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Deals - Software Developer Manager - Bristol

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Recruiter: PwC
Listed on: 17th February
Location: Bristol
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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About the team

Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.

Our Deals practice supports clients through mergers, acquisitions and responses to financial distress. The Deals Tech team is a centre of excellence for embedding and enabling technology across our Deals practice. We help our Deals business go to market with compelling data analysis and automation technology. We are currently looking for a bright, enthusiastic, and hungry individual to help expand the reach of the team.

You can expect a challenging and rewarding career that will provide you with opportunities to work with our client engagement teams along with other parts of the business. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn new technologies, further develop your skills and advance your career with the market leading employer.

About the role

You will be supporting the development and enhancement of in-house developed business software applications and business databases used across a broad range of Deals engagements. Projects will be mostly greenfield in nature, so you will have the opportunity to architect and develop new solutions from the ground up and have significant input on the technical direction of projects.

Your responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:

  • Designing, creating, and upgrading bespoke applications using the .NET framework and C# language

  • Assist in the evaluation, selection, installation, configuration, maintenance, upgrade, and support of software applications within the firm

  • Working alongside the teams direct management to produce technical plans and documentation for team projects

  • Helping to maintain and provision the teams staging and production environments; alongside PwC Cloud Services

  • Taking part in code peer reviews and providing input on architectural decisions

  • Working closely with the teams direct management to support ongoing projects; by working alongside junior team members to help facilitate their work.


If you are naturally inquisitive, have an analytical mind and enjoy solving problems in a rigorous and logical manner, for a variety of different businesses then this is the role for you. Alongside other members of the team you will engage with senior members of our business and clients, helping to solve their business problems and generate value.

You will need significant experience demonstrating a number of the following skills:

  • Exceptional analytical and technical aptitude, and enjoy problem solving

  • Have experience of taking end-user business requirements and translating them into technical specifications

  • Have an entrepreneurial mind set and self-starter mentality, and be comfortable with a degree of ambiguity to come up with creative solutions to complex problems and develop these ideas into structured deliverable projects

  • An ability to work effectively on tasks, both individually and collaboratively

  • The ability to manage time, prioritise tasks, self-review your work and produce deliverables of a high quality under tight client deadlines in time pressured environments

  • A strong desire to acquire and share technical knowledge with others

  • Passion for technology and new tools and applying and developing yourself to new areas (e.g. quickly getting up to speed with tools, analytical approaches and business challenges)

  • Build collaborative working relationships at all levels, establishing credibility both internally and externally

Technical skills
  • Have strong experience of developing applications using the .NET framework from version 4.6 upwards using the C# language

  • Experience developing ASP.NET MVC Applications

  • Experience developing ASP.NET MVC WebApi Applications

  • Experience using version control systems, preferably Git via Azure DevOps (VSTS)

  • An understanding of the Agile development process

  • An understanding of cloud services (preferably the Microsoft Azure stack)

  • Good experience of using SQL Server (writing queries, designing tables, use of stored procedures, tc)

  • Experience using a wide range of APIs

  • Proven experience in all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle

Desirable skills
  • Experience of Entity Framework and

  • Experience writing and reviewing technical documentation

  • Javascript (jQuery, React/Angular)

  • Presentation frameworks such as Bootstrap

  • Other coding languages such as Python/VB.NET

  • Experience working in a corporate deal environment

  • An understanding of basic accounting principles

About PwC

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The skills we look for in future employees

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