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Enigma // public data as a service
New York City    Posted: Thursday, January 07, 2021
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The Role:

We are looking for an experienced attorney with strong business acumen, who can serve as a strategic partner across various teams at Enigma. As Director of Legal, you will be working closely with our Leadership, Business Development & Product teams on multiple critical functions  - from drafting & executing commercial agreements, to helping oversee corporate governance, information security & data privacy, to managing legal affairs pertaining to our employees & board members. Furthermore, you will oversee & manage relationships with our outside legal counsel & our external information security resources.

Enigma is a fast-growing company & 2021 is going to be a big year. You will play a critical role in helping guide our leadership teams decisions related to various complex business & legal matters, & will be instrumental in helping us realize substantial growth in our business.

We are looking for someone who will:  

  • Liaise closely with Enigmas Business Development & Product teams to draft & execute commercial contracts with our clients, business partners & vendors (e.g., NDAs, MSAs, SOWs, Terms of Service, license agreements, partnership agreements)
  • Oversee & manage relationships with outside legal counsel for complex legal matters
  • Partner with our HR Director to oversee execution of employee agreements (e.g., employment, termination, incentive compensation), matters involving immigration, compliance with various local labor laws & internal employee policies, & resolution of employee disputes, among other matters
  • Oversee privacy policy & ensuring data privacy compliance
  • Oversee relationship with our external information security resource & manage various initiatives, including customer information security audits & annual SOC 2 assessment
  • Provide legal advice on business strategy & product development (e.g., in consideration of third-party terms of service & IP restrictions)
  • Liaise closely with the CEO & Finance & Operations Director to oversee board & shareholder matters, & assist with management of cap table & various corporate governance & formation documents

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree
  • 3+ years of legal practice; commercial contracting & IP experience strongly preferred in technology & software
  • 5+ years total work experience, ideally with some background in consulting, tech and/or finance
  • Creative problem-solving & negotiation skills with the ability to tackle business goals while ensuring legal compliance
  • Strong project & time management skills to oversee time-sensitive matters 
  • Admitted to practice law & in good standing in New York

About Us:

At Enigma, were building the single, most reliable source of data on businesses to power the future of financial services. By engineering better data from hundreds of public & third-party sources, we aim to tell the complete story of every business, so that companies of every size can access the financial services they need to grow & thrive. Our core values - generosity, curiosity, ingenuity, & drive -  guide everything we do from how we make our most important product decisions to how we work with & support one another on a daily basis. Were a team of curious, driven individuals with diverse backgrounds & skills, but were all passionate about engineering deeper understanding through datatogether. If this resonates, we would love to hear from you!

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