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Contrast Security

Contrast Security

United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Contrast recognized for its innovation in Runtime Security
Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations to production.
About the Position
Contrast Security is looking for a Legal Counsel who would become an invaluable member of the legal team and the company. This demanding role suits a dedicated individual and a talented self-learner with stellar attention to detail. In this role, you will handle various commercial agreements and support sales, procurement, partnerships, marketing, and other departments. Contrast is a rapidly growing technology (SaaS) company with a worldwide presence. You will be interfacing with people based across the globe. Flexibility with hours is essential. As this is likely a remote role, you must be self-motivated and comfortable working from home.


  • Sales: negotiate SaaS agreements with international, top-tier customers
  • Procurement: review (draft and amend) a wide range of contracts with vendors (including contractors)
  • Partnerships: Contrast Security partners with resellers, technology integrators, managed services providers, and other partners. You would be negotiating and developing agreements suitable for each of these relationships
  • Familiar with global privacy issues and data privacy provisions/agreements (and have experience with the GDPR)
  • Negotiate NDAs and evaluation agreements
  • Understand open-source software license agreements
  • Tackle new issues, identify what the issues are, and come up with business-minded solutions


  • Experience in enterprise software, SaaS, or cloud-based service offerings required
  • You must have at least three years of commercial contracts (ideally SaaS) experience gained in a law firm
  • Qualified to practice law in the jurisdiction in which you reside
  • Ability to distill complex concepts into clear contractual language
  • 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 work well in a dynamic, fast-changing environment that requires a high degree of multitasking with minimal supervision
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully manage competing priorities
  • Sound business judgment
  • Experience with a start-up is a plus
  • Familiarity with intellectual property is a plus
  • Experience with channel programs is a plus
  • We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.
What We Offer
Salary and Other Compensation
This position's standard base pay range is $150,000.00 - $190,000.00 annually. This position is also eligible for equity package subject to the terms of the Company’s applicable plans. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider several factors: geography, skill set, experience, job scope, and current market data.
Contrast Security offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Transit, and Commuter benefits, Flexible PTO, 56 hours of Annual Sick time, Paid Parental Leave and Paid Holidays.
The salary, other compensation, and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.
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We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.
We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.
If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.
Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. At Contrast, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Contrast is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.
By submitting your application, you are providing Personal Information about yourself (cover letter, resume, email address, etc.) and hereby give your consent for Contrast Security, Inc. and/or our HR-related Service Providers to use this information for the purpose of processing, evaluating and responding to your application for current and future career opportunities. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area or are applying for a position in the European Economic Area, Contrast’s Privacy Statement reflects our policies around compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights respective to GDPR as a California resident, you are entitled to certain rights under CCPA: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). Under CCPA, businesses must be overtly transparent about the personal information they collect, use, and store on California residents. CCPA also gives employees, applicants, independent contractors, emergency contacts, and dependents (“CA Employee”) new rights to privacy.
Recruitment Agencies: Although we value the services you provide, at this time, we are only accepting resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have signed a formal agreement with us.