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Legal Counsel

| Austin

Our Legal team is looking for a skilled Legal Counsel to join Khoros. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished mid-level attorney with a distinguished professional record, strong business orientation, a creative and problem-solving mindset and strategic agility. The position requires experience in contract drafting and negotiations in the cloud/ SaaS industry, a solid understanding of data privacy rules both in the U.S. and abroad, and basic understanding of security standards applicable to cloud companies. 

 

The role requires exemplary ethics and integrity, a high level of organization/ project management skills, self-motivation, and problem-solving aptitude. The candidate must have the ability to partner with and support the business to achieve key goals while maintaining the high standards of the Khoros Legal department. The individual in this role must be able to perform and thrive in a fast paced highly collaborative environment and will be accountable for significant legal decisions and counsel. Prior law firm experience strongly preferred.

Job Duties:

  • Provide common sense, risk based legal advice and solutions regarding issues and risks in a high-growth, dynamic environment.
  •  Manage customers' transition from third party contracts to Khoros contracts.
  • Negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional services agreements and a variety of other agreements.
  • Provide Legal advice to Khoros product management, sales, and other internal groups on topics such as contract interpretation, customer disputes, and regulatory compliance.
  • Assist as needed in M/A due diligence and transitions.
  • Design, implement, and improve upon legal department processes and policies. 
  • Provide legal counsel and support in business development activities, including conducting due diligence.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements:

  • JD and licensed to practice with a preference for TX, CA, DE or NY.
  • A minimum of 4 to 6 years' experience in contract drafting and negotiations.
  • Experience in a major law firm and/or in-house SaaS legal department.
  • Solid understanding of data privacy rules both in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Basic understanding of security standards applicable to cloud companies.
  • Specific knowledge re: any/all of the following preferred: EU data privacy regulations and GDPR; HIPAA; GLBA.
  • Experience with M/A due diligence and integration efforts preferred.

     

    Preferred Requirements:

  • Accountable.
  • Interpersonal skills (and a sense of humor) to work collaboratively a must.
  • Ability to think critically and quickly in the absence of full information and anticipate, proactively identify, and resolve issues before they become problems.
  • Flexibility/adaptability and a willingness to learn new areas of law, work on a broad range of matters and take on projects outside of core areas.
  • Effectively multitask, re-prioritize, and work independently to meet deadlines and drive agreements to conclusion, while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills and the ability to perform in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent written, oral and negotiation communication skills and superb judgment.
  • Responsive and service-oriented attitude.
  • Disciplined self-starter able to take on work independently, but also be a great teammate.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • HTMLLanguages
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    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

6850 Austin Center Blvd., Ste 180, Austin, TX 78731

What are Khoros Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer a great wellness perk of $50 a month that you can use for acupuncture, art and/or cooking classes, massages, ski or snowboarding passes/lessons, yoga and pet sitting services (...plus much more!). We've hosted healthy cooking classes alongside having healthy fruit and veggies delivered to the office. Oh, and cold brew, we have that too!

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