pymetrics Legal Counsel - Commercial in New York, New York

Using neuroscience-based assessments and machine learning algorithms, Pymetrics is reinventing the recruiting industry by matching candidates to jobs and companies where they are most likely to succeed. We are leading the charge in an evolving industry and growing our amazing team to support the mission of using data to unleash one's full potential and remove bias from hiring.


We are looking to add a business-minded Commercial Counsel to our small but mighty legal team to support our growing SaaS business and help build the legal function in our mission-driven company. This person will be a key partner to the Sales team, and will also work closely with other stakeholders around the company in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of domestic and international commercial sales agreements. The ideal candidate is someone who is extremely organized, thrives in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment, and is a motivated team player. This role reports to Pymetrics’ Associate General Counsel and is located in New York, NY.

Responsibilities Include:

● Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial and revenue-generating agreements to support the Enterprise Sales team

● Manage and evolve contract templates, playbooks, and processes to increase efficiency and scalability of commercial legal agreement support

● Collaborate with Finance, Sales Operations, Information Security, Customer Success, Product, and other business units at all levels throughout the organization to ensure that all commercial agreements adequately protect the company’s interests, improve processes, and increase scalability

● Develop and deliver training to educate internal business partners on contract terms, contracting processes, negotiation best practices, legal risks, data privacy, etc.

● Maintain and update Pymetrics’ contracts requirements repository by performing internal reviews of existing legacy contracts

● Partner closely with other cross-functional teams to provide commercial contracting expertise and sound advice while also ensuring consistency in our approach to risk and compliance

● Assist Pymetrics’ Legal Department with other legal tasks on an as-needed basis


● JD degree and membership with the New York State Bar

● 1-3 years of commercial contract review, drafting, and negotiation experience

● Self-starter with strong work ethic, personal integrity, and attention to detail

● Ability to prioritize and manage business expectations in a fast-paced environment

● Flexibility to adapt, learn, and thrive in a fast-pace environment that is continually changing

● Collaborative outlook and ability to work cross-functionality with different departments to reach alignment and buy-in

● Excellent legal and business judgment with the ability both to assess risks quickly and to communicate those risks to business partners in non-legal speak

● Ability to multitask and prioritize workload among conflicting demands


● Health, Dental, Vision coverage

● Commuter benefits

● Fun, diverse work culture

● Team happy hours and retreats

● Company athletic teams

● Flexible vacation

● Stock option plan