Job ID: 7103
Updated: Apr 28, 2023
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Category: Information Technology
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,500+ lawyers) operating from 19 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
The Global IT Service Desk is responsible for providing premium, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week call center and email support to all Attorneys, Legal Assistants and support staff and administrative personnel in regards to technology-related issues and requests. The Service Desk Analyst II position will receive the majority (90-95%) of incoming requests for assistance via telephone and email. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The candidate must have strong analytical skills and the ability to operate in extreme high pressure situations, successfully handle multiple priorities and possess a high level of discipline while remaining flexible. In addition to demonstrating considerable experience in the areas of responsibility listed above, the successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in providing prompt, professional and courteous services on all customer requests, problems, and queries. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, must show strong interpersonal and customer service skills, and will have the ability to be process-oriented yet flexible. The candidate must be able to interact with individuals in all levels of the Firm’s business. He or she must be able to work well with other technical teams to provide troubleshooting steps to aid in resolution of desktop computing issues.
Job Responsibilites: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)
Qualifications & Requirements
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