BrightStart Higher Apprenticeship – Forensic Technology Software Development
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BrightStart Higher Apprenticeship – Forensic Technology Software Development

Employer
Deloitte
Salary
Competitive salary
Location
St Albans

Job description

Our Apprentices are here to shape their careers, as well as gain on-the-job experience. You’ll work right alongside your more experienced colleagues and be treated with the same respect from day one. You will also get extra time and support to help you gain your professional qualifications.

Your experience here will leave you with skills you’ll rely on throughout your entire career, wherever you decide to take them. As part of the BrightStart community we offer the chance to start a career with a firm of problem solvers - the best minds in the industry – with guidance from inspirational and supportive senior managers and every opportunity to grow and progress. From the start you will be hired as a permanent member of staff.

As part of the new Software Development group within Forensic Technology, our team of experts deliver advanced solutions (think Big Data and Cloud computing) to both internal and external clients working in the areas of forensic investigations, disputes and financial crime, where technology is the main influencer.

The Forensic Technology career path sits in the Financial Advisory area of the business.

The Opportunity
Our software development team, based in St Albans, is a cutting edge practice utilising advanced technology and the latest development methodology to help solve some of our client’s most challenging issues. We put innovation right at the centre of everything we do, enabling our people to be continually challenged and always supported.

Our development team works primarily across two areas:

  • Investigations: using advanced data analytics and visualisation techniques to empower investigators to understand large datasets quickly and derive as much information in as shorter period of time as possible
  • Innovation: dedicated to building out larger product based offerings, using an agile SCRUM based approach to develop and release enterprise grade software products

Your professional experience

  • Use your curiosity, imagination, critical thinking and judgement to analyse complex problems, work out what’s important and deliver bespoke solutions
  • ‘Access all areas’ of your client’s business to understand its inner workings, helping you develop your business acumen, commercial skills and industry knowledge, as well as developing far reaching and often senior relationships
  • Take on more intellectually challenging work, while technology takes care of the repetitive manual tasks. We’re using automation and cognitive technology to free up our people for more analytical work, and to provide a higher quality audit
  • Take responsibility very early in your career – quickly supervising, coaching and mentoring your own teams
  • Build strong relationships with clients and colleagues, working collaboratively in like-minded teams
  • Experience different cultures and local business practices, working with colleagues and clients around the world. As well as enjoying opportunities for national and international travel
  • Get involved outside your day job, in the many corporate responsibility and social activities on offer at Deloitte.
  • Leverage the power of Web Services to bring Cloud technology and Big Data solutions to our internal and external clients
  • Develop web based managed services to put the power of what we do in our client’s hands
  • Create solutions that empower our Forensic Investigations and Financial Crime colleagues to take innovation to market
  • Work in an agile, SCRUM based team alongside some of the most talented and creative people in the industry

Management Standards
One of our firm-wide priorities is to deliver a globally uniform level of quality in core services so that our clients experience a consistent, exceptional Deloitte. To achieve this, global standards have been developed that define the most critical capabilities required by client service professionals. Joining Deloitte, within the business area you chose, you will develop professional qualifications and the following capabilities.

  • Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving: collects, assimilates, and analyses relevant data and uses standard processes and tools to help surface insights and solutions
  • Delivery Excellence: manages own work against project plan to ensure a superior client experience
  • Discovery: leverages technology to perform data extraction, analysis and management in regulator-driven investigations, internal reviews or legal proceedings
  • Disputes: gathers and prepares data required for loss of profits and other damages assessments
  • Financial Crime and Investigations: performs an independent assessment of business environment and identify internal and external risks; Gathers and analyses data in relation to patterns on misconduct or fraud, using Deloitte’s data management capabilities
  • Manages Quality and Risk: complies with quality standards, risk rules, and confidentiality guidelines to deliver results
  • Modelling: adopts a disciplined approach to building financial models

Being a Leader at Deloitte
Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.

We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but we require five leadership imperatives from all of our people:

  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction

Company information

Our Purpose and 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.

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

Beyond the UK: North West Europe within a Global firm.

UK and Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have combined to create a new Deloitte North West Europe firm on 1 June 2017. This is to support our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and to increase our global influence and lead in EMEA.

A broader geographical shape will create new career development opportunities, helping us develop the very best talent across the region and 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.

Salary

Competitive salary

Location

St Albans

How to apply

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 28/02/2018

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