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Entry-Level Software Analyst/Consultant - R&D Incentives Team

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KPMG Ireland

16d ago

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  • You need a degree in software engineering, 1 year experience in research & development, technical report writing skills, good communication, time management, and organisational skills. Be ready to work with R&D teams and handle multiple projects.
  • You will assist the R&D team by providing advice to software clients on R&D tax credit eligibility, researching technical aspects, gathering information, drafting reports, executing engagements, and building client relationships.

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Software EngineeringDublin


  • We are seeking a highly motivated Computer Science/Software Consultant to join our Research and Development (“R&D”) incentives team based in Dublin 2.
  • This role would suit a recent graduate from a Computer science, Software Development or Software Engineering discipline with strong writing and communication skills who can utilise their scientific/technical knowledge to assist companies with the preparation of the scientific/technical aspects of R&D tax credit claims. 
  • You will work closely with many different companies within Ireland’s exciting tech landscape, to identify and document eligible R&D activities.
  • Please note that this job does not involve any programming or software development. 


  • Third level degree (minimum degree level) in software engineering, Computer Science, Computer Programming, Software Architecture, Software Development or equivalent. Grade 2.1 minimum.
  • 1 year experience in research and development projects in the industry or in academic environment would be a bonus.
  • 1 year experience working in a programming environment in the software industry is ideal. In particular, a basic knowledge and experience working throughout the software development lifecycle and basic programming with modern software development tools and/or environments will be a bonus
  • Demonstrable technical report writing skills.
  • Good communication skills, exceptional oral and written communications capabilities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and comfortably with our clients’ R&D teams.
  • Willingness to assume responsibility, ownership and accountability.
  • Time management skills as well as the ability to work independently and handle multiple client projects simultaneously.
  • Strong organisational skills.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Assisting the R&D team in providing advice to our software clients in relation to the eligibility of activities for the R&D tax credit, including attendance to meetings, liaising with clients’ technical leads, and review of internal documents.
  • Researching and resolving queries both general and client specific in relation to the scientific/ technical aspects of the R&D tax credit
  • Gather technical information from our clients’ R&D teams and drafting technical reports detailing qualifying R&D projects.
  • Planning, organising, and executing R&D engagements on time and within budget.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with our clients.
  • Please note that this job does not involve any programming or software development.


Work type

Full time

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  • Discounted health insurance
  • The purchase of additional annual leave
  • Frequent social events to help you build your network
  • Early finish Fridays on bank holiday weekends and throughout the summer months.
  • Relocation assistance for those moving to Ireland
  • Complimentary access to a range of Learning & Development programmes including LinkedIn Learning.