JUNIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER – I<
DEPARTMENT ITREPORTING LINE Development Manager
Addleshaw Goddard is a premium, international business law firm. Our lawyers help many of the world’s best-known brands – including over 40 FTSE100 companies – to protect their interests and make the most of business opportunities. We operate from 12 offices in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and focus heavily on industry sectors such as retail, energy, transport and financial services. We are the current Litigation Law Firm of the Year, Real Estate Law Firm of the Year and Private Equity Firm of the Year in the UK, are recognised as one of the most innovative firms in Europe and have enjoyed several consecutive years of growth. We have a modern, inclusive and approachable culture and are committed to providing an environment where people are developed and valued.
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Working alongside the Innovation & Legal Technology team (I<) to help develop ground breaking and cutting edge solutions within the legal sector. Their work will provide AG with a critical competitive advantage over other more conventional law firm technologies and business models. Working alongside more senior Software Developers and as a member of the IT Software Development team this will involve assisting the development and integration of new and appropriate solutions e.g. data visualisations, machine learning and AI to deliver benefits to AG’s clients. The role will also involve assisting Legal Technologists in their day to day activities by assisting with routine coding activities (e.g. simple web development/scripting).
● Participate in collaboration with Software Developers and I< to design and build high quality and innovative legal technology solutions● Assist and support I< team with standard coding activities ● Assist integration of internally developed, externally developed and commercial off the shelf applications ● Deliver at pace and flexibility to changing client requirements ● Demonstrate solutions to technical and non-technical audiences of all levels up to and including senior management ● Design and develop appropriate APIs and libraries to promote reuse● Deliver using an agreed Agile/Scrum methodology and appropriate toolsets● Ensure code is documented, peer reviewed and adheres to AG’s standards KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (BESPOKE TO ROLE)
The ideal applicant will have the confidence to work in a fast-paced and intellectually-demanding environment, and with internal clients who are dedicated, hard-working professionals.The role is a junior role and mentoring and training will be given. The candidate should show a passion and an understanding for development methods, technologies and practices, and an ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical members of staff at all levels.In order to succeed the successful applicant will need an understanding or some experience of: