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US Senior Legal Counsel

Boston, MA US · Full Time

About The Position

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our America’s legal operations while providing on-going legal support on both commercial and corporate matters. As the senior US legal counsel, you will be responsible for providing guidance and support on a wide array of matters, primarily in the commercial/transactional domain. As such, you will work closely with senior executives to ensure company policies and procedures are aligned with legal compliance across all departments. You will also be providing solution-oriented business legal advice and support to assigned business functions.

Aqua is seeking for a confident, seasoned, legal professional to be based in our Boston MA office and reporting to Aqua’s Director of legal affairs (HQ in Israel).

What you will do:

  • Work directly with the sales organization to negotiate and finalize commercial agreements with US and international customers.
  • Work directly with procurement, HR, Security and other related functions related to US operation.
  • Contract drafting, maintaining templates and negotiation (License agreements, SaaS, OEM, Procurement, Services, Partnerships, Consultancy, NDA's etc.)
  • On-going legal consultation on matters relating to the company’s day-to-day operations in the US region mostly.


  • At least 8+ years of relevant legal experience as an in-house lawyer in a legal department of a high-tech company, or in the commercial/Hi-tech department of a leading law firm. Preferably a combination of both.
  • In depth knowledge and experience in commercial law. Knowledge in corporate, employment, Privacy and IP law a plus.
  • Excellent negotiation, drafting, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple matters and conflicting priorities.
  • Business orientation and approach.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work efficiently within a fast-paced business environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours


Aqua Security is a UNICORN! Founded in 2015, Aqua Security is a global late-stage start-up widely known for being the largest pure play cloud native vendor, helping enterprises secure their cloud-native applications from development to production, whether they run using containers, serverless, or virtual machines. Aqua bridges the gap between DevOps and security, promoting business agility and accelerating digital transformation.

  • Total of $265M in VC funding – Most Recent Series E funding event March 2021 with a Pre-money valuation ($1B), and TAM of $17B
  • More than 400 enterprise customers across the globe
  • Strategic partnerships with the major cloud native platform providers and public cloud providers (AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM)
  • At the forefront of open-source cloud native solutions and primary cyber security research

If you’re ready to be your best, now is the perfect time to join Aqua! We are a global late stage start up, but still small enough for you to make a big impact. We have dedicated employees around the globe. And aside from being in a hot cloud security industry, we love to have fun! Aqua also offers great company culture, amazing colleagues, international travel, and lots more!