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Technology Training and Support Analyst II (Century City)

Job ID: 5051

Updated: May 24, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States

Category: Information Technology


About Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms.  Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.

Essential Job Functions

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Technology Training and Support Analyst II is responsible for helping staff and attorneys learn and use available technology to support our clients, through training, coaching, and technical support of hardware and software. The person in this role delivers onboarding training to all new hires and must project a professional, engaging, demeanor and provide a positive, high-energy, learning environment. He or she must be able to quickly diagnose and determine appropriate course of action, and provide complete follow through on all incidents to a successful resolution; a reliable self-starter and problem solver who looks for opportunities to proactively educate attorneys and staff, and reactively responds competently to provide most levels of support for technical issues, including but not limited to computer hardware and software installations at all levels. Training delivery includes classroom training, webinars, individual coaching, support, and document troubleshooting. The candidate must be able to create basic troubleshooting documentation, along with detailed step-by-step instruction for the Kirkland user, and deliver training following standardized firm wide lesson plans that include: knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 products and proper use of Word to construct legal documents. The use of Document Management is essential, as is the ability to learn new applications quickly, proficiently and independently. 

The position requires the individual to be available for emergency situations 24/7, and may result in coming into the office to troubleshoot and resolve issues. 

The individual needs to have basic to intermediate Networking skills.   He or she will possibly be required to work during Monthly Maintenance Windows (typically second and third Saturday of every month).  The person will also work with firm wide teams to perform basic networking tasks, troubleshooting, upgrading or updating hardware, installation of new hardware, decommissioning hardware, and other tasks as assigned. 

The individual will need to be familiar with Avaya phone system or a similar system.  They will be required to assist the firm wide teams to troubleshoot and maintain this system, which includes local telephone sets and phone button changes.

The position will also require setup, monitoring and troubleshooting video and audio conferences.  The person should be familiar or have experience with Polycom, Crestron controllers, and portable video equipment.

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, show strong interpersonal and customer service skills, and have the ability to be process-oriented, yet flexible.  The candidate must be able to interact with individuals from all levels throughout the Firm. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented or changed as necessary.)

  • Excellent judgment in assessing user issues; intermediate troubleshooting methodology.
  • Ability to work to the best resolution either through own knowledge or proper, timely escalation.
  • Proficient in Windows 10 OS and core application suite; including the Microsoft Suite and various Kirkland applications.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Remote Computing and Citrix experience.
  • Intermediate PC troubleshooting skills and the ability to assist other team members in troubleshooting and diagnosing issues
  • Intermediate knowledge of iOS setup and troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of networks including wireless experience.
  • Intermediate understanding and knowledge of Voice over IP (VOIP) telephone systems.
  • The willingness and ability to help other team members on difficult issues.
  • Documents new findings/solutions and processes
  • Adheres to use of call ticketing system for each and every incident (e.g. request, issues, etc.).
  • Understands and follows ticket ownership guidelines and system usage.
  • Solid ability to research information through internal and external sources.
  • Adheres to written procedures, checklists and all quality control associated with project rollouts.
  • Participates in on-call and overtime on an as needed basis.
  • Ability to setup and troubleshoot video and audio in conference rooms.

Qualifications & Requirements

Education, Work Experience, Skills

  • Education - Computer Science or Technical qualification/certification.
  • Minimum of 5 to 6 years of experience in a professional services environment, law firm experience preferable.  
  • A+ and/or Microsoft certification are desirable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and customer service skills and will have the ability to be process-oriented, yet flexible.
  • Audio Visual experience a plus

Core Technologies

  • Knowledge of desktop computing environment and troubleshooting techniques of hardware and software issues.
  • Knowledge and the ability to support Microsoft operating systems, including networking component, hardware, peripheral devices.
  • Knowledge and experience in conference center environment.

Current K&E Technologies

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • iManage DeskSite and FileSite
  • Citrix /VPN
  • Polycom and Cisco Video Conference Systems
  • AirWatch (Intelligent Hub)
  • PeopleSoft
  • Carpe Diem
  • Avaya
  • MFA
  • ITSM Ticket Management System
  • Lenovo laptops and desktops

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

How to Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Closing Statement

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