MS Excel Plugin-in Developer



Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

MS Excel Plugin-in Developer

About Us

Planful is the pioneer of financial performance management cloud software. The Planful platform, which helps businesses drive peak financial performance, is used around the globe to streamline business-wide planning, budgeting, consolidations, reporting, and analytics. Planful empowers finance, accounting, and business users to plan confidently, close faster, and report accurately. More than 1,300 customers, including 23andMe, Bose, Boston Red Sox, Five Guys, and Zappos, rely on Planful to accelerate cycle times, increase productivity, and improve accuracy. Planful is a private company backed by Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm. Learn more at

About the role

As an MS Excel Plug-in Developer at Planful, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining plug-ins and integrations for Microsoft Excel that enhance the functionality and usability of our software products. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand user requirements, design intuitive user interfaces, and implement seamless integrations with Excel. This role offers an exciting opportunity to leverage your expertise in Excel development to contribute to the growth and success of a high-growth software company and deliver innovative solutions to our customers.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (8+ years) as a software developer, with a focus on MS Excel plug-in development.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel development tools and technologies, including VBA (Visual Basic for Applications), COM (Component Object Model), and .NET Framework.
  • Strong understanding of Excel object model, worksheet functions, and event-driven programming.
  • Experience with Excel add-ins such as COM add-ins, XLL add-ins, or Office JS add-ins.
  • Familiarity with Excel automation, data manipulation, and reporting functionalities.
  • Solid understanding of software development principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate user requirements into technical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.


  • Collaborate with product management, UX/UI designers, and other stakeholders across the business to understand user requirements and design specifications for Excel plug-ins.
  • Design and develop custom Excel plug-ins and integrations that enhance the functionality and usability of our Planful product line
  • Implement intuitive user interfaces, custom functions, and data manipulation features within Excel using VBA, .NET, or other relevant technologies.
  • Integrate Excel plug-ins with external data sources, APIs, and third-party services to enable seamless data exchange and automation.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging of Excel plug-ins to ensure high quality and reliability.
  • Optimize performance and compatibility of Excel plug-ins across different versions of Excel and operating systems.
  • Provide technical support and documentation for Excel plug-ins, assisting end-users with installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Stay updated on latest trends and advancements in Excel development, incorporating new features and capabilities into our plug-ins to meet evolving user needs.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement in Excel integration capabilities, driving continuous enhancement of our products.

Why Planful

Planful exists to enrich the world by helping our customers and our people achieve peak performance. To foster the best in class work we’re so proud of, we’ve created a best in class culture, including:

  • 2 Volunteer days, Birthday PTO, and quarterly company Wellness Days
  • 3 months supply of diapers and meal deliveries for the first month of your Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Annual Planful Palooza, our in-person, company-wide culture kickoff
  • Company-wide Mentorship program with Executive sponsorship of CFO and Manager-specific monthly training programs
  • Employee Resource Groups such as Women of Planful, LatinX at Planful, Parents of Planful, and many more. We encourage our teammates to bring their authentic selves to the team, and have full support in creating new ERGs & communities along the way