Deputy General Counsel - Corporate M&A and Securities

  • Location
    • Glendale, CA
  • Date Posted
  • Aug. 17, 2021
  • Function
  • Legal
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

This position will work closely with sales, deal desk, marketing, growth, business operations and other groups to handle negotiation, execution, implementation and ongoing management of contracts, with a particular focus on customer, partnership, vendor, and nondisclosure agreements, all in accordance with company policies and procedures and applicable laws.

Strong candidates will be solutions-driven and independent, with direct experience in drafting and negotiating software, cloud, and channel agreements.

What You’ll Do:

  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements to support customer sales, our purchase of software and services from vendors, and growth-driven partnerships with both startups and public companies. Your primary focus will be on SaaS customer service agreements and SOWs, software licenses, data processing agreements, and NDAs.
  • Help define business terms and structure deals in the most optimal way.
  • Develop policies and processes to build out and scale the legal commercial function including the development and refinement of standard form agreements.
  • Provide practical, decisive guidance to Accounts, Marketing, Business Operations, and Business Development teams that balances business objectives and legal risk, taking into account companies policies and positions.
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant industry, commercial, open source, IP, privacy and other laws, regulations, and developments to be able to give the most effective advice.

What You’ll Bring:

  • 8-10+ years experience working on different kinds of commercial transactions (e.g., strategic alliance, SaaS, IP licensing, software licensing, product resale and distribution, working with contractors, outsourcing, facilities, etc.), including with SMB and enterprise companies.
  • Ability to draft documents, policies, emails and anything else in a very precise manner, while still being concise and digestible for non-lawyers. It’s a cliché, but attention to detail really is a must.
  • A confident, effective and positive negotiator who can lead the process, focus on important issues, and efficiently bring deals to a favorable close.
  • Flexibility to adapt and thrive in an environment that is constantly expanding and changing as we grow our business, learn more about our customers, and figure out what works best and what doesn’t.
  • High integrity and excellent judgment, supported by a point of view that is thought out and communicated well.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset that enables you to successfully work independently with little guidance, but also to use good judgment and escalate issues when needed.
  • Substantial understanding of intellectual property, licensing, privacy, data security and commercial laws (or a strong willingness to learn).
  • Ability to develop a nuanced understanding of Slack and our industry, with an eye towards aligning decisions with the bigger picture goals.
  • Ability to work cross-functionality with different departments to reach consensus on whether to accept non-standard contract terms.
  • Ability to contribute to, and iterate on, contract playbook of fallback terms.
  • JD required. Bar admission and in good standing in at least one state.
  • Eager to chip in wherever and whenever help is needed. Good at building authentic relationships with all kinds of people across many functional teams. Oh, and you should like being a lawyer!

Be Human With Us:

Being human isn’t about checking every box on a list. It’s about the experiences we have, people we meet, and the perspectives we share. So, if you have the skills but are hesitant to apply because of your background, apply anyway. We need amazing people like you to help us challenge the conventional and think differently about the problems that we’re solving. We’re in this together. Come be human, with us.

What We Offer:

When you join our team, you’re not just accepting a job. You’re making a career move. Here’s how we’ll support you in doing some of the most impactful work of your career:

  • Flextime, recognition, and support for autonomous work: Flexible time off with ample learning and development opportunities to continue growing your career. We offer a comprehensive onboarding program, leadership training for Titans at all levels, and other programs and events. Great work is rewarded through Bonusly, peer-nominated awards, and Founders Club- open to all Titans.
  • Holistic health and wellness benefits: Company-paid medical, dental, and vision (with 100% employer paid options and 80% coverage for dependents), FSA and HSA, 401k match, and telehealth options including memberships to Headspace, Galileo, One Medical, Ginger and more.
  • Support for Titans at all stages of life: Parental leave and support, up to $20k in adoption reimbursement, on demand maternity support through Maven Maternity, free breast milk shipping through Maven Milk, pet insurance, legal advisory services, financial planning tools, and more.

At ServiceTitan, we celebrate individuality and uniqueness. We believe that the convergence of fresh perspectives and experiences from all walks of life is what makes our product and culture so great. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. We do not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), genetic information, protected military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.