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Staff Attorney

Jama Software

Jama Software

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Remote · United States
Posted on Saturday, January 6, 2024

Jama Software® is focused on maximizing innovation success in multidisciplinary engineering organizations. Numerous firsts for humanity in fields such as fuel cells, electrification, space, software-defined vehicles, surgical robotics, and more all rely on Jama Connect® requirements management software to minimize the risk of defects, rework, cost overruns, and recalls. Using Jama Connect, engineering organizations can now intelligently manage the development process by leveraging Live Traceability™ across best-of-breed tools to measurably improve outcomes. Our rapidly growing customer base spans the automotive, medical device, life sciences, semiconductor, aerospace & defense, industrial manufacturing, consumer electronics, financial services, and insurance industries.

We are looking for a Staff Attorney to work within our Legal team to support our continued business growth. This role is responsible for the drafting and negotiation of agreements that establish business relationships with vendors, customers, and/or partners as well as assisting with the management of privacy compliance. The Staff Attorney is highly collaborative with a variety of collaborators as a representative of the Jama Software legal team; assisting collaborators in resolving while also ensuring compliance with policies and within the company’s risk tolerances.

You’ll be working with your manager, our General Counsel, to achieve the goals of the Legal team! Join our dynamic team in a remote-first work environment, with the opportunity to come together annually for a company-wide gathering!

What You'll Do:

  • Drafting, evaluation, negotiation, and interpretation of assigned contracts under legal department policies and practices:
    • Non-disclosure Agreements, Sales and Purchasing Agreements, Subcontracts, Consulting Agreements, Licensing Agreements, SaaS Agreements, Master Agreements, review of customer or vendor proposed terms and conditions
    • Distribution Agreements (resellers, agents, joint marketing etc.)
    • Commercial and Public (Federal, State, and Local Municipalities)
    • Contracting and Privacy Agreements such as DPAs
  • Work closely with internal collaborators to evaluate and select vendors and negotiate appropriate contracts, ensuring consensus is met and all vital approvals of terms are acquired on time.
  • Clearly explain contract terminology and interpretation to collaborators in simple, everyday language.
  • Maintain contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, contractual changes, and other documents for all projects.
  • Follow procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy.
  • Monitor and report to the General Counsel on satisfaction with our terms and conditions and contracting practices.
  • Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness, and interpretation to support implementation.
  • Monitor vendor performance for compliance with terms and privacy regulations.
  • Maintain and update data privacy maps based on vendor relationship changes.
  • Work with IT, Security, and General Counsel to make sure that vendors are contractually obligated to adhere to appropriate flow-down terms, including privacy and data security requirements.

What You'll Bring:

  • J.D. from an accredited college or university.
  • 3+ years of experience in procurement, contract negotiation, software licensing, or similar areas, including recent data privacy experience.
  • Knowledge of procurement processes, contract negotiation, and interpretation.
  • Strong analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of GDPR, CCPA, and other relevant privacy laws.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Meticulous, organized, and detailed.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize optimally.
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office products.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in a corporate legal department in the software industry.
  • Experience with Salesforce and Jira.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Virtual first and culturally diverse work environment spanning 8 countries.
  • Ambitious and fun work with a chance to define distinct, company-shaping tangible contributions.
  • Flexible time off and leave programs crafted to meet the needs for your rejuvenation and extra support to cope with life events with a quarterly $75 wellness reimbursement.
  • Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision plans with pre-tax savings accounts and a generous 401(k) employer match.
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave to bond with your new family member.
  • Emphasis on learning and development at all levels with a subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

At Jama Software, we welcome passionate individuals who have the unrestricted right to work in the United States, including natural citizens and Green Card holders, and reside in eligible states to join our team.

We are an E-Verify employer.

If you get to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ, and other under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Jama Software’s mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.

Jama Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or that of their relatives, friends or associates or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable law.

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