Legal Technology Software Engineer

New York

Job Summary

Skadden is in search of a Legal Technology Software Engineer who designs and develops desktop and web-based applications using C#, WPF, ASP.NET, HTML5 and Angular. Takes part in all aspects of the product development life cycle and help design intuitive and engaging applications that are used by internal and external clients.

  • Meets with team members and end-users to establish application requirements.
  • Prepares analysis of processes and requirements.
  • Contribute to documenting user stories with acceptance criteria
  • Consults with team members regarding design and implementation of application.
  • Creates databases and application interfaces based on analysis of requirements within established guidelines.
  • Writes high performance code using recommended coding standards.
  • Implements security access on applications.
  • Develops unit tests to test code implementation.
  • Develops application testing plans and assist with the quality assurance process.
  • Assists with integration strategies between applications.
  • Create and add features to existing single page applications using C#, ASP.NET CORE, HTML, SASS, CSS, JavaScript, Angular 2 or other java script frameworks.
  • Develop custom Web API's.
  • Researches latest technology trends.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Experience in developing applications using C#, Angular, WPF/MVVM, ASP.NET/MVC, HTML, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Material Design
  • Experience with web services API Integration
  • Ability to design SQL database objects for SQL Server 2016, writing stored procedures and user defined functions
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies
  • Knowledge of Azure Dev Ops Server for ALM, Jira, Confluence
  • Strong problem solving abilities and an aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Thorough working knowledge of PCs, networks and web technology
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum of four years of software development work experience

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