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Computer Support, Specialist

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (including its associated entities) is an elite global law firm with world-class practices across the board. Clients know they can rely on us for their most challenging legal and business matters. From offices in the world’s key financial centers and political capitals, our more than 1,000 lawyers collaborate seamlessly to deliver exceptional service, sophisticated advice and creative, practical solutions.
Job title
Computer Support, Specialist
New York
Computer Support & Training
Reports to

Manager, Computer Support

Work Schedule

Shifts available (overtime as required, hybrid, 2 days in office)

  • Sunday through Thursday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Position Summary

The Specialist, Computer Support provides technology support to all users in the firm.

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Respond to, research, and resolve user inquiries for first- and second-level support received via telephone, e-mail, or walk-in, in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintain effective communication and follow-up with assigned floors
  • Interface and maintain effective communication with other Support, Training, and Information Systems staff
  • Escalate problems to appropriate individual(s) based on established guidelines and procedures
  • Acquire and maintain current knowledge of relevant product offerings and support policies to provide technically accurate solutions to users
  • Attend Computer Support Weekly Education Sessions, and provide presentations as needed for specific topics
  • Attend ongoing training programs to keep technical skills sharp
  • Take ownership and follow up on tickets escalated to other groups to ensure resolution and user satisfaction
  • Recommend improved Support methods aimed at increasing Support’s efficiency and productivity
  • Participate in software and hardware rollouts/upgrades including planning, testing, scheduling, pilot testing, solicitation of user feedback and compilation of same, training, support, monitoring, etc.
  • Demonstrate willingness to cover extended hours and overtime on holidays, weekends or after regular business hours when coverage is needed
  • Write instructional documentation associated with the firm’s technology
  • Provide weekly activity report to Manager, Computer Support
Qualifications / Position Requirements
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office 2016 and Outlook 2016, Windows 10, Ivanti SM, MS Edge, Adobe Acrobat, Mobile Iron, iOS devices, Accellion ChangePro, DocXTools, Citrix. Duo Mobile, iManage DeskSite, WebEx, Lenovo laptops, Dell desktops and laptops, and printers
  • Remote office location support experience a plus
  • Receptive and willing to cover extended hours and overtime on holidays, weekends or after regular business hours when coverage is needed
  • Strong analytic skills, outstanding customer service skills and be detail-oriented
  • A disciplined self-starter who is resourceful, reliable and trustworthy is needed
  • Ability to manage a varied workload and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with lawyers and staff, demonstrating strong teamwork and a positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2-3 years Support experience in a large law firm or professional services environment

The expected base salary for this position ranges from $70,000 - $85,000. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. Davis Polk offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter.

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This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.