incubating new business ideas and experiments into fully realised client solutions and services.

The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced developer to join the Innovation, Technology & Transformation (ITT) team in our People Advisory Services (PAS) business.

This role will focus on the design and development of web-based applications for both new client services and internal projects.

Our Innovation team has strong links with other advanced technology and innovation teams in EY both in the UK and worldwide and offers the potential to transition to a full time role.

Your key responsibilities

This role will involve working on the delivery of innovative technology projects, services and prototypes.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with ITT team members and with clients to identify opportunities to rapidly create web-based prototypes
  • Build webapps capable of anything native mobile or desktop applications can do
  • Leading a team of developers
  • Collaborate with the product development teams (designers, business analysts, product owners, developers and quality assurance) to deliver leading customer experiences
  • Executing proof-of-concepts and pilots to evolve an idea into a demonstrable solution vision
  • Communicating results and ideas to key stakeholders and decision makers
  • Selecting appropriate tools and methodologies
  • Develop ideas with business analysts to find a pragmatic approach to the rapid delivery of prototypes
  • Building and testing API interfaces for applications
  • Influence the architecture/development of an API-driven cloud based platform that is resilient, highly scalable and allows for applications to be deployed independently
  • Research, evaluate and present new technology services and solutions that fit the business needs

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent communication skills to translate complex models and analysis results into layman terms
  • A passion for problem solving
  • The ability to work and collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of software developers, data scientists, data engineers and subject-matter professionals from ITT and wider PAS

To qualify for the role you must have

We expect our teams to be agile in the technology they use, therefore, we are not prescriptive about the technologies you have experience using, as long you as you are eager to use the best available technology for the project and open to working with new tools and approaches.

  • A work attitude that is curious, collaborative, empathetic, humble, reflective, energetic, and agile
  • Commercial development experience for web-based applications with previous positive feedback from clients
  • Deep expertise in working with .NET(C#) and JavaScript
  • Working knowledge of Angular 2+
  • Database design and development experience
  • Experience building solutions that are resilient, scalable and manageable
  • Experience deploying web applications on large cloud-based services provider (eg AWS/Azure) and familiar with the underlying architecture
  • Experience working with Rest APIs
  • Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment
  • Experience in Agile development environment
  • Working with QAs and automated testing (eg TDD/BDD)
  • Set up and use of virtual environments and sandboxes
  • Use of GIT or similar for source code control and management
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to develop the backlog and sprint pipeline

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Experience with of R or Python and relevant external libraries for data manipulation, formatting, cleansing and visualisation
  • The ability to communicate complex ideas and insights from data analysis

What we look for

We are open to individuals with specialist experience in a variety of technologies but what is important is that you are eager to use the best available technology for the project and are open to working with new tools and approaches.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.