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Houston

IT Support Specialist Information Technology 1 Opening
Houston

Job Number: 1072

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an IT Support Specialist in the Houston 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; providing training for new hires; setup and support of AV equipment and video conferences; working with engineers remotely to provide Infrastructure support for the office; and other duties as assigned.  The hours for this position are 9:00am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday with the flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

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.
  • Experience supporting Mac operating systems and hardware, and iOS devices.
  • Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

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Los Angeles

Talent Coordinator Talent Development 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1060

The Talent Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Talent Coordinator in the Los Angeles office.  The Talent Coordinator works with the Director of Administration and the Attorney Recruiting Department to coordinate all aspects of the recruitment of lateral and summer associates; works with the Senior Manager of Career and Professional Development and the Professional Development Department to coordinate all aspects of training programs and MCLE compliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing administrative support to the Director of Administration and the Talent Department regarding all aspects of the summer associate hiring process, the summer associate program and the lateral associate hiring process.  This includes scheduling interviews, coordinating interview schedules, greeting candidates, tracking candidates, event planning, etc.    
  • Preparing orientation materials and administering the orientation process for summer associates, including orientation schedules, meetings and office tours.    
  • Providing organizational and administrative assistance for all California, firm-wide, and practice group specific training programs and aid in the coordination of all firm-wide training programs, including the coordination of logistics in collaboration with other departments.     
  • Coordinating the delivery of all MCLE programs in the Los Angeles office; and, in collaboration with other Professional Development staff, process California MCLE credit for any California or firm-wide training program.    
  • Maintaining course materials and attendance records as required by MCLE rules.     
  • Assisting firm-wide California-barred attorneys with MCLE tracking and compliance.    
  • Coordinating the collection and analysis of feedback from in-house training programs and recommend improvements based on feedback.    
  • Assisting with the development of internal marketing emails for Professional Development.    
  • Updating the firm-wide training calendar to include all in-house training programs.    
  • Updating the PLI roster and respond to questions as needed.    
  • Assisting partners and counsel with scheduling their associate development meetings.    
  • Assisting with planning of Firm and associate events, attending as needed.    
  • Attending and assisting with Firm events, as needed.    
  • Performing other duties as requested by members of the Talent Department, Recruiting Department or the Director of Administration.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred.    
  • Minimum of two years of prior Recruiting and/or Professional Development experience, including experience coordinating training and MCLE, is preferred.    
  • Strong skills in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, viRecruit, CE Manager and other databases are preferred.    
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.    
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and to prioritize and manage time appropriately.    
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.    
  • Capability to grasp new concepts quickly and to adapt to changing priorities.    
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and be committed to providing excellent customer service.    
  • A proficiency with standard office procedures working in a team/collaborative environment.    
  • Flexibility to work overtime 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 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 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 has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or Washington, DC 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.
  • Prior specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal or professional services industry a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel.
  • 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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Firmwide Director of Strategic Client Relationships Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1063

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Firmwide Director of Strategic Client Relationships in the New York office.  The Director works with Firm Leadership and key relationship partners to assure the successful development and retention of key institutional clients.  The role encompasses the development of key clients and the development of client teams with plans incorporating business development and cross selling strategies.  The Director also will have responsibility for the planning and execution of  business development and client service training within the Firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the integration of key client relationships in the firm. Work closely with firm and practice group leadership to identify opportunities and create cross selling plans that will lead to the integration of key shared and top clients.
  • Conduct client feedback sessions.  Work closely with firm management to identify regular client feedback meetings with the firm’s top strategic relationships.
  • Provide client feedback briefings to Relationship Partners, Firm and Practice Group Leadership and recommend follow up as appropriate.
  • Direct the Client Teams program including:
  •   -Analysis of client spend and practice area utilization.
  •   -Identification of strategic relationships that would benefit from a client team.
  •   -Work with relationship partners to identify team members and launch an integrated team.        
  •   -Develop client service plans including cross selling opportunities identified by the team.        
  •   -Oversee implementation and report on success.
  •   -Creation of exclusive programming and events for key clients.
  • Develop business development strategies with relationship partners to maximize key preferred provider relationships.    
  • Develop and advise on strategies for RFPs, pitches and other BD opportunities for institutional client relationships.
  • Participate in industry teams as appropriate where key client interests are involved. Development and implementation of client service standards and best practices across combined organization.
  • Develop and work with colleagues to deliver client service, business development and marketing training programs for attorneys across the Firm.
  • Lead client-facing strategic research projects as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree required.  Master’s or JD degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of client relationship management, business development and client service training in a law firm or professional services environment.
  • Ability to empower and lead a team to meet the business needs of the Firm.
  • Demonstrated people management skills providing direction, change leadership, monitoring performance, motivating staff and building a positive working environment.
  • Ability to interact with Firm Management, key relationship partners, chiefs, directors and office administrators.
  • Strong skills in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Ability to change direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and to prioritize and manage time appropriately.
  • Flexibility to work overtime 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 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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San Francisco

Client Account Specialist Financial Services 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1068

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Client Account Specialist (CAS) in the San Francisco 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.
  • Prior specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal or professional services industry a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel.
  • 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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Records Center Clerk Records Department 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1030

The Records Department of Arnold & Porter has a Records Center Clerk opening in the San Francisco Office. The Records Center Clerk is responsible for organizing, maintaining and tracking all client and case files within the office.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Indexing all pleadings and maintaining other types of file indices as necessary; filing all correspondence, pleadings, discovery, documents, and miscellaneous materials; creating entries (classifying, preparing label narrative and location) in the records management system; preparing material for off-site storage; coordinating the pickup and retrieval of off-site boxes; maintaining the engagement letter database; and overseeing and facilitating the efficient and consistent uploading of documents to File Site.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of two years' work experience in an office environment.
  • Prior records experience in a law firm preferred.
  • Excellent grammar, writing and spelling skills.
  • Ability to organize, classify and describe materials
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to multitask. 
  • Experience with clerical and filing tasks.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

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Tallahassee Operations Center

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

Job Number: 993

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter 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: 1053

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter 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 2 Openings
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1018

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or Washington, DC 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.
  • Prior specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal or professional services industry a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel.
  • 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 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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Manager of Application Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 926

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter 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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Staff Accountant Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1059

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has two Staff Accountant openings. These position can be located in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office.   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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System Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1065

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter 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:

    o Providing expertise and support for virtual technologies.

    o Building, documenting, and testing VMware virtual solutions.

    o Scripting and developing innovative tools to solve operational issues.

    o Providing support for the VMware environments.

    o 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 willingness to contribute in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.

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Washington, DC

Assistant Teacher Children's Center 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1049

The Children's Center of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Teacher to assist in the infant classroom. The hours for this position are 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The Assistant Teacher will work with the classroom teacher to implement our curriculum and to maintain a positive and welcoming environment. The Assistant Teacher will use his/her knowledge of best practices to support the development of the children.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of 15 college credit hours with some coursework in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a  valid Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
  • A minimum of two years of experience working with infants is required.
  • CPR/First Aid certification.

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Bilingual Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1058

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Bilingual Legal Assistant in the Washington, DC office.  Applicants should submit their resume, school transcript, and a short writing sample.  QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of three  years of International Arbitration experience.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in professional, fluent Spanish and English.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Experience with arbitration hearings preferred.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong academic record.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and databases.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work overtime and travel as needed.

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Billing Rate Analyst Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1000

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter 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 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 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 has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or Washington, DC 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.
  • Prior specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal or professional services industry a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel.
  • 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 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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Director of Information Security Governance and Compliance Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1050

Arnold & Porter is seeking a Director of Information Security Governance and Compliance in the Washington, DC office. The Director will have overall responsibility for a comprehensive security program that includes information security policies, compliance and governance with the expanded scope to include internal employees, external clients and Firm-sponsored audits of third-party suppliers and vendors. This position will be responsible for developing long-term security strategies and ensuring the Firm meets all security standards, regulatory expectations, and the coordination of responses to client audit requests and questionnaires. In addition, this position will provide security-related vision, leadership, and strategy required to succeed with the ever changing market conditions.  This position reports to the Chief Information Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership for the integration of security as a key component of the Firm’s culture.
  • Responsible for the planning and development of an enterprise information security strategy and best practices in support of the Firm’s information security architecture.
  • Develop test plans for all phases of unit testing, acceptance testing and acceptance testing and implementation of projects related to information security.
  • Collaborate with key business and Technology leaders to develop security and business continuance standards and action plans.
  • Direct the creation of compliance procedures and documentation for internal information security procedures.
  • Provide oversight of the process to collect and provide evidence for client and Firm questionnaire, audit, and incident investigations.
  • Understand and anticipate security trends internal and external to the Firm and keep the Firms senior management informed about information security-related issues and activities affecting the Firm.
  • Proactively communicate to the internal user community to consistently exceed defined levels of security needs.
  • Communicate key information security strategies and processes to increase productivity and/or to reduce risk.
  • Provide leadership for defensive technology and processes that include intrusion detection, proactive hunting and analytics, incident handling, vulnerability assessments, and remediation.
  • Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.
  • Responsible for ensuring that tools or technologies are implemented to reduce the risk of disruptive  attacks against systems or threats to confidentiality.
  • Manage the development, implementation, and regular review of Firm cyber security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security.
  • Develop, deliver and maintain an education and security awareness program on information security and privacy matters for attorneys and staff.
  • Understand and assess potential threats, vulnerabilities and control techniques and advises the Firm.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of ten years of progressive experience in computing and information security, including experience with internet technology and security issues within the legal services marketplace.
  • Minimum of four years as an Information Security Officer or a comparable scope information security role in a medium to large organization.
  • Four-year college degree preferred in Computer Science, Information Management, comparable experience considered.
  • Ability to empower and lead a team to meet business and IT security goals.
  • Demonstrated people management skills providing direction, change leadership, monitoring performance, motivating staff and building a positive working environment.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving IT landscape and keep pace with latest thinking and newest security technologies.
  • Desire to drive the IT security strategy forward.
  • Strong analytical thinker capable of managing numerous information sources and providing data analysis reports to senior management.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to meet the demands of internal and external users and clients.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.
  • Ability to change direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands.
  • Ability to make timely and informed decisions.
  • Ability to look at alternatives and consider new ways of thinking to problem solve.
  • Ability to manage several concurrent projects and prioritize demands.
  • Experience maintaining and updating policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience handling sensitive or confidential information.
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Prior experience in legal information technology or information security preferred.
  • Possession of, or working toward professional certifications such as GIAC credentials, CISM, or CISSP.

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Document Imaging Specialist Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC
Job Number: 1052

The Records Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Document Imaging Specialist in the Washington DC office. The Document Imaging Specialist is responsible for organizing, maintaining and reviewing the physical files for the purpose of imaging documents; utilizing industrial and/or office grade imaging equipment to convert physical documents into an electronic format and monitoring the quality of the converted documents to ensure the accuracy and completeness of electronic images.  This position also is responsible for the input of new client matters into the Firm’s Records Management system as well as additional duties as assigned.

Qualification: 

  • A minimum of two years of records management and/or legal assistant experience.
  • Experience with electronic files in a legal environment is a plus.
  • A minimum of 45 wpm typing.
  • Knowledge of scanning equipment.
  • Proficiency in a range of computer software applications, including programs and databases such as, MSWord, Excel, Filesite.
  • Excellent organizational skills. 
  • Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously. 
  • Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines. 
  • Must have attention to detail. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

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Financial Analyst Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1043

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has two openings for Financial Analysts in the Washington, DC office. The Financial Analyst will work directly with attorneys to develop pricing strategies, create innovative fee structures, and implement analytics to measure success.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Pricing - Partner with attorneys in assigned Practices to develop pricing strategies and standardized fee structures that drive sector growth. Help train attorneys on pricing best practices and client value communication.

Profitability - Respond to attorney requests for internal metrics using financial models to assess the profitability of new business proposals. Assist in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions using alternative fee arrangements.

Practice Analysis - Prepare and provide analysis of Practice specific monthly financial reports (i.e., working attorney productivity reports, key performance indicator reports, client and attorney reports, etc.

Best Practices - Lead individual attorney training sessions as needed. Actively promote the Firm’s legal project management software, tools and matter management techniques.

Business Development - Assist with pricing related aspects of RFPs. Collaborate with Marketing to construct client budgets, and alternative fee arrangements that maximize client value and firm profitability.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires a BA/BS degree. MBA or JD preferred.
  • A minimum of two years' experience in legal, or related financial planning and analysis role.
  • Proven analytical skills with advanced knowledge of data mining using MS Excel.
  • Prior experience with business intelligence or report writing software preferred.
  • Must be team-oriented and able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures. Collegial and consensus-building, with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
  • Collaborates effectively, and professionally, with all levels of the Firm, including clients, attorneys, and co-workers.
  • Able to influence all levels of the organization. Can effectively present complex financial information in a distilled and easily understood format that will enhance decision-making.
  • Able to lead, as well as serve as a team member of, cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Strong communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

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IP Docketing Specialist Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1024

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an IP Docketing Specialist in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include: reviewing, docketing, and distributing documents and information from various sources (email, paper mail, etc.) to support the Intellectual Property (IP) Department.  The Specialist will calculate and enter appropriate deadlines into the Firm's computerized patent and trademark docketing system, and close those dates when appropriate action has been taken.  This position is critical to the day-to-day operations of the IP group, and in oversight of the patent and trademark dockets.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A minimum of two years' patent and trademark docketing experience.
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Must have attention to detail.
  • Strong communication (written  and oral) skills.
  • Organizational and communication skills.
  • Prior experience with IP technical applications preferred (i.e. Inprotech).
  • Proficiency in MSWord, Excel, and Outlook.
  • 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 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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Patent Law Clerk Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1070

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Patent Law Clerk in the Washington, DC office.  The Patent Law Clerk will be directly supervised by an attorney and get individualized patent law training.  Ideal candidates will be organized; detail-oriented; and able to follow up on instructions independently.  Responsibilities include: preparing and filing new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents; conducting client technology and patent portfolio assessments; supporting business development;  managing large domestic and foreign dockets and other duties as assigned.

Candidates should have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Training in the fields of immunology (preferably with a focus on antibodies), biochemistry, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, or related fields are preferred though candidates having experience in other biological science fields also will be considered.  Research experience in antibody development and characterization, RNA silencing, genome editing, microbiomes, or quantitative genetics is desirable.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal and written communication skills.   The ideal candidate will have passed the Patent Bar.  Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required.  Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable.  Please include a cover letter,  resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.

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Project Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1009

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Project Legal Assistant in the Washington, DC office. 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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Staff Accountant Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1055

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has two Staff Accountant openings. These position can be located in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office.  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

Job Number: 1064

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter 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:

    o Providing expertise and support for virtual technologies.

    o Building, documenting, and testing VMware virtual solutions.

    o Scripting and developing innovative tools to solve operational issues.

    o Providing support for the VMware environments.

    o 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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