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Appian Designer - Assistant Manager

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Appian Developer - Assistant Manager

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Senior Manager - GCT, Managed Services - London

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Salesforce Manager

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Lead QA Engineer

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


At Solutions & Digital we help KPMG and hundreds of other organisations around the world to envision and build digital products that empower their employees and serve their customers — all with people, business and technology in mind.
We are human-centred technology advocates, analysts, designers and engineers. Whether we're creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, people in Solutions & Digital are creators at heart. We find gaps, develop hypotheses and build beautiful ecosystems, inspiring our clients to push the boundaries of what’s possible. From a junior researcher to the head of development we possess a clear vision of the future and have the courage to pursue forward-thinking solutions that solve today’s challenges for a better tomorrow.

About the Role
You will be embedded in the Product Engineering team and work in multidisciplinary product squads, to carry out comprehensive quality assurance testing for our products.
We are looking for an experienced, innovative and results-oriented Lead QA Engineer with a passion for quality assurance and who constantly strives to drive efficiency without compromising on quality.
You will be obsessed with taking an automation-first approach to the QA process and make use of the latest automation tools and frameworks to build pipelines which support continuous testing.

You are expected have experience and develop your technical skills within the following areas:
• Programming in languages such C# / JavaScript
• Test automation with tools such as Cypress, Selenium, Appium, Calabash, or Protractor
• Building test frameworks for functional UI and API testing
• Building test frameworks for carrying out performance testing
• Building test pipelines using continuous integration tools like Jenkins / TeamCity
• Test containerisation using technologies such as Docker
• Cross platform, cross browser testing using technologies such as BrowserStack
• Agile test management using tools such as Jira and Confluence

Expected role behaviours and team responsibilities:
• Be an advocate for agile practices and for operating mixed capability product squads, promoting a culture where the responsibility for product quality lies with the entire engineering team
• Provide input into shaping the wider Engineering team technology roadmap and ways of working, specifically around driving quality and an automation-first culture
• Effectively negotiate requirements and timescales
• Take technical responsibility for your solutions and manage technical/ delivery risk
• Identify and resolve conflicts between the team members
• Identify right people for tasks and provide learning opportunities
• Performance management and mentoring junior team members

Day to day tasks:
• Design and execute a wide range of functional testing techniques and raise defects
• Design, implement, maintain and enhance functional test automation frameworks for complex products
• Design, implement, maintain and enhance mobile test automation frameworks
• Design performance testing strategy and execute performance testing
• Design and implement accessibility test strategy
• Contribute to security test strategy and apply tooling to uncover defects
• Build a QA technology roadmap for a complex project or product
• Support bids and proposals with technical input and estimation

Role Location: London \\ Manchester \\ Leeds

Senior QA Engineer

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

The Technology & Engineering team we help KPMG and hundreds of other organisations around the world to envision and build digital products that empower their employees and serve their customers — all with people, business and technology in mind.
We are human-centred technology advocates, analysts, designers and engineers. Whether we're creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, people in Technology & Engineering we are creators at heart. We find gaps, develop hypotheses and build beautiful ecosystems, inspiring our clients to push the boundaries of what’s possible. From a junior researcher to the head of development we possess a clear vision of the future and have the courage to pursue forward-thinking solutions that solve today’s challenges for a better tomorrow.

The Role

You will be embedded in the Product Engineering team and work in multidisciplinary product squads, to carry out comprehensive quality assurance testing for our products.
We welcome QA engineers from all technical backgrounds who are happy to bring their experiences on board. You will have to demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills and being able to come up with creative solutions. You should be passionate for technology and eager to learn. We gladly sponsor certifications and training courses.
You will be expected to take an automation-first approach to the QA process and make use of some of the latest automation tools and frameworks to build pipelines which support continuous testing.

The Person

You are expected develop your technical skills within the following areas:
• Programming in languages such C# / Java / JavaScript
• Unit and integration testing
• API test automation
• Web and mobile test automation with tools such as Selenium or Katalon Studio
• Test containerisation using technologies such as Docker
• Performance testing
• Maintaining test pipelines using continuous integration tools like Jenkins / TeamCity
• Cross platform, cross browser testing using technologies such as BrowserStack
• Agile test management using tools such as Jira and Confluence

Expected role behaviours:
• Advocate QA best practices in the engineering team, with an automation-first approach
• Work in mixed capability product squads, following and advocating agile principles
• Take technical responsibility for your solutions
• Effectively negotiate requirements and timescales for your tasks
• Explain your solutions to non-technical stakeholders
• Effectively collaborate and defend and discuss your solutions with the other team members, including colleagues from other capabilities (e.g. software engineers, business analysts, UX designers)
• Identify inefficiencies and recommend solutions
• Take an active role in mentoring and supporting development of junior team members

Day to day tasks:
• Write and execute manual functional test scenarios
• Maintain and enhance test automation frameworks
• Create and execute automated functional test scenarios and raise defects
• Execute mobile automation test scripts
• Execute performance test scripts
• Contribute to accessibility test strategy and apply tooling to uncover defects
• Contribute to improving delivery by carrying out evidence-based test analysis and design


Role Location: London \\ Manchester \\ Leeds

Appian Designer - Assistant Manager

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Job Role and Responsibilities:



As an Appian Designer/Developer, you will be responsible for developing custom solutions using the Appian BPM solution, including forms, scripting and workflow design. You'll work with the assigned project manager and Architect to assist customers in their efforts to improve business processes, by applying market leading automation to realise tangible benefits over legacy process methods. You will work in a rapidly developing workflow team, with ambitious growth intentions, to help establish a world leading delivery capability. You will be challenged to maintain your knowledge around the product, whilst developing technical breadth and depth of knowledge across numerous other interface layers.
Working in a scrum team, on sprint delivery of technical solutions.
Propose technical and creative business solutions.
Design and deliver high quality technical Proof of Concepts for prospective customers.
Have an up to date view of the Appian roadmap of features, and be able to articulate them.
Represent Appian’s product to customers, or at public events such as conferences, summits, seminars, etc.
Develop showcase materials and key IP for the Automation Workforce.

Skills, Experience and Qualification:




Interest in Engineering, Math, Business Management, Computer Science.
Experience in a delivery role, working to timeline and budget requirements.
Able to thrive in a unique culture where thinking outside of the box is required daily and creative input is necessary to solve business problems.
Technical depth to understand the landscape of the complete solution.
Proven success conveying customer requirements to Product Management teams.
Familiarity with Business Process Management Languages and Platforms/Frameworks: Appian, Pegasystems, IBM, Oracle, TIBCO, etc.
Experience with Container technology, such as Docker and Kubernetes.
Ability to identity the benefits between different hosting platforms, from on premise server installs through Azure Stack, to Cloud hosted agnostic.
Desired Skills:
Recent experience programming in one or more of the following: Java (J2EE, JNDI, JDBC, JMS, Web Services), HTML, XML, XSL, JavaScript, SQL.
Familiarity with BluePrism RPA, and a clear understanding of the use case against BPA.
Experience in production environments (application servers, web servers, databases).
Strong verbal and written communication skills, customer interaction, requirements analysis, presentations, and system design.
Strives for continuous process improvement.

Appian Developer - Assistant Manager

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Job Role and Responsibilities:



As an Appian Designer/Developer, you will be responsible for developing custom solutions using the Appian BPM solution, including forms, scripting and workflow design. You'll work with the assigned project manager and Architect to assist customers in their efforts to improve business processes, by applying market leading automation to realise tangible benefits over legacy process methods. You will work in a rapidly developing workflow team, with ambitious growth intentions, to help establish a world leading delivery capability. You will be challenged to maintain your knowledge around the product, whilst developing technical breadth and depth of knowledge across numerous other interface layers.
Working in a scrum team, on sprint delivery of technical solutions.
Propose technical and creative business solutions.
Design and deliver high quality technical Proof of Concepts for prospective customers.
Have an up to date view of the Appian roadmap of features, and be able to articulate them.
Represent Appian’s product to customers, or at public events such as conferences, summits, seminars, etc.
Develop showcase materials and key IP for the Automation Workforce.

Skills, Experience and Qualification:




Interest in Engineering, Math, Business Management, Computer Science.
Experience in a delivery role, working to timeline and budget requirements.
Able to thrive in a unique culture where thinking outside of the box is required daily and creative input is necessary to solve business problems.
Technical depth to understand the landscape of the complete solution.
Proven success conveying customer requirements to Product Management teams.
Familiarity with Business Process Management Languages and Platforms/Frameworks: Appian, Pegasystems, IBM, Oracle, TIBCO, etc.
Experience with Container technology, such as Docker and Kubernetes.
Ability to identity the benefits between different hosting platforms, from on premise server installs through Azure Stack, to Cloud hosted agnostic.
Desired Skills:
Recent experience programming in one or more of the following: Java (J2EE, JNDI, JDBC, JMS, Web Services), HTML, XML, XSL, JavaScript, SQL.
Familiarity with BluePrism RPA, and a clear understanding of the use case against BPA.
Experience in production environments (application servers, web servers, databases).
Strong verbal and written communication skills, customer interaction, requirements analysis, presentations, and system design.
Strives for continuous process improvement.

Senior Manager - GCT, Managed Services - London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Global Comp and Trans

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Global Compliance & Transformation (GCT). A key focus for KPMG’s GCT team is to grow our Managed Service business which helps multinational groups manage and transform their global tax and accounting compliance and reporting requirement across multiple operating regions. Leveraging award-winning technology, we enable our clients to utilise KPMG’s compliance and transformation expertise to drive better visibility, greater efficiency and improved risk management across their organisation and responsibilities.


We are winning new clients and are growing our team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the GCT Managed Services team at KPMG.


We are looking for talented Senior Managers to join us in Canada Square, London with experience in a broad range of areas including:


Deep compliance and reporting expertise
Engagement leadership
Change management
Transformation, transition and project management
Standardised methodology and tool development
Consulting on compliance processes and technology
Lean Six Sigma methodology.


We have a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. The role involves working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.

We are offering full time roles with flexible working arrangements which include, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days, elements of home working etc. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Project managing the overall delivery of global and large UK compliance and reporting managed service projects;
Lead the business development process to progress leads to sales and taking responsibility for contract negotiation and agreement;
Lead our service offerings and service delivery models;
Support clients with implementation of managed service solutions to ensure the widespread adoption across their business units;
Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships with both existing and new clients;
Line manage managers and assistant managers and overseeing output of offshore resource in order to deliver client projects;
Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists;
Coaching and technical support for other team members;
Follow KPMG best practice and policy.


The Person


Qualifications and skills:

We welcome applications from those qualified by experience, as well as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications. Project Management qualifications are also highly desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

Extensive project management/co-ordination skills and experience (e.g. on global compliance outsourcing engagements or similar projects);
Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication skills. Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;
Awareness of technology and automation to drive efficiency, risk management and value;
Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work. Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work;
Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information;
Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience;
Awareness or experience of corporate tax (e.g. tax compliance) will be helpful.


Salesforce Manager

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


We're building a vision for how technology can accelerate growth. Technology is disrupting our clients and us faster than ever. By bringing our brand, content, and technology together, KPMG can become our clients’ trusted and chosen transformation partner. Through our Connected Technology approach we deliver accelerated enterprise business transformation using cloud-based solutions, pre-designed assets and leading practices to enable our clients to make better, faster decisions, resulting in a quicker, more outcome focused implementations with faster return on investment. Our approach and solutions combines the breadth and scale of KPMG’s leading advisory and technology practices, capabilities and insight to drive real transformation, real change, real outcomes.

You will join the KPMG Powered Customer Team within Connected Technology, communities of technology focussed professionals who work together to deliver this change, sharing modern engineering enablement and smart automation engineering to optimise delivery and speed to outcome. These teams have deep functional knowledge and experience across our client’s core business functions, combined with deep technical skills to lead and deliver business outcome led high quality client solutions. Our management consultants and our technology consultants are the same – client focused, functional advice combined with technology enablement, one team, one dialogue, driving change and outcomes.
We need talented individuals with experience of Salesforce implementations but importantly want to be involved in the strategic not the tactical, selling and delivering iteratively to deliver continuous and sustainable outcomes. This is a high-profile role within the team, requiring a balance of business development, sales origination and client delivery.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

• Provide specialist Salesforce advice and work closely with the client leads to optimise processes and maximise the benefits of Salesforce
• Advise clients on the transformational aspects of Salesforce in relation to Customer operating model, sales, service and marketing process execution
• Contribute to business development and sales initiatives including bid, proposal and contract / commercial negotiations with our clients
• Manage the end-to-end delivery of a wide range of engagements, from diagnostics and strategy, through to full-scale implementations
• Lead the growth of the Salesforce practice through sharing knowledge, developing thought leadership and supporting the career aspirations of team members
The Person

• Self-starter attitude – we are a new team that need talented, proactive people to help grow our business
• Multiple years’ experience of SFDC solution and technical architecture design
• Experience leading local and distributed teams effectively to ensure the most efficient delivery for the client
• Experience of end-to-end Salesforce delivery, from requirements gathering workshops all the way through to post-implementation support and adoption analysis
• The ability to translate business requirements into technical design documents and to take these design documents and communicate them to developers.
• Leverage Salesforce product and platform expertise, to provide architectural guidance on solutions and enhancements specific to customers’ business needs.
• Experience in responding to RFPs from technical prototypes through to estimation
• Must have a good understanding of Force.com platform, Apex classes, Visual Force, Batch Apex, Triggers, SOQL, SOAP/REST based web services
• Experience in various complex integration and associated best practices within Enterprise Architecture.
• Experience with relational databases, including work with SOQL, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, or other common RDBMS.
• Experience in building lightning aura and web components is desirable
• Develop and Implement components of solutions and cultivate the culture of reusability with technical engineers
• Understanding of HTML, JavaScript (including JavaScript libraries such as jQuery and Prototype) and CSS is desirable
• Experience in CI/CD and Release Management on Salesforce.
• Excellent understanding of Sales Cloud and Service Cloud
• Experience of multi-cloud and vendor solutions such as CPQ, Field Service Lightning, Commerce Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Community Cloud and Educational Cloud desirable

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