Application Developer

jonitson recruitment
£35,000 per annum
31 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Application Developer required to work within a Legal firm environment

The primary responsibility of the role is to develop and support the firm's case management, matter management, document management, workflow and related applications as well as web technologies and third party applications.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
· Develop, enhance and support applications used within the firm, this includes: case management systems, matter management, document production/workflow, Intranet, extranet and website
· Weekly Intranet update in conjunction with Business Services Department
· Produce end user training manuals for existing and new systems developed
· Perform end user training for existing and new systems developed
· Responsible for the testing of existing and new systems developed
· Analyse and identify business areas where technology can be used to enhance efficiencies
· Perform maintenance programming and correction of identified defects
· Create, document, and implement test plans
· Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates
· Perform related duties as assigned
· Awareness of legal market and issues relating to the Firm’s legal disciplines
· Work with departments to understand requirements and to deliver appropriate and cost effective solutions.
· Establish a detailed program specification through discussion with clients, end users, suppliers or third parties
· Devise solutions to predicted problems, evaluating other options
· Manage projects as directed to ensure completion to deadlines and within budget
· Work as part of a team, which may be established purely for a particular project

Other responsibilities
· Provide support to users as required
· Ensure logged calls are escalated in accordance with agreed SLA's
· Ensure that documentation standards are followed and system documentation is kept up to date
· Any other reasonable ad hoc duties required
· On occasion working outside of normal office hours when it is required

Performance measures:
· Demonstrable application development experience
· Knowledge of database architecture and design
· Ability to interpret written requirements and technical specification documents
· Ability to code software according to published standards and design guidelines
· Flexible and can do attitude, ability to perform under pressure
· A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to the work

Person Specification:
· Good written and verbal communications skills
· Working within agreed deadlines
· Accuracy, efficiency and presentation of work
· Demonstrating flexibility
· Team working
· Providing highest standards of client service
· Professional personal presentation
· Attention to detail
· Reliability
· Good organisational skills
· Discretion, tact and ensuring the confidentiality of client and firm affairs
· Able to engage effectively with senior managers, partners and all end users.