Granicus LLC
At Granicus, our mission is to help bring government and citizens closer together.
Denver, CO

Senior Counsel, Privacy and Technology Transactions at Granicus LLC

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Job Summary:

The Senior Counsel, Privacy and Transactions ("Senior Counsel") is responsible for drafting and negotiating commercial and public sector contracts of all complexity levels and providing specialized global privacy knowledge and advice to the organization in accordance with Granicus policies and global legal requirements, with minimal supervision. The Senior Counsel will have the ability to help refine and build upon Granicus privacy practices and policies and will continue to develop the Granicus Global Privacy Program. The Senior Counsel will also support U.S., UK and Irish public sector technology sales transactions and will collaborate cross-functionally with finance, sales, services, information security, product management/engineering and all other Granicus functions. The Senior Counsel is responsible for successfully resolving contractual issues in both revenue and procurement agreements, providing guidance and support to the Contracts team, serving as the subject matter expert on domestic and international privacy law, and for supporting other departmental initiatives, as directed by the General Counsel.

What you will do : 

  • GDPR experience required; experience with privacy regulations in APAC and the Americas is a plus;
  • Substantive knowledge and experience in developing, implementing, and maintaining data privacy policies, procedures, and infrastructure;
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity experience, including cross-border transfers of data, investigations into security events, data security incident notifications, and responses to violations of privacy rights;
  • Experience negotiating sales transactions with public sector clients in the U.S., UK, and Ireland;
  • Review and negotiate (with minimal supervision) a broad range of commercial and public sector contracts of moderate to high complexity, including software license and subscription agreements, high-dollar value customer contracts, and centralized contract vehicles in accordance with Granicus policies and risk tolerance parameters;
  • Negotiate non-revenue agreements such as vendor/procurement contracts, strategic partnerships, technology in-licenses, and high-risk contracts;
  • Provide escalation support to Contracts team in customer contract negotiations;
  • Provide counsel to all levels of internal clients regarding company policies, contractual issues, and risk tolerance; educate sales when appropriate on use of contract vehicles;
  • Identify, report, and escalate business issues and nonstandard terms for review and approval at the appropriate level within the business in accordance with Granicus processes;
  • Provide support to General Counsel in the development and maintenance of corporate policies;
  • Maintain and assist in developing standardized contract templates, playbooks, and internal knowledge management resources;
  • Perform legal research and complete legal projects as requested;
  • Perform sales and organization enablement training;
  • Review and negotiate privacy-related documents such as DPAs and BAAs, maintain privacy-related templates;
  • Coordinate with General Counsel, and internal security team to develop and maintain global privacy and information security policies and procedures;
  • Act as Granicus subject matter expert on global privacy-related matters and represent Granicus in industry organizations and manage outside counsel on privacy and cybersecurity issues; and
  • Participate in new acquisition due-diligence team on privacy-related matters.

Who you are:

  • J.D. or Global equivalent of a U.S. Law Degree required
  • 5-10 years' experience/PQE
  • Experience in contracts drafting and customer negotiations required;
  • CIPP and/or IAPP certifications a plus;
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
  • Meticulous attention to detail, ability to manage changing priorities and workflow in an organized fashion and the ability to effectively advance multiple simultaneous projects meeting tight deadlines;
  • Comfortable collaborating with all levels of a professional organization, including providing counsel and guidance to General Counsel and executive leadership;
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, customer service and communication (in person, over the phone, and through electronic communications and social media);
  • A pragmatic customer-centric attitude, strong problem-solving skills and cooperative team focus.
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Where we are

1999 Broadway is located in-between Denver’s Downtown and Uptown neighborhoods. Granicus occupies the 36 and 37 floors of the building.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM

What are Granicus LLC Perks + Benefits

Granicus LLC Benefits Overview

Flexible Time Off
Medical (includes an option that is paid 100% by Granicus!), Dental & Vision Insurance
401(k) plan with matching contribution
Tuition & Training Reimbursement
Paid Parental Leave
Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
Group legal coverage
Transit and/or parking supplement for office based employees
Free snacks and drinks in our offices
And more!

Volunteer in local community
Granicus has a dedicated impact team called Givicus that organizes different volunteer opportunities for our teams. We recently completed a book drive, food drive and a day at Habitat for Humanity.
Partners with Nonprofits
Granicus partners with Habitat for Humanity, DayMaker, and Hour of Code to help the communities that we serve.
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Granicus has various impact teams for fun activities, volunteering and uniting the 3 main offices!
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Women at Granicus ERG, Black Leadership Group, Givicus is our philanthropy based community service group.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Unconscious Bias training is mandatory for all hiring managers. Extensive interview training for all interview panel members
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Granicus has a remote-first policy. If you are located near one of our office locations, you are welcome to go in but, it will never be required.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
Up to $250 per year fitness allowance.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Access to LinkedIn Learning, Tree house and safari books.

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