SmartBear helps the worlds most recognized companies develop the worlds best applications. SmartBear has played a role in the ride you ordered, the banking app you use, the item you posted for auction, or that flight you just purchased. SmartBear’s award-winning suite of testing software enables organizations to meet frequent release deadlines without sacrificing software quality, all while reducing testing costs. Additionally, our award-winning collaboration software helps development, testing and management teams work together to produce high quality software elevating a business ability to communicate and complete objectives more efficiently.

Due to growth and market success, SmartBear is continuing to hire employees rapidly to scale our company globally. As a Contracts Attorney you are a revenue generating enabler. You will be expected to build positive working relationships both internally and externally, work cross-collaboratively, and represent SmartBear’s interests in M&A activity, vendor negotiations, and more. This is an ideal opportunity to join a fast growing software leader.


Manage and coordinate the full contracts lifecycle including contracts management, contract request, contract initiation, contract review, approval, routing, and storage and record keeping, in a high-volume environment with quick turnaround times and SLAs.

Draft, review, negotiate, and finalize commercial Software Licensing Agreements (both SaaS and On-Premise), Non-Disclosure Agreements, Data Processing Addendums, and Vendor Agreements.

Provide concise and timely legal advice to business stakeholders.

Maintain, organize, and update the central contract repository and provide appropriate reporting.

Route contracts for signature leveraging DocuSign.

Answer RFPs and update and enhance contracts playbook.

Process purchase orders and invoices of law firms and legal vendors

Provide general administrative and legal support to Legal team to further company objectives.

Required Experience & Skills

6+ years experience in a software company handling software license agreements .

Proven experience handling a large volume of contracts.

JD from an accredited law school and good standing with a State bar.

Experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating software license agreements.

Highly organized, detail oriented and able to meet deadlines in a multi-task, fast-paced environment.

Strong work ethic with an ability to work independently as well as with cross functional teams.

Ability to handle, respond to and execute flawlessly multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment, under tight deadlines.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to provide excellent customer services across cross functional teams and prioritize workload effectively.

Legally authorized to work in the United States

About Us

SmartBear is behind the software that empowers developers, testers, and operations engineers at over 20,000 of the worlds most innovative organizations including Adobe, JetBlue, MasterCard, and Microsoft. More than 6 million people use our tools to build, test, and monitor great software, faster. Our high-impact tools are easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to use. These tools are backed by a team of people passionate about helping you create software that transforms our world. Those tools are SmartBear tools. That team is SmartBear. For more information, visit: http: smartbear.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

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