Associate Director, General Counsel

Arlington, VA
Dec 01, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
Full Time
CloudPareto develops digital products to accelerate government innovation. One of the fastest-growing startups supporting the public sector, CloudPareto is rapidly expanding its engineering, consulting, and go-to-market teams as we begin to exit our stealth startup stage. We have big visions for the future and are on the lookout for team members interested in making a big splash in the Federal Contracting sector. We are looking for an Associate Director, General Counsel to join our innovative and rapidly growing firm. In this role , you will act as a strategic advisor for both internal corporate and external client executives as CloudPareto navigates complex regulatory domains supporting the Federal Government. This role will report directly to the CEO and will act as the primary legal liaison across all workstreams. The role will be tasked with advising on all legal matters including contractual documents, licensing agreements, Requests for Proposals (buy-side and sell-side), professional services agreements, work orders, statements of work, and Non-Disclosure Agreements. Artifacts must meet the CloudPareto's policy requirements including pertinent risk tolerance, negotiations, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and general litigation matters. The role will also serve as the subject matter expert on advising government clients on topics including navigating compliance and regulatory issues, advising on the risk of major strategic initiatives, drafting and negotiating contracts with contractors and vendors, counseling clients on claims and disputes involving government contracts, and assisting clients with bid protests. Successful candidates will be expected to collaborate with various business units within the company and in client organizations to maintain a successful risk posture. The team member will be a trusted business partner, responding in a timely and productive manner to projects/requests from customers while also driving buildout of the corporate legal program. The Product counsel and deliver training to internal customers regarding company policies, legal issues, training, enforcement, internal investigations, and risk tolerance. Position Details & Benefits: Title: Associate Director, General Counsel (L5) Start Date: ASAP Total Compensation up to $225,000 commensurate with fit US citizenship required, Full-time, Salaried, Exempt 90-100% Remote but must be located in the National Capital Region 75%-100% company coverage for BCBS/Guardian options on Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-Term Disability 100% match up to 6% of 401k contribution, vested immediately Responsibilities: Crafts and negotiates agreements with Federal government customers and commercial partners to maintain the company's risk posture Applies keen attention to detail and fast uptake on complex topic areas to navigate a category-defining product to maturity Advises on topics including: intellectual property (particularly software), US and EU data privacy regulations, Federal government procurement processes including FAR and DFARS, channel (distributors, resellers) issues, and employment Represents company in bid protests, Contract Disputes Act claims, False Claims Act and other investigation/litigation matters at the state and federal level Harnesses excellent negotiating and influencing skills to drive to non-confrontational, win-win scenarios Regularly supports professional services and consulting team members in legal interpretation of client topic areas Serves as a senior advisor for company leadership to collectively navigate smart growth and risk management Qualifications: 3+ years experience at a major law firm and/or in-house counsel Embodies Excellence: You aim to be a master in your craft and expect to be surrounded by colleagues who are no less than masters in their respective crafts. Resilient: You are not fazed by roadblocks; impossible scenarios can be overcome through brilliant ideas, solid planning, and hard work. Innovative: You are biased towards rejecting the status quo and actively seek novel and disruptive approaches to long-standing problems. Communicative: You are quick to listen and wise in speaking to promote transparent, truthful discussions. Technology-Focused: You are always on the lookout for opportunities to scale through software and embrace new models of getting work done. Design-Focused: You believe that if it's worth doing, it's worth doing beautifully. Team-Oriented: You do what is best for the team, always. sQKB4YFLbZ