The Hartford office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a law firm with more than 175 attorneys in CT, NY and DC, is seeking a Practice Technology Analyst. The Practice Technology Analyst (PTA) is responsible for supporting the applications and technology needs of the Practice groups and the Administrative Support areas. The candidate will work with other IS staff members to implement, update, maintain and troubleshoot applications specific to the practice and administrative functions. Also, in coordination with the Practice Technology Manager, the Practice Technology Analyst is responsible for researching, identifying and recommending new applications and support technologies through networking and attendance at various industry and other affiliations.
It is essential that the PTA be familiar with a broad cross-section of legal and financial applications, including time entry, calendaring/docketing and case management, as well as such technical tools as SQL, Visual Basic/VBA and MS Office, particularly Access and Excel. The ability to identify and implement process and workflow improvements for increased efficiency is also important.
The successful candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communications skills, be a pro-active starter with emphasis on self-initiation and follow-through, and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. In addition, the candidate must have strong data analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and report on information with attention to detail and accuracy, and must have an understanding of data integrity between systems.
Specifically, the successful candidate must have SQL Server expertise, including T-SQL, stored procedures and data modeling; at least 2 years of experience in supporting financial accounting systems; and experience in creating Visual Basic/VBA macros and code snippets.
With more than 175 attorneys in offices throughout Connecticut and in New York and Washington, DC, Shipman & Goodwin is a full service law firm serving the needs of local, regional, national and international clients. Our clients include public and private companies, institutions, government entities, non-profit organizations and individuals. Their success is of primary importance to us and our s...easoned attorneys are skilled in the areas critical to that success, such as all aspects of business and finance, health care, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and trusts and estates. Moreover, we continually adapt to our clients’ changing needs by expanding our experience in key industry sectors, including emerging and middle markets, health care, financial services, real estate development, information technology, education and international trade compliance and enforcement.
Our firm employs nearly 200 individuals in a variety of professional and administrative roles including accounting, computer information services, human resources, library science, marketing, office services and record management as well as paralegals and legal secretaries.
We are committed to our clients, to the law and to our community. Our attorneys and staff are active members of the community and since our founding in 1919, have demonstrated their commitment to the community by donating time to many charitable and civic organizations.
For more information about our firm, please visit our website at www.shipmangoodwin.com.