Senior Corporate Counsel

Legal Dallas, Texas

What We Do:

Managing cyber risk, together.

Forescout delivers automated cybersecurity across the digital terrain. We empower our customers to achieve continuous alignment of their security frameworks with their digital realities, across all asset types – IT, IoT, OT, and IoMT. It is a non-stop journey, managing cyber risk through automation and data-powered insights.

(This is a 90% remote position with preferred locations in either Washington, D.C./ Maryland/ Virginia, Dallas, TX)

What You Will Do:

The successful candidate will be a business-oriented senior commercial counsel with demonstrated expertise in managing and leading all aspects of complex commercial negotiations. This role will require a high degree of self-sufficiency, and a desire to work in a fast-paced environment. Some specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Independently reviewing, drafting, structuring and negotiating a variety of complex technology agreements, including cloud/SaaS and software subscription contracts, channel-related contracts (MSP, Reseller, Distributor), agreements for the licensing, and/or sale of software, hardware, and professional services, strategic partner agreements, and a wide variety of inbound procurement agreements.
  • Negotiating Data Processing Agreements (DPAs), Information Security Addendums, and other similar agreements directly with customers and vendors.
  • Partnering with internal clients to facilitate efficient and accurate contract review, providing practical, actionable advice to overcome challenges.
  • Managing processes and workflows governing the intake and review of commercial agreements and driving process improvements where needed.  
  • Advising and assisting internal stakeholders in the development and maintenance of standard contract terms and templates on a project-by-project basis.
  • Conducting training and education on approved contracting processes and best practices.
  • Additional projects, as assigned, to support a variety of strategic initiatives.


What You Bring To Forescout:

  • BA/BS and JD degrees required
  • A lawyer qualified to practice in at least one U.S. state
  • 10 years of experience in-house, law firm or mix
  • Significant experience and confidence negotiating complex agreements, especially dealing with sales transactions.
  • Professional maturity to take ownership of various assignments with limited supervision
  • Strong working knowledge of data privacy and security issues, with experience drafting and negotiating data privacy and data security terms.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of contract and related matters
  • Exceptional attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Sense of humor and commitment to professionalism
  • Advanced PC skills required with expertise in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • DocuSign, SharePoint, and experience is a plus
  • Able to handle high-stress situations in a professional, business-like manner
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and good follow-through skills necessary

What Forescout Offers You:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits – we cover 80% of employee and dependents’ benefits premiums (US only), 401K match, generous PTO policy, and much more
  • Collaborative and innovative environment – make an impact on worldwide security while working on the hottest technology
  • Leadership that supports and encourages professional growth and development
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Forescout Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We value and embrace diversity, equality, inclusion, and collaboration at the core of our “One Team” philosophy. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.