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    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST (CHICAGO or NEW YORK)

    Locke Lord LLP is looking for a results-driven Business Development Specialist in the New York or Chicago office to help support the Firm’s business development initiatives with the ultimate goal of driving and growing revenue.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Serving as a business development liaison to the Firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Department as well as other assigned Firm-wide practice groups and sections; activating practice group and section marketing and helping to establish and carry out viable marketing plans.
    • Developing customized pitches, responses to RFPs, and other marketing collateral for new business opportunities and client meetings.
    • Working with practice groups and sections to determine effective, detailed approaches to pursuing new business while driving the follow-up and implementation.
    • Drafting and coordinating directory submissions for ranking organizations/publications.
    • Serving as point person for practice- and industry-related sponsorships and events.
    • Participating in the development and implementation of strategic plans and budgets.
    • Assisting in the creation and regular update of web and print marketing collateral, including brochures, practice group descriptions and biographies.

    Education & Experience

    • Minimum of four years of business development, marketing or consultancy experience (law firm or professional services firm experience is a plus).
    • Undergraduate degree is required, with a specialization in business or marketing, or an equivalent field.
    • Able to successfully manage and prioritize a consistent workload, meet deadlines and delegate tasks
    • Self-motivated and independent.
    • Proven track record of driving successful revenue-building initiatives.
    • Sophisticated understanding of targeted cross-servicing.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with all levels of personnel.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and attention to detail
    • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and familiar with research and client/contact databases.
    • High level of energy and persistence, and understanding of the importance of delivering exceptional customer service to internal and external clients.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are  Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with additional hours as required.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Human Resources: Tina.Lema@lockelord.com


    TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER (DALLAS)

    The Technical Project Manager is responsible for project and portfolio management for the firm's Information Technology department. The Project Manager assists in project definition and scoping; creates and maintains project plans; defines project schedules; ensures that project objectives are agreed upon, tracked, and met; and maintains relevant project and portfolio management applications to ensure that all IT projects are proceeding on time and within scope.

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

  • Use a combination of Agile and Waterfall project management techniques and tools on IT projects.
  • Proactively anticipate, prevent, and solve problems during project lifecycle. Lead group problem-solving efforts with team members of various levels.
  • Work with IT project owners and business stakeholders to define project objectives, resources, scope, and budget.
  • Create, maintain, and/or oversee project plans, monitor project progress and ensure that objectives are being met.
  • Gather and consolidate information from project resources.
  • Lead project meetings.
  • Ensure that action items and status are clearly communicated.
  • Schedule meetings and other project activities as required.
  • Manage issue and risk tracking; conduct triage and track resolution.
  • Work with IT departmental managers to ensure that resources are properly allocated and recorded.
  • Manage vendor relationships on projects requiring consultant and/or vendor participation.
  • Foster an environment that embodies agile development principles.
  • Proactively work with other teams to manage dependencies, integration and testing activities.

    Education & Experience

  • BA/BS degree required.
  • 6+ years of project management experience with proven track of successfully managing 3 large finance/accounting and SharePoint projects.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Certified Scrum Master preferred.
  • Previous year’s software development experience on Microsoft technologies. (.Net  Web, SharePoint, SQL Servers, Databases, ) preferred
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and contribute to multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving and project management tools and skillsets.
  • Strategic thinker with good business acumen.
  • Capable of working independently, within team, and across teams.
  • Must have experience in managing both "agile" and "waterfall" projects.
  • Strong commitment to project success; willingness and ability to take personal ownership to ensure that project goals are met.
  • Exceptional documentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated expertise with project and portfolio management toolsets.
  • Experience implementing custom application development and integration solutions.
  • Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  For the majority of the year, occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  However, during the summer program and fall interview season, overtime is likely.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Office ‎Management: Tina.lema@lockelord.com

     


    SR. DATABASE BI DEVELOPER, IT (DALLAS)

    The Sr. Database Business Intelligence (BI) Developer will create and manage BI and analytics solutions that turn data into knowledge. Ultimately, the Database BI Developer will enhance our business intelligence system to help us make better decisions.

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Translate business needs to technical specifications.
    • Design, build and deploy data warehouse and financial & accounting BI solutions (e.g. reporting tools).
    • Maintain and support data analytics platforms.
    • Create tools to store data (e.g. OLAP cubes).
    • Conduct unit testing and troubleshooting.
    • Evaluate and improve existing BI systems.
    • Collaborate with teams to integrate systems.
    • Develop and execute database queries and conduct analyses.
    • Create visualizations and reports for requested projects.
    • Develop and update technical documentation Develop dashboard reports from relational database.
    • Identify best practices to communicate metrics through dashboard; recommend enhancements.
    • Analyze available data, identify and recommend best sources for building reports.
    • Work with business users to gather specifications for data and report requirements.
    • Identify data sources to extract business information for reporting purposes.
    • Coordinate with the business team on additional data marts to support dashboard reporting, including coordination of data validation with business users.

      Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • 5+ years’ experience as a SQL Database BI Developer or Data Scientist.
    • Proven track record building complex data warehouse and able to write complex stored procedures or SQL.
    • Prefer experience with Financial and Accounting systems.
    • Strong Experience with Pivoting and Un-Pivoting data within stored procedures.
    • SQL 2008, SQL 2012, SQL 2016.  Extensive working experience on SQL Server, SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
    • Background in data warehouse design (e.g. dimensional modeling) and data mining.
    • In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework.
    • Some Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server and .Net Experience will be big plus
    • Familiarity with BI technologies (e.g. Microsoft BI).
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to reverse engineer in a timely manner.
    • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative.
    • Analytical skills with a problem-solving aptitude.
    • Ability to learn new technical skills easily and troubleshoot data-related issues and errors.
    • BS/MBA in MIS/Computer Science, prefer double major with accounting/MBA.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  For the majority of the year, occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  However, during the summer program and fall interview season, overtime is likely.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Human Resources: Tina.Lema@lockelord.com


    RECRUITING COORDINATOR (DALLAS)

    The Recruiting Coordinator will assist in the daily functions of law school ‎recruiting and will report to the Law School Recruiting Manager.‎

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Support the Dallas office regarding all aspects of the law school ‎recruiting program (summer, fall, etc.) and associate-focused programs
    • Coordinate venue logistics such as contract, budget, menu, room set-‎up etc. and calendaring for Dallas Recruiting/Development events
    • Plan and participate in Law School Hiring Committee Meetings and ‎Social Committee Meetings with the Firms’ Attorneys
    • Document and prepare all correspondence for the offices (decline ‎letters, database tracking)‎
    • Work with Head of Attorney Recruitment & Development and the ‎Firm’s CLE Manager on an as needed basis to coordinate development ‎and in-house CLE programs, as well as coordinate logistics for those ‎meetings on an as needed basis
    • Assist with preparation for new attorney arrival and integration
    • Create, track and maintain office recruiting budget, check requests and ‎attorney reimbursements
    • Track and report statistical data to the Recruiting Manager with respect ‎to recruiting and development efforts
    • Work with Head of Attorney Recruitment & Development on an as ‎needed basis to assist with Lateral Interview and Feedback process; ‎assist with lateral orientation and integration for Dallas office on an as ‎needed basis
    • Participate as a member of recruiting team to provide assistance to ‎other members of the team on recruiting/associate development ‎projects as needed
    • Actively serve in NALP and the city-wide recruiting organization

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.‎
    • ‎2 + years previous law firm experience in recruiting, marketing or ‎development with event management preferred or other professional ‎services firm
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite including PowerPoint and ExceL
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Excellent communication, time management and organization skills
    • Possess the ability to work cohesively with all positions of the firm
    • Ability to work in a professional environment
    • Possess strong leadership skills as well as be a team player
    • Ability to work with little direct instruction on every day job tasks
    • Display meticulous attention to detail and follow-through; perform tasks ‎with high degree of accuracy; very strong organizational skills
    • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, convey a positive personal ‎and professional image consistent with the firm’s culture and values
    • Display a high degree of maturity and professionalism at all times
    • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with all levels of the ‎organization, approaching every interaction with professionalism and ‎reason; ability to instill confidence in partners and Firm leadership; ‎enthusiastic to work with others
    • Display strong service orientation in responding to attorney or student ‎needs
    • Display a high degree of flexibility in a demanding, fast-paced, and ‎frequently changing environment
    • Project enthusiasm and positive attitude; foster collaboration and team ‎atmosphere
    • Display self-starting attitude; take the initiative to create/build a ‎successful program; be pro-active; possess the ability to take programs ‎from the beginning stage through fruition; goal-oriented
    • Understand and apply Firm culture in everyday tasks
    • Exhibit a commitment to the position and the Firm

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory ‎responsibilities.‎

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office ‎environment.‎

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and ‎hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For the ‎majority of the year, occasional evening and weekend work may be required ‎as job duties demand. However, during the summer program and fall ‎interview season, overtime is likely. ‎

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.‎

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).‎

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All ‎qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be ‎discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.‎

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Office ‎Management: Tina.lema@lockelord.com


    HELPDESK MANAGER (PROVIDENCE)

    Locke Lord LLP is currently looking for a Help Desk Manager for the Providence location.  This position is responsible for overseeing the timely delivery of quality technical support service to attorneys, support staff, and all other Firm employees. This position requires both knowledge of the software and hardware systems being supported as well as effective personnel management in order to successfully manage a team of Help Desk Specialists.

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Ensures that all work performed is documented in accordance with IT policies and procedures, including the proper opening and closing of work orders and documentation of support activities in the work order system by all IT Support team members.
    • Prepares on-call rotation schedules for all IT Support team members. Approves and submits payroll and time off requests for IT Support Specialists. 
    • Produces and analyzes metrics and reports to chart progress towards departmental service goals. Ensures that progress is made to improve and enhance the service levels delivered by the IT Support Team.
    • Develops solutions to make improvements or address problems related to the Firm’s technical support operations.
    • Proactively looks for ways to improve the overall support delivery experience to end user and takes action to implement those enhancements.
    • Supervises the creation of IT support knowledge base solutions with full and complete documentation for both internal IT use and for the end-user base.
    • Creates and edits documentation as required.
    • Acts as the primary support escalation point for Help Desk team members.

    Education & Experience ‎

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • 7-10 years of experience providing technical support, preferably in a law firm or professional services Help Desk environment.
    • Previous supervisory work experience leading IT technology and support teams.
    • Strong PC, Windows and applications knowledge. Previous experience working with document management software, time entry software, PDF manipulation software, and document comparison software preferred.
    • Strong leadership and time management skills.
    • Industry standard certifications in IT management strongly preferred.
    • Must have breadth and depth of IT knowledge that includes understanding of Microsoft operating systems and desktop architecture.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of flexibility and to learn and support new applications.
    • Knowledge of Track-IT ticketing software a plus.
    • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
    • Must be willing to travel.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position supervises a team of 7-10 Help Desk Specialists.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are ‎Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as ‎job duties demand.‎

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Human Resources: Tina.Lema@lockelord.com


    INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR (BOSTON)

    Locke Lord is currently looking for an Information Technology Coordinator for the Boston location. The Information Technology Coordinator is responsible for coordinating firm wide technology systems in the Boston office.  As a member of the Firm’s national technology team, the Information Systems coordinator will act as the primary contact for technology in the Boston office and work with the other members of the Information Systems Department on Firm technology initiatives and activities.

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Supports Firm hardware and software for all users. This includes but is not limited to laptop and desktop hardware, all peripheral Blackberry/iPhone/PDA devices, Windows 7 & 10, Office 2010 & 2016, iManage, Citrix, VPN, etc.
    • Performs hardware break/fix for laptops, desktops, printers, scanners, and peripherals
    • Images machines based on Firm standard practices.
    • Ensures timely of support calls in the Help Desk tracking system.
    • Escalates user issues to the appropriate groups for resolution.
    • Supports phone system moves and adds and changes under the direction of the telecom group
    • Supports local server and network hardware under the direction of System and Network Engineers.
    • Supports local copiers and the CopiTrak system.
    • Supports conference room technologies for voice and video conferencing systems.
    • Performs remedial preventive maintenance as required.
    • Works under the direction of the Director or Sr. Engineers on system projects at any of the offices at the Firm.
    • Performs or assists with desktop hardware/software training as necessary, including facilitating and setting up WebEx or Video Conference sessions for remote trainers.
    • Monitors and reports back on office issues and complaints regarding technology.
    • Acts as a liaison between users in remote locations and the IT Directors to ensure any problems and solutions are well communicated.
    • Participates in 24x7 support with System and Network Engineers.
    • Participates in weekly Engineer conference call.
    • Required to be on call after hours on a six week rotation.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience ‎

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Three to five years technology experience
    • A+ certification
    • Network+, MOS, MCP certifications a plus
    • MCITP in Windows 2007
    • Must possess strong troubleshooting skills for both hardware and software
    • Must be able to repair hardware systems and replace items such as hard drives, power supplies, motherboards, RAM, etc.
    • Must possess strong customer service skill

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are ‎Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as ‎job duties demand.‎

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Human Resources: Tina.Lema@lockelord.com


    AUDIT RESPONSE & PURCHASING COORDINATOR (PROVIDENCE)

    Locke Lord has an immediate opening for an Audit Response and Purchasing Coordinator located in the Providence office. The Audit Response & Purchasing Coordinator will be responsible for audit response inquires to auditors & reviewing and approving Firm vendors per the Firm’s vendor acceptance policy and procedures.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Prepare client audit response letters.
    • Review audit response inquiries from auditors, identify responsible attorneys, research and   collect information, prepare and circulate audit responses, interface with attorneys, clients,      and auditors to complete all audit response letters.
    • Perform additional research on audit response topics as needed.
    • Ensure that all response letter deadlines are met.
    • Follow policies and procedures created by the audit response Committee to respond to      client audit response letters.
    • Identify areas for improvement for client audit response letters.
    • Partner with Audit Reponses Committee, Client Intake staff, and other Audit Response personnel to process audit response letters.
    • Help coordinate workflow within the Audit Response Department, including reviewing and evaluating all incoming requests for audit responses and assigning the file to the appropriate person.
    • Serve as a resource to answer questions and provide advice on unique audit letter questions       and communications with auditors, clients, and lawyers.
    • Receive and processes all requests to accept new Firm vendors; serves as the primary contact for reviewing all Firm vendors.
    • Process all requests in a timely fashion.
    • Follow vendor acceptance procedures as outlined by the Firm, manager & director.
    • Ensure compliance with Firm’s vendor acceptance policy.
    • Maintain all documentation on vendors reviewed.
    • Liaison with Associate General Counsel-Client Intake and Conflicts, director, and manager per the vendor review procedures and as needed to resolve issues, identify areas for improvement within vendor acceptance procedures.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Especially Outlook, Word, Excel Spreadsheets
    • Experience with a document management system like iManage, a plus
    • Strong organizational, writing, and analytical skills
    • Must be detailed oriented
    • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
    • High level of service and energy necessary to be successful
    • 3 years of purchasing, audit letter, or law firm compliance experience

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

     

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please)

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Human Resources: Tina.Lema@lockelord.com

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