Applications Analyst/Programmer

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Applications Analyst/Programmer

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Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in any of our US offices, the  Application Analyst/Programmer will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining solutions that leverage the full capabilities of the Microsoft Office suite, including Office online, Office 365, Office 2019- 2021. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in application development, proficiency in Microsoft technologies, and a passion for creating innovative and efficient solutions.

This role reports to the Director, Business Intelligence.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and develop custom applications, add-ins, and solutions within the Microsoft Office Suite using technologies such as VBA, JavaScript, TypeScript, Office.js and Power Automate.
  • Leverage the capabilities of Office online and Office 365, with a focus on web-based solutions using Office.js.
  • Integrate Microsoft Office solutions with other business applications, databases, and third-party tools using Office.js.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration with existing systems.
  • Configuring, Testing, and supporting Microsoft Office 365 and Cloud applications.
  • Identify and resolve issues in Microsoft Office solutions, ensuring robustness, performance, and reliability, with a focus on Office.js functionalities.
  • Conduct thorough testing to validate the functionality and performance of developed solutions.
  • Create and maintain detailed technical documentation for developed solutions, including code documentation, user guides, and system architecture, with specific mention of Office.js integration.
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments and updates in Microsoft Office Suite, Office online, and Office 365 technologies, including advancements in Office.js.
  • Proactively explore new features and functionalities to enhance existing solutions.
  • Troubleshooting and solving third level support calls escalated from Support Center.
  • Making recommendations for various application settings along with presenting innovative solutions for existing business challenges.


  • Must possess strong communication skills to engage with legal/administrative staff and IS team.
  • Ability to present a thorough analysis of issues, project planning, and able to provide regular updates.


  • A four-year college degree is preferred.
  • Prior experience in project management is a must.
  • Proven experience in developing Office and Windows solution using C#, .Net, COM, and Office JS
  • Knowledge of SQL, PowerShell, XML and creating a GUI form
  • Development experience in Office add-ins
  • Microsoft Office add-ins are written in C#, C++, or VB.Net
  • Office Online add-ins are written in JavaScript
  • Knowledge of PowerShell and scripting languages.
  • Development experience in Power Automate is a plus.
  • Good understanding of network communication protocols. Strong knowledge of the Windows Operating System, including Windows 11, Windows Server 2019-2022.
  • Experience supporting Client & Server-based applications. Must be able to diagnose problems via system and application logs.iOS and macOS knowledge are a plus.


Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $130-140k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.


The application window is expected to close on Monday, September 16, 2024.

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all partners, employees and applicants and, in accordance with the applicable federal and state laws, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, matriculation or political affiliation, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status or partnership status, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, personal appearance, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, arrest or conviction record, or on any other basis prohibited by law.