Senior Counsel – Corporate Transactions (SaaS)

Mountain View, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

At Aera Technology, we are helping the largest enterprises in the world transform how they make and execute decisions with Decision Intelligence. Aera understands how your business works, makes real-time recommendations, predicts outcomes, and takes action autonomously. Our platform delivers the business agility required to respond to today’s ever-changing environment.
We seek a sophisticated and experienced SaaS Software Commercial Contracts Attorney with expert negotiation skills and the desire to be part of a global GTM “build”. Candidates must be trained by a recognized law firm, with 3-5 years in house experience working with complex SaaS Data & Analytics ARR and Partner agreements.
If you are looking to become the first legal hire within disruptive software company, are ready to roll your sleeves up to partner with our world class commercial and leadership team. We want to hear from you.
Aera Technology is a remote-friendly company.  Our ideal candidate will be based in our San Francisco or Mountain View office but candidates based in other locations will also be considered.
Compensation range for this position is a salary of $250,000 to $300,000 cash + meaningful Equity. Actual compensation offered will vary based on a number of factors including prior experience and location.


      • Draft, and review complex SaaS and professional services agreements with global enterprises and partners, and other commercial agreements as needed to protect the company's interest
      • Negotiate complex commercial agreements
      • Establish and enhance internal corporate legal policies and compliance programs including creation of company agreements, forms and legal playbooks to streamline processes
      • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relationships of trust
      • Act as a trusted advisor on general legal matters as required


    • 7- 10 years of experience including:
    • Tenure with a technology focused law firm
    • 3-4 years In-house – Negotiating SaaS & Partnership deals
    • Extensive experience with complex SaaS contracts and agreements
    • Exceptional judgment:  Balancing risk with business priorities
    • Start-up mindset: independent, self-motivated individual with great work ethic and a perspective of helping out wherever and however needed
    • Focus on the bigger picture: results-oriented, rather than task-oriented
    • High integrity and ethical standards
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) across all levels of the organization with a positive, service-oriented attitude
    • Strong academic background and J.D. from highly-regarded school
    • Licensed to practice law in California or New York
At Aera, we're on a mission to solve the biggest, most intractable challenges in the world of enterprise software. We envision the rise of the Self-Driving Enterprise: a more autonomously functioning business with a central operating system that connects and orchestrates business operations. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.
If you share our passion for building the next generation of enterprise software, and deploying it for the most sophisticated customers in the world, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore. 
So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!Aera Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Aera Technology will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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