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Job Summary:

We are seeking a Contracts Counsel to help us address unprecedented growth.  In this role, you will work closely with the sales and support organizations by drafting and/or reviewing a wide range of contracts and end-user agreements. This position supports all stages of the contract negotiation process, from the initial request-for-proposal through signing and closing.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to negotiate, draft, review, and revise contractual documents at a high-volume capacity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to convey complex information in a way that others can readily follow
  • Identify and mitigate business and legal risks in prospective and existing contracts and ensure the necessary internal approvals from management have been obtained
  • Provide revisions and responses for contracts during the negotiation process
  • Support legal responses by reviewing and analyzing RFPs and customer contractual templates
  • Draft commercial and legal language changes for contractual documents during the negotiation process, support the performance of existing contracts by interpreting and ensuring compliance with contract provisions
  • Recognize risk elements in business transactions and understand the products or services that are the subject matter of a contract

Requirements:

  • J.D. degree required
  • 5+ years experience with software/SaaS/services contracts and agreements; prefer some in-house experience
  • Experience negotiating complex strategic partner and enterprise end user agreements
  • Ability to listen thoughtfully, evaluate risk in light of business and practical considerations, and make clear recommendations
  • Be an accelerator of the business by providing responsive, solutions-oriented contract support

Perks:

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Casual work environment
  • Snacks on snacks on snacks
  • Fully loaded social calendar
  • Voted Top Workplaces by Houston Chronicle
  • Room for growth

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