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Legal Counsel - Technology Transactions



IT, Legal
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Summary

Bugcrowd is the world’s #1 crowdsourced security company. Our award-winning platform combines actionable, contextual intelligence with the skill and experience of the world’s most elite hackers to help leading organizations solve security challenges, protect customers, and make the digitally connected world a safer place.

Job Summary

Specializes in contracts/transactions law and is responsible for contracts administration functions within a dynamic growing company.
Negotiates, interprets, and administers all aspects of SaaS contracts for Bugcrowd services, as well as contracts with Bugcrowd vendors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Join a dynamic high-growth company in the red-hot cybersecurity space, and help make the world safer from cyber threats
Exercise a high degree of autonomy over your work
Engage in continuous learning -- you will work closely with our General Counsel, who taught IP Transactions at UC Berkeley School of Law, and our highly experienced Director of Legal, who will provide training and coaching as we want you to be a world class technology transactions expert, and in turn you will leverage your expertise and your diverse experiences to provide training and coaching to the GC and team
Strategize with company management and internal clients over business and contractual objectives
Learn and become expert in the cybersecurity industry, developing highly valuable and marketable skills as cybersecurity is fast becoming one of the most important forces in the tech space
Draft, develop, prepare, review, and negotiate a high volume of sophisticated contracts and other related documents, including but not limited to SaaS, crowdsourcing transactions, master services agreements, data processing/privacy agreements, consulting, license, and vendor agreements, and government contracts
Combine business and legal expertise to contribute to initiatives to create innovative contract solutions to meet business objectives
Communicate at all levels of the organization to inform of contractual risks, benefits, and negotiation status
Analyze proposed and existing contracts, craft company policies, monitor and ensure legal compliance, and advise management on legal matters to guard the organization against the risk of legal liability
Support the development and implementation of standardized processes and procedures
Collaborate with members of the Legal team as well as the Executive Management team to align departmental strategy and direction with the overall goals of the organization


4+ years of combined legal (commercial) experience in a law firm and an in-house legal department with a global technology company, and active membership in at least one state bar (preference for CA or NY)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Performs work with a high degree of autonomy.
Experience leading contract negotiations with customers and vendors.
Possesses expert knowledge of contracts and technology transactions law.
Comfortable working in a rapid-growth, fast paced environment and love negotiating complex commercial transactions.
Demonstrate broad knowledge of legal drafting principles related to contracts.
Ability to distill complex concepts into clear contractual language and in your interactions with internal clients.
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
Ability to successfully manage competing priorities.
Excellent judgment, attention to detail and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
Ability to handle ambiguity, juggle multiple matters at once, and quickly shift from one situation or task to another.
A collaborative approach and demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, cross-functionally, and independently.
Ready to take on the challenge of helping us scale our legal services as we continue on our rapid expansion


At Bugcrowd, we understand that diversity in the workplace is vital to a company’s success and growth. We strive to make sure that people are included and have a sense of being part of making Bugcrowd not only a great product but a great place to work.
We regularly hear from both customers and researchers that Bugcrowd feels like a family, and we strive to maintain that internally as well.
Our team consists of a broad range of people: musicians, adventure sports junkies, nature lovers, parents, cereal enthusiasts, night owls, cyclists, artists—you get the point.
At Bugcrowd, we are solving security threats and vulnerabilities that are relevant to everyone, therefore we believe solving these problems takes all kinds of backgrounds. We value the perspectives and experiences people from underrepresented backgrounds bring. We are a supportive and collaborative team who understand that reaching Bugcrowd’s potential depends on the happiness of the employee.

Pay Range Disclosure

At Bugcrowd, we strive for fairness, equality and to create an environment that allows our people to perform at their very best. Our compensation philosophy is to foster a collaborative community that rewards, attracts and retains the best possible talent.

The provided salary details are based on US national averages and we retain the flexibility to tailor to the needs of the business. The national estimate for the current base range for the Legal Counsel position is $130,000 - $220,000


This position has access to highly confidential, sensitive information relating to the technologies of Bugcrowd. It is essential that the applicant possess the requisite integrity to maintain the information in the strictest confidence.
The company is authorized to obtain background checks for employment purposes under state and federal law. Background checks will be conducted for positions that involve access to confidential or proprietary information (including trade secrets).
Background checks may include Social Security verification, prior employment verification, personal and professional references, educational verification, and criminal history. Applicants with conviction histories will not be excluded from consideration to the extent required by law.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Bugcrowd is EOE, Disability/Age Employer.

Individuals seeking employment at Bugcrowd are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Apply at: https://www.bugcrowd.com/about/careers/