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Chicago

Receptionist Operations 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 997

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Receptionist in its Chicago office.   The Receptionist will professionally answer all incoming calls, greet all clients and guests, coordinate the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (i.e., FedEx, UPS, etc.), assist in conference room reservations and food and beverage set ups and perform clerical duties (i.e., duplicating, faxing, scanning, binding, etc.)  

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a High School diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of one year prior office experience answering telephones and greeting visitors.
  • Demonstration of effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of Firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Demonstration of general clerical skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with using a computer in an office environment.
  • Ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Ability to plan and organize work.             
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as needed.

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New York

Business Development Manager Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 966

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Business Development Manager in the New York office. The BD Manager is responsible for developing and managing the implementation of focused marketing and business development strategies for the Firm’s Finance practices, assisting them in their client development and retention activities.

This position collaborates with the various functional units within the Marketing and Practice Group Management Departments, including PR & Communications, Events and  Market Research and Business Intelligence  as well as the various departments and programs within the Firm including the Talent Department, Finance and Pricing and others to contribute to joint firm-wide initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Development of a comprehensive business development strategy for the Corporate and Finance areas.
  • Collaborate with Practice Chairs and Group Heads to expand business development efforts including contributing to annual business plans and assisting partners with the implementation and execution of such plans, tracking initiatives and outcomes.
  • Actively participate in increasing the Firm’s visibility in target industry sectors and markets through networking, participation in industry organizations, and developing high-value opportunities and business connections for attorneys.
  • Analyze the assigned practice/industry group/office initiatives and evaluate how those initiatives impact the group's/office's budget to determine if there is sufficient ROI to repeat those initiatives.
  • Evaluate the viability and probability of the development of business prospects and cross-marketing efforts of the practice/industry groups and Firm.
  • Manage the marketing and business development activities for the Finance practice including:
    • Preparation of initial draft of RFPs, pitches and presentations
    • Maintenance of practice/industry group descriptions 
    • Management of League Tables associated with assigned practices
    • Management of experience data associated with practices
    • Coordination and creation of survey and directory submissions
    • Coordination of logistics of seminars, conferences and roundtables with the Events Team
  • Recommend and facilitate the involvement of Firm lawyers in professional organizations that will enhance the visibility of the lawyers and the Firm in local, regional, global and industry platforms.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the lawyers in the practice/industry group/office, coaching and mentoring them as appropriate and as needed.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across all practice/industry groups and offices to develop cross-marketing opportunities.
  • Work with incoming lateral partners and counsel to assist Practice Chairs and Lateral Committee in the integration of new lawyers into the assigned practice.
  • Assist in the production, development and execution of events in respective departments, and for the firm as a whole.

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in marketing, business, finance, English, communications or other related discipline preferred.  Advanced degree a plus. 
  • Specific experience with and  knowledge of public and private ABS, RMBS and residential mortgage warehousing, CMBS, marketplace loan securitization, operating asset securitization, CLOs and corporate structured credit, commercial paper conduits, esoteric asset securitization, trade receivables securitization, structured asset funds, distressed asset sales, whole business securitization, warehouse facilities, and derivatives is desired.
  • Excellent computer and internet  skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Minimum of six years of marketing and business development experience, with prior law firm financial services industry or investment banking experience preferred. 
  • Strong project management skills, including independent judgment and decision-making.
  • Ability to gain buy-in and to build strong relationships within the Firm through quality work and thought leadership.
  • Action-oriented, intellectually sharp, capable, good listener and agile.
  • Ability to build rapport and work comfortably with partners.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing deadlines whilst maintaining calm.
  • Strong leadership, coaching, mentoring and supervisory skills

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Business Intelligence Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC New York

Job Number: 975

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Business Intelligence Coordinator in the Washington, DC or New York office.  The Business Intelligence Coordinator provides lawyers, firm leaders and administrative professionals with industry, company and competitor information that will aid in the development and achievement of strategic goals and tactical objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and deliver standardized research deliverables, as well as customized reports for more in-depth research requests for specific, imminent opportunities.
  • Produce research on individual clients and prospects in support of client generation and development.
  • Monitor news and intelligence sources for business development and market visibility opportunities, stay current on news and trends relating to key clients and prospects and their markets, and proactively distribute findings to appropriate decision makers.
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis of companies, industries, markets, and competitors and deliver objective, meaningful insights in concise, compelling ways.
  • Meet with partners from time to time to gain valuable insight into the marketplace and the ways lawyers can add value to existing relationships.
  • Assist in the review of potential resources for information and intelligence.
  • The position can reside in the Washington D.C. or New York City offices, and some travel to the other offices will be required.

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree required.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in the professional services industry.
  • Law firm experience is preferred, not mandatory.
  • Excellent word-processing and Internet skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong project management skills, including appropriate decision-making skills.
  • Action-oriented, intellectually sharp, capable, and agile.
  • Ability to build rapport well and is a good listener; can work comfortably with partners.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing deadlines.
  • Resourceful and tenacious in pursuit of relevant information, both secondary and primary, and accurate and accountable in its delivery.
  • Strong client service orientation and ability to interact effectively with attorneys, key personnel and clients, to manage and exceed expectations, and to exhibit a high degree of responsiveness, diplomacy, and professionalism in these client interactions.
  • Able to scale communications into various lengths for consumption by busy decision-makers. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficient (or able to become proficient quickly) in use of the Firm’s internal business-management and reporting systems (e.g., client relationship-management software, financial systems, etc.)
  • Proficient (or able to become proficient quickly) in searching and extracting information published by information aggregators, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, CapitalIQ, LexisNexis, Hoovers, MergerMarket, etc.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
New York

Job Number: 1016

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or D.C. office. The CAS is responsible for managing all the billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy and effective negotiation skills.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the proper and accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for assigned client portfolios; establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; verifying rates with the rate analyst; reviewing and implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; setting up and monitoring alerts; managing the prebill to final bill process; collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for setting up new clients for eBilling; submitting invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submissions and troubleshooting issues; providing rate analysis upon request and recommending solutions based on billing trends relating to realization.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum of three years of dedicated specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal or professional services industry.
  • Hands-on experience performing complex accounting analysis.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Aderant and ARCS/Minisoft collection software.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
  • Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly. 
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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IT Support Specialist Information Technology 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 981

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an IT Support Specialist in the New York office. The IT Support Specialist is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and support to the Firm and clients of the Firm.  Responsibilities include: Providing end-user support services, troubleshooting assistance, and problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection, and/or visits to user locations; exhibiting ownership and timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders; interacting directly with other IT groups to determine the proper remediation for an issue; setting-up and quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the Firm and other duties as assigned.  The hours for this position are 10:30am to 6:30pm Monday through Friday.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of four years of experience in end-user support.
  • Two-year college degree preferred.  Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience implementing, maintaining and supporting Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment.
  • Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed.

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Tallahassee Operations Center

Accounting Supervisor Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 996

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an Accounting Supervisor in the Tallahassee Operations Center. The Accounting Supervisor will assist the Manager of Accounting in reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements and preparing financial schedules as required as well as supervising the staff accountants in the Tallahassee Operations Center.  The Supervisor also will assist the Director of Accounting, Director of Tax & Payroll and Treasury Controller as needed.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervises the Staff Accountant(s) in Tallahassee on all issues related to general journal entries, financial statement generation, and reconciliations regarding day-to-day issues that may arise.
  • Monitors/responds to day-to-day inquiries related to the general ledger and expense accounts.  Provides detailed information and reports as required.
  • Assists with the review of the Income Statement line items for large actual to budget variances for assigned offices.  Researches variances before month-end close-out.  Reviews the Balance Sheet for accuracy.
  • Serves as liaison to Non-US offices and ensure timely postings of monthly activity.
  • Assists in the interim and year-end audit.  Prepared schedules as required; provided information to auditors; reviewd and verifies the financial reports provided by the outside auditors.
  • Collaborates with the Accounting Manager and Director of Accounting to create and improve accounting processes.
  • Reviews and prepares reconciliations on a monthly basis for assigned balance sheet accounts.
  • Reconciled assigned bank account(s) and credit card accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared monthly journal entries as required.
  • Responds to general ledger expense queries, provides information and prepares, inputs, and reviews journal entries (including reclassifications) as needed. 
  • Provided detail information and reports as required.  Monitors timely response by GL staff.
  • Reviews the Income Statement line items for large actual to budget variances for assigned offices.  Researches variances before month-end close.
  • Fulfills additional responsibilities in the absence of other accounting supervisors and/or staff accountants.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager, Treasury Controller and the Director of Accounting with the Firm’s bank functions include transmitting wires as required and responding to bank queries.
  • Provides back-up for Accounts Payable and Trust departments with domestic wires and ACH disbursements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required. 
  • Minimum of five years of experience in accounting, with experience at a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Prior supervisory experience at a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Public accounting or audit experience preferred.
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (data manipulation, advanced formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of accounting, including journal entries, reconciliations, expense variations, etc.
  • Experience with multi-currency reconciliations/transactions.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure, meet deadlines, and maintain flexibility with work assignments.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Attention to detail essential.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle a number of responsibilities simultaneously with a sense of urgency while maintaining accuracy.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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Business Applications Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 993

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has an opening for a Business Applications Analyst in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The Business Applications Analyst is responsible for developing detailed requirements for business applications and participating in the full project lifecycle to successfully deliver quality application solutions to the Firm’s practice teams and administrative groups.

Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Working closely with business users to efficiently gather requirements, streamline processes, improve access to information, and define business and technical needs.
  • Analyzing and evaluating existing or proposed systems to identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Developing requirement specification documents, business justifications, risk analyses, and  process and workflow documents.
  • Performing research of various solutions to meet business needs through cost-benefit analyses and risk and feasibility assessments.
  • Coordinating project meetings with business users, IT teams, and third party vendors.
  • Assisting with design mockups, coordinating working groups, user testing, and project rollouts.
  • Developing test plans and participating in associated quality assurance activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of four years of business requirement analysis experience.
  • Previous law firm experience is a plus.
  • Four-year college degree required, equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and databases.
  • Complete understanding of the software development  life cycle.
  • Solid understanding of application architecture, networking, and system designs.
  • Thorough understanding of project management principles and experience managing complex projects.
  • Experience with application selection and design.
  • Ability to interface with high-demand low availability clients.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Highly organized.
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Strong track record of business requirements analysis.
  • Experience working with multiple end-user teams.
  • Ability to participate in a collaborative design and solution delivery environment.
  • Ability to manage numerous assignments and/or projects simultaneously.

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Cash Application Accountant Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1010

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Cash Application Accountant in the Tallahassee office. The Cash Application Accountant is responsible for performing accounts receivable functions, including cash receipt entry, adjustments, research, and reporting.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: monitoring notifications to attorneys for receipts, partial payments, overpayments, third party reimbursements, etc.; communicating with clients and attorneys on a daily basis responding to inquiries about payments and applications; and collaborating with Billing to facilitate posting of bills needed for cash receipt entry and to resolve billing issues.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred; equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum of three years of dedicated specialized cash receipts experience.
  • Law Firm and/or professional services background and experience with CMS is a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook. 
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1018

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or D.C. office. The CAS is responsible for managing all the billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy and effective negotiation skills.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the proper and accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for assigned client portfolios; establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; verifying rates with the rate analyst; reviewing and implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; setting up and monitoring alerts; managing the prebill to final bill process; collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for setting up new clients for eBilling; submitting invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submissions and troubleshooting issues; providing rate analysis upon request and recommending solutions based on billing trends relating to realization.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum of three years of dedicated specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal or professional services industry.
  • Hands-on experience performing complex accounting analysis.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Aderant and ARCS/Minisoft collection software.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
  • Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly. 
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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Desktop Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number:939

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Desktop Engineer in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the user computing environment.  As part of the desktop engineering team, this engineer is responsible for building, delivery, and maintenance of stable, high performing, and secure desktop images that provide excellent user experiences.  This engineer also is responsible for the support of all Firm’s desktop applications, integrations, and the efficient delivery and updates of these applications.  This position will report to the Director of Enterprise Applications. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Continuously improves user desktop experiences through OS and application optimizations, automation, and streamlined processes.
  • Evaluates, deploys, and supports all Firm desktop applications.
  • Develops seamless integrations among desktop applications.
  • Performs routine software updates to enhance functionalities and security.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves escalated desktop application and OS issues.
  • Builds hardware agnostic image for desktop and laptop computers.
  • Creates custom group policies and PowerShell scripts for workstations.
  • Manages application package creations, and deliveries through SCCM.
  • Maintains workstation security using various technologies such as endpoint protection software, data encryptions, application whitelisting, and others.
  • Evaluates and recommends desktop, laptop hardware and peripherals.
  • Performs desktop rollouts and data migrations using OSD task sequences and USMT.
  • Creates documentation on system designs, procedures, and processes.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related disciplines. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in desktop engineering, application support, and supporting operating systems in a Microsoft Windows enterprise environment.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in customer support experience supporting a diverse customer base including C-level executives.
  • Microsoft certifications highly preferred.
  • Expert knowledge in customizing Windows 7, Windows 10, and image creation.
  • In-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, and PowerShell.
  • Advanced knowledge with user profile, folder redirection, and Windows registry.
  • Expert knowledge of  Microsoft Office application customizations, and add-ins.
  • Experience with SCCM, packaging and application deployment in multiple offices.
  • In-depth knowledge working with browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) customizations, security settings, policies, and plug-in.
  • Experience in legal specific applications a plus – FileSite, Workshare, Payne Form Assistant, Numbering, IntApp, IPro, Litigation Support Software, and others.
  • Working experience in large scale deployment using technologies including, SCCM task sequences, OSD, USMT, MDT, WDS, App-V and others.
  • Extensive knowledge in information security including, Sophos/CM endpoint protections, Bitlocker, MBAM, Bit9, Zscaler, Windows security policies, digital certificates, file permission, AD security or other similar products.
  • Familiarity with VMWare, virtual machines, and Citrix XenApp, and XenDesktop.
  • Knowledge of general application architectures and SQL a plus.
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts including, TCP/IP, DNS, firewalls, VPN, load balancing, DHCP, VPN, and PXI Boot.
  • Proven strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and customer driven minded.
  • Detail oriented and have sense of urgency.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work effectively, and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Possess strong sense of achievement and willingness to contribute to a dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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IT Project Manager Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 955

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an IT Project Manager in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Project Manager will work with IT directors, c-level personnel and other senior managers to successfully implement Firm projects. The Project Manager also will function as a Business Analyst working with various administrative departments and practice groups to fully understand and articulate project requirements.  Additional responsibilities include: developing and managing IT project plans and milestones and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements on key enterprise projects; identifying resources needed and assigning individual responsibilities; managing day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope to ensure that projects are completed on-time and on-budget; performing detailed iterative requirement analysis, and document use cases; identifying and articulating project risks early and working to minimize the risks; reviewing deliverables prepared by team before passing on to stakeholders to make sure that the deliverables expectations are met; working with employees within various Firm departments to define clear, concise project requirements and ensuring successful project delivery; coordinating efforts for various IT groups on various projects; communicating regularly and informing the CIO about  operational and project needs, issues, and challenges; and ensuring project documentation is complete, current, and stored appropriately.  This position reports to the Chief Information Officer. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of five years of project management experience in a law firm or professional services environment.
  • A four-year degree is required.
  • PMP certification a plus.
  • Microsoft certification a plus.
  • Experience working with MS Office Suite including Visio, and SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of MS Project, Smartsheet or other online PM tools.
  • Experience working in Agile and Waterfall projects.
  • Ability to multi-task with good organizational and time management capabilities.
  • Strong and proven problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong documentation skills to create requirement documentation.
  • Proven experience with running enterprise level technology projects .
  • Understanding of project lifecycle and SDLC.
  • Solid technical background with understanding in AD, SQL, Networking, and web technologies.
  • Ability to lead project teams.
  • Excellent people facing and customer service.
  • Result-oriented, focused on achieving a successful completion of the project.
  • Out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Excellent organizational, oral/written communication and multitasking skills.
  • Knowledge of how law firms operate desired but not required.

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Manager of Application Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 926

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Manager of Application Development in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Manager will lead a team of application developers and business analysts in a high-pace environment.  This role is responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of in-house custom applications that align with the needs of the various business units of the Firm. The Manager develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure that solutions are delivered with a high degree of quality and in a timely manner via a consistent approach.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a team of application developers responsible for designing, developing, testing, documentation, delivery, and support of in-house developed applications that include, but not limited to, Intranet, Extranet, web applications, SharePoint applications, and mobile applications.
  • Manage a team of business analysts who work closely with the departmental heads and end users to gather requirements, workflows; and accurately define functional and technical requirements of the users for their application needs.
  • Responsible for development, maintenance and enforcement of coding standards and conventions, change and source control, best practices, technical documentation, and deployment methods.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing compliance of a structured software development life cycle methodology (SDLC) tailored to the firm’s needs.
  • Review and assess existing application effectiveness and efficiency, and embrace continuous improvement of applications.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with business units and other IT team managers for scheduling new deployments, upgrades and patches to ensure proper communication and least disruptive to the business.
  • Establish and maintain a code review practice of technical designs and development code to ensure quality releases into production.
  • Develop relationships with vendors and manage contract and consulting development resources when required.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies to ensure that the most effective development applications tools and methodologies are adopted.
  • Implement, champion, and ensure compliance with project management and solution delivery processes which produce on-budget, on-schedule, and to quality expectations.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to staff including development of training, development plans and performance management.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience of application development team.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in application design and coding as a software developer/Architect.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in project and program management.
  • Four-year college or advanced degree preferred in Information Technology or related disciplines, comparable experience considered.
  • Hand-on experience in SharePoint development, Windows programming, web development, and mobile application development a plus.
  • Experience in .Net Programming, C#, Web Forms, MVC, Java, JQuery, Json, JavaScript, HTML5, Bootstraps, Web API, Visual Studio, TFS, Knock-out, Angular JS, Object-C, Android SDK.
  • Demonstrated experience with SDLC (Agile methodology).
  • Familiarity with various software packages used by law firms, including FileSite, IntApp Open, Microsoft SharePoint, and accounting systems such as Elite and Aderant; HRIS systems such as Ultipro and Epicor.
  • Familiarity with business analysis and user case analysis.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft SQL related technologies - SSIS, SSRS, Stored Procedures, T-SQL, Master Data, Data warehousing, BI.
  • Solid understanding of IP networking, IT infrastructure, Active Directory, Information Security, IIS.
  • Detail oriented and have sense of urgency.
  • Must have in-depth abilities in leading software development and solution delivery.
  • Possess project management skills, PMP certification a plus.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Excellent communication skills a must.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, great team player, ability to set goals and motivate the team to meet them.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends on occasions as needed.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.

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SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 990

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has an opening for a SharePoint Developer in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The SharePoint Developer is responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Firm’s intranet and extranet SharePoint portals. This position is part of the application development team which develops in-house Web applications and customizations to existing business applications to meet the Firm’s specific needs. The Firm is leveraging the SharePoint platform to automate business processes, to encourage knowledge sharing, and to improve productivity. The SharePoint developer will assist in driving the Firm to meet these goals.

Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Developing customized departmental sites and templates.
  • Developing custom solutions using SharePoint Object Model, SharePoint Client Object Model, PowerShell, C#, and ASP.NET.
  • Performing content management for SharePoint sites.
  • Troubleshooting complex SharePoint application problems and server issues, including client environments, application configuration, user permissions, and data accuracy.
  • Performing backup and restorations of the SharePoint sites.
  • Documenting and testing Disaster Recovery procedures for SharePoint.
  • Resolving application outages, monitoring production applications, and supporting day-to-day operations of SharePoint servers, including patches and upgrades.
  • Ensuring seamless integration with third-party applications and data feeds from key business systems.
  • Defining requirements for hardware platforms, including required resources and projected growth for applications.
  • Serving as subject matter expert and technical liaison to business for SharePoint-related matters.
  • Documenting and maintaining system configurations, application settings, and code changes.
  • Working with the training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of five years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide application using MS SharePoint 2016,  2013, and 2010.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in application development.
  • Four-year college degree required/equivalent work experience considered.
  • In-depth experience in site template customization, site definition customizations, content management, collaboration, workflow, custom web parts, reports, master pages, features, Excel Services, InfoPath forms, XMLaw, and handshake.
  • Experience with taxonomy planning (Web applications, site collections, document libraries, content type, site columns, and search).
  • Experience administrating SharePoint farms at the site collection level as well as using SharePoint Central Administration console.
  • Strong development skills in SharePoint 2013/2016 environments.
  • Experience in using SharePoint 2016 framework, C#, ASP.NET.
  • Experience in Client Side Programming libraries JQuery, Knockout, JavaScript, Angular.
  • Experience in developing custom Web parts and/or Web applications (HTML, ASP.NET, CSS, XML, JavaScript) and development of solution packages.
  • Experience in applying software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuration, development, and unit testing using Microsoft technologies.
  • Experience with SQL 2014, T-SQL query, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • In-depth experience in content management, collaboration and social media tools and techniques.
  • High-level understanding of Active Directory, AD security, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancer, Firewall, and SMTP.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and processes into effective SharePoint solutions.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent team player with ability to work with multiple vendors and internal departments.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with minimal supervision is required.
  • Outstanding client service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, and strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels within the Firm.

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Staff Accountant Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 995

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Staff Accountant in its Tallahassee Operations Center.   The Staff Accountant will assist the Accounting Manager in reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements and preparing financial schedules as required and will assist the Director of Tax and Payroll and the Director of Accounting as needed.  The Staff Accountant will provide back up on fixed assets accounting and client trust and escrow accounts as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in general ledger/financial reporting.
  • Experience at a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Public accounting or audit experience preferred.
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (data manipulation, advanced formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, etc.).
  • A strong general knowledge of accounting, including journal entries, reconciliations, expense variations, etc.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks, with a sense of urgency, while maintaining high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organization skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Strong client service skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as needed.

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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 967

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an Systems Engineer in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate for this role will have a strong record of managing enterprise infrastructure systems, backup and disaster recovery technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Applying knowledge of VMware ESX and related systems to evaluate and maintain the technical environment.
  • Working closely with Platform team leads and other team members in a proactive manor.
  • Providing support of the VMware environment with the following key responsibilities: Providing expertise and support for virtual technologies. Building, documenting, and testing VMware virtual solutions. Scripting and developing innovative tools to solve operational issues. Providing support for the VMware environments. Evaluating and analyzing current virtualization infrastructure to provide optimum performance on an ongoing basis.    
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operation of various backup solutions including hardware/software support, training, and special projects.
  • Working closely with application owners to verify successful backups of all necessary data are being completed.
  • Actively seeking to understand end user computing needs and ensuring the design, implementations, management, procedures, and automation align with the policies of the Firm and the needs of the users.
  • Planning and managing the full life-cycle of complex, multi-phase application integration, and implementation projects.
  • Providing written requirements, system architecture designs, test plans, implementation plans and operation guides for designated technologies.
  • Analyzing current enterprise and making recommendations for capacity planning, performance tuning and design issues.
  • Supporting and monitoring Firm policies and procedures as pertains to the Information Technology Department.
  • Identifying and prioritizing system requirements, patches, and enhancements.
  • Communicating status and key business information effectively to both executive management and internal clients.
  • Working closely with key vendors to support infrastructure, address escalated issues, and keep current with technology portfolio.
  • Participating in the on-call rotation to provide infrastructure support for escalated events outside of productions hours, weekends and possibly holidays.
  • Meeting deadlines for deliverables.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of three years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following application technologies: current Microsoft server operating systems, Active Directory, VMWare, vSphere 5.x or greater, vCenter, Site Recovery Manager, DNS, DHCP, VLANs, TCP/IP, DFS, Cisco UCS, EMC VNX, NetApp ONTAP, Veeam, CommVault, and FalconStor.
  • Proven strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong client service skills with customer service driven mindset.
  • Detail oriented and has a sense of urgency.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work effectively, and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Possess a strong sense of achievement and a willingness to contribute in a dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.

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Washington, DC

Billing Rate Analyst Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1000

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter LLP has an opening for a Billing Rate Analyst in the Washington, DC office. The Analyst is responsible for assisting the Senior Billing Rate Analyst with analyzing and determining billing rates for the Firm as well as ensuring the accuracy of the special rate tables.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assist attorneys with rate specific projects and rate inquiries; assist in preparing client rate specific spreadsheets for client approvals; compare New Business Memo rate sections to Accounting System for accuracy and if inaccurate, contacts the attorney for verifications or correction prior to approving the new business memo; respond to requests for information, clarification and special analyses from billing attorneys and their clients and responsible for conversion of rates (USD, GBP and EUR), and input into Accounting System.

Qualifications: 

  • Four-year college degree and/or equivalent experience.
  • Prior billing experience in a law firm environment.
  • Prior billing analysis experience is a plus.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the Firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness commensurate to handling confidential and sensitive material
  • Proficiency in Excel and experience working in databases.

  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

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Business Applications Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 993

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has an opening for a Business Applications Analyst in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The Business Applications Analyst is responsible for developing detailed requirements for business applications and participating in the full project lifecycle to successfully deliver quality application solutions to the Firm’s practice teams and administrative groups.

Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Working closely with business users to efficiently gather requirements, streamline processes, improve access to information, and define business and technical needs.
  • Analyzing and evaluating existing or proposed systems to identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Developing requirement specification documents, business justifications, risk analyses, and  process and workflow documents.
  • Performing research of various solutions to meet business needs through cost-benefit analyses and risk and feasibility assessments.
  • Coordinating project meetings with business users, IT teams, and third party vendors.
  • Assisting with design mockups, coordinating working groups, user testing, and project rollouts.
  • Developing test plans and participating in associated quality assurance activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of four years of business requirement analysis experience.
  • Previous law firm experience is a plus.
  • Four-year college degree required, equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and databases.
  • Complete understanding of the software development  life cycle.
  • Solid understanding of application architecture, networking, and system designs.
  • Thorough understanding of project management principles and experience managing complex projects.
  • Experience with application selection and design.
  • Ability to interface with high-demand low availability clients.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Highly organized.
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Strong track record of business requirements analysis.
  • Experience working with multiple end-user teams.
  • Ability to participate in a collaborative design and solution delivery environment.
  • Ability to manage numerous assignments and/or projects simultaneously.

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Business Intelligence Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC New York

Job Number: 975

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Business Intelligence Coordinator in the Washington, DC or New York office.  The Business Intelligence Coordinator provides lawyers, firm leaders and administrative professionals with industry, company and competitor information that will aid in the development and achievement of strategic goals and tactical objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and deliver standardized research deliverables, as well as customized reports for more in-depth research requests for specific, imminent opportunities.
  • Produce research on individual clients and prospects in support of client generation and development.
  • Monitor news and intelligence sources for business development and market visibility opportunities, stay current on news and trends relating to key clients and prospects and their markets, and proactively distribute findings to appropriate decision makers.
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis of companies, industries, markets, and competitors and deliver objective, meaningful insights in concise, compelling ways.
  • Meet with partners from time to time to gain valuable insight into the marketplace and the ways lawyers can add value to existing relationships.
  • Assist in the review of potential resources for information and intelligence.
  • The position can reside in the Washington D.C. or New York City offices, and some travel to the other offices will be required.

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree required.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in the professional services industry.
  • Law firm experience is preferred, not mandatory.
  • Excellent word-processing and Internet skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong project management skills, including appropriate decision-making skills.
  • Action-oriented, intellectually sharp, capable, and agile.
  • Ability to build rapport well and is a good listener; can work comfortably with partners.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing deadlines.
  • Resourceful and tenacious in pursuit of relevant information, both secondary and primary, and accurate and accountable in its delivery.
  • Strong client service orientation and ability to interact effectively with attorneys, key personnel and clients, to manage and exceed expectations, and to exhibit a high degree of responsiveness, diplomacy, and professionalism in these client interactions.
  • Able to scale communications into various lengths for consumption by busy decision-makers. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficient (or able to become proficient quickly) in use of the Firm’s internal business-management and reporting systems (e.g., client relationship-management software, financial systems, etc.)
  • Proficient (or able to become proficient quickly) in searching and extracting information published by information aggregators, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, CapitalIQ, LexisNexis, Hoovers, MergerMarket, etc.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1017

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or D.C. office. The CAS is responsible for managing all the billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy and effective negotiation skills.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the proper and accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for assigned client portfolios; establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; verifying rates with the rate analyst; reviewing and implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; setting up and monitoring alerts; managing the prebill to final bill process; collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for setting up new clients for eBilling; submitting invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submissions and troubleshooting issues; providing rate analysis upon request and recommending solutions based on billing trends relating to realization.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum of three years of dedicated specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal or professional services industry.
  • Hands-on experience performing complex accounting analysis.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Aderant and ARCS/Minisoft collection software.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
  • Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly. 
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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Desktop Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number:939

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Desktop Engineer in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the user computing environment.  As part of the desktop engineering team, this engineer is responsible for building, delivery, and maintenance of stable, high performing, and secure desktop images that provide excellent user experiences.  This engineer also is responsible for the support of all Firm’s desktop applications, integrations, and the efficient delivery and updates of these applications.  This position will report to the Director of Enterprise Applications. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Continuously improves user desktop experiences through OS and application optimizations, automation, and streamlined processes.
  • Evaluates, deploys, and supports all Firm desktop applications.
  • Develops seamless integrations among desktop applications.
  • Performs routine software updates to enhance functionalities and security.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves escalated desktop application and OS issues.
  • Builds hardware agnostic image for desktop and laptop computers.
  • Creates custom group policies and PowerShell scripts for workstations.
  • Manages application package creations, and deliveries through SCCM.
  • Maintains workstation security using various technologies such as endpoint protection software, data encryptions, application whitelisting, and others.
  • Evaluates and recommends desktop, laptop hardware and peripherals.
  • Performs desktop rollouts and data migrations using OSD task sequences and USMT.
  • Creates documentation on system designs, procedures, and processes.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related disciplines. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in desktop engineering, application support, and supporting operating systems in a Microsoft Windows enterprise environment.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in customer support experience supporting a diverse customer base including C-level executives.
  • Microsoft certifications highly preferred.
  • Expert knowledge in customizing Windows 7, Windows 10, and image creation.
  • In-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, and PowerShell.
  • Advanced knowledge with user profile, folder redirection, and Windows registry.
  • Expert knowledge of  Microsoft Office application customizations, and add-ins.
  • Experience with SCCM, packaging and application deployment in multiple offices.
  • In-depth knowledge working with browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) customizations, security settings, policies, and plug-in.
  • Experience in legal specific applications a plus – FileSite, Workshare, Payne Form Assistant, Numbering, IntApp, IPro, Litigation Support Software, and others.
  • Working experience in large scale deployment using technologies including, SCCM task sequences, OSD, USMT, MDT, WDS, App-V and others.
  • Extensive knowledge in information security including, Sophos/CM endpoint protections, Bitlocker, MBAM, Bit9, Zscaler, Windows security policies, digital certificates, file permission, AD security or other similar products.
  • Familiarity with VMWare, virtual machines, and Citrix XenApp, and XenDesktop.
  • Knowledge of general application architectures and SQL a plus.
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts including, TCP/IP, DNS, firewalls, VPN, load balancing, DHCP, VPN, and PXI Boot.
  • Proven strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and customer driven minded.
  • Detail oriented and have sense of urgency.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work effectively, and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Possess strong sense of achievement and willingness to contribute to a dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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IT Project Manager Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 955

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an IT Project Manager in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Project Manager will work with IT directors, c-level personnel and other senior managers to successfully implement Firm projects. The Project Manager also will function as a Business Analyst working with various administrative departments and practice groups to fully understand and articulate project requirements.  Additional responsibilities include: developing and managing IT project plans and milestones and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements on key enterprise projects; identifying resources needed and assigning individual responsibilities; managing day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope to ensure that projects are completed on-time and on-budget; performing detailed iterative requirement analysis, and document use cases; identifying and articulating project risks early and working to minimize the risks; reviewing deliverables prepared by team before passing on to stakeholders to make sure that the deliverables expectations are met; working with employees within various Firm departments to define clear, concise project requirements and ensuring successful project delivery; coordinating efforts for various IT groups on various projects; communicating regularly and informing the CIO about  operational and project needs, issues, and challenges; and ensuring project documentation is complete, current, and stored appropriately.  This position reports to the Chief Information Officer. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of five years of project management experience in a law firm or professional services environment.
  • A four-year degree is required.
  • PMP certification a plus.
  • Microsoft certification a plus.
  • Experience working with MS Office Suite including Visio, and SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of MS Project, Smartsheet or other online PM tools.
  • Experience working in Agile and Waterfall projects.
  • Ability to multi-task with good organizational and time management capabilities.
  • Strong and proven problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong documentation skills to create requirement documentation.
  • Proven experience with running enterprise level technology projects .
  • Understanding of project lifecycle and SDLC.
  • Solid technical background with understanding in AD, SQL, Networking, and web technologies.
  • Ability to lead project teams.
  • Excellent people facing and customer service.
  • Result-oriented, focused on achieving a successful completion of the project.
  • Out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Excellent organizational, oral/written communication and multitasking skills.
  • Knowledge of how law firms operate desired but not required.

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IT Support Specialist Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 980

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an IT Support Specialist in the Washington, DC office. The IT Support Specialist is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and support to the Firm and clients of the Firm.  Responsibilities include: Providing end-user support services, troubleshooting assistance, and problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection, and/or visits to user locations; exhibiting ownership and timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders; interacting directly with other IT groups to determine the proper remediation for an issue; setting-up and quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the Firm and other duties as assigned.  The hours for this position are 3:00pm - 11:30pm Monday through Friday.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of four years of experience in end-user support.
  • Two-year college degree preferred.  Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience implementing, maintaining and supporting Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment.
  • Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed.

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IT Support Specialist Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1005

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an IT Support Specialist in the Washington, DC office. The IT Support Specialist is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and support to the Firm and clients of the Firm.  Responsibilities include: Providing end-user support services, troubleshooting assistance, and problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection, and/or visits to user locations; exhibiting ownership and timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders; interacting directly with other IT groups to determine the proper remediation for an issue; setting-up and quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the Firm and other duties as assigned.  The hours for this position are 11:00am-6:30pm Wednesday through Friday and 9:00am-6:00pm Saturday and Sunday. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of four years of experience in end-user support.
  • Two-year college degree preferred.  Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience implementing, maintaining and supporting Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment.
  • Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed.

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 865

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has a Legal Resource Assistant openings in the Washington, DC office.  The Legal Resource Assistant will assist attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment. 

Responsibilities include the following:  Preparing, editing, and proofreading legal documents; assisting with trial preparation including organizing trial exhibits, notebooks, charts, graphs, and other visual aids; managing calendars and schedules by coordinating meetings, conference calls, and appointments; entering and processing expenses and invoices; coordinating and scheduling attorney travel; maintaining an awareness of attorneys' caseloads and statuses; establishing and maintaining attorneys' files; working with Excel and PowerPoint for a variety of assignments; and performing other duties as assigned.

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelors or two-year degree preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong skills in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, various databases and Internet research skills.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately.
  •  A proficiency with standard office procedures working in a team/collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work a schedule from 10:30 am-7:00 pm Monday through Friday.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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Manager of Application Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 926

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for a Manager of Application Development in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Manager will lead a team of application developers and business analysts in a high-pace environment.  This role is responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of in-house custom applications that align with the needs of the various business units of the Firm. The Manager develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure that solutions are delivered with a high degree of quality and in a timely manner via a consistent approach.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a team of application developers responsible for designing, developing, testing, documentation, delivery, and support of in-house developed applications that include, but not limited to, Intranet, Extranet, web applications, SharePoint applications, and mobile applications.
  • Manage a team of business analysts who work closely with the departmental heads and end users to gather requirements, workflows; and accurately define functional and technical requirements of the users for their application needs.
  • Responsible for development, maintenance and enforcement of coding standards and conventions, change and source control, best practices, technical documentation, and deployment methods.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing compliance of a structured software development life cycle methodology (SDLC) tailored to the firm’s needs.
  • Review and assess existing application effectiveness and efficiency, and embrace continuous improvement of applications.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with business units and other IT team managers for scheduling new deployments, upgrades and patches to ensure proper communication and least disruptive to the business.
  • Establish and maintain a code review practice of technical designs and development code to ensure quality releases into production.
  • Develop relationships with vendors and manage contract and consulting development resources when required.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies to ensure that the most effective development applications tools and methodologies are adopted.
  • Implement, champion, and ensure compliance with project management and solution delivery processes which produce on-budget, on-schedule, and to quality expectations.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to staff including development of training, development plans and performance management.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience of application development team.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in application design and coding as a software developer/Architect.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in project and program management.
  • Four-year college or advanced degree preferred in Information Technology or related disciplines, comparable experience considered.
  • Hand-on experience in SharePoint development, Windows programming, web development, and mobile application development a plus.
  • Experience in .Net Programming, C#, Web Forms, MVC, Java, JQuery, Json, JavaScript, HTML5, Bootstraps, Web API, Visual Studio, TFS, Knock-out, Angular JS, Object-C, Android SDK.
  • Demonstrated experience with SDLC (Agile methodology).
  • Familiarity with various software packages used by law firms, including FileSite, IntApp Open, Microsoft SharePoint, and accounting systems such as Elite and Aderant; HRIS systems such as Ultipro and Epicor.
  • Familiarity with business analysis and user case analysis.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft SQL related technologies - SSIS, SSRS, Stored Procedures, T-SQL, Master Data, Data warehousing, BI.
  • Solid understanding of IP networking, IT infrastructure, Active Directory, Information Security, IIS.
  • Detail oriented and have sense of urgency.
  • Must have in-depth abilities in leading software development and solution delivery.
  • Possess project management skills, PMP certification a plus.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Excellent communication skills a must.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, great team player, ability to set goals and motivate the team to meet them.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends on occasions as needed.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.

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Project Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1009

The Washington, DC office of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has two (2) Project Legal Assistant openings.  Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample.   

Project Legal Assistants assist our legal staff in preparing for depositions, due diligence investigations, pre and post-closing transactional work, document productions, and hearings and trials. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from case inception through case closure.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with assembly of exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, and trials.
  • Organizes paper and electronic documents for use in depositions or trials.
  • Maintains, indexes and organizes case files and workrooms.
  • Indexes and organizes files for off-site storage.
  • Assists with document collection, review and production.
  • Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations as directed.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Utilizes legal research software.
  • Supports attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings.
  • Schedules lien searches and filings.
  • Prepares closing sets.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Organizes and schedules diligence materials.
  • Updates minute books and summaries of officers and directors.
  • Prepares audit letter responses.
  • Conducts research using various resources including databases and the internet.
  • Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Excellent academic record.
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently and effectively.
  • Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond to underlying detail issues and implications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, a commitment to professionalism, integrity, and collegiality.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills, critical thinking abilities and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as necessary, including nights and weekends and travel, as necessary.

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SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 990

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer has an opening for a SharePoint Developer in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The SharePoint Developer is responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Firm’s intranet and extranet SharePoint portals. This position is part of the application development team which develops in-house Web applications and customizations to existing business applications to meet the Firm’s specific needs. The Firm is leveraging the SharePoint platform to automate business processes, to encourage knowledge sharing, and to improve productivity. The SharePoint developer will assist in driving the Firm to meet these goals.

Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Developing customized departmental sites and templates.
  • Developing custom solutions using SharePoint Object Model, SharePoint Client Object Model, PowerShell, C#, and ASP.NET.
  • Performing content management for SharePoint sites.
  • Troubleshooting complex SharePoint application problems and server issues, including client environments, application configuration, user permissions, and data accuracy.
  • Performing backup and restorations of the SharePoint sites.
  • Documenting and testing Disaster Recovery procedures for SharePoint.
  • Resolving application outages, monitoring production applications, and supporting day-to-day operations of SharePoint servers, including patches and upgrades.
  • Ensuring seamless integration with third-party applications and data feeds from key business systems.
  • Defining requirements for hardware platforms, including required resources and projected growth for applications.
  • Serving as subject matter expert and technical liaison to business for SharePoint-related matters.
  • Documenting and maintaining system configurations, application settings, and code changes.
  • Working with the training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of five years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide application using MS SharePoint 2016,  2013, and 2010.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in application development.
  • Four-year college degree required/equivalent work experience considered.
  • In-depth experience in site template customization, site definition customizations, content management, collaboration, workflow, custom web parts, reports, master pages, features, Excel Services, InfoPath forms, XMLaw, and handshake.
  • Experience with taxonomy planning (Web applications, site collections, document libraries, content type, site columns, and search).
  • Experience administrating SharePoint farms at the site collection level as well as using SharePoint Central Administration console.
  • Strong development skills in SharePoint 2013/2016 environments.
  • Experience in using SharePoint 2016 framework, C#, ASP.NET.
  • Experience in Client Side Programming libraries JQuery, Knockout, JavaScript, Angular.
  • Experience in developing custom Web parts and/or Web applications (HTML, ASP.NET, CSS, XML, JavaScript) and development of solution packages.
  • Experience in applying software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuration, development, and unit testing using Microsoft technologies.
  • Experience with SQL 2014, T-SQL query, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • In-depth experience in content management, collaboration and social media tools and techniques.
  • High-level understanding of Active Directory, AD security, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancer, Firewall, and SMTP.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and processes into effective SharePoint solutions.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent team player with ability to work with multiple vendors and internal departments.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with minimal supervision is required.
  • Outstanding client service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, and strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels within the Firm.

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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 967

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an opening for an Systems Engineer in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate for this role will have a strong record of managing enterprise infrastructure systems, backup and disaster recovery technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Applying knowledge of VMware ESX and related systems to evaluate and maintain the technical environment.
  • Working closely with Platform team leads and other team members in a proactive manor.
  • Providing support of the VMware environment with the following key responsibilities: Providing expertise and support for virtual technologies. Building, documenting, and testing VMware virtual solutions. Scripting and developing innovative tools to solve operational issues. Providing support for the VMware environments. Evaluating and analyzing current virtualization infrastructure to provide optimum performance on an ongoing basis.    
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operation of various backup solutions including hardware/software support, training, and special projects.
  • Working closely with application owners to verify successful backups of all necessary data are being completed.
  • Actively seeking to understand end user computing needs and ensuring the design, implementations, management, procedures, and automation align with the policies of the Firm and the needs of the users.
  • Planning and managing the full life-cycle of complex, multi-phase application integration, and implementation projects.
  • Providing written requirements, system architecture designs, test plans, implementation plans and operation guides for designated technologies.
  • Analyzing current enterprise and making recommendations for capacity planning, performance tuning and design issues.
  • Supporting and monitoring Firm policies and procedures as pertains to the Information Technology Department.
  • Identifying and prioritizing system requirements, patches, and enhancements.
  • Communicating status and key business information effectively to both executive management and internal clients.
  • Working closely with key vendors to support infrastructure, address escalated issues, and keep current with technology portfolio.
  • Participating in the on-call rotation to provide infrastructure support for escalated events outside of productions hours, weekends and possibly holidays.
  • Meeting deadlines for deliverables.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of three years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following application technologies: current Microsoft server operating systems, Active Directory, VMWare, vSphere 5.x or greater, vCenter, Site Recovery Manager, DNS, DHCP, VLANs, TCP/IP, DFS, Cisco UCS, EMC VNX, NetApp ONTAP, Veeam, CommVault, and FalconStor.
  • Proven strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong client service skills with customer service driven mindset.
  • Detail oriented and has a sense of urgency.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work effectively, and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Possess a strong sense of achievement and a willingness to contribute in a dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.

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