General information

JobID: 9116

Position Level: Individual Contributor

Team: Business Operations

Position Type: Regular

Locations: Allen, Texas, Lenexa, Kansas, Springfield, Missouri

Travel Requirements: 5%

Description & Requirements

Jack Henry & Associates is seeking a Corporate Counsel member to join our team. The Corporate Counsel, Data Privacy and Compliance will be the key legal advisor to the company on legal issues related to data privacy and security. For this position, it will be essential for you to work with and advise our security, operations, and compliance teams to support data security and governance objectives for our systems and solutions. As part of these duties, this key position will advise the business units on maintaining information security compliance and collaborate with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) on cybersecurity and data breach issues, security audits, employee training and incident response.

The successful candidate will preferably have a background and experience that allows them to understand and address the broad range of data privacy and compliance issues that affect the complex working environment of a large technology company.

This position will be filled to be worked out of the following Jack Henry locations: Lenexa, KS, Allen, TX, or Springfield, MO.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of Data Privacy and Compliance Law experience.
  • Must be currently admitted to the state bar of Kansas, Missouri, or Texas (as applicable to the JHA office location you will work from) and in good standing. 
  • Must be able to travel up to 5% for team strategy meetings. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience both in a law firm and corporate environment advising on data privacy and security laws.
  • Experience in transactional contracts, including addressing data privacy and compliance issues in technology licensing and development, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and cloud computing agreements. 
  • Experience with enterprise data security requirements or CCPA data processing requirements.
  • Have developed, delivered and implemented best practices, templates, playbooks and associated policies, processes and training.
  • Ability to advise business units on risk and provide practical legal advice.
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic.

Essential Functions

  • Provide practical and legal advice to support enterprise risk programs and cyber security operations.
  • Develop and implement legal and compliance strategy, and associated policies, processes and training.
  • Identify and clearly explain risks and coordinate alignment among the Legal Department and relevant business stakeholders concerning such risks.
  • Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations, and advises officials on matters such as legal rights, government regulations, and/or tax.
  • May review and advise company on statutes, decisions, ordinances, proposed and existing legislation.
  • Prepares, reviews and negotiates various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, distribution, employment, insurance and other agreements.
  • Anticipates and guards against legal risks involving the organization.
  • Advises company with regard to its intellectual property.
  • Provides legal advice with respect to administration and prepares resolutions and forms.
  • Acts as agent of the Company in various transactions.
  • Advises the company concerning transactions of business involving internal affairs, stockholders, directors, officers, and corporate relations with the general public.
  • May examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits.
  • May represent the company in legal proceedings.
  • May review and approve advertising copy and public statements from a legal standpoint.
  • May manage litigation and other matters handled by outside counsel.


Equal Employment Opportunity

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business—and our society—stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.


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