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Senior Developer

AbacusNext International has a career opportunity for a Senior Developer to join the HotDocs team located in Edinburgh, UK.



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.

We were founded on one simple concept: improving the lives of professionals through the use of technology.  Its competencies serve to simplify the adoption, implementation, and management of technology to quickly increase revenues, reduce costs, and maximize efficiencies, while keeping security and compliance at the forefront.



We serve clients at every level of their organization, in whatever capacity we can be most useful, whether as a trusted advisor to large firm executive management or as a hands-on coach for sole practitioners. Target verticals include lawyers, general counsel, accounting firms, CPAs, government, and other private professional service organizations. For every engagement, we propose a solution tailored to meet their unique business needs and provide the utmost care in the implementation process.

No matter the challenge, we focus on delivering practical and enduring results, and equipping our clients to grow and lead. We partner with clients to put solution recommendations into practice and grow their businesses through the leverage of highly secure, compliant and functional business systems.



AbacusNext International currently has several exciting opportunities for senior software engineers to join our city-centre Edinburgh team to work on the HotDocs product line. The team primarily concentrates on developing and running a greenfield web application delivered through the latest technologies, including .Net Core, ASP.Net MVC, Microsoft Azure, OAuth2, and Angular.

As a senior team member, you will be actively involved in mentoring colleagues, driving architecture decisions, developing and improving features and working directly with stakeholders to deliver world-class products.

Our team's combined goal is to deliver continuous value to customers and the business in a sustainable, quality driven environment. As we are continuously evolving our software code base, tools and agile process, our work takes on a combination of coding and review, changes to tools and systems and adjustments to the way we interact with our customers, whether they be internal or external.

As a Microsoft Partner, AbacusNext International is able to offer access to the latest enterprise tools with an MSDN Enterprise subscription.


As part of a cross-skilled team, you will:

  • Write code every day.
  • Provide technical and architectural leadership, driving engineering quality across the full application stack for a growing development team.
  • Propagate a professional culture of ownership, openness and self-improvement within the team through development and mentoring of team members and the championing of best practices and standards.
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner to own the entire development pipeline from inception to production.
  • Interact with the rest of the business to gain deep understanding of our products, customers and users.



Successful candidates will have significant professional experience within a software engineering team and will be:

  • An adaptable, senior developer, capable of delivering robust, quality solutions with a high level of autonomy.
  • A software quality evangelist, demonstrating a commitment to best patterns and practices including Agile, TDD and pair programming.
  • Passionate about great UX and UI.
  • Experienced in supporting and developing other members of staff.
  • Excellent at technical communication.


We are ideally looking for Developers familiar with our current stack, however, if you have equivalent experience with similar technologies we would still love to hear from you:

  • Front end: TypeScript and Angular.
  • Back end: ASP.Net, Web API RESTful services, written in C# and hosted using Azure.
  • Tools: TeamCity, GitLab, Jira, Confluence, and Slack.
  • IdentityServer for OpenID Connect / OAuth 2 authentication and authorisation.



  • A passionate software engineer with a history of driving his or her own technical and professional development.


What We Offer:

At AbacusNext International, you will work in 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
  • Microsoft Gold partnership, allowing full MSDN access and monthly Azure credit
  • Regular work-based and social activities with the wider AbacusNext International team


With more than 1,000,000 users in 7,000 companies across 50 different countries,
you’ll be in great company when you deploy HotDocs.

  • RBS uses HotDocs document automation software
  • XL Insurance uses HotDocs document assembly software
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe uses HotDocs document assembly software
  • ECE
  • Lockmann Krane uses HotDocs document automation software
  • Caltrans uses HotDocs document assembly software