Sidley Austin LLP

  • Senior Developer/Analyst

    Recruiting Location US-IL-Chicago
    Information Technology
  • Summary

    The Senior Developer/Analyst is responsible for providing technical direction and supporting custom development needs. Additionally, this individual is responsible for implementing best practices and standard software architecture patterns. He/she must keep abreast of the latest .NET developments and trends including personalization, predictive analytics, responsive design, application customization and 3rd party integration.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Advances the team’s abilities to support and develop on the Windows platform.
    • Participates in all phases of the software development lifecycle with emphasis on design, development, and testing.
    • Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives.
    • Establishes application and site development objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality.
    • Supports development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.
    • Supports custom-built interfaces to internal and external systems.
    • Provides assistance and support for current applications; respond to problems or incidents after hours as needed.
    • Supports users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
    • Updates job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; etc.
    • Other duties as required.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (the “Duties”) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   Employees or applicants who need an accommodation should contact Human Resources.


    Education and/or Experience:


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, a related field or equivalent work experience.
    • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
    • A strong understanding of the web and application development languages and tools which include: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (JQuery, Underscore, Vue JS), .NET framework, VB.Net/C#.Net, SQL, Responsive Framework - Bootstrap
    • Experience with ASP.NET MVC and Web Forms
    • Experience creating and consuming web services
    • Source Control – VSS, TFS, Git
    • Software development life cycle
    • Technical Documentation
    • Application Integration


    Other Skills and Abilities:

    The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good judgment
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
    • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
    • Able to work under pressure
    • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
    • A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
    • Ability to analyze technical solutions and propose sound conclusions to a variety of issues and/or requirements


    Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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