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Contracts Attorney

Nuix Herndon, VA, USA

Nuix creates innovative software that empowers organizations to simply and quickly find the truth from any data in a digital world. We are a passionate and talented team, delighting our customers with software that transforms data into actionable intelligence.

At Nuix, we hire the best people from around the world and empower them to do what they do best. We pride ourselves on our ongoing innovation, dedicated customer service and cutting-edge solutions that make a real difference to our customers and the world in which we live.

We collaborate to provide innovative solutions for more than 2,000 customers in over 75 countries. Our customers include many of the world's top financial institutions, corporations and government departments, all major global regulatory agencies, leading security and law enforcement agencies, and all tier-one advisory firms and litigation support vendors.

We are looking for a dynamic contracts attorney ready to handle a range of complex and interesting work including negotiating technology transactions, corporate/commercial advice, employment and regulatory matters and other projects. You will be joining a small collegiate team with strong career development opportunities.

This position will report into the Region Counsel, Americas (based in the USA) and will be primarily responsible for supporting the day to day operations and functions of the Nuix Legal Department

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have excellent drafting and negotiation skills, keen attention to detail and be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to these

  • Be the primary point of contact for specific requests for technology (Software and SaaS) agreements, partner agreements, and services agreements, or to modify contract terms, while working with internal business partners to negotiate terms and obtain approvals for modifications as required, and to answer routine questions regarding agreements.
  • Support attorneys and business partners in contract drafting and execution, including initial drafting and review of counter-proposals based on approved forms and contracting policies.
  • Develop and maintain strong working knowledge of Nuix contracts, standard terms and business objectives.
  • Support, maintain and improve form agreements and tools, including review cycles, clause libraries and drafting guidance/playbooks.
  • Support contract management system and related business processes, including contract classification, dashboard reporting, follow-up tracking (e.g., execution, expiration and renewals), and project-specific reports, analysis and support (e.g., diligence).
  • Maintain strong working connection with business partner organizations, including proactive identification and execution of system integration, analytics and other optimization opportunities to improve overall speed and efficiency.
  • Provide support to the General Counsel, and Region Counsels, and assist in special projects as needed.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 3-5 years PQE gained in a law firm or global software company with strong commercial/corporate experience with a focus on technology companies
  • D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
  • Ability to identify risk and provide legal advice on a wide range of matters, and demonstrated experience working independently within a team
  • Proven contract negotiation, legal research and analytical skills and abilities
  • FAR, DFAR, FED/SLED contracting experience a plus

Skills and characteristics

  • Independent problem-solving skills and strong issue identification skills and excellence in drafting and negotiating
  • Strong analytical capability and demonstrated ability to manage high volumes of detailed information
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including drafting skills, and ability to effectively interact with staff, senior management, and internal clients
  • Exceptional organizational skills and self-starter who drives solutions
  • Professionalism, integrity, and respect for confidentiality
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office application suite and equivalents
  • Familiarity with Salesforce, Dropbox, DocuSign and other similar CRM tools

Nuix is on an incredible journey of transformation, aligning our strengths with our ambitions to pursue greater opportunities. To find out more about who we are and what we are doing, please visit our web page.

https://www.nuix.com/

As we expand our global team and extend our skills and expertise, we are unified as one Nuix team guided by our shared values.

Nuix Vision

Finding Truth in a Digital World

Nuix Mission Statement

Nuix creates innovative software that empowers organizations to simply and quickly find the truth from any data in a digital world. We are a passionate and talented team, delighting our customers with software that transforms data into actionable intelligence.

Nuix Values

Customers – Focus, Deliver, Delight

Innovation – Unleash Collective Genius

Teamwork – Stronger together

People – Respect, Encourage, Reward

Integrity – Authentic and Accountable

Passion – Committed to the Mission

We believe in these principles and seek to weave them into the fabric of our daily work at Nuix. In doing so, we co-create a dynamic and purposeful company culture that we can be proud of and want to belong to.

**Nuix is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

Posted date: 22 days ago

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