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Grant Thornton
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Sep 20
Grant Thornton
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Sep 20
Grant Thornton
Software Developer
Job Description Summary:
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 insight 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 this Senior Software Developer role.
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. You will develop, maintain and support software solutions that allow us to make best use of enterprise applications and data to solve business requirements and problems through optimisation, transformation and innovation.
Be a part of a team: You will work alongside other people in the IS team and wider business
Take responsibility. You'll identify opportunities to innovate and contribute expertise to innovation initiatives, whilst establishing collaborative relationships with stakeholders and subject matter experts across the business. You will also:
o Apply agreed architectural approaches and deign patterns and contribute to the evolution of these over time.
o Contribute to the development, enhancement and continuous improvement of a DevOps culture
o Focus on quality and security, in line with our ISO certified governance processes
Build your brand. Given the importance of the Senior Software Developer you will deliver on business requirement owning products/solutions individually and as part of a team

The minimum criteria
2 years plus development experience using C# and .Net framework (preferably including .Net Core). JavaScript/Typescript skills and knowledge of Bootstrap, Angular and NodeJS would be an advantage
Experience using cloud platform capability as components in solutions, preferably serverless capabilities from the Microsoft Azure stack (such as Azure Service Bus, Azure API Manager, Azure Logic Apps and Azure Functions being an advantage)
Experience integrating cloud-based enterprise applications (eg SaaS solutions) using APIs with good knowledge of integration frameworks and formats (eg JSON, XML)
Skills to set you apart
Here are a few more skills we are looking for. Don't worry if you don't tick every box. It's important for us to support you in your role and help you to develop along the way.
Expertise in back-end development and comfortable working on simple front-end capabilities and User Interfaces
Experience writing web APIs as entry points to services and data, preferably with knowledge of Swagger/OpenAPI
Knowledge of event driven and service/microservice architectures
Capable communicator able to express technical issues in non-technical ways and adapt style to the audience

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.

Share ideas and profits
Unlike most firms, we're also a shared enterprise. So when the firm does well, everyone does well by taking home a share of the profits. Of course, to get those profits, we need to share ideas and share responsibility for our work, too.

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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