Senior Corporate Counsel

Alkami Technology
Posted Jan 22
Full Time
Plano, Texas
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Alkami is a leading cloud-based digital banking solutions provider for financial institutions in the United States that helps clients to transform through retail and business banking, digital account opening and loan origination, payment fraud prevention, and data analytics and engagement solutions.

Founded in 2009, we continue to be recognized for our intentional culture and tremendous growth (Best Place to Work in Fintech; Best & Brightest to Work For Nationally; and Comparably’s Best Company Culture, Best Career Growth, Best Engineering Team, and Best Places to Work in Dallas, among others). Through our bold investments in technology and people, we empower our clients to grow confidently, adapt quickly, and build thriving digital banking communities through tailored experiences for over 16.2M users.

This is a hybrid role that sits in our Plano, TX office.

Position Overview

The Sr. Corporate Counsel will report directly to the Vice President & Associate General Counsel and will be responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of company contracts. In addition, the Corporate Counsel will provide additional corporate, transactional and other legal support assigned by the VP & Associate General Counsel. As a part of a small but efficient and productive legal team, the incoming attorney will have the opportunity to explore, tackle and solve a wide variety of commercial and legal issues and act as a business partner to Alkami’s sales and internal business teams. With an excellent work-ethic, the person in this role must be detail oriented, comfortable operating in a high volume, high demand environment, intellectually curious and ready to enthusiastically tackle the commercial and legal needs of our growing company.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Review, draft and negotiate contracts across all areas of the company, including, but not limited to, Master Services Agreements related to Alkami’s SaaS services, order forms, amendments, non-disclosure agreements, reseller and referral agreements and vendor contracts.
  • Ensure consistency of contract terms with company policies and goals and best practices to enhance the contracts review processes.
  • Work collaboratively with a high energy commercial sales organization.
  • Provide direction and guidance related to the contracting process. Provide input to the development, maintenance and management of contracting policies and procedures.
  • Educate business partners on key commercial, legal, corporate policy and other considerations to ensure timely performance and adherence to terms of contracts.
  • Other duties as assigned - as TechFin evolves and Alkami grows, the opportunity to learn and apply your skills will likewise grow and evolve.

Corporate Commitments

  • Demonstrates commitment and support for Alkami’s commercial goals, objectives and procedures. We win together isn’t just a slogan at Alkami, it is our operating rhythm, collaboration and team mindset is key.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and adherence to moral, ethical and quality principles.
  • Complies with applicable regulations, corporate policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Position requires a Juris Doctorate and membership in good standing with a state bar, preferably Texas, with 3+ years of corporate contract and business experience, including developing, negotiating and managing a wide variety of commercial contracts--particularly SaaS agreements. We can teach TechFin, but SaaS experience is a must.
  • Must be located in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area.
  • Proven negotiation abilities and business acumen.
  • Customer centric and solutions-oriented approach in supporting both external and internal clients while protecting the best interest of the company.
  • Ability to deliver strong results with limited resources, under tight deadlines and with a high degree of accuracy and consistency.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Team player capable of leading and participating within cross-functional project teams to meet key milestones under tight timelines and stressful conditions

Desired Skills

  • Previous industry experience in the financial technology sector is preferred but not required;
  • Previous experience supporting high volume sales teams in a SaaS field is a must.

Cool Things to Know

Not Just Any Company : Alkami has an awesome diverse and inclusive environment. We have a FUN culture and offer great benefits, including remote-first environment, unlimited paid time off, 401k with employer match, and more.

Work Authorization : We cannot offer employment sponsorship at this time. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US for full-time employment.

Recruiters : We are not looking for outside recruiting firms to help us in this search. Thank you for understanding.

Pay Transparency: As of January 1, 2023, new states and locales have enacted pay equity laws that require more pay transparency by employers in the following states: California, Colorado (effective January 1, 2021), Connecticut, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island and Washington.

The Important Stuff

Alkami Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Alkami is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Alkami are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Alkami will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Alkami encourages applicants of all ages.