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IT Support Analyst

We are looking for an IT Support Analyst to join our Hong Kong team!

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Permanent - Full Time


Hong Kong

Job Role

Information Technology

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Job title: IT Support Analyst

Reports to: Regional IT Service Desk Manager/Head of IT Service Delivery

Location: Hong Kong


About Withersworldwide

A law firm focused on people and collaboration

For the past 125 years, Withers has supported some of the world's most remarkable people and organisations at defining moments in their lives.

We are the only international law firm focused on successful individuals and private capital, working closely with founders, investors and family offices. We also advise governments, charities, global brands and start-ups of all shapes and sizes.

Many of our clients are shaping the future and creating solutions to tackle many of the world's problems.  It makes for a fascinating and challenging practice. Our role is to get to know each individual client, find out where they want to be, and help them to get there – whether they are building a business, looking after their family, involved in a complex dispute or protecting their finances for the future. 

To meet their unique needs we are exceptionally collaborative, working together across teams and time zones. 

We are agile, focusing on strategy rather than rigid ideas and traditional hierarchy. It is a truly flexible working culture that puts people first.

Join us to be part of a team that is always looking to the future. Where initiative, big ideas and bold moves are always encouraged. Where you can truly be yourself.


What are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced, technical and personable IT Support Analyst to support to all users within the APAC offices.

The ideal candidate will be able to empathise, adapt and have excellent analytical troubleshooting skills with the ability to resolve problems methodically and logically. You will inspire confidence and be an excellent communicator at all levels, capable of dealing with people in a calm, effective and efficient manner. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a professional services environment, ideally in a law firm.


Areas of focus and responsibilities

  • Perform technical support functions via phone, remote connection and desk side visits
  • Log calls in the Service Desk management tool to ensure incidents and requests are managed in a timely manner and escalated using the correct procedures. Close calls when a satisfactory resolution has been achieved
  • Correctly diagnose software and hardware faults and liaise with 3rd party engineers. Incidents should be carried out within reasonable time scales and monitored to resolution
  • Identify major support incidents and liaise with support teams, following the Major Incident process
  • Build and support laptops, desktops, printers and remote devices such as iPhones
  • Inform the Regional IT Service Desk Manager of any escalating support issues in order that they may be resolved within reasonable time scales
  • Assist with user account management and administration i.e. new hires/leavers etc
  • IT Induction training for new joiners of the firm.
  • Administer IT asset inventories, ensuring records are kept fully up to date
  • Produce and maintain technical documentation and articles for the knowledge base
  • Participate in IT projects, implementation and roll outs as required

This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive. It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for the performance of this job, and as such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Minimum 3-4 years' experience in a law firm or similar/professional environment
  • Graduate or equivalent in a numerate subject
  • Technical knowledge of supporting Windows 10 Professional in a networked environment
  • Experience of working in a Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange environment
  • Detailed knowledge of the Microsoft Office 365 suite including installing, configuring and support within a network environment
  • Understanding of networking technologies (wired and wireless)
  • Knowledge of remote working technologies – Citrix, VPN and DUO 2 factor Administration
  • Mobile phone (iPhone) support and administration using MDM (Airwatch)
  • Experience supporting VDI environments
  • PC and Laptop configuration
  • Configuration, analysis and diagnostics of PC, Printer and Laptop faults. Familiarity with HP PC hardware, Lenovo / HP Laptops, HP Laser printers and Canon multifunction devices
  • Experienced supporting Video Conferencing Systems and Solutions
  • Document Management System – iManage or similar
  • Professional Services specific applications – Laser forms, Elite and InterAction
  • Time Management/Recording – Elite 3E or similar - desired but not essential
  • Being ITIL V3/V4 certified is desirable

Personal qualities and approach

  • Service oriented and collaborative approach. Able to work with a wide variety of users both technical and non-technical.
  • Inspires confidence that issues raised will be resolved and stakeholder's expectations are effectively managed.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels. Empathises with user frustrations; capable of dealing with people in a calm, professional and effective manner
  • Excellent analytical troubleshooting skills with the ability to resolve problems methodically and logically
  • Strong written communication skills with a high standard of user training documentation and technical procedure writing skills
  • Enthusiastic and approachable
  • Must possess good problem-solving skills and a calm and focused attitude.
  • Must be a pro-active, team player but have the ability to work and focus on tasks independently of others. The individual will be required to manage major service outages and incidents in a calm, methodical and professional manner.

The Essentials

  • Monday to Friday, 37.5-hour week, working a shift rotating between the hours of 8:30am to 6:30pm. Flexibility is a must as shift coverage, out of hours support and occasional overtime during projects and rollouts is a requirement of the role.
  • 12-week probation period, 4 week notice period


Information for Recruitment Agencies

Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion.  Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race (including colour, nationality and ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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