Senior Director, EMEA counsel (Remote) at SecurityScorecard

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About SecurityScorecard

Funded by world-class investors including Silver Lake Waterman, Moody’s, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital, and others with over $290 million in funding, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over 2M+ companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 16,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, and cyber insurance underwriting. This is done by measuring your and your vendors' cyber-health by assigning a security rating of "A" through "F" based on outside-in, non-intrusive data. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors. 

SecurityScorecard is headquartered in NYC with over 400+ employees globally. Our culture has helped us be recognized by Inc Magazine as a "Best Workplace," "Best Places to Work in NYC" by Crain's NY, and one of the 10 hottest SaaS startups in NY for two years in a row. 

Senior Director, EMEA Legal

SecurityScorecard, Inc. is looking for an organized, self-starting, highly-motivated, and good-humored team player with at least 5+ years of generalist experience to join our growing Team Legal and support our rapidly growing international business. This position will work closely with all members of Team Legal along with other cross-functional departments to help drive the company’s continued growth.  Though you will focus on the company’s international corporate, commercial and employment matters, you will also have exposure to a broad range of strategic initiatives across the business.

About the role & what you will do:

  • Provide full strategic support on a broad range of corporate, commercial and employment matters for our business partners principally in the EMEA and APAC regions.
  • Review, draft, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, including sales contracts, partnerships, technology vendors, employment agreements and NDAs.
  • Provide strategic guidance and advice on local laws, compliance and regulatory requirements in multiple international jurisdictions in which the company operates.
  • Work in tandem with Team Legal in the U.S. to counsel the business on a host of legal issues, such as: IP protection and enforcement; contract interpretation; employment law, product counseling and governance.
  • Provide full corporate governance and entity management support for the company’s international subsidiaries.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of relevant in-house and/or law firm experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex corporate, commercial and regulatory matters autonomously and with superior internal customer support and responsiveness.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build rapport and trust within Team Legal and with other business team partners.
  • Excellent judgement, attention to detail and pragmatism in balancing risks.
  • Able to work well under deadlines in a fast-paced emerging growth company environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently.
  • Comfortable handling tasks and answering questions that are unfamiliar.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Prior in-house experience for a U.S. based startup and/or technology company.
  • S. qualified or dual qualification in the U.S. and in EMEA / U.K.
  • Experience in a high-growth emerging company environment.
  • Public company experience.

Keys to success:

  • Ability to maintain strong working relationships internally and externally.
  • Have a strong sense of ownership and initiative.
  • Ability to work remote effectively and focus on prioritizing properly.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, disruptive business.
  • Be a team player, have a sense of urgency and humor.


We offer a competitive salary, stock options, a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, unlimited PTO, parental leave, tuition reimbursements, and much more! 

SecurityScorecard embraces diversity. We believe that our team is strengthened through hiring and retaining employees with diverse backgrounds, skillsets, ideas, and perspectives. We make hiring decisions based upon merit and do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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SecurityScorecard operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in New York, NY. SecurityScorecard was founded in 2013. It has 350 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 65 open jobs at SecurityScorecard, click here.
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