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Information Systems, Technical Business Analyst / Junior Developer

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (including its associated entities) is an elite global law firm with world-class practices across the board. Clients know they can rely on us for their most challenging legal and business matters. From offices in the world’s key financial centers and political capitals, our more than 1,000 lawyers collaborate seamlessly to deliver exceptional service, sophisticated advice and creative, practical solutions.
Job title
Information Systems, Technical Business Analyst / Junior Developer
New York
Information Systems
Reports to

Director, Business Systems

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, various shifts (additional hours as required; weekends and after hours availability at times).

Hybrid schedule that requires in-office work three days a week.

Position Summary

The Business Analyst / Junior Developer is responsible for gathering, analyzing, and documenting business and technical requirements; conducting thorough application reviews and crafting functional documentation; leading quality assurance and testing efforts; performing data analysis and modeling; designing and developing applications; and contributing to software development projects.

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand their needs and produce detailed business requirements for implementation by our development team
  • Analyze complex business processes, workflows, and data flows to identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency gains
  • Create clear and concise functional and technical documentation, including process diagrams, users stories, and use cases
  • Work closely with senior developers to assist in the design, development, and testing of software solutions.
  • Develop proficiency in programming languages, tools, and development methodologies.
  • Extract, transform, and analyze data to support business decision-making and identify trends or anomalies
  • Thoroughly test and validate software applications to ensure they align with business requirements, function correctly, and perform as expected
  • Evaluate and recommend software products while overseeing the design and testing processes
Qualifications / Position Requirements
  • Demonstrates strong technical skills and proficiency knowledge in multiple programming languages, along with a deep understanding of IT concepts, technologies, and software development methodologies
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, capable of conveying technical concepts to non-technical individuals
  • Creative thinker who excels in problem-solving, with a strong analytical mindset and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excels in various programming languages and frameworks, including but not limited to C#, VB.NET, VBScript, PHP, ASP.NET Core, Python, WebAPI, and SOAP
  • Proficient in an array of web technologies, such as HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, React, AngularJS, Angular, NodeJS, JavaScript, including relevant frameworks
  • Skilled in SQL and database technologies and understanding of database concepts, data modeling, and data analysis
  • Competent in utilizing reporting tools such as Reporting Services and Excel, and proficient in data visualization tools like Tableau and PowerBI
  • Experience with source control systems, including Git, GitHub, TFS, and SVN
  • Exhibits adaptability and willingness to learn new skills and technologies
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a technical role, such as a business analyst, software developer, or QA engineer
  • Prior experience in a professional services organization strongly preferred

The expected base salary for this position ranges from $120,000 - $140,000. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, anticipated assignment, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. Davis Polk offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.