Position Level
Individual Contributor
Business Operations
Position Type
Working Time
Lenexa, Kansas, Remote, Remote, Springfield, Missouri
Travel Requirements

Description & requirements


At Jack Henry, we deliver technology solutions that are digitally transforming and empowering community banks and credit unions to provide enhanced and streamlined user experiences to their customers and members. Our best-in-class products are just the start as we lay the groundwork for the future of digital banking and payments. We hope you’ll join us. We can’t do it without you.

We are seeking a business-oriented, and tech-savvy attorney to join our Legal Department.  Together with Sales, Operations and Contract Management, you will help to drive our sales efforts by supporting the arrangement and negotiation of commercial transactions. The ideal candidate has experience working as in-house counsel or analyzing transactions and contracts. You will join a growing and diverse team of legal professionals who take the business (but not themselves) seriously.

This position can be based out of the Lenexa, KS or Springfield, MO Jack Henry office locations or remotely from any US location. Travel up to 5% to other Jack Henry offices for meetings/trainings or to professional conferences is required. Compensation for this position will be a base salary of $83-120k depending on candidate experience and geographic location, as well as additional bonuses and benefits.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Negotiates customer agreements for software and services
  • Prepares, reviews and negotiates various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, real estate, employment, insurance and other agreements.
  • Anticipates and guards against legal risks involving the organization.
  • Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations, and advises the company on government regulations, and/or legal rights.
  • May review and advise the company on statutes, decisions, ordinances, and proposed and existing legislation.  
  • May perform other job duties as assigned.

What you’ll need to have:

  • Juris Doctorate degree required and currently admitted to a state bar.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of professional or internship experience within a law firm, a corporate legal department, or related organization.
  • Prior experience drafting and negotiating contracts.
  • Must be able to travel up to 5% to travel to other Jack Henry office locations for meetings, training or to attend a professional conference.

What would be nice for you to have:   

  • Knowledge of the financial services industry. 
  • Experience with technology contracts or purchasing.


If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement on this posting, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet motivated people who align with Jack Henry’s mission and can contribute to our company in a variety of ways. 

Why Jack Henry?

At Jack Henry, we pride ourselves through our motto of, "Do the right thing, do whatever it takes, and have fun." We recognize the value of our associates and believe much of our company’s strength and success depends on their well-being. We demonstrate our commitment by offering outstanding benefit programs to ensure the physical, mental & financial wellbeing of our people is always met.

Culture of Commitment

Ask our associates why they love Jack Henry, and many will tell you it is because our culture is exceptional. We do great things together. Rising to meet challenges and seeking opportunities is part of who we are as an organization. Our culture has helped us stay strong through challenging times and we credit our dedicated associates for our success. Visit our Corporate Responsibility site to learn more about our culture and commitment to our people, customers, community, environment, and shareholders. 

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.

Requests for full corporate job description may be requested through the interview process at any time.