Full-Time

Vice President

Legal

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BlackSky

BlackSky

201-500 employees

Real-time geospatial intelligence and analytics

Data & Analytics
Hardware
AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Juris Doctorate degree with 10+ years’ experience
  • At least four years in the space or defense sectors
  • At least four years with US government contracts experience at one or more top law firms, government agencies and/or in-house legal departments
  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing in at least one jurisdiction
  • Strong academic credentials and the highest level of integrity and ethics
  • Experience negotiating and drafting complex government and commercial contracts, especially licensing and software agreements
  • Experience and the ability to manage a small team of legal and contract professionals in daily activities supporting the company’s varied business units
  • Possess strong team and inter-team cooperation and organization skills
  • Experience reviewing, negotiating, and advising on terms and conditions of contracts
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrate an ability to balance competing priorities
  • Ability to analyze, direct and recommend resolutions to highly complex or unusual business problems applying advanced analytical thought and judgment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong understanding of audience
  • An active Secret Security Clearance
Responsibilities
  • Serve as the senior legal advisor to the General Counsel (GC) and senior leadership team on all legal matters affecting BlackSky
  • Participate as an active member of BlackSky's Leadership Team
  • Represent BlackSky's legal interests and provide assurance of strong corporate governance and overall legal well-being before the Board, regulatory agencies, and auditors
  • Provide guidance on matters ranging from contract analysis and interpretation for commercial, U.S. Government, and international agreements and cost accounting compliance to corporate governance, finance, and regulatory compliance
  • Monitor and counsel BlackSky on the federal and state regulatory landscape affecting the Company, which includes regulations impacting BlackSky as a U.S. Government contractor
  • Lead, manage, and participate as the senior legal person, as appropriate, in SOX activities, compliance audits and investigations
  • Perform risk assessments related to proposed initiatives, corporate activities and industry developments, recommending alternative courses of action to achieve business objectives while limiting liability and risk
  • Negotiate, draft, and manage complex policies, contracts and commercial agreements, including licensing and software contracts and strategic partnerships/teaming arrangements
  • Work with the GC on strategic corporate activities such as joint ventures and possible investments, both domestic and international
  • Judge the merits of litigation filed against or on behalf of the Company; work with the appropriate executive(s) and/or outside counsel to define and manage a strategic defense
  • Grow, mentor, and develop an internal legal team
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

BlackSky provides real-time geospatial intelligence solutions using a sophisticated integration of satellite constellations and AI-driven analytics. This role at the forefront of satellite technology makes it a great place to work for those interested in cutting-edge space and AI applications, benefiting from both a pioneering market position and a collaborative culture aimed at delivering trusted insights for global clients across various sectors.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$414.4M

Headquarters

Herndon, Virginia

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

33%