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The Client Technology Operations (CTO) Developer position is responsible for technical support, application development, implementation, and ongoing enhancements. The position provides technical responsibility and analysis for Reed Smith's Client Technology Solutions (CTS) product suite and related applications. The CTO developer acts as a resource to others within the outside of the group department, and is also responsible for varying levels of project management and client needs analysis.
Custom Application Creation: Develop custom applications (primarily web-based) for use by staff, attorneys and clients. Including, but not limited to, all phases of the solution's lifecycle from ideation through maintenance.
System Integration and Augmentation: Extend, enhance and integrate systems (Relativity, SharePoint, Custom) within the Reed Smith environment with each other and future systems. Including understanding and working with 3rd party application APIs and source code, data integration via SQL, JSON and XML, extending application functionality via vendor approved methods and best practices.
Data Analysis and Visualization: Analyze large data sets to identify trends and then visualize the data and trends using Excel, HTML5 charts and graphs, Python, MATLab, R, SQL and TSQL.
System Administration: Assist in administrating and maintaining large installations of third party solutions such as Relativity and SharePoint. This includes patch management, upgrades, issue troubleshooting, performance and resource management, and general system health checks.
Proficient in developing: Single Page Web Applications, Service Based Applications, Object Oriented design patterns, n-tier applications and custom libraries.
A working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint and supporting technologies including: SQL Server, Internet Information Server, Active Directory, Microsoft Office desktop application integration with SharePoint, Windows Workflow Foundation, Server farm design concepts, Windows networking principles
A working knowledge of kCura Relativity and supporting technologies.
Working experience using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
Identify improvements where necessary to existing procedures and practices related to application development
Provide off-hours and weekend technical support as required
Take ownership of particularly confidential, high-profile, or otherwise sensitive projects, users, and requests, keeping the CTO Manager or other personnel up to date as appropriate.
Work with other teams to develop efficiencies in existing firm processes through the use of application automation and integration.
Remain current on relevant technologies and industry standards through networking, as well as formal and informal training/education.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
BS in Computer Science or equivalent
Additional training, education, and/or certification in relevant areas preferred
3 to 5 years of development experience
3 to 5 years of large system administration
3 to 5 years of development experience within the Microsoft.NET Framework
1 to 3 years development experience with HTML5, CSS and jQuery
1 to 3 years experience working with Microsoft and SharePoint
Understanding the relational database concepts and ability to apply these concepts in building data models
Proven experience in graphical user interface design
Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Good organizational, prioritization, multi-tasking and time-management skills
Ability to effectively interact with all organizational levels
Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,800 lawyers in 27 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and high-st...ake matters, deliver regulatory counsel, and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, technology and media, shipping, energy trade and commodities, real estate, manufacturing and education. For more information, visit reedsmith.com