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Corporate Counsel III

Company: FIS. Empowering the Financial World
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

COVID-19 update: We continue to closely monitor the evolving situation and tailor our selection process to best care for the wellbeing of our colleagues and candidates.--As a critical infrastructure provider for the global economy, our search for great talent is as important now as ever. Our current approach to job interviews and new hire onboarding is predominantly being conducted virtually.-- Learn more --about our response to COVID-19. And, for a look at our approach to supporting our clients during these times, click here . Location 601 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204, United States of America Job Id JR0126224 Category Legal Posted Date: 11/24/2020 Position Type : Full time Type Of Hire : Experienced (relevant combo of work and education) Education Desired : Bachelor of Law Travel Percentage : 0%Job DescriptionAre you interested in being a part of a collaborative, energetic, and business-oriented legal team? As an attorney at FIS, you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and information technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is pragmatic, collegial and enthusiastic about representing a thriving Fortune 500 company in a dynamic corporate industry.About the teamThe FIS Legal team is comprised of approximately 200 attorneys and paraprofessionals worldwide who enjoy being an advisor to and partner with our businesses to help the company achieve its goals. We work collaboratively with each other and with our business colleagues to solve problems in an effective and pragmatic manner. We view our role as one of supporting our business leaders in a variety of legal matters, and we strive to assist our businesses in meeting their objectives with sound, reasonable and well-considered legal counsel.--What you will be doingYou will be responsible for preparing and negotiating contract documentation with commercial clients of the company, principally financial institutions and sophisticated entities in the financial services and payments industries. You will provide legal advice and counsel to business units within the company on a wide variety of issues that arise in the context of commercial contracts and information technology and payments services in areas that include software licensing, data security, privacy and regulatory matters.--You will also:

  • review, prepare and negotiate information and technology services contracts, software licenses, and other outsourcing and information services agreements for services and products provided to financial institutions and other business entities
  • perform legal research and analysis on commercial contract and information technology law issues, as well as software licensing, payment processing and payment services, including data security and privacy, technology development, and commercial services
  • advise business colleagues on legal issues relating to commercial contracts, product development and compliance, and relating to various company products and services
  • counsel business colleagues in connection with client relationships, including commercial contract dispute matters--What you bring:
    • You must have a college degree and a Juris Doctor from an accredited US law school and be licensed to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction.--
      • You must have a minimum of 8-10 years' in the practice of law in a high-quality law firm or in-house environment, and be a seasoned, experienced legal professional with a full understanding of corporate and commercial contract issues.
        • You must possess considerable knowledge of and experience with the principles involved in drafting information and technology services agreements, software license agreements, and general commercial contracts.
          • You must have strong analytical and advisory skills, including the ability to review and evaluate multi-faceted issues and counsel business colleagues on complex legal questions relating to various business matters, such as product development and compliance. You must possess the ability to use creative problem-solving skills to resolve issues in a pragmatic and sound manner.
            • You must have strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior management, outside legal counsel, and internal and external clients. This includes strong writing skills and the ability to draft contracts, dispute resolution documentation and other legal communications.
              • You must have strong negotiation and deal-making skills, including the ability to balance the company's goals and the client's needs, as well as the ability to deal with multiple parties with competing interests.
                • You must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, colleagues and opposing counsel, and be able to work collaboratively with other team members, both within the Legal Dept and in other groups. You must also be able to mentor others in their professional legal development.
                  • You must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including the lead role in a wide variety of matters with both legal and non-legal professionals.
                    • You must be comfortable with technology and the use of technology tools in performing your daily work responsibilities.Added bonus if you have:
                      • Experience or expertise in the payments services or data processing industry, or in working closely with financial institutions on their technology matters.--What we offer you:
                        • A multifaceted and challenging legal career with a high degree of responsibility
                        • A broad spectrum of legal experiences with a thriving Fortune 500 corporation in an innovative, ever-changing industry
                        • A modern work environment, and a collaborative and dedicated group of colleagues who look forward to working together as a team to accomplish our goals
                        • A competitive salary and a range of benefits designed to support your wellbeing
                        • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant legal issues in financial services and information technologyPrivacy StatementFIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice. EEOC StatementFIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here
                          For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Sourcing ModelRecruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.#pridepass Get tailored job recommendations based on your interests.

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