The world of finance moves fast. At FIS, we're faster. Our teams are empowered to learn, grow, and make an impact-in their careers and communities. We deliver innovation that advances the way the world pays, banks and invests. If you want to grow personally and professionally, we'd like to know: Are you FIS?
About the role:
In a Corporate Counsel role, you will manage legal business matters to protect the enterprise's rights in contract negotiations, settlements, litigation and business practices. As part of a legal team with 200 attorneys and paraprofessionals, your focus will be on employment law, corporate compliance, litigation support, intellectual property, financial crime and transaction support.
What you will be doing:• Prepare and negotiate contracts while providing legal advice and counsel to business units in areas that include software licensing, data security, privacy and regulatory matters.• Performing legal research and analysis on commercial contracts and information technology law issues.• Advise colleagues on legal issues relating to commercial contracts, product development and compliance.
What you will need:• Experience drafting information and technology services agreements, software license agreements, and general commercial contracts.• Ability to review and evaluate multi-faceted issues and counsel business colleagues on complex legal questions relating to various business matters.• A college degree and a Juris Doctor from an accredited US law school• Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
What we offer you:
At FIS, we hire the best. In return, you receive exceptional benefits including:• Opportunities to innovate in fintech• Tools for personal and professional growth• Inclusive and diverse work environment• Resources to invest in your community• Competitive salary and benefits
Notice to all US applicants: All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Individuals with a disability (including a medical condition) or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.
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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.
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