Senior Counsel - Digital First Banking

NCRAtlanta, GeorgiaFull TimeOn Site

About NCR

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leader in transforming, connecting and running technology platforms for self-directed banking, stores and restaurants. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with 38,000 employees globally. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.


Job Title: Senior Counsel, Digital First Banking

Location: Atlanta, GA (hybrid)


Position Summary

Senior Counsel – Digital First Banking works in a dynamic and collegial team of attorneys and contract managers. This position reports to the Chief Counsel – Digital First Banking and provides support for NCR’s growing Digital First Banking line of business, globally. Responsibilities will include: advising business clients on engagement-relevant fintech industry legal issues; providing engagement-relevant, risk-balanced legal evaluation on financial services regulatory compliance, data security and privacy issues; negotiating cloud and license agreements for both sales and procurement for resale; assisting with developing contract templates; and identifying legal risks, conflicts and issues relevant to the business supported in various engagements.



  • Advise business clients with respect to fintech, financial institution technology service provider, and compliance legal issues in the area of digital banking on engagements;

  • Negotiate and review cloud, services, licensing and related agreements, individually and working with other contract professionals;

  • Exercise judgment in advising business clients on contract interpretation;

  • Provide issue-focused legal guidance to contract managers on an escalation basis;

  • Work with others internally such as marketing, product management, product development, pricing and finance, along with legal subject matter experts in-house and externally, to support day-to-day product guidance and product management needs;

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of NCR's procedures, processes, and policies; and

  • Analyze and interpret law, rulings, and regulations that affect the business and provide practical advice in response relative to engagements.



  • Graduate of a well-regarded law school;

  • Minimum of 5 years’ licensed legal experience in financial services technology law that must have included commercial transactions, technology, and data privacy law – preferably with primarily in-house experience;

  • Ability to work on a lean team serving a face-paced, high-visibility business while keeping a cool head and an eye toward successful outcomes that properly balance the business objectives with reasonable risk positions developed in concert with the business; requires:

  • Knowledge of technology contract laws and practices within the digital banking industry;
  • Familiarity with privacy law (including GDPR and CCPA), cybersecurity matters, and how those areas interface with digital banking businesses;
  • Knowledge of regulatory law applicable to financial institutions and vendors to financial institutions including GLBA, BSA, AML and KYC;
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to effectively negotiate in demanding circumstances;
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work under short deadlines and outside normal working hours with minimal advance notice and minimal supervision; and
  • Conceptual and critical thinking skills in complex/completely novel situations and ability to communicate ideas effectively.
  • Confidence and efficacy in client- and customer-facing situations, presenting a positive and professional image; excellent interpersonal skills; and

  • May require limited domestic and international travel.


Offers of employment are conditional upon passage of screening criteria applicable to the job.


Full time employee benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401k


EEO Statement

Integrated into our shared values is NCR's commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law.  NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential.  We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people.  Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

Statement to Third Party Agencies

To ALL recruitment agencies: NCR only accepts resumes from agencies on the NCR preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR employees, or any NCR facility. NCR is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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