IT Analyst/Desktop Support


On Site
Full Time


Remote Support
Remote Desktop Services
Virtual team
Enterprise software
Office administration
Litigation support
Information security
Application Support
Quality assurance
Document management
Financial software
Human resources
Microsoft Excel
Mobile computing
Virtual private network
Mobile device management
Wireless communication
Remote access
Network operations
Application development
Help desk
Issue tracking
Computer hardware
Policies and procedures
Technical Support
Microsoft Windows
Operating systems
Microsoft Office
Problem solving
Attention to detail
Information Technology
MEAN stack
Customer service
Training and development

Job Details

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for IT/Desktop Support Analyst for a full-time assignment with one of our premier Law Firms in midtown, NYC. You will be required to be onsite 3-5 days/week.

The IT Analyst provides quality and consistent front-line, technical end user support services in a professional and responsive manner, including troubleshooting assistance, problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection, and/or visits to other user locations. The IT Analyst must take ownership and provide timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders. This position interacts directly with other IT groups to determine the proper solution to an issue, sets up for quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new users, and performs other related duties.
  • Performing installs, moves, and changes to office layout for PC's, software, printers, phones, and network components.
  • Communicating effectively, providing guidance and technical support for workstations, applications, procedures, and break fix items working with users, remote team members, and peer groups across the organization to complete assigned work.
  • Owning and providing timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders.
  • Assisting with equipment installations, hardware racking, cable management, and vendor support/oversight.
  • Interacting directly, when needed, with the network engineers, enterprise application administrators, office support teams, litigation support, application developers, information security, application support and training, and procurement and inventory tracking to determine the proper remediation for an issue.
  • Setting up and quality assurance testing new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the firm.
  • Providing exceptional customer service and support to the firm and the firm's clients.
  • Maintaining an expert knowledge level in the areas:
    • Firm applications; including, but not limited to, electronic messaging, document management, financial systems, human resource systems, and practice support applications, i.e., Microsoft Office Suite, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
    • Firm's remote access and mobile computing environment, including, but not limited to, internet access, VPN access, Mobile Device Management, wireless, cable and DSL connectivity, and Citrix.
    • Firm's phone, voice conferencing and video conferencing systems.
    • Firm computers; including Windows desktop, laptop and peripheral hardware set-up, configuration, and trouble shooting.
  • Utilizing trouble-shooting skills to resolve issues with software, hardware, printers, network connectivity, remote access, and other peripherals.
  • Providing desk-side support on escalated issues when unable to remote control into computer.
  • Providing immediate expert-level support for the configuration of workstations, laptops, and standard and non-standard software applications used by the firm.
  • Installing and configuring software applications as required. Acting as a liaison with hardware and software manufacturers to resolve issues.
  • Preparing new and replacement PCs and laptops for the end-users.
  • Escalating to and partnering with Network Operations, Enterprise Systems, and Applications Development staff to resolve network and/or application issues.
  • Documenting in detail the resolutions to issues in the Help Desk ticketing system.
  • Participating in floor support for major system changes, rollouts of new software, hardware, and system enhancements.
  • Coordinating with other IT teams to research, test, deploy, document, and upgrade new and existing hardware and software.
  • Coordinating with the audio-video team to ensure effective and timely set-up of AV equipment and related AV services.
  • Participating in setting up, testing, and supporting trial sites for the firm.
  • Supporting, monitoring, implementing, and complying with firm policies and procedures as pertains to the Information Technology Department.
  • Meeting deadlines for deliverables.
Required Skills:
  • 3+ years of experience in providing end-user support.
  • Experience in providing workstation support in a Microsoft environment and implementing, maintaining, and supporting Windows operating systems and MS Office application suites as well as proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment required.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to successfully perform tasks independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to coordinate work and manage small projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and handle a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Exceptional client service, both internal and external.
  • Flexibility to work alternate shifts and overtime as determined by the Manager.
  • Two-year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.

Preferred Skills:
  • Knowledge and experience with law firm specific applications is preferred. Previous employment in legal information technology is preferred.

SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let's work better together, we mean it. You'll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at .

SGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Religion, National Origin, Disability, Veteran Status, Age, Marital Status, Pregnancy, Genetic Information, or Other Legally Protected Status. We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, and our services, programs, and activities. Please visit our company to request an accommodation or assistance regarding our policy.
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