Web Application Developer

New York

Job Summary

Skadden is looking for a Web Application Developer who will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Intranet application (theSlate) and all new web-based applications for the Intranet.

  • Designs, develops and maintains new web-based applications and databases for the Intranet.                                                                                                         
  • Troubleshoots issues with new and existing applications and databases, and works with appropriate resources to resolve them.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Strong knowledge of  .net framework, JavaScript & HTML
  • Strong UX and CSS experience with demonstrable interest in the area a plus
  • Knowledge of MVC, JQuery, TypeScript and Angular a plus
  • Strong knowledge of database design and development
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and Visual Studio Database Projects a plus
  • Knowledge of Sinequa and/or experience with enterprise search a plus
  • Knowledge of one or more open-source Machine Learning frameworks and Python a plus
  • Use of Team Foundation Server or Git a plus
  • Familiarity with software design patterns and standard web development concepts, practices and procedures
  • Capacity to work with a variety of technologies
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of two years experience utilizing the above mentioned technology
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