Job Title: Commercial Contracts Counsel

Department: Business Development

Reports To: SVP of Business Development

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Location: Based in Huntersville, NC

Job Summary: Atom Power is digitizing power technologies to enable smart communication between electrical sources and end use equipment which is essential to our country’s clean energy transition. We are growing fast and need help in procuring the best talent in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry specific to electrical vehicle charging and residential energy automation.

We are seeking a proactive and experienced Commercial Contracts Counsel who will be responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts, primarily on the revenue side of the business for the Business Services business unit. The primary responsibilities will be to examine and draft business agreements and contracts with customers and partners, vendors, and other outside parties, manage copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review, markup/draft (from forms and from scratch), negotiate and close commercial contracts,
  • including master services agreements, statements of work, licenses, RFP responses and
  • supporting documents across the Business Services business unit.
  • Provide rapid, practical, business-oriented legal/commercial contract advice directly to business
  • clients.
  • Support business clients in negotiating price, deliverables, services scope, warranty and other
  • commercial terms.
  • Apply innovative problem-solving skills and practical business judgment to maximize revenues,
  • minimize risk and foster long-term client relationships
  • Collaborate with and facilitate cross-team decision-making among the Legal team, Finance
  • team, business teams and other internal teams.
  • Manage assigned projects to completion.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in handling regulatory matters, including GLB, DPPA, FCRA
  • Services / Software Industry experience preferred.
  • Analytical and research skills required.
  • Business-oriented.
  • Experience negotiating commercial contracts and other experience demonstrating ability to
  • handle and close commercial and legal negotiations.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, fluid and collegial corporate culture.
  • Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, business results-driven environment is a
  • must.
  • Ability to draft and close commercial agreements with minimal support.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with Google related software.

Education and Experience:

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school required.
  • Licensed to practice law in a US state
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or corporate legal department; in-house

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

ATOM Power provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical conditions, genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.