Corporate Counsel (Remote US/ Canada)

General & Administration · Remote, British Columbia
Department General & Administration
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Who we are:
Tasktop is transforming how the world’s largest organizations manage the process of building software. Our Value Stream Management (VSM) platform has enabled our Fortune 500 customers to dramatically reduce their time to market and increase the velocity of software development. Sitting above the entire software development toolchain, Tasktop’s VSM platform integrates all popular software development tools - like Jira, ServiceNow, Azure DevOps and many more - and allows organizations to see where work is getting stuck and how they can improve. The company has been recognized by industry analysts such as Forrester and Gigaom as the leader in this new category of tools.

Founded in Vancouver, Canada, Tasktop is a global company with staff across North America, Europe and Australia. We have an energetic vibe, where we value work/life balance and creating an organization of diverse individuals that learn from each other. Recently named Built-In Austin’s Best Midsize Place to Work For, Tasktop provides the space to do the best work of your life.

Diversity and caring for each other are two of Tasktop’s key values and at Tasktop, we have built a community of mutual respect and trust. We believe that diverse teams perform better and foster an environment of belonging and inclusion. We aim to continually learn, evolve, and be better versions of ourselves.

Corporate Counsel - Remote US/Canada
Tasktop is seeking an experienced Corporate Counsel with experience working with enterprise software organizations that build both on-premises and cloud-based products.  You are someone who has a passion for working on complex problems and thrive in a fast-paced environment.  You will work closely with Tasktop’s attorneys and business teams to provide advice on a broad range of legal matters across our global operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements to support customer sales and partner transactions and our purchase of software and services from vendors.
  • Primary focus will be on software license and SaaS subscription agreements, professional services agreements, data processing agreements and NDAs. 
  • Bring business-oriented, pragmatic mindset to solving problems while delivering legal advice without the legalese.
  • Work side-by-side with the legal and business teams to help internal stakeholders meet company goals, working with outside counsel as needed.
  • Assist with the maintenance of corporate documents, minute books and all ongoing corporate governance filings of a complex, international corporate structure.
  • Working with internal stakeholders and external counsel on the company’s IP strategy
  • Identifying legal risks and creating risk mitigation plans.
  • Reviewing, drafting, and interpreting policies.
  • Support the Legal team’s continuous improvement efforts through development and refinement of playbooks, policies, templates, and processes.


Great candidates have:

  • 5+ years of relevant legal experience practicing corporate, commercial, and business law either at a law firm, in-house or both.
  • Strong and effective document drafting skills
  • Comfort and experience negotiating with customer procurement teams with ability to focus on important issues and efficiently move deals toward close.  
  • Highly motivated and experienced lawyer with excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication, organizational, project management and decision-making skills.
  • Experience working with rapidly growing technology companies and an ability to thrive working in an agile and fast paced environment.
  • Collaborative and solutions-oriented mindset with a passion for closing deals while protecting our values and business interests
  • A sense of humor and the ability to work well with a global commercial team 
  • JD from a US law school and member of the bar in US jurisdiction or applicable local qualification

 

If you know some of the following, that is even better:

  • In house experience at a technology company with SaaS experience
  • Experience with navigating data privacy issues in a commercial context
  • Exposure to commercial contracting issues in both regulated industries and multinational enterprises


Location

This is a remote position working from your home either in the US or Canada.

As a Tasktop employee you will enjoy flexibility, a health and wellness allowance, volunteer programs, a generous vacation offering and plenty more benefits!

 

Do you want to join the movement?? We would love to hear from you. Apply within!

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  • Location
    Remote, British Columbia
  • Department
    General & Administration
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced