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Sr. Director, Technology Contracts Attorney

$210,000- $350,000/ year
Posted May 01
Full Time
HybridChevy Chase, Maryland

The Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) is a private American auto insurance company with headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland. GEICO is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and is the third largest auto insurer in the United States. In 2023, GEICO earned premiums worth over $40 billion U.S. dollars.

As a result of Geico’s digital and data transformation, the Legal team operates in a demanding and fast paced environment. As Senior Director, Technology Contracts Attorney, you will be a pivotal member of our legal team.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft, negotiate, and review a diverse range of technology agreements, including but not limited to software and technology licensing, master services, statements of work, supply and distribution, cloud technology, cloud hosting, data colocation, domain-name ownership, SaaS, XaaS, resellers, professional services, development, and nondisclosure agreements.

  • Provide strategic guidance and legal support to cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with company objectives and risk mitigation.

  • Collaborate with external partners to facilitate successful technology transactions and partnerships.

  • Develop and implement best practices, standard templates, and processes for technology contract management to enhance efficiency and consistency.

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, regulatory requirements, and emerging technologies to inform legal strategy and mitigate risks.

 

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor from a recognized, accredited law school.

  • 10+ years of experience specializing in technology contracts and agreements.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to work independently and lead by example.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with keen attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Strategic judgment to assess risks and make informed decisions.

 

Additional Qualifications (Desirable):

  • Experience in the insurance or financial services industry.

  • Prior experience managing a team of legal professionals.

 

Location:

  • This is a hybrid role, on-site 3 days per week at Chevy Chase, MD or New York, NY

 

Annual Salary

$210,000.00 - $350,000.00

The above annual salary range is a general guideline. Multiple factors are taken into consideration to arrive at the final hourly rate/ annual salary to be offered to the selected candidate. Factors include, but are not limited to, the scope and responsibilities of the role, the selected candidate’s work experience, education and training, the work location as well as market and business considerations. 

At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position. 

 

Benefits:

As an Associate, you’ll enjoy our Total Rewards Program* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Training and Licensures

 

*Benefits may be different by location.  Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.