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    $114000.0 - $132000.0 per annum
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    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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Applications Analyst

New York, New york city, 10008 New york city USA

The Applications Analyst acts as the primary support for a portfolio of Desktop & Office Productivity technologies. Liaise with business stakeholders and vendors to continuously improve and extend the firm's applications and platforms.


  • Product owner for the firm's Office Template development platform and custom Office ribbons and macros.
  • Provide support for the firm's Office productivity technologies (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and related technologies (Adobe). Product owner of other technologies assigned by the Applications Director
  • Evaluate, test and support Mobile applications related to Office Productivity applications.
  • Understand the firm's practice areas and business-related needs through ongoing communication with stakeholders to re-envision the Word interface and experience
  • Develop a solid technical understanding of these products/solutions and all areas of functionality
  • Work with Desktop Systems on client configurations for Office and integrated applications
  • Create test cases and test scripts and act as lead tester for all supported applications
  • Evaluate and monitor all enhancement requests and defects, and work with appropriate parties to expedite updates/fixes
  • Establish relationships with relevant vendors to understand product roadmaps, add-in components, etc.
  • Provide guidance on using these technologies and recommendations on how to leverage new features/enhancements
  • Provide direct oversight on smaller scale projects and see them through to completion
  • Minimum 5 years work experience with 3 years in Word customization
  • Minimum 1 year work experience with Litera Application Suite specifically Innova Template Development
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with a high degree of professionalism and client service orientation
  • Able to communicate effectively with firm personnel and clients on all levels
  • Stays informed regarding emerging products and technological solutions
  • Capable of working as part of a group or independently
  • Skilled at meeting strict deadlines under significant time and supervisory pressure
  • Excellent decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving abilities

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Law firm experience preferred

Computer Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including macros and customization
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint

  • On site during normal working hours and available on site or remotely when necessary before or after normal working hours to monitor, assign, escalate and assist with requests
  • Required to monitor and respond to email after hours.
  • Ability to engage in off-site travel as required to meet the demands of the job and needs of the firm

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualification required of employees assigned to this job.

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