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Technical Consultant

Department: Professional Services
Location: Edinburgh

As a market leading technology provider, AbacusNext International is part of the AbacusNext group of companies and works with global banks, international corporations, government agencies and enterprises of all sizes across the world. Our award-winning technology is used across a range of sectors including financial services, legal, corporate, government and publishing to provide risk mitigation, compliance and operational efficiency in the production of business-critical documentation. Continually growing, AbacusNext International is seeking to expand our team to meet market demand for our document automation technology.


AbacusNext International currently has an exciting opportunity for a talented Technical Consultant to join our city-centre Edinburgh team to work on the HotDocs product line. The primary responsibility for this position will be working alongside our current Technical Consultants to design, implement and deliver integration client projects that meet the requirements set by customers. The successful candidate will apply their knowledge of business process design, architecture and technology to design and build solutions for our customers. Exceptional customer engagement is key to being successful in this role. We are looking for someone who is ambitious, innovative and sets high standards for themselves in order to provide the best customer experience. The successful candidate requires a very high level of technical proficiency across a range of .NET and web technologies with the ability to adapt and learn new technologies as they become available. It is desirable that the candidate has design and implementation experience with enterprise class technology, such as document management systems or tools and frameworks used to design / automate business processes.  

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Develop on assigned projects and deliver on time and to specification
  • Integrate the HotDocs product with other line of business solutions
  • Deploy and configure the HotDocs technology
  • Participate in technical planning & requirements gathering phases including Design, code, test, troubleshoot, and document engineering software applications.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems using deductive reasoning and debugging tools
  • Interface with customers to troubleshoot problems
  • Implement projects using industry best practice and standards and ensure that technical software development processes are followed on the project
  • Be familiar with industry best practices for software development.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
  • Degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience in development
  • Minimum of 1 year or equivalent experience consulting.
  • Experience using Team Foundation Server.
  • In depth knowledge of word processor concepts.
    •  Experience integrating with other business tooling such as Kira, DocuSign, K2 and IBM BPM.
    •  Experience integrating with a document management system, such as iManage or SharePoint.
    •  Experience with Microsoft Dynamics.
  • In depth knowledge of C#
  • Experience developing web applications using ASP.NET MVC.
  • Extensive experience developing solutions using client-side JavaScript.
  • Experience with full stack development.
  • Hands-on experience with building distributed / service oriented / microservice-style and cloud based architectures
  • Hands-on experience with RESTful service implementations
  • Strong debugging, problem solving and investigative skills. Ability to assimilate disparate information (log files, error messages etc.) and pursue leads to find root cause problems.
  • Strong understanding of software architecture.
  • Use of best practices for Software Development.
  • Self-starter who can work independently.
  • Strong consulting and verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communication technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. 

  •  Degree in a related field
  •  Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience in development
  •  Minimum of 1 year or equivalent experience consulting.
  •  Experience using Team Foundation Server.
  •  In depth knowledge of word processor concepts.


  •  Experience integrating with other business tooling such as Kira, DocuSign, K2 and IBM BPM.
  •  Experience integrating with a document management system, such as iManage or SharePoint.
  •  Experience with Microsoft Dynamics.


You will work in a collaborative and innovative environment, with the opportunity for career progression and the ability to challenge yourself and add to your responsibilities as you grow with the company.  Our excellent benefits package includes:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Private pension and health insurance
  • Generous leave allowance
  • Safari Books Online subscription - an online catalogue of more than 40,000 books, videos, and interactive tutorials from over 200 of the world’s best publishers, including O’Reilly and Pearson
  • Regular work-based and social activities with the wider AbacusNext International team

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