Forensic Technology Software Development Team - Cloud Solutions Architect/DevOps

St Albans, Hertfordshire
11 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Contract Type

Forensic Technology Software Development Team - Cloud Solutions Architect/DevOps, Open to flexibility

What impact will you make?

The Opportunity

The Forensic Technology Software Development Team in St Albans is a new and rapidly growing team that is driving innovation for our clients across Financial Advisory. As part of our growth strategy we are creating new opportunities for talented professionals to progress their careers. As an experienced developer within our team, you will use and develop the skills you have acquired, working closely with the London team on a wide range of projects across Europe. We want your talent in our team, so are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements and part time working. 

Role description

To become the undisputed leader in professional services by 2020 Deloitte has made Innovation a centrepiece of its investment strategy. It is critical to solving our clients' toughest problems; attracting and retaining the best talent and ultimately, ensuring the future success of our firm by turning disruption into opportunity. 

To support this exciting strategic initiative, this is your opportunity to join Deloitte's rapidly growing Forensic Technology Software Development team based in St Albans. The Forensic Technology Software Development team harness cutting edge 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 provide specialist services to large and complex data-driven projects throughout the wider firm.

Our rapidly expanding team comprises a group of specialists drawn from a wide range of different professional and technical backgrounds.  If your background is in development you will find opportunities to both grow your portfolio of skills and lead at what you do best. In return for your continued success, interest and commitment, we will provide you with a variety of interesting tasks, a comprehensive training program and a structured career path. 


Your home office will be St Albans, where almost 210 employees work across Forensic, Tax and Audit & Assurance. 


Full time and part time working options are available, we encourage applications from candidates considering part time ways of working. If you’d like to know more, please ask us. 


As typical with our business, the team will work in a highly agile and flexible way, supporting a diverse range of client, business and technical requirements.

As a Cloud Solutions Architect you will:

  • Understand what it takes to deliver and support high quality solutions that align to the needs of our clients based on the AWS platform;
  • Be passionate about Cloud technology and Cloud adoption, constantly evaluating new services and acting as an evangelist across the Forensic Technology practice;
  • Be a problem solver, troubleshooting and improving existing DevOps processes as well as providing support and advice for development teams;
  • Be curious and want to develop your knowledge of current and future technologies and how they can be leveraged at Deloitte;
  • Liaise closely with our Deloitte Cloud team to ensure our platforms align with company and global standards.


Demonstrable (must have) experience of the following is required:

Strong skills in:

  • Building platforms in AWS (preferably serverless application stacks);
  • Knowledge of agile software development tools and methodologies;
  • Experience of automation and provisioning approaches, using tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Chef, CloudFormation or similar.


  • 2 years + working with AWS services;
  • Agile framework (SCRUM preferred);
  • Design and implementation of “secure by design” systems (including encryption and MFA integration) 

Additional desirable (nice to have) experience includes:

  • AWS qualifications to support knowledge
  • Experience of development or scripting
  • Experience with container-based development approaches 

You are here: 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

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte?

As an Architect you will work within a team to help solve our clients’ most complex and immediate compliance and risk issues in the financial crime and regulatory fields.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

 What do we value?   

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.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.


Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.


Requisition code: 145071

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