Help Desk Support Specialist - NY

August 9, 2017


Foley Hoag seeks a Help Desk Support Specialist (9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. shift) in its New York office to provide the first level technical software and hardware support to all users of the firm’s networked systems.


  • Provide telephone support to all users of the firm’s networked systems, with emphasis on Microsoft Word and other Office applications.
  • Work closely with the Help Desk Manager, Manager of IT Operations and other IT staff members when seeking answers to complex questions about user problems.
  • Track and document user support issues in ticketing system.
  • Monitor and follow-up on all assigned tickets, ensuring proper resolution, end-user contact and satisfaction.
  • Remain current with all network applications software/template/macro changes and enhancements.
  • Participate in on-call coverage on a rotating basis.
  • Participate in internal meetings with Help Desk Team discussing status of projects and current issues.
  • Configure loaner laptop, wireless card and mobile devices for employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of Help Desk experience in a law firm or legal environment.
  • Strong customer service experience combined with excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (2013/2016/365) - Certification a plus.
  • Knowledge supporting Windows 10 64-Bit OS, OpenText, ChangePro, Metadact, Innova, Adobe, Nuance and Mimecast.
  • Experience deploying and troubleshooting Blackberries, iPhone and Android devices.
  • Knowledge of running and troubleshooting videoconferencing equipment.
  • Experience with Citrix XenDesktop.
  • SharePoint experience a plus, but not required.

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