Analyst Programmer, Elite 3E

Glasgow, Glasgow City
Closing date
12 Nov 2022

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Vacancy Type
Finance, Financial systems
Contract Type
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history, celebrating its bicentenary in 2022. We are proud of our history and future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit .

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations.

Department/Role overview:

The Financial Systems team works with the business to assist in defining and delivering the firms strategy and processes, while also providing a stable platform for day to day tasks.

Elite 3E Analyst Programmer - The successful applicant will develop new applications and modules within Elite 3E while maintaining support to the existing software and platform. The post-holder will take a key role in providing a best-in-class software development service.

This role would allow an experienced individual with commercial software development experience as a Finance Systems developer, technical lead or a similar web based system to Elite 3E to cross skill in to this role.

Hours of work

Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 5:30, however you may be required to work additional hours to facilitate project implementations or support call resolution. On-call cover will also be required based on a Rota

Main responsibilities:

  •  Provide technical support to in-house developed applications, integrations and the Elite 3E product
  •  Lead software development work-streams providing end to end ownership including; specification and design, estimation and planning, build, release and support
  •  Developing new software applications / modules / customisations in partnership with other members of the development team, business analysts and technical architects
  •  Liaise with business users as required within the role, maintaining a high level of service within all aspects of the individual's work
  •  Work collaboratively as part of a team or individually to achieve business outcomes, maintaining constructive working relationships with IT peers
  •  Unit testing software to ensure code is correct, fixing errors where they occur, and rerunning and rechecking the programme until it produces the correct results

Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requirements and internal policies.

Essential skills and experience:

  •  Knowledge of web based software architecture and design
  •  Microsoft SQL scripting and Server
  •  Experience using Microsoft tools and programming languages such as .NET framework (Primarily NET and XML related technologies including XSLT and XPath
  •  Creating and updating technical documentation
  •  Ability to produce accurate time estimates for work to be undertaken and drive to ensure commitments are achieved
  •  Tactful and diplomatic when in pressured situations
  •  Uses initiative - 'can do' approach
  •  Quality orientation evidenced by attention to detail and high work standard
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of customers

Desired skills and experience:

  •  Previous experience in finance or legal sectors
  •  Previous experience work with financial systems such as Elite 3E
  •  Experience of working with customisable 3rd party solutions
  •  Experience in producing and maintaining reports from Elite 3E, Microsoft SSRS or similar systems
  •  Experience in multi-tier architected methodologies. Ability to apply design patterns to create structured and efficient code
  •  Experience working in a development group that develops business-critical applications
  •  Elite 3E IDE and database structures
  •  Knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and above
  •  Strong background in database design, analysis and development. Awareness of current and future Microsoft technologies


Ashurst is a leading international law firm with world class capability and a prestigious global client base. The firm's in-depth understanding of its clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service has seen it become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law. The firm's people are its greatest asset and it brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.

Ashurst has 25 offices in 15 countries and offers the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. With 400 partners and 1,200 lawyers working across 10 different time zones, the firm is able to respond to clients wherever and whenever required. As a global team, Ashurst has a reputation for successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, disputes and projects and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.

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+44 20 7638 1111
London Fruit & Wool Exchange
1 Duval Square
E1 6PW
United Kingdom
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