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Lead QA Engineer

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Appian Designer - Assistant Manager

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Lead DevOps Engineer

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Senior Manager, Operations - Supply Chain

Location: London

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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Cloud Capability Lead

Location: Watford

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



Cloud Capability Lead

Location
We have learnt during the recent global situation that remote working can, and has, worked for our large Engineering team. Whilst we have three core offices (London, Manchester and Leeds) we are open to remote workers across the UK within a sensible vicinity of our offices with a view to being onsite at least one day per week.

The Team
Within KPMG's Technology service line, the Infrastructure Engineering team’s mission is to be the best Infrastructure team ever, by using the right tools for the right job, failing fast and automating like our lives depend on it. Right from the leadership level, our team are fully committed to the DevOps culture and are consistently trying to change to ensure that culture is nurtured and grows.

We operate at genuine scale taking advantage of our alliance partnerships with the industry leading public cloud providers to deliver cutting edge solutions to clients on a global stage. If the public cloud is your future and you’re amazing at solving difficult, interesting and complex challenges and actually writing code, roll up your sleeves then drop us a line and remember to bring cake.

You will be working to continuously advance and standardise our client’s infrastructure and pipelined deployments, whilst collaborating with colleagues to write infrastructure as code that scales and takes advantage of the technologies available in the market.

The Role
• Oversee the Building and Running of multiple cloud service teams who help business sectors design, build and maintain infrastructure and software services primarily in the three public cloud environments (AWS, Azure and GCP)
• Contribute towards the overall strategic direction for the wider Cloud and Engineering communities as well as your direct cloud service teams
• Lead, sponsor and mentor your various teams of engineers. Provide both technical and managerial support, guidance and advice where needed at any level
• Leverage extensive experience to assist your teams, and the wider cloud community at any grade level
• Responsible for ensuring all your service teams are financially buoyant and resourced correctly
• Build strong relationships with the coverage CTO for your area ensure you feed into their Technology strategy and be the trusted advisor from a Cloud and DevOps perspective
• Build on existing and forge new relationships with the wider firm at Director, Partner and Senior Partner level to put the T in GTD
• Ensure all teams are approaching and meeting both client and firm regulatory and security controls and are able to feed these ways of working back to the community
• Support your wider Infrastructure community by assisting other teams, sharing knowledge, debugging problems, contributing code to central projects, and any other things you can think of
• Enjoy yourself. Lead and nurture the culture of your teams and spread the word and capabilities the wider Technology team has across the UK and Global member firms

The Person
• Extensive experience managing a large or multiple teams of engineers and being responsible for delivering large and complex projects
• Ability to have deep technical level discussions with engineers, to explaining the business benefits of a range of technologies to non-technical partners and clients who have business issues to overcome
• Have a keen eye for opportunity. Put the T in GTD and grow, extensively, the brand footprint of Engineering not only internally at KPMG but externally to the market
• Excellent stakeholder management and relationship skills at C suite level both internally and client facing
• Ability to operate in a highly context switching environment for not only different clients but different business sectors and different technologies
• Proven extensive experience with Linux/Unix/Microsoft configuration
• Extensive hands on experience with public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and/or GCP
• Able to identify and nurture existing and new talent
• Proven experience in software development or scripting languages such as Python/Go/PowerShell/Nodejs/C# or equivalent
• Solid CI/CD pipelining skills using Octopus/TeamCity/Jenkins/Azure DevOps or equivalent
• Product focussed, build once and reuse
• Take responsibility for your code
• Automates everything
• Proven experience working in an agile environment
• Ability to empower your teams to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal input
• You like nothing more than to watch colleagues flourish under your guidance
• Be a technological cloud advocate to a wider audience inside and outside of the business
• Curiosity - Bring fresh ideas to the team and wider firm be it new software or containerisation of existing infrastructure and projects

What we can offer
• Scale, some of our clients are well known global brands, their infrastructure isn't small
• A great team environment, inside and outside of the work place
• Alliance relationships with AWS/Azure/GCP - Work with the product owners directly and help build their roadmap
• Love of technology and learning about even newer technology to help our clients be successful
• Paid certifications
• Flexible and considerate working hours and locations
• Access to regular training opportunities, attending conferences and certification support is encouraged
• Market equal pay and benefits such as a subsidised lunch, health care, pension, cycle to work, free day off to celebrate your birthday

Service Line Information
The Technology team services the broader Firm through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building our Alliances network.

KPMG Overview
KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Senior DevOps Engineer

Location: Manchester

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Team
Within KPMG's Technology service line, the Infrastructure Engineering team’s mission is to be the best Infrastructure team ever, by using the right tools for the right job, failing fast and automating like our lives depend on it. Right from the leadership level, our team are fully committed to the DevOps culture and are consistently trying to change to ensure that culture is nurtured and grows.

We operate at genuine scale taking advantage of our alliance partnerships with the industry leading public cloud providers to deliver cutting edge solutions to clients on a global stage. If the public cloud is your future and you’re amazing at solving difficult, interesting and complex challenges and actually writing code, roll up your sleeves then drop us a line and remember to bring cake.

You will be working to continuously advance and standardise our client’s infrastructure and pipelined deployments, whilst collaborating with colleagues to write infrastructure as code that scales and takes advantage of the technologies available in the market.

Location
We have learnt during the recent global situation that remote working can, and has, worked for our large Engineering team. Whilst we have three core offices (London, Manchester and Leeds) we are open to remote working across the UK with a view to being onsite at least one day per week.

The Role
• Build and Run cloud infrastructure and software services primarily in the three public cloud environments (AWS, Azure and GCP)
• Manage and mentor your own team of engineers
• Automate like your life depends on it. Keep out of the portal, and where possible build infrastructure with Terraform or other IaC tools
• Run sprints and help prioritise your team’s workload. Jump between helping your team solve problems, to diving into your editor of choice to fix a bug or extend a library
• Manage relationships with clients to become a trusted delivery partner
• Support your wider Infrastructure community by assisting other teams, sharing knowledge, debugging problems, contributing code to central projects, and any other things you can think of
• GTD – Get things done. Use the DevOps culture to bring capabilities together and ship projects
• Develop tools and services useful in DevOps environments such as performance monitoring, security monitoring, deployment/configuration, continuous integration/build servers and cloud resource creation scripts
• Enjoy yourself. Maintain and cultivate the culture of your team

The Person
• Proven experience managing a team of engineers and being responsible for delivering projects
• Ability to switch between talking technical to other DevOps engineers, to explaining the business benefits of containers to non-technical business partners
• Proven experience with Linux/Unix/Microsoft configuration
• Hands on experience with public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and/or GCP
• Proven experience in software development or scripting languages such as Python/Go/PowerShell/Nodejs/C# or equivalent
• Solid CI/CD pipelining skills using Octopus/TeamCity/Jenkins/Azure DevOps or equivalent
• Product focussed, build once and reuse
• Build it run it, take ownership of your code and infrastructure
• Automates everything
• Proven experience working in an agile environment
• Ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision
• You like nothing more than to watch colleagues flourish under your guidance.
• Be a technological cloud advocate to a wider audience inside and outside of the business
• Curiosity - Bring fresh ideas to the team and wider firm be it new software or containerisation of existing infrastructure and projects

What we can offer
• Scale, some of our clients are well known global brands, their infrastructure isn't small
• A great team environment, inside and outside of the work place
• Alliance relationships with AWS/Azure/GCP - Work with the product owners directly and help build their roadmap
• Love of technology and learning about even newer technology to help our clients be successful
• Paid certifications
• Flexible and considerate working hours and locations
• Access to regular training opportunities, attending conferences and certification support is encouraged
• Market equal pay and benefits such as a subsidised lunch, health care, pension, cycle to work, free day off to celebrate your birthday




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

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.

Lead DevOps Engineer

Location: Leeds

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Team
Within KPMG's Technology service line, the Infrastructure Engineering team’s mission is to be the best Infrastructure team ever, by using the right tools for the right job, failing fast and automating like our lives depend on it. Right from the leadership level, our team are fully committed to the DevOps culture and are consistently trying to change to ensure that culture is nurtured and grows.

We operate at genuine scale taking advantage of our alliance partnerships with the industry leading public cloud providers to deliver cutting edge solutions to clients on a global stage. If the public cloud is your future and you’re amazing at solving difficult, interesting and complex challenges and actually writing code, roll up your sleeves then drop us a line and remember to bring cake.

You will be working to continuously advance and standardise our client’s infrastructure and pipelined deployments, whilst collaborating with colleagues to write infrastructure as code that scales and takes advantage of the technologies available in the market.


Location
We have learnt during the recent global situation that remote working can, and has, worked for our large Engineering team. Whilst we have three core offices (London, Manchester and Leeds) we are open to remote working across the UK with a view to being onsite at least one day per week.

The Role
• Build and Run cloud infrastructure and software services primarily in the three public cloud environments (AWS, Azure and GCP)
• Manage and mentor your own team of engineers
• Automate like your life depends on it. Keep out of the portal, and where possible build infrastructure with Terraform or other IaC tools
• Run sprints and help prioritise your team’s workload. Jump between helping your team solve problems, to diving into your editor of choice to fix a bug or extend a library
• Manage relationships with clients to become a trusted delivery partner
• Support your wider Infrastructure community by assisting other teams, sharing knowledge, debugging problems, contributing code to central projects, and any other things you can think of
• GTD – Get things done. Use the DevOps culture to bring capabilities together and ship projects
• Develop tools and services useful in DevOps environments such as performance monitoring, security monitoring, deployment/configuration, continuous integration/build servers and cloud resource creation scripts
• Enjoy yourself. Maintain and cultivate the culture of your team

The Person
• Proven experience managing a team of engineers and being responsible for delivering projects
• Ability to switch between talking technical to other DevOps engineers, to explaining the business benefits of containers to non-technical business partners
• Proven experience with Linux/Unix/Microsoft configuration
• Hands on experience with public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and/or GCP
• Proven experience in software development or scripting languages such as Python/Go/PowerShell/Nodejs/C# or equivalent
• Solid CI/CD pipelining skills using Octopus/TeamCity/Jenkins/Azure DevOps or equivalent
• Product focussed, build once and reuse
• Build it run it, take ownership of your code and infrastructure
• Automates everything
• Proven experience working in an agile environment
• Ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision
• You like nothing more than to watch colleagues flourish under your guidance.
• Be a technological cloud advocate to a wider audience inside and outside of the business
• Curiosity - Bring fresh ideas to the team and wider firm be it new software or containerisation of existing infrastructure and projects

What we can offer
• Scale, some of our clients are well known global brands, their infrastructure isn't small
• A great team environment, inside and outside of the work place
• Alliance relationships with AWS/Azure/GCP - Work with the product owners directly and help build their roadmap
• Love of technology and learning about even newer technology to help our clients be successful
• Paid certifications
• Flexible and considerate working hours and locations
• Access to regular training opportunities, attending conferences and certification support is encouraged
• Market equal pay and benefits such as a subsidised lunch, health care, pension, cycle to work, free day off to celebrate your birthday




Senior Manager, Operations - Supply Chain

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team:


Our Supply Chain Operations team of approximately 90 consultants are seeking experienced consultants and industry professionals to grow and develop our capability. Our brand and reputation mean that we work on high profile projects, using our experience to create innovative solutions to our clients’ commercial problems.

Within the Private Sector we work with many blue chip companies, including a number of FTSE 100 Clients and many regional based Clients, delivering improvements in their Supply Chain capability and how it aligns to the wider business, which is integral to their overall profitability.

Within the Public Sector we work with clients across Government, Defence, Police, NHS and Higher Education. We help them to meet challenging Government targets to deliver frontline services more effectively.


The Role:


A Senior Manager will be responsible for leading consulting work as part of a team, both alongside colleagues and clients, on complex commercial or transformational engagements.

The key services are outlined below:


Digital Supply Chain

o Assessing, designing or implementing solutions which digitise the supply chain e.g.
o Omnichannel solutions in Retail, Consumer Goods or Telco
o Control Towers e.g. for Supply Planning, 4PL, Supply Chain Visibility
o SC Visibility solutions across the extended enterprise e.g. into customers and suppliers.


Supply Chain Analytics

o Providing analytical services, including spend analysis, maturity assessments, opportunity assessments and should cost modelling
o Supporting the quantification of potential savings and ongoing benefits tracking and realisation.
o Providing insight on the supply chain technology market across the value chain (plan, buy, make, sell, deliver)


Supply Chain Transformation

o Assessment of a client’s existing capabilities in the supply chain against leading practice
o Identifying improvement areas across people, process and technology
o Developing Supply Chain Strategy and business alignment
o Defining new operating models that enhance supply chain value creation and return on investment
o Designing improvements in Procurement capability including through the introduction of leading practice processes, organisation redesign, technology and cultural change
o Helping clients to develop a digital strategy for Supply Chain that leverages cloud based tools, advanced analytics, robotics process automation and AI solutions to optimise planning or execution of core supply chain processes (e.g. demand planning, supply planning, logistics management)
o Building a technology roadmap that drives speed to value for our clients
o Supporting the sourcing and evaluation of digital solutions to meet business requirements

As well as leading teams to deliver these solutions, Senior Managers are also expected to lead practice development by developing and bringing to fruition new solutions, be actively engaged in driving new business development activity, provide a broad contribution to development of the overall team and input ideas to the management team.


The Person:


We are seeking an experienced Sr. Supply Chain Manager with a proven delivery record and senior leadership experience to lead complex commercial or transformational engagements for KPMG clients


Role responsibilities includes:

o Primary focus on leading and delivering large, complex and transformational client facing programmes
o Forming and leading cross-functional project teams to deliver exceptional client outcomes on time, within budget and tailored to client requirements and expectations
o Establish and maintain relationships with clients with prospect to identify future opportunities
o Support clients on how new supply chain trends can impact their business (e.g. digital), and how they can adopt new technologies and ways of working to improve their operations and teams
o Partnering across KPMG to identify and deliver connected consulting opportunities
o Ownership and development of key strategical supply chain propositions
o Performance management, development and mentoring UK supply chain team
o Ownership and development of key supply chain services propositions


Essential experience:

The following experience is essential for succeeding in role:
o Prior consulting experience within supply chain / operations consulting
o Digital supply chain expertise
o Advanced supply chain analytics knowledge
o Expert understanding of supply chain processes – including: demand planning, supply planning, logistics management, Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP) or Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
o Experience leading multiple, large, complex supply chain transformation programmes
o Experience communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems to a range of audience types including c-suite stakeholders
o Knowledge of financial business cases for change and rolling out cost restructuring initiatives
o Experience of change management in complex multi-business unit / multi-geography environments
o Experience of managing project plans, internal processes and budgets


Additional experience:

The following experience would be of additional value:
o Blue Chip, FTSE 100, Fortune 500 company or central Government experience
o Experience in using data visualization and data analytics tools to support decision making;
o Familiarity with agile principles and project management methodology e.g. Scrum
o Extensive knowledge of the current supply chain technology market


Key Skills:

o Project management and high quality delivery.
o Leadership and relationship building.
o Drive and resilience
o Strong people management skills, with an ability to coach and develop others.
o Stakeholder management and political navigation
o Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
o Ability to rapidly identify issues and propose solutions, supported by data and analysis.
o Facilitation and conflict resolution
o Extensive sales experience
o Excellent commercial acumen and business context.
o Flexibility
o Broad consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, data gathering, process mapping and analysis.

In addition:
o Security clearance BPSS / SC are a plus
o Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent. Postgraduate or professional qualification (e.g. MBA/CIPS/CILT) is advantageous.


Location:

Depending on Client location you will be required to travel and work away from home for periods of time and will need to be willing to demonstrate flexibility.

The role will be based in Canary Wharf, London.


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