• AVP, Senior Counsel - Technology Attorney

    JPMorgan ChaseColumbus, OH 43201

    Job #2507154284

  • This is an excellent opportunity for a junior attorney with a foundation in technology transactions and outsourcing to work at the intersection of finance and technology, and to gain exposure to a complex and innovative industry-leading technology strategy. The attorney in this role will handle the structuring, drafting, negotiation and analysis of agreements for the acquisition of global and domestic technology products and services, including but not limited to intellectual property licenses, outsourcing, software license/support and SaaS agreements. The attorney will work closely with colleagues in Sourcing, Third-Party Oversight, Information Security and Global Technology. The Global Technology Legal Practice Group, which is a part of the Corporate Legal Department, provides legal support to the firm's technology organization, and to all business units on technology matters. Among other topics, this Practice Group provides primary legal coverage in the areas of Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, Cloud, Data Management, Technology Transactions, Outsourcing, SaaS and Licensing Agreements, and other emerging technologies including quantum computing and artificial intelligence/machine learning. The Practice Group supports many of the firm's most innovative and cutting edge initiatives, including new products and services, the acquisition of all technology services, research and development, and external partnerships and collaborations. Job Responsibilities: + Structure, draft and negotiate agreements with third parties related to technology, including but not limited to intellectual property licenses, SaaS agreements, software, hardware and maintenance agreements, reseller agreements, professional services agreements, market data agreements, index license agreements, platform agreements, and cloud services contracts. + Manage end-to-end negotiations, and navigate internal processes and coordinate e with internal stakeholders, partners and clients to reach timely and successful execution of agreements. + Provide guidance and subject matter expertise on new and existing regulatory requirements to internal business and functional partners. + Support the firm's investments and acquisitions by conducting diligence on technology companies, including with respect to IP, controls, privacy, and technology. + Provide advisory and transactional support to the firm's applied research teams and innovation centers in the technology organization. + Provide advisory support on information security topics, including both data protection and cybersecurity matters, to all lines of business and to the firm's central controls teams. + Build cross-functional teams with business, compliance and strategy partners to solve for novel legal issues presented by the application of new technologies in financial services. Required Qualifications, Skills and Capabilities: + JD or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. + At least 3-5 years of experience as a practicing attorney in a law firm or corporate law environment with experience drafting and negotiating contracts for technology/outsourcing transactions with third party providers, e.g. software licensing/support, software as a service, content licenses, reseller agreements, outsourcing, cloud, consulting, professional and other services agreements. + Familiarity with global regulatory issues relevant to the use of technology in financial services, including outsourcing and third-party risk management, intellectual property, data protection, information security, and cybersecurity, among others. + Strong negotiation, analytical, problem-solving and legal research skills as well as strong business judgment and strategic thinking. + Ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of personnel and management, including senior executives. + Ability to work under accurately under pressure, handle deadlines, and manage multiple tasks in a high performance environment as well as to follow up on assignments in a timely manner. + Proven ability to independently identify issues, analyze problems and provide viable solutions. All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment. JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management. We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the "WELL Health-Safety Rating" for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment. As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm's current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm's vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law. We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans Base Pay/Salary Jersey City,NJ $99,800.00 - $181,500.00 / year