IT & Commercial Lawyer (Business Support) Atlanta

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The job in short

An excellent opportunity for an IT / commercial lawyer to work at Backbase, a fast growing software company from The Netherlands with several offices in the US and Canada and its US HQ in Atlanta, Georgia.

Backbase is an innovative high-growth Fintech company in scale up mode. Our growth brings new opportunities and challenges, that’s why we are looking for a smart and experienced IT / commercial lawyer.

Meet the job

You will be one of the in-house legal counsels in the US. Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsels and working closely with the CFO, based in Amsterdam. You support the US business with assisting contract negotiations, mainly with prospective customers and reselling partners, assessing legal risks and providing general advice to the business. As reselling is a relatively new business proposition, investigation, implementation and continuous improvement of the related templates, risk assessment and legal processes will be part of the role.

How about you?

● LLM and/or Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school;
● Admission to the bar in at least one US state;
● At least 5 years of PQE, preferably with in-house experience;
● Experience in and affinity with the IT / software / technology industry;
● Additional benefit if you have experience in the financial industry
● Proven excellent contract drafting and negotiating skills in English;
● Business and result oriented with hands-on and flexible attitude;
● Ability to work autonomously and interact with all levels of business;
● Motivated and enthusiastic team player with strong analytical, issue-spotting and investigatory skills;
● Service minded self-starter with ability to work independently with great communication and interpersonal skills.

Why Backbase?

Backbase is leading the way in the Digital Banking space and we are widely known for our innovative power and visionary view of how all of us (including you) handle our daily financial lives. Exploring is in our nature and we love technology. No matter how big the challenges are: we make it work.

We come from all over the globe (45+ nationalities) and we currently employ the brightest people in the field. We are organized to support you. You will work with some of the best people in the business. We are work and play. At Backbase, you can come as you are and say it like it is.

Join us for a journey instead of a job!

Perks of working at Backbase

Our People Learning & Development Success & Celebration Healthy food & fitness Office life & Swag

We love working with smart, amazing people from all over the world. At Backbase we really strive to be open & inclusive. Together, with more than 60 different nationalities in our offices globally,  we make it happen! Backbase is not just about professional relationships, it is a place where you find genuine, true friendships. Come as you are and blend in.

Being part of such a diverse community truly gives you an opportunity to learn and grow both professionally and personally. We believe that at Backbase you need to be brave enough to go out of your comfort zone to explore new areas, learn from it and drive it home. The key factor is to get new insights and continue our growth path – both yours and Backbase’s.

We take pride in our achievements and we like to celebrate them. We organise a variety of parties,celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

We care about you and support an active lifestyle. Free healthy lunches and fruits are provided daily.  Want to let that stress out? You can unwind and have fun with one of our employee-initiated sports teams.

You get an enjoyable workplace, complete with focus areas collaborative spaces – nerf guns included. We’ll get you proper swag, the latest and greatest technologies to play with and awesome people to work with.

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It’s official – you’ve joined Backbase, an industry leading fintech company. We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you!