Deloitte Lead Software Engineer, Tax Analysis & Debt Investments (TARDI) in Grand Rapids, Michigan
You're a full stack software engineer and problem solver who enjoys hands-on development. You are passionate about new technologies, new ideas and new ways of thinking! You want to lead teams in an onshore/offshore model, be challenged, and realize growth opportunities! Want to be on a team with some of the most diverse backgrounds in the industry - financial analysts, developers, business analysts, attorneys and accountants? This is the place for you!
National Federal Tax Services (NFTS) is a national practice within Deloitte Tax LLP made up of a number of tax service offerings. Each NFTS service offering has been developed and built as a result of a tax planning idea, a marketplace need, or a technological innovation - all with the purpose of delivering results for our clients. Our people are entrepreneurial in spirit and have always had the work-hard/play-hard mentality. NFTS service lines provide tax planning and compliance support for the largest organizations across all industries.
The Partnership Solutions Group (PSG) is a service line of NFTS and one of the fastest-growing practice groups in all of Deloitte Tax. PSG professionals counsel privately-held and publicly-traded partnerships across the United States on a wide-range of federal tax issues involving mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, initial public offerings, post-offering compliance, and process design and improvement.
One of our fast-growing, unique service offerings is our Tax Analysis & Information Reporting for Debt Investments (TARDI) practice. Those pursuing investment opportunities in corporate/government debt, MBS, and ABS markets are consistently challenged to properly address the tax planning and compliance that can apply. This quickly becomes a task that is often heavily dependent upon effective data management and a knowledge of financial products and tax principles. Through a combination of calculation, reporting, and data management tools developed by Deloitte's TARDI practice, we can assist with the complex tax and reporting needs of large portfolios of fixed income investments.
Work you'll do
As a software developer on our NFTS, PSG, TARDI team, you will assist with the design, analysis, development, implementation, and deployment of new data-driven, web-based applications.
Be a significant, hands-on contributor to the team with passion in problem solving
Provide support for existing systems.
Work independently and within a team of developers to deliver end-to-end web or windows based solutions for moderate to complex projects.
Work with peers to carry out code reviews and unit testing of new development and create unit test plans and scenarios for development unit testing.
Document new developments, procedures, or test plans as needed.
Interact with other development teams to ensure a consistent, uniform approach to software development.
Prepare technical design documents using enterprise standard documentation tools.
Support system testing by following up on and closing defect tickets in a timely manner.
Deploy all integration artifacts to testing and production environments.
Supervise and mentor junior team members and interns in U.S. and offshore
Lead Agile and Sprint activities, in partnership with scrum masters, to deliver enterprise-grade applications/products in line with business requirements
Desired Skills & Experience
5+ years of progressive experience with Software Engineering
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to: C/C++, C# or Java
Experience with Source Control - Preferrable GIT
Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms and databases.
Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically.
Strong desire to learn
Core Competency Requirements
3+ years of experience leading the design and development of enterprise-grade products following test-driven development practices, building test plans, unit tests, and automated testing frameworks
Experience working with one or more from the following: web application development, distributed and parallel systems, information retrieval, natural language processing, networking, developing large software systems, and/or security software development.
Experience with Microsoft .NET development using C#
Solid understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
Solid understanding of relational database design and querying concepts
Knowledge of design patterns and architectural patterns
Knowledge of agile development methodologies and version control concepts
Knowledge of unit testing theory
Ability to understand business problem(s) being addressed by the project
Ability to work 50-60 hour per week as needed
Travel up to 25% (While 25% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
Preferred Competency Requirements
Knowledge and experience at least one modern architecture design, such as Microservices
Knowledge and experience with Cloud Computing
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) or Microsoft Azure Certifications
Knowledge of client/server application development
Experience developing ASP.Net web services, windows services, and WCF
Experience developing WPF windows application
Experience with Visual Studio 2015 or higher
Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Platform
Experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps
Experience with SQL Server 2014 or higher
Experience with computationally demanding solutions
Experience working on Agile development methodology and SCRUM processes
Experience working in Financial Services environment
Experience working in consulting environment
Ability to work independently and virtually
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.