IT Consultant - Seattle Office

Marten Law is seeking an IT Consultant to work with the attorneys and staff to support our growing environmental and energy law practice. The work is primarily on-premises at the Firm’s Seattle Office overlooking the Puget Sound in downtown Seattle. The successful applicant will reside in or near or be willing to relocate to Seattle by May 2022.

The IT Consultant responds to individual needs in support of PC software and hardware functionality and works closely with the Directory of IT and Information Governance in hardware purchase, installation, and troubleshooting, and ongoing management and maintenance of the Firm’s technology infrastructure.

This is a permanent, full-time position with exceptional benefits, a competitive salary, and a great work environment. We are looking for a smart, hard worker who has at minimum three years’ IT experience, preferably with a legal or professional services organizations.

Firm Overview:

Marten enjoys a national reputation as a leader in environmental, energy, and natural resource law. Our team of lawyers includes recognized authorities in climate change, wind and solar development, air quality, water resources and water quality, endangered species, forestry, public lands, fisheries, environmental cleanup, and environmental and energy project review and permitting. We work throughout the United States on large-scale projects involving complex negotiations, transactions, and litigation. Our lawyers practice out of offices Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; Washington, D.C.; Boston, Massachusetts; and Sun Valley, Idaho.

Some of your specific responsibilities at Marten will include:

  • Provide training and how-to information on the use of the firm’s technology.
  • Respond and provide timely resolution to requests for technology setup, resolution of software and hardware issues.
  • Troubleshoot software and hardware issues, research and implement immediate solutions, and provide input on permanent solutions.
  • Effectively communicate resolution of incidents to end users and ensure needs are met.
  • Escalate more complicated requests and incidents to other resources as necessary.
  • Record and track support incident details, communication, and resolutions.
  • Specify and purchase hardware to support end users and infrastructure.
  • Keep all backup hardware inventory in working order and ready for assignment as needed.
  • Track and record the movement of end-user hardware inventory.
  • Setup and support of conference room audio/video technology (includes audio, video, and web conferencing technologies).
  • Maintain close interaction with telecom and IT vendors.
  • Assist with updating website as needed.
  • Provide after-hours, emergency support as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Marten LLP will be a great fit if you:

  • Have three years or more of IT Support Roles, preferably with a professional service firm.
  • Have an undergraduate college degree, with preference for candidates who have demonstrated strong academic performance.
  • Have a strong work ethic and a professional and positive attitude.
  • Take pride in your work and deliver superior work product.
  • Pay exceptional attention to detail and can multi-task in a fast-paced practice.
  • Take initiative.
  • Work well as a member of a team and can handle stress effectively.
  • Are proficient with the O365 admin console and have working knowledge of PowerShell.

You can expect the following hours and benefits:

  • A full-time position, working Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be occasional off-hours work as IT work demands. This may include occasional work after 5 p.m., for example, in finalizing quarterly or annual financial information.
  • Potential for occasional travel in support of office setup in other markets (currently including Portland, Boston, and Washington D.C.)
  • Annual salary set at $75,000.
  • A full benefits package, which includes medical and dental insurance, paid time off, a 401k with employer match, life insurance, a transportation subsidy, and long-term and short-term disability policies.

You can expect a respectful, diverse working environment:

  • Marten Law is dedicated to anti-racist and anti-oppression policies. We are committed to improving greater diversity, equity and inclusion and combating systemic racism. We hire based on demonstrated qualifications without regard to sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, or other qualities.
  • Marten Law does not tolerate discrimination, threats, bullying, harassment, or any other unwanted behaviors of any kind between or among its employees, or third parties (including opposing counsel, clients, visitors, service providers or guests). People experiencing or observing any of these behaviors are expected to report it to the CAO or the Managing Partners. Marten Law will investigate any complaint and take any actions deemed needed, up to and including termination.

You can expect a thorough and unbiased interview experience:

  • Finalists for this position will be interviewed by the CAO. We take a time to identify the best match with our Firm, and then invest in them for the long term.
  • Applicants must be able to pass a background check and are expected to be truthful in all respects throughout the interview process.

To apply, fill out our online application at the link below. You must also submit a resumé, academic transcript, and at least one reference.

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