1+ months

Knowledge Management Analyst

Seattle, WA 98104
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. Weve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE The Knowledge Management (KM) Analyst works with the KM team to further the firms Strategic Plan initiatives. The Analyst works on projects implementing process improvement methodologies and legal technology applications to solve business and client problems. This position requires a unique skillset that combines legal knowledge, technology proficiency, creative problem-solving, and a client-service mindset. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Directly support the solution-building process using the firms technologies, from development to testing to rollout, which includes AI tools, collaboration platforms, document assembly software, business automation platforms, and expert systems. Consult with end users to gather requirements and intake projects. Evaluate available solutions against project requirements and make recommendations accordingly. Work closely with the KM team, project stakeholders, and technical team members to organize and implement projects, applying project management principles. Support internal and external facing KM technologies, including outreach, developing written and recorded documentation and communications, providing training, and assisting with the resolution of vendor and technical issues. Participate in evaluations and recommendations of potential new legal technology products. Understand third-party software applications/development platforms and utilize and support those tools. Perform other duties as assigned. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the position, consistent with the firms attendance expectations. SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED Familiarity with core legal tech applications, such as document management, intranet, collaboration, automation, and other knowledge/file sharing platforms. Demonstrated interest in working with advanced technologies and expert systems and an appetite for exploring new products. Knowledge of design thinking or other user-focused principles. Excellent analytical skills and the ability to solve complex problems using logical reasoning. Ability to exercise independent judgment and self-direct. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and resolve issues. Project management and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects with competing deadlines. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, including the ability to translate information between technical personnel, stakeholders, and end users. Effective customer service skills with the ability to build trusted and productive relationships across the firm. Able to quickly learn new skills and technologies and apply existing knowledge to new systems. Receptiveness to feedback and coaching; growth mindset. Desire to develop leadership and supervisory skills. Knowledge of legal concepts related to the business of the firm and the legal industry. Knowledge of current legal technology trends and industry demands. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelors degree is required, and a law degree is a plus. Three to four years experience designing and building legal solutions or equivalent. Successful track record in client service and supporting practice teams. Experience as a practicing lawyer, paralegal, or other direct legal support is strongly preferred. Experience working in a law firm or legal department, preferably in a technology or process solutions-focused role, is preferred. This position may be filled in Colorado or New York. These ranges are specific to Colorado and New York, depending on qualification and experience, and may not be applicable to other locations. Colorado compensation range: $85,470 to $129,900 annually, New York compensation range: $99,180 to $150,730 annually. Perkins Coie may provide a discretionary bonus annually, and information regarding benefits can be found here.
Posted: 2022-08-19 Expires: 2022-10-18

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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Knowledge Management Analyst

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