San Francisco Bay Area, California, About Arkose Labs
Arkose Labs is a fast-growing startup, backed by Microsoft and Paypal, that is disrupting the fraud industry with an innovative approach that bankrupts the underlying business model of fraudsters. The Arkose Labs Fraud and Abuse Prevention Platform combines real-time intelligence, rich analytics and adaptive step-up challenges to progressively diminish the profitability of attacks while adapting to evolving attack patterns. Arkose Labs offers the only fraud solution with a 100% SLA guarantee. The world’s largest brands trust Arkose Labs to protect their customer journey while delivering unrivaled customer experience.
Learn more about Arkose Labs from our innovation sandbox presentation at RSA: https://youtu.be/Fyhr_ZuveLM
Arkose Labs is looking for an experienced General Counsel to set the vision and leadership of global legal strategy and services, and the management of risk throughout the organization. Working closely with executive leadership and our board of directors, you will help build the business and future of our company. You'll also help Arkose Labs navigate and creatively solve legal and risk issues as we grow in revenue, headcount, product lines, office locations and complexity.
We are seeking a talented, self-motivated and experienced attorney that is excited by taking on and leading a body of complex strategic commercial engagements, thrives in a fast-paced environment and can seamlessly drive success working with multiple cross-functional stakeholders to accomplish bold things.
In this role, you will be drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts for strategic relationships, including development and distribution agreements, technology licenses, and beta and prototyping agreements. You will also advise executives on the various legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial transactions and general operations. You will also work closely with team members across functions - including product, engineering, data, strategic partnerships - to work on a wide range of corporate matters and represent Arkose Labs with various external stakeholders. This role reports to the COO & CFO of Arkose Labs.
Experience providing risk management advice to executive team members on a diverse set of issues, including data privacy, marketing, human resource management, product development, financing, mergers & acquisitions and engagements with customers, suppliers and partners.
Strong experience negotiating, drafting and reviewing a broad range of commercial agreements
Track record of close partnership with C-suite/senior level executives, influencing the business
Comfortable in a fast paced environment. Passionate about building new capabilities
Ability to translate legally complex situations into actionable strategies
Outstanding communication and partnership skills
Monitor and respond to regulatory changes where we do business
Ability to provide effective advice in the context of business objectives and to execute in a fast-moving culture
Ability to calibrate risk to support innovation while appropriately protecting the company
Background in Cybersecurity or Fraud
Why Arkose Labs?
The unique opportunity to join an early stage, high growth startup with pioneering technology built by an ambitious team who are passionate about their product and love coming to work every day.
The chance to work with some of the biggest names in the market such as Microsoft, Paypal, EA, Github, Twitch, Roblox, Twilio and Minecraft.
You will be a part of a diverse and high performing environment that values and recognizes your contributions and unique perspectives and experience: we value what you bring to the culture.
We hire the best and value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration.
What sets Arkose Labs apart is that we:
- are independent thinkers and take ownership
- constructively challenge one another
- demonstrate empathy for our customers and obsess about solving their problems
- execute with urgency
- make data-driven decisions
We focus on professional growth and development and offer continuing education.
Competitive salary, equity, and a robust benefits package includes top-notch medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, and we cover 95% of the cost of employee benefits and 65% of the cost of dependent care coverage! We also offer flexible PTO.
We offer a $1000.00 stipend for our employees to set up a home office.
Arkose Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Arkose Labs will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.