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• 3-5 years of experience structuring, drafting, and negotiating SaaS, software licensing, professional services, analytics, data services, and complex commercial agreements with large financial institutions, telecoms, utilities, fintech, and other types of business clients, in a corporate or law firm environment
• Experience negotiating and managing agreements, including contract close-out activities and familiarity with FARs, with local, state and federal agencies, and prime contractors, as well as teaming agreements/partnership agreements and non-disclosure agreements in support of capturing public sector business.
• J.D. from an accredited law school; MA Bar desired but other jurisdiction is ok
• Experience supporting and advising sales teams at a large technology, software, or data services company
• Ability to lead a negotiation, understanding how to balance key risks and opportunities to reach a mutually acceptable agreement in a way that will not alienate clients
• Deep understanding of contract law and legal concepts, including their practical application in a business environment
• Working knowledge and experience with revenue recognition issues as related to software and services, and with legal concepts such as Intellectual Property Rights, Limitations of Liability, Indemnification, Warranties, Termination, Data Security, and Confidentiality
• Excellent contract drafting skills
• Ability to summarize and communicate (written and oral) legal concepts in clear and concise manner
• Demonstrated ability to quickly digest complex information and make good, informed decisions
• Highly motivated, strategic, and detail-oriented with the ability to proactively organize a heavy workload
• Self-starter who understands executing with urgency, and the ability to comfortably work in an intensely deadline-oriented environment
• Strong multitasking skills to be able to prioritize, move and track multiple projects to completion, often with competing deadlines
• Excellent analytical, attention-to-detail, and problem solving skills
• Ability to communicative effectively with a broad audience and at all levels of the organization; excellent interpersonal skills and works well with on a team
• Maintain a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment with minimal supervision
• Ability to draft a substantive email in five sentences or less
• Proven customer service experience
• Concisely and effectively advise executive leaders of contract risk associated with certain arrangements when appropriate
• Familiarity with FCRA, GLB, UDAAP, FARs, and HIPPA is desirable
• Experience with data privacy laws, a plus
• Excellent and advanced Microsoft Word skills; proficient in Adobe products, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Salesforce.com experience
Some Attributes of a Successful Candidate:
• High level of comfort in a fast-paced corporate environment comprised of numerous business units with diverse needs and changing priorities
• Demonstrated strong interest and desire to use and embrace technology
• Provide succinct, results-oriented advice
• Works well under pressure to meet deadlines
• Demonstrates a positive attitude and is adaptable and flexible
• Tolerance for accepting legal risk to enable business outcomes
• Passion for learning and coaching/teaching
• Dependable and responsive (generally no need to work nights or weekends, but the business teams will need to be able to count on the support of this role, in particular at the end of the month)

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EOE including Disability/Veterans

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