Senior Developer, Forensic Technology Development Team - Open to flexibility

St Albans, Hertfordshire
04 Apr 2017
04 May 2017
Contract Type

Senior Developer, Forensic Technology Development Team - Open to flexibility

Role description

This is your opportunity to join Deloitte's growing Forensic Technology Development team.

The Forensic Technology Development team harnesses technology and the latest programming techniques to solve our clients’ most complex and immediate issues.  The team designs and builds innovative solutions to compliance and risk issues in the financial crime and regulatory fields and provides specialist services to large and complex data-driven projects throughout the wider firm.

Our rapidly growing team comprises a group of specialists drawn from a wide range of different professional and technical backgrounds.  If your background is in application development you will find opportunities to both grow your portfolio of skills and lead at what you do best.

As an experienced manager of teams you will enjoy mentoring, motivating and training junior team members to further develop their skills.  In return for your continued success, interest and commitment, we will provide you with a variety of challenges, a comprehensive training program and a structured career path.


As a Senior Developer (Manager/Senior Manager grade) you will:

  • Mentor a team to build top-quality products and services;
  • Lead the design, coding, testing, implementation, and documentation of solutions;
  • Develop basic and detailed program specifications ensuring that expected application performance levels are achieved;
  • Define project plans and task breakdowns, providing completion estimates and project timetables;
  • Oversee the complete development lifecycle for products and applications; 
  • Understand the importance of unit and test plans, constantly looking for opportunities to improve the testing process;
  • Evaluate new technologies to expand the scope of the team’s work and identify opportunities for improvement and greater efficiency;
  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture.


To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Deep experience of Application Design and Delivery, including .Net and web-based application and services;
  • Extensive experience building applications using Microsoft technologies, such as ASP.NET, WebAPI and MVC and in using related technologies such as JQuery, JavaScript and Angular;
  • Significant experience leading projects and development teams from initial concept through to final implementation;
  • Experience hiring and deploying teams with specific skillsets on a permanent or contract basis;
  • The ability to break down complex tasks into well-defined and manageable units of work;
  • Intimate knowledge and passionate implementation of Agile/SCRUM development methodology.
  • Database design and development experience (Microsoft SQL Server preferred);
  • Exposure to reporting and data visualisation tools (e.g. Microsoft SSRS, Tableau, Qlikview); and
  • Experience using Team Foundation Server (TFS) Version, TFS Build and Release Management.

Additional desirable experience includes:

  • Relevant postgraduate or professional qualifications;
  • Experience managing geographically diverse teams (on/off/near shore);
  • Exposure to Amazon Web Services (“AWS”);
  • Understanding of the financial services industry; and
  • Proficiency with scripting languages, such as PowerShell and the Windows command line.

We are Financial Advisory

The Financial Advisory practice at Deloitte advises clients ranging from multi-national corporates to private equity, owner managed businesses, creditors, shareholders and governments. We offer expertise in Restructuring, Advisory Corporate Finance, Raising Capital, Forensic, Real Estate Advisory and Transactions as well as a number of specialist services.

We work with our clients at the heart of major and often high profile transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals and Initial Public Offerings. We also provide expert advisory and due diligence services, fraud prevention and detection, and rescuing, supporting and improving underperforming businesses. Highly-regarded commercial real estate consultancy services complement our financial capabilities.

Financial Advisory is a fast-paced and challenging environment with both UK and international exposure. We value people who enjoy finding solutions to problems, are comfortable dealing with complexity, have strong business acumen, and can talk to a wide range of people with tact and diplomacy. In return, we offer a career path that’s rich in variety and allows you to gain insight into many different industry sectors.

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture.  We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements.  We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards

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