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Agile Coach - Bloomberg Law

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New York, NY

Posted Oct 26, 2022 - Requisition No. 88502

At Bloomberg Law, we’re building the world’s most sophisticated legal research platform. Our platform is built on a massive search engine that ranges over billions of legal documents—laws, lawsuits, books, treatises, how-tos, and all the legal news from our award-winning newsdesk. On top of this dataset, we’ve built a suite of analytics and ML-powered tools that enable attorneys to do things like analyze how a judge has ruled on a topic, compare contracts to the market, or parry their opponents’ arguments with a case they haven’t even thought of! We’re on a mission to automate away the tedious aspects of lawyering and help our customers work smarter on the hard stuff.

We’re transforming the legal industry with technology, and we’ve built a working community in which women, people of color, and other underrepresented groups thrive. We’re committed to continuing to evolve a culture that recognizes, supports, and promotes people of all backgrounds. We’re looking for people who approach their work with thoughtfulness, care, and a spirit of cooperation.

Our Team:

On the BLAW Agility & Performance team, you will help drive excellence with our full-stack product development teams consisting of frontend, backend, and machine learning engineers, product owners, and subject matter expert data analysts to prioritize initiatives and share information. We are self-motivated individuals who work in a collaborative and Agile environment.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Actively support teams to effectively deliver incremental value
  • Foster a healthy, collaborative environment
  • Be an inspiring change agent, focused on empowering teams and individuals
  • Identify impediments and raise awareness
  • Partner with Engineering and Product Leadership
  • Improve visibility and predictability of progress on initiatives
  • Adapt your approach and communication style to fit varying contexts and situational needs
  • Advocate for and advance modern agile software development

You’ll need to have:

  • A deep understanding of Agile and Lean, from mindset and values to practices and tools, appreciating that a one size doesn’t fit all
  • Knowledgeable and cognizant of the differences between coaching, mentoring, facilitating and teaching, and when each approach is applicable
  • A track record of success in working with teams, managers and senior leaders and ability to resolve business challenges at the system level
  • Experience developing and using metrics to define desired outcomes and inform decisions
  • The ability to drive and manage change in a matrix organization
  • Knowledge of Atlassian tools (JIRA, JIRA Query Language and plug-ins like Structure and BigPicture) along with collaboration tools (G-Suite, MS Office, Confluence)

We’d love to see:

  • A desire for and commitment to continuous learning (education, training, conferences, and self-study)
  • A demonstrated ability to coach beyond Scrum - Kanban, XP, etc.
  • Facilitation experience - guiding groups (large and small) through processes that help them come to solutions and make decisions
  • Certified Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Professional (CSM or CSP)
  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC) or Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential or ICF accredited education.
  • Training from the Back of the Room certification
  • Git/Github, markdown and git web pages for creating and maintaining documentation

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email amer_recruit@bloomberg.net.


Salary Range: 145,000 - 210,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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