Careers

Contracts Specialist
Job Role & Responsibilities

The Contract Specialist is responsible for review and negotiation of a variety of commercial contracts in the information technology industry and helping develop practical solutions to complex contractual issues.  The Contract Specialist will work under the supervision of the Senior Vice President of Operations.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of information technology contracts.  Working with the Senior Vice President of Operations, ensure that Defy Security contracts protect the company, align with Defy Security contractual standards, and accurately reflect the terms agreed by the Defy business team.
  • Possess a solid understanding of, and the ability to apply, the principles, concepts, practices, and standards used to minimize corporate risk and liability in contractual relationships.
  • Ability to develop practical solutions to a variety of complex contractual issues while still protecting Defy Security
  • Provide counsel to internal stakeholders regarding contractual issues in light of established company practices and risk tolerance.
  • Ability to work independently – Plan, schedule, and manage your time and activities in order to accomplish objectives and work assignments
  • Responsible for timely processing of projects and contract activities.
  • Assist in maintaining a centralized repository of legal documents electronically.
  • Contribute thought leadership to overall objectives and long-range goals of the department in regard to document standards and template language.
  • Communicate and negotiate directly with internal and external customers, vendors, and business partners.
  • Provide a high-quality service level to all internal and external customers ensuring accuracy, efficiency, and timeliness
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university required.
  • Paralegal certificate or equivalent certification such as CFCM, CCCM, or CPCM preferred, but not required.
  • 6 or more years of experience analyzing and negotiating moderate and mid-level contractual agreements required.
  • Moderate knowledge of information technology commodities, risks, and relationships required.
  • Proficient in ability to understand, analyze, and interpret legal/contractual language and summarize findings in concise, articulate manner required.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize work required.
  • Ability to be discrete and maintain confidentiality with respect to agreement contents and other highly sensitive business matters and projects required.
  • Ability to adapt to changes, delays, or unexpected shifts in priorities while maintaining focus and productivity in a high-volume environment required.
  • Possess a high degree of quality, integrity, and accountability for work product with demonstrated decision making skills and the ability to obtain results required.
  • Must be proactive and take initiative in achieving both personal and team objectives required.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally at all levels of the organization and external contacts required.
  • Excellent writing, communication, organization, and time management skills required.
  • Ability to positively interact with personnel in a team environment required.
Additional Information

Defy Security is dedicated to providing a great overall experience to all of our customers and understand that starts with our employees. We encourage collaboration, growth, and success of all our employees.

 

With Defy Security you can expect:
  • An entrepreneurial and collaborative environment
  • Professional training opportunities
  • An engaging and fun culture
  • Opportunity to work with industry-leading, talented peers
  • Travel up to 20%
Date Posted
March 7, 2022
Position
Contracts Specialist
Location
Remote, North America
Department
Operations (Legal)
Salary

How to Apply

For immediate consideration email your resume and letter of interest to careers@defysecurity.com Be sure to indicate the position you are applying for in your subject line.

Who is Defy?

At Defy Security, our 20+ years of experience in and dedication to cyber security have assisted some of our nation’s leading financial institutions, healthcare organizations, manufacturers, and retail outlets to entrust their internet security needs to us. Our experience, expertise, and focus enable us to bring the industry’s most innovative services and technologies to our customers. With our comprehensive, customer-centric approach, our customers expect on receiving the best solutions and the highest level of service – from consultation and integration all the way through testing and support. With DefY, the needs of our customers are always the top priority.

Why Defy?

Defy Security provides our employees to work and learn with a team that is built on high integrity and extensive industry experience that puts our employees and customers as the #1 priority. These values have and will remain the core foundation as we continue to grow exponentially. From the newest hire all the way to the CEO, one can expect to be treated as a valuable contributor to our collective goals and aspirations.

If you are ready for the challenge of working in a fast paced, dynamic industry with arguably the best team in the industry, reach out to learn more…

Benefits Include:

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Generous Employer contributions for medical, vision and dental insurance

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401k program with company matching

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Unlimited PTO

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Remote work environment with fun virtual events