Our Greenville office has the opportunity for an experienced Applications Analyst 2 to join the firm’s Technology department. The Applications Analyst is responsible for assisting in supporting the full systems life cycle for the enterprise business systems of the Firm. Analysts will provide application maintenance and support to minimize service disruption and facilitate operations. Activities include, but are not limited to involvement with systems installation, integration, maintenance, upgrades, patch installation, configuration, troubleshooting and diagnosing root cause for problems, performance monitoring, a firm understanding of SQL scripting and stored procedure creation and management. Additional duties include working with related process stakeholders to identify and resolve related problems and issues as well as realize efficiencies as a result of process and systems improvements. This position will also serve the role of project manager for some if not all related activities. Candidates must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as application analysts work closely with business systems support analysts and other specialists, and occasionally train new employees and write technical reports. This position will participate in these tasks with limited supervision and direct execution, as well as through coordinating, overseeing, and delegating with and to Technology department resources as well as external vendors, service providers, contractors, and consultants.
Manage and analyze data received from multiple sources.
Prepare and analyze reports related to multiple applications.
Optimize business processes through high performing databases, routines, macros, and structured query languages.
Works with management and/or customers to develop and understand product specifications.
Communicates regularly and effectively with team members and management, and communicates results effectively to management and/or customers.
Delivers data products in report/presentation format, or verbally, to management and/or customer specifications and timelines.
Points out system, application or process problems when noticed and engages the team in problem solving.
Facilitates satisfactory communication and resolution of problems.
Able to interface well with Firm staff and other non-technical members of Firm.
Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies.
Analytical – Able to mine and collect data.
Problem Solving Skills – gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Interpersonal Skills – focuses on case/task at hand. Maintains confidentiality.
Communication – Listens and gets clarification. Responds to inquiries quickly with professionalism and tact. Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for errors. Able to read and interpret information accurately and concisely.
Teamwork – Willing and eager to lead and train others and share knowledge and skills.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Willing to commit to additional hours when necessary to reach Firm objectives.
Initiative – Takes independent actions and reasonable risks; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and enjoy working in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment.
Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree or experience is preferred.
3+ years of experience as Application Analyst, preferably working in IT and/or legal fields.
Proficiency in MS SQL, SSMS software required.
Proficiency in SSRS required.
Proficiency in Aderant DocuDraft a plus.
Proficiency in iManage DMS required.
Proficiency in PowerBI, Tableau, Dundas a plus.
Agile methodology preferred.
SCRUM methodology preferred.
Sharepoint experience preferred.
Microsoft Office 2016/365 preferred.
Proficiency in SSIS preferred.
Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in both individual and team settings.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to meet changing deadlines and priorities on multiple simultaneous projects.
Ability to organize, manage, prioritize, and handle numerous projects/tasks, sometimes heavy caseloads. Detailed oriented.
Written and verbal communication, including technical writing skills.
We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for 10 consecutive years. For 2021, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation – Labor & Employment category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 900 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.
We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has a reputation for legal excellence and responsive client service. Ogletree Deakins' labor and employment practice is complemented and supported by related practice groups in the areas of business immigration, litigation, employee benefits, occupational safety and health, and construction law.
With offices throughout the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico, the firm represents a diverse range of clients. Our depth of experience in labor and employment law has produced a successful track record for our clients - Fortune 50 corporations to start-up companies.
Although the size and scope of our practice has grown over the past quarter century, our core values remain constant. We are committed to personalized attention, innovative solutions and old-fashioned hard work.
Our approach to providing clients with the resources to solve today's business challenges is always forward-thinking and strategic. We remain committed to providing our clients with an insider's view of the workplace issues of the day.