Application Developer

July 18, 2022

Bilzin Sumberg is dedicated to the efficient delivery of quality legal services through Knowledge Management, Legal Project Management and the use of data for competitive intelligence and legal research. In support of those goals, Bilzin Sumberg is seeking an energetic, positive and customer focused individual for the Application Developer position. 
The Application Developer will assist other team members to gather business requirements and design application solutions. The role will include developing and implementing custom web-based applications and internal dashboards to increase productivity and efficiency throughout the Firm; and, assist with the planning, design, development, testing and implementation of new applications (70%) or maintenance on existing applications (30%) for legal line of business functions. The Application Developer will perform data movement and transformation between systems; develop solutions for end-user requirements, including the creation and support of SQL, and Web Services application development; create thorough documentation for all developed applications, including diagrams for data flow; perform testing of developed applications and QA testing of custom applications. The Application Developer will have other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities: 
• Design and build analytics dashboards using presentation layer controls and data class queries
• Assist in the development and administration of custom libraries, lists, views and workflows using SharePoint 2013
• Assist in management of ongoing projects including SharePoint (Handshake),  Enterprise Search and other Knowledge Management initiatives

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Jackie Gallego, Chief Human Resources Officer.

Experience Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Team player with excellent communication and creative problem-solving skills
• Thorough understanding and experience with Microsoft SQL (2008 – 2019), including creation of database schemas, stored procedures, views and building complex SQL statements
• Experience with PowerShell, writing scripts and cmdlets
• Experience developing workflows and forms
• Experience with Handshake frameworks (SQL classes & skins)
• Ability to analyze, design, configure, develop and implement solutions to meet business needs and objectives
• Work with product managers, business owners, DBA(s) and vendors to create integration both to/from vendors
• Experience with front-end customization using HTML and CSS
• Experience with visualizing BI Data, designing Power BI Dashboards, building Power Queries and maintaining Power BI Datasets and Dataflow
• Effective verbal and written technical communication skills
• Ability to produce technical documentation
• Effective self-organization and planning skills
• Must be able to adjust when there is a shift in priorities
• Ability to act proactively and make productive decisions
• Maintain up-to-date awareness of current and future directions of business industry and associated technologies

 Current Technologies:

On premise SharePoint 2013
SQL Management Studio
Javascript, JQuery, Kendo, CSS 3.0, HTML 5
Active Directory
Aderant/Handshake framework
Aderant Financial Software
Foundation Software
InterAction CRM
Power BI

Education and Experience:

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or similar degree
3+ years of relevant software development experience required, law firm experience a plus.