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IT Systems Analyst (Asia)Mayer Brown
  • Aberdeen
  • Salary provided
  • Posted on 17 Nov 2019
IT Systems Analyst (Asia)Mayer Brown

Job Highlights

  • Formulates and defines technical scope
  • Design, develop, validate and implement software
  • Maintain, enhance and refactor existing software

Job Description


  • The Systems Analyst position encompasses a mixture of project responsibility, software engineering, third party configuration/integration and senior level support
  • Formulates and defines technical scope and objectives for solutions with minimal direction
  • Design, develop, validate and implement software applications to solve complex problems whilst considering infrastructure capabilities and capacity
  • Maintain, enhance and refactor existing software applications to optimize existing application portfolio while staying up to date with other dependencies in the technical environment
  • Provide administration, configuration and integration support of third party software aligned with the portfolio of systems related to the Business Applications team
  • Accountable for the support of local Asia Applications as well as Global Applications used by the Asia team
  • Serve as a change agent to help transition the Firm’s legacy applications into solutions leveraging new technology that focus on process improvement and simplification
  • Collaborate with infrastructure and data center teams in a DevOps fashion to achieve world class efficiency with our solutions
  • Review user stories and develop software solutions in short sprints with constant user involvement in an Agile minded team
  • Execute against the development priority list across the various applications within the portfolios of the Business Applications team
  • Develop business process management (BPM) solutions using tools such as K2 BlackPearl to facilitate process definition and modeling, workflow automation, and process optimization
  • Manage data integration between applications and third party solutions using various database technologies and/or middleware including but not limited to: stored procedures, SSIS packages, DTS packages or data integration middleware
  • Participate in the maintenance and support of application business recovery plans
  • Ensure internal System Catalog is properly maintained for responsible systems, applications and related integrations
  • Verifying the security of third-party vendor’s applications and collaborating with them to meet security requirements
  • Responsible for monitoring applications to ensure stability by identifying or anticipating problems and taking or recommending appropriate steps to avoid or mitigate them, and respond promptly to all problem reports
  • Participate in on-call rotation providing 24 x 7 application support, ensuring that the application portfolio uptime is maintained according to defined SLAs
  • Adhere to the Firm’s IT Service Delivery standards and Change Control processes


  • A Bachelor’s degree in the field of Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering enterprise software applications using common web-compliant technologies
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of application support and administration, including patching, maintenance and log monitoring
  • Demonstrated experience in building software solutions across a variety of Systems Development Life Cycles (SDLC) methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall, Adhoc…)
  • Experience in delivering technology in an Agile fashion by encompassing: Iterative and incremental delivery, Kanban, direct user collaboration, feature driven development, agile testing, continuous development, etc.
  • Experience in working with peer IT teams in a DevOps fashion to improve the computing experience of our Lawyers and staff around the Firm
  • Proven ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Proficient in working with Windows Operating Systems (client and server), Virtual Technology, network protocols and overall good infrastructure knowledge
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and Project
  • Web development certifications (e.g., MCSD, MCPD, MCTS, and MCSA) or other related certifications are highly preferred
  • Required technical qualifications include:
    • 3+ years of web development experience with the Microsoft Stack (.Net, ASP.Net, VB.Net, MVVM and MVC Patterns, C#)
    • 3+ years of proven experience with SQL Server 2012 and later, including SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS); must have a thorough understanding of relational database concepts and the integration of SQL databases with other applications
    • 3+ years of proven troubleshooting skills with web development technologies
    • 3+ years of experience working with Team Foundation Server (TFS) including: build / release engineering, management for software web applications, test manager and test automation
    • 3-5 + years of experience in working with Custom Off the Shelf (COTS) software specifically with vendor management, installation, configuration, administration and upgrades
    • 2+ years of proven development experience in legacy technologies (e.g. VB, ASP)
    • 3+ years of experience with Microsoft IIS administration
    • 3+ years of experience with IntApp Integrate (or similar data integration tool e.g. Biztalk, MQ Series, Oracle Fusion, etc.)
    • 3+ years of experience with K2 BlackPearl (or similar workflow tool e.g. IntApp Flow, etc.)
    • 3+ years of proven development experience with various scripting languages (HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, VB Script, Python, TCL, Perl, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills and a keen level of attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment while meeting strict deadlines
  • Ability to act as a role model (lead, mentor) for other members of the department regarding leadership, work ethic, self-improvement, and career development
  • Strong business analysis skills, client services, and strategic thinking. Willingly ask questions where appropriate and guide others when required
  • Willing to challenge the status quo


We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and only be used for recruitment-related purposes. 

At Mayer Brown, we understand that our people are our greatest asset. Attractive salary, fringe benefits and excellent career development opportunities will be offered to the right candidates.

Personal Data Privacy Information

Applicants for employment are required to provide the Firm with data about themselves ("Personal Data") to enable the Firm to assess his/her suitability for the position applied for and to decide the compensation and benefit package to selected applicants.  Failure to provide Personal Data will result in the Firm being unable to process his/her application.  Personal Data held by the Firm will be kept confidential but the Firm may transfer such data to any of the Mayer Brown Practices* (which may be updated from time to time) and/or third parties performing services for the Firm, on a confidential basis and solely for the Firm's use and benefit in accordance with our Privacy Policy (  It is the Firm's policy to retain Personal Data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purpose for a period of two years.  You may re-apply any time after two years.  Please contact our Regional General Counsel (Asia) at 16th-19th Floors, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, for your right to access or correct your Personal Data retained by the Firm or for any other queries about this Statement or our Privacy Policy ( 

Mayer Brown is a global services provider comprising associated legal practices that are separate entities, including Mayer Brown LLP (Illinois, USA), Mayer Brown International LLP (England), Mayer Brown (a Hong Kong partnership) and Tauil & Chequer Advogados (a Brazilian law partnership) (collectively the “Mayer Brown Practices”) and non-legal service providers, which provide consultancy services (the “Mayer Brown Consultancies”). The Mayer Brown Practices and Mayer Brown Consultancies are established in various jurisdictions and may be a legal person or a partnership. Details of the individual Mayer Brown Practices and Mayer Brown Consultancies can be found in the Legal Notices section of our website.




Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
4 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Mayer Brown is a distinctively global legal services provider, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, we are the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong —the backbone of the global economy. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry. Our diverse teams of lawyers are recognized by our clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything we do. Our “one-firm” culture—seamless and integrated across all practices and regions—ensures that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience.


Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus

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