Technology Transactions Attorney

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-4535

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Two Sigma is a career destination for the intellectually curious who want to learn, invent, and create. The people of Two Sigma – a dynamic and diverse group of scientists, engineers, and business professionals – are accomplished analytical thinkers and passionate problem solvers. We are a technology company that applies a rigorous, scientific method-based approach to investment management. Since our founding in 2001, Two Sigma’s vision has been to develop technological innovations that intelligently analyze the world’s data to consistently deliver value for our clients. Today, Two Sigma manages over $45 billion in assets with more than 1,100 people globally in New York, Houston, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo

We are seeking a talented attorney for our Legal Department to provide legal support to an array of innovative business initiatives, with a primary focus on contract review and management for data, software and technology procurement. The role is responsible for not only drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts but also enhancing and implementing contract management across the enterprise. 

The ideal candidate would be someone with experience working in or with technology companies. An understanding of financial transactions and regulations is preferred.

Responsibilities include:

·       Negotiating and drafting a variety of data, software, non-disclosure, procurement, and other vendor contracts and licenses.

·       Constructing a system to manage and automate the contract workflow.

·       Standardizing contract templates and preferred terms across the organization.

·       Memorializing contractual obligations for future reference and retrieval.

·       Collaborating with legal, compliance, and business colleagues to mitigate risk, solve cricital challenges, and improve the company’s strategic profile.

Requirements Include:

At least 4 years of experience practicing law at a major U.S. law firm or in the legal department of a technology company or technologically oriented financial services company.

Proven experience in contract negotiation and drafting, with an emphasis on data and/or technology licensing. Additionally, knowledge of open source, cloud computing, and outsourcing issues is preferred.

Familiarity with terms of service, terms of use, EULAs, and privacy policies in website agreements.

High intellectual aptitude and academic credentials.

Ability to work collegially in a medium-sized inhouse group of lawyers to serve a very smart, demanding, and diverse client group in financial and technological fields.

Penchant for improving business efficiency, particularly through organizational enhancements and the use of workflow software.

Efficient and self-motivated multi-tasker.

Admission to the New York bar.

Candidates must provide a resume, as well as their GPAs for all degrees.

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