BTS_QS_RD Tech_Senior


Job title: BTS_QS_RD Tech_Senior

Company: EY

Job description: At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


  • The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work as part of a growing and dynamic specialist practice with a diverse team of highly successful tax and science/engineering/technology specialists. Serving a variety of blue chip and very high-profile clients, we support companies in claiming innovation incentives, which were introduced by the government to encourage Irish companies to invest in innovation and stimulate economic growth. With the R&D tax space rapidly growing in consequence to increased investment by companies in digital, this role offers an exciting opportunity for highly motivated individuals with a background in IT, Software and Engineering to join EY’s fast growing and highly successful R&D Tax team.
  • You will be required to work closely with our client’s C-suite executives, technologists and engineers across a diverse range of sectors, such as technology, social networking, telecommunication, cloud computing, financial services, software product development and so much more. Your role will involve being responsible for critically analysing the scientific and technological aspects of a client’s R&D project. You will play an active role in client discussion and creation of technical deliverables for our clients’. You will collaborate with your team in Ireland to deliver R&D tax claims for clients and will be offered the opportunity to work with the EY’s global R&D network to deliver multi jurisdiction projects aligned to the global nature of the Engineering/IT/software sector.

The opportunity

This opportunity is ideal for driven individuals with a background in IT, software, engineering or technology, wishing to leverage and apply their technical expertise in a new way. It will also require you to have strong, board technical industry knowledge and hands on experience in IT, software or high-technology sectors. This role will suit experienced and enthusiastic engineers who are driven to learn about new technologies and industry trends, widen thei technical knowledge and have more, broader client and commercial exposure.

What we do

  • We are a dedicated and highly specialised team focusing on assisting clients maximise their R&D tax claims.
  • A multi-disciplinary team made up of IT technologists, engineers, scientists, industry specialists and tax professionals.
  • We are principally an Ireland-based team with colleagues in the EY Global Delivery Service (GDS) hub in Buenos Aires. We are looking to further build out our Bangalore capability.
  • We offer a tailored approach to our clients which aim to assist with identifying which of their IT/technology projects are eligible for tax relief and how the activities they’ve undertaken meet R&D definition for tax purposes as set out by Irish revenue.
  • Produce high quality technical deliverable that provide insights into the projects claimed and highlight the key technical elements needed to substantiate the R&D tax claim. And so much more.
  • Responsibilities
  • Leading or working as an effective member of a project team, to Interview the clients’ senior technical and engineering staff in order to develop an understanding of the technical characteristics of the projects undertaken
  • Facilitate application of Irish Revenue’s guidelines to identify which R&D projects or aspects of projects are eligible for tax relief
  • Writing detailed technical project reports describing the technological objectives, advancements and uncertainties of the clients projects, to support the R&D tax claim
  • Ability to provide practical approaches and solutions to situations and apply critical thinking to ensure the delivery of the project work products
  • Working with the EY R&D global network to deliver multi jurisdiction projects aligned to the global nature of the engineering/IT/technology sector
  • Responsible for high-quality delivery of advice and solutions to major clients, ensuring management of risk and reputation
  • Supporting in the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients to provide high levels of client service
  • Maintaining up to date technical and tax technical knowledge

Your skills and attributes

  • You have excellent spoken and written formal business English, communicating clearly and concisely in phone calls and via email
  • Previous R&D tax knowledge is NOT required for this role although this would be highly advantageous
  • Relevant qualifications in the specific area of expertise required. For example, degree, master’s or PHD in engineering/computer science/IT
  • Ideally, you will have hands on experience in the engineering, IT, technology, data and software sectors
  • In-depth technical expertise in your discipline and understanding the commercial/technical issues faced in the technology sector
  • You have experience in dealing with technological challenges faced by professionals in the field during the design, development, implementation and testing of technological solutions
  • Ability to assist in defending technical aspects of R&D tax claims (previous R&D tax experience is not a necessity; this is something that the successful candidate will learn on the job)
  • Ability to identify and manage areas of risk, know when to refer upwards, demonstrate good judgement, objectivity and independence
  • Strong client relationship management skills with the ability to understand client’s needs and deliver quality outputs to clients
  • Strong communication and project management skills, with the ability to work in a team based and consultancy environment
  • Have excellent technical report writing, interpersonal, communication, interviewing skills and presenting ability
  • You must feel comfortable discussing technical themes with clients in a personable and professional manner.
  • A keen desire to adapt and flex existing knowledge to different engineering sectors and build on the core capabilities
  • You have the ability to swiftly adapt to and learn about different technologies utilised by our clients, such as: SOCs, semiconductors, Hadoop/Spark, Docker, cloud technologies, database engineering, database technologies, programming languages (such as .NET, JSON, SQL, Python, Java, Perl, C++, JavaScript, Objective-C, Ruby, C, Haskell, R, Scala, GoLang etc), Big Data Processing (Lambda architecture), scripting languages, as well as web and mobile technologies
  • You interact readily with other technical professionals, have outstanding interpersonal skills and excel in eloquence and concise summary of information
  • Strong attention to detail and first-time accuracy is essential
  • You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications

Who we are:

  • EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

Expected salary:

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Job date: Sun, 17 Jul 2022 22:27:21 GMT

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