Senior Consultant/Senior Developer, Consulting - Bespoke Development, London
Deloitte United Kingdom
London, London, GB
3d ago

Our Technology Practice

Technology is an exciting and thriving area of our consulting practice. We have a diverse practice of over 1700 practitioners working around the UK on challenging engagements across a wide portfolio of clients.

Our breadth and depth of technical capabilities enable us to be both trusted advisors and implementation partners.

Systems Integration (SI)

Systems Integration (SI) is one of the core Service Areas in Technology, providing clients with the advice and delivery support that they need in their complex technology programmes.

Our services include Programme Management, Solutions Development & Integration (SD&I) and Testing.

Our Solutions Development & Integration (SD&I) team within Systems Integration (SI) is specifically focused on enabling clients to overcome complex systems integration challenges when delivering business driven, technology-

enabled change across their organisation. Our specialists help clients in designing and implementing fully integrated solutions across the organization’s own walls, and with its external partners, suppliers, and customers.

Our end-to-end solutions encompass technology, people and data; span across front, middle and back offices; and are focused on quality, governance and control.

We cover all aspects of systems integration including digital solutions, package integration, custom development and infrastructure.

Systems Integration (SI) is poised for exciting times ahead, given our 2020 ambitions to further grow our delivery capability including into new markets, and help clients with the implementation of large scale end-

to-end business transformation programmes. To achieve this, the Solution Development and Integration (SD&I) area is extending its portfolio to include new services, of which a key one is Bespoke Development.

The Bespoke Development team focuses on the delivery of custom developed applications for our clients across several industries.

Our work encompasses both advisory and delivery services, and covers the end-to-end lifecycle of application architecture and development, including planning, requirements gathering, design, prototyping, code development, modularisation, testing, configuration and defect management, and production deployment.

Development is completed in a variety of languages and platforms, including JAVA and .NET technologies.

We are looking to grow this team and offer opportunities for exciting and innovative work with Clients across multiple sectors and with leading technologies, skills acquisition, professional knowledge growth, and overseas travel.

Our Bespoke Development Offering

We drive the analysis and design of software applications and systems then deliver and deploy custom developed applications.

We help our clients in many different ways :

  • Application Design Services
  • Application Modernization
  • Cloud Application Development
  • Custom Application Development Including .Net and J2EE
  • Application Architecture
  • Reporting to the Delivery Lead / Project Manager, the Senior Developer is focused on developing solutions which meet the business requirements.

    The Senior Developer works closely with multiple stakeholders, including the Delivery Lead, Solution Architects, Business Analysts, Senior Developers and Testers across the project lifecycle to develop solutions.

    They provide technical direction to Developers and quality assurance of deliverables.


    The base location is London incl. Regions (Southwest, Northwest and Midlands) and Belfast. The role may involve travel, working in different areas of the UK, and potentially overseas.


    This is a permanent role.


    As a Senior Developer , you will have responsibility for :

  • Developing solutions that meet business requirements
  • Working closely with multiple stakeholders across the project lifecycle, including :
  • Liaising with Business Analysts to understand business requirements and with Solution Architects on functional and technical designs
  • Supporting the Delivery Lead / Project Manager with scoping and estimation of development efforts
  • Working collaboratively with test teams during the Product test and UAT phases to fix assigned bugs
  • Providing technical direction to Developers
  • Developing program specifications and detailed design documents
  • Developing programs using software including JAVA and .NET technologies
  • Coding, testing and debugging complex applications programs
  • Enforcing coding standards and performing code reviews
  • Quality assurance, including ensuring quality of coded components by performing thorough unit testing
  • Providing primary support for assigned systems and applications; providing backup support for other systems as needed
  • Working independently with limited support, while aligned to weekly and daily agile governance (weekly sprints, reporting)
  • Mentoring junior developers
  • Requirements

    We are looking for individuals that will embody Systems Integration at Deloitte Consulting - people who understand the connection between the business problem and the technology solution and have the professional and personal skills to make a real difference to our Clients.

    Mandatory : Technical


    We expect you to have skills and experience in the following :

  • A minimum of 4 years of developer / programming experience
  • JS - NodeJS, Express, ECMAScript (JavaScript), Type-Script
  • Java J2EE, Spring, Apache Camel, Hibernate
  • Hands-on with UNIX
  • MUST have good understanding and experience on MicroService Architecture, Domain Driven Design, SOAP / REST APIs
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • SQL, Postgres, MYSQL, MongoDB
  • Working knowledge on Bamboo, Jenkins, GOCD,
  • Exposure to the AWS stack (e.g Gateway, Lambda, GLUE, EC2, ECS, Elastic Beanstalk, VPC, S3, ELB, EFS) or Azure equivalents
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Access, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) including macros creation’
  • Preferred :

  • Internal or external consultancy experience
  • Technical university degree
  • Experience implementing large-scale custom development integration projects
  • Experience with DevOps
  • Experience with database design
  • Experience with creating responsive design, Performance tuning, Automated Build and deployment
  • Experience developing or working with mainframe technologies COBOL, PL / 1, JCL, Natural and ADABAS and VSAM
  • Demonstrated understanding of tool based modernization, including code analysis, code conversion and automated testing tools
  • A strong desire to work hands-on with application code and perform deep levels of analysis to troubleshoot outcomes and recommend resolution
  • Additionally, we expect that you possess the following core consulting skills :

  • A strong focus on team working within diverse and remotely located teams
  • A "can do" attitude - Hands-on & flexible approach to emerging requirements and a real willingness to learn and participate
  • Good communication and people skills, with the ability to articulate complex ideas to different audiences within an organisation, and effectively engage with stakeholders ranging from subject matter experts to senior functional leads
  • Strong documentation ability and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working in fast-paced and demanding delivery-focused environments
  • Understanding and awareness of the commercial and reputational risks Deloitte may encounter and the appropriate mitigations
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the delivery of market leading solutions that make a difference
  • Professional working proficiency in the English language
  • An ability to travel internationally and stay away from home for up to 5 days each week for specific durations of time based on defined programme needs or phases
  • All candidates must have full travel mobility and the right to live and work in the UK. A good graduate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) degree is preferred.

    Industry experience in one or more of the following will be an added advantage :

  • Consumer Business
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecoms, Media & Technology (TMT)
  • Public Sector
  • Financial Services
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  • Technology
  • Strategy & Operations
  • Human Capital
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    Our consultants are renowned for their straightforward approach to solving some of the world’s largest and most complex business challenges.

    With a team of over 3,000, each of us is energised by the challenge a seemingly inscrutable problem presents. Our distinctiveness lies in our refusal to accept a problem at face value -

    we draw on the depth of our shared insight to ask the right questions, and it’s these questions that uncover answers - answers with impact.

    We are committed to collaboration

    Our role is to unlock potential for growth and innovation. We believe this requires real collaboration with our own networks and with our clients.

    It’s why we commit to truly getting under the skin of our client’s needs, developing a full appreciation for their environment, goals and ambitions.

    We’re also unafraid to challenge. In so doing, we build long-term and trusted affinities.

    We create long-term, sustainable impact

    We often work hand-in-hand with our clients to help find the right solution and to help apply that solution. Our aim is to leave behind ambassadors who are equipped to continue the transformation we began.

    For us, it’s about embedding sustainable change, allowing the impact of our insight to be felt for a long time to come.

    We offer a number of different career pathways

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    We provide variety regarding the career options available to you, assisting you to take career steps that fit your skills, talents and aspirations, and providing an environment where those choices can be discussed in meaningful and constructive career conversations.

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    Consulting pathway pathway based around developing a broad consulting skillset alongside building expertise in a specific domain

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    Practitioners have a narrow focus, determined by their SME and type of contribution made

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    The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

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