IT Related Opportunities
**If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below - or any other position in a law firm please contact Geri Moreland to discuss at email@example.com.
SharePoint Administrator – for global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for administration and maintenance of a 24/7 SharePoint 2010/2013 farm and Office 365 collaboration portal. Ideal candidate has experience as a SharePoint Administrator/Architect with proven S/P troubleshooting skills and experience restoring a SharePoint farm. Candidate will ensure the reliability of SharePoint 2010/2013, Office 365 and other enterprise application systems. Some of the duties for this position: Analyze and resolve problems related to performance, data, software, servers, and usage, maintain software, patches, releases notes, and other relevant information for SharePoint and related services/servers support secure document collaboration via Office 365 online portal, maintain security for SharePoint servers, services, and applications, create sites, templates, workflows, lists and libraries to support initiatives, test and deploy new applications to ensure proper integration, assist in creating training materials for users of all experience levels, provide tier II technical support as part of the Firm’s escalation procedures.
Candidate will be working in three environments: Intranet, Collaboration Site (internal) and External Collaboration Site (Office 365). Share Point is the central hub for all applications. The firm is expanding the footprint; growing reusable apps and migrating from 2010 to 2016 shortly. Candidate will assist with the migration effort and upgrade. Strong MS background required; ideal experience with lots of variety and version experience with technologies. This is less of a development job and more of administrative – candidate will be architecting SharePoint solutions.
Position Requirements: College degree required, technical discipline preferred, must have at least 3 years of experience building and administering SharePoint 2010, prior experience supporting enterprise level applications, preferably in a law firm or legal environment, experience with Microsoft Azure or other cloud-based hosting services, (Certifications are not required but would be a big plus.) Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): SharePoint or Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD): SharePoint Applications, strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills required. Salary commensurate with experience.
Senior Network Engineer (Storage) - for global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for configuring, maintaining and upgrading network systems, and assisting with long range planning for upgrades and deployment of computer systems. This position requires project planning and coordination start to finish for such. Duties: manage/upgrade NetApp and HP SANs, VMware ESXi 5.5 and 6 virtualization environments firm-wide; production, support, and deployment of new projects for storage and Virtual Environment needs; collect storage requirements and architect appropriate highly available design, troubleshoot performance problems in existing NetApp storage array; provide production support for break fix and performance issues on storage and server infrastructure. Candidate should have strong knowledge of blade infrastructure for server hardware such as Cisco UCS and HP blades. Responsibilities include: Implementation Support - Design, plan, and set up storage in a Windows NetApp SAN environment (disk layout, RAID levels, etc.) to ensure performance and data availability; configure/maintain/upgrade firm wide SAN and VMware capabilities including all applicable applications used for both storage and backup requirements. This position is the designated contact and liaison with third party providers of applications and services and performs storage and server capacity planning, monitoring, and tuning of the infrastructure on a constant basis to improve the performance and responsiveness of the Firm's Enterprise compute and storage infrastructure. Position Requirements: Ideal candidate has advanced level knowledge and experience with NetApp and HP SANs, expert level knowledge and experience with VMware hypervisor version 5.5 and above, advanced knowledge with array based replication (SRA) and SRM. advanced experience with network management tools such as-Riverbed Optnet, Netflow, Wireshark, Cisco Prime, VMware vSphere, vCenter SRM, VCOPS , Microsoft SCCM 2012, etc., highest level experience with Windows Server versions 2008- 2012 R2, 2016 Windows IIS Server 7, highest level competence in the Operating systems in use by the Firm (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008- 2016), expert level competence in configuring, managing and upgrading, load balancing NetApp SANs, snap mirror and snapshot technologies in C-mode and 7 mode, highest level knowledge of Windows Active Directory and related services such as DNS, BIND, DHCP, Group Policy, Kerberos, KCD, and LDAP, Demonstrated experience in utility automation scripting and programming using PowerShell, VBScript, or .NET. Prior law firm experience in an IT support role is required. BS in Computer Science or MIS strong preferred, MCSE with 4-6 years support experience with Microsoft Windows 2003 and later required, Certifications in: NetApp Storage, VMware required, Minimum of NCSA (NetApp Certified Storage Associate), NCDA (NetApp certified Data Administrator) preferred with 4 - 6 years of experience. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Word Processor/Document Support Specialist – for top tier global law firm with 24/7 document support department. This hours for this position: 3 Day Work Week (Friday 10:00am-11:00pm, Sat. 10:00am-11:00pm, Sun.10:00am-11:00pm). Some of the duties for this position: Create, revise and convert documents such as court filings, agreements, contracts, leases, letters, memoranda, pleadings, etc. using Microsoft Office and other tools such as Workshare Compare, quality review procedures including proofreading ensuring highest quality work in a timely fashion, document tracking and completion estimates on documents submitted to the Help Desk as they are received and update status, scan materials and perform document clean up and formatting, prepare court filings, including e-filings, transcribe tapes and digital audio and video recordings, conduct data entry into various applications and perform mail merges and assist with mass mailings, prepare documents for transmission by regular mail, Federal Express, messenger, air courier, facsimile, or e-mail; arrange for messengers and courier services; and transmit documents via fax and e-mail, provide technical support (via remote control or in-person) to Firm regarding document formatting questions, remain current with technology and actively learn new software and other tools maintaining expert level in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, DocXTools, Excel, and other Firm software, copy/burn CDs, DVDs. Position Requirements: at least 2 years of recent/current experience in a word processing position in a law firm, strong commitment to customer service, strong typing, proofreading, grammar and spelling and technical skills, flexibility to work overtime, including weekends, midnights, on an as-needed basis, familiarity with document scanning. Salary is commensurate with experience; generous employee benefits offered.
Manager, Network Services – for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This hands on position is responsible for leading tech support teams. The Manager will oversee the firm’s user facing and back-end systems, and act as primary escalation point regarding complex IT issues within the technology infrastructure firm wide. Duties for this position include: Supervising network engineering and administration teams, as well as more junior IT managers firm wide, managing technology infrastructure projects, managing daily departmental activities and facilitating resolution of technical issues, ensuring daily operational integrity of firm wide network services. Position Requirements: 10 – 15 years of hands on technical experience with a broad array of business computing technologies, Candidate must have ability to manage medium sized, complex information systems and technical personnel, superior interpersonal and written communications skills, strong follow through and attention to detail, Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Systems required, Cisco CCNP required, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer required, VMWare Certification preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.
IP Technology Coordinator for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for supporting and providing technical assistance to the Intellectual Property practice group. Duties include configuration, upgrade, implementation, and maintenance of current firm IP technology. Responsibilities: Installation, configuration and upgrade of IP software. Troubleshoot software performance issues; review/test business systems and programs before implementation; Provide user-level technical support; track outstanding IQ Track support requests; assist with analyzing business, user and client needs; coordinate creation and updates to workflows, new terms, new diary fields, reports, etc. and update/maintain diary matrix, Blue Horse, etc.; coordinate creation of SQL queries for custom reporting, system integration, data migration and automated database functions; coordinate development and deployment of Microsoft Reporting Services Reports (SSRS); provide technical support for SSRS business applications; support client-access portals, working with Technology Support in assigning access codes and granting access to data; assist with the development of operational manuals and training materials related to all IP technology processes; functions as go-to person for Technology Services and outside vendors regarding requirements and use of practice-specific technology, including the Patricia implementation. Position Requirements: B.A/B.S degree preferred; must have at least 5 years hands-on experience supporting IP technology infrastructure and experience with patent and trademark terminology, proficiency with PATRICIA docketing databases or other similar a must, strong interpersonal communications skills a must, proven problem-solving skills and good judgment under pressure required,. Salary is commensurate with experience.