Corporate Counsel

Posted on 3/4/2023



501-1,000 employees

Industrial SaaS for asset-intensive operations

AI & Machine Learning
Industrial & Manufacturing


Houston, TX, USA

Required Skills
Customer Service
  • Fully Bilingual English and Spanish/Portuguese is Required
  • Ability to deal with complex commercial and business matters
  • A Juris Doctor (JD) Degree
  • Minimum 3 year relevant legal experience (in-house legal department, private law firm), preferably from the technology field
  • In-depth experience with contract drafting and negotiations with respect to IT contracts, services contracts, license contracts etc
  • Practical and commercial mindset and positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently, often with tight deadlines, with understanding of the legal in-house role
  • Good negotiation skills
  • The ability to thrive in a growing, fast-paced environment with a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment
  • An opportunity to make an impact on the industrial future and be part of disruptive and groundbreaking global projects
  • High level of autonomy, ability to influence decisions and to learn from mistakes
  • Work alongside a driven, engaging team with in-depth software expertise and industry experience
  • Opportunity to join Together@Cognite for social, community, and diversity initiatives
  • Focus on velocity, openness, togetherness, impact, and curiosity
  • Join a team that truly lives their values and brings their whole selves to Cognite
  • Responsible for negotiating complex SaaS commercial contracts
  • Corporate compliance supported by Cognite's Compliance Officer
  • Support all departments with different legal tasks
  • Prepare, draft and negotiate various types of contractual documents
  • Participate in tender preparations, clarifications and negotiations
  • Provide legal support related to follow up and handling of all contracts
  • Specify internal governance policies and make sure the company complies with governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Apply innovative problem-solving skills and practical business judgment to maximize revenues, minimize risk and foster long-term relationships
  • Work with legal tech tools to automate the legal department(develop and implement projects to simplify processes, automate, eliminate bottlenecks, and scale in response to the growth of the business and the legal department)
  • Support the needs of the General Counsel and handle other projects as requested
  • Demonstrate positive customer service skills through communication, both internal and external

Cognite offers the Cognite Data Fusion (CDF), an industrial Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product that utilizes hybrid AI, big data, machine learning, and 3D modeling to contextualize OT/IT data, enabling sustainable and efficient operations in asset-intensive industries such as oil and gas, power and utilities, renewable energy, and manufacturing. The CDF platform leverages machine-learning, physics-simulation, and generative AI to accelerate cloud adoption, increase the efficiency of industrial workflows, and solve the OT/ET data liberation problem.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



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Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive Compensation + 401(k) with employer matching

Health, Dental, Vision & Disability Coverages with premiums fully covered for employees and all dependents

Unlimited PTO + flexibility to enjoy it

Paid Parental Leave Program

Learning & Development Stipends

Global Mobility & Exchange Program

Company Paid Friday Lunch via DoorDash + Fully Stocked Fridges in the offices