Contract Negotiator

The D. E. Shaw Group

New York, New York

Date Posted June 09, 2022
Industry Financial Services
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The D. E. Shaw group seeks a contract negotiator to join its Legal & Compliance team. The role provides broad exposure to the firm’s activities and offers the opportunity to work in an inclusive, collaborative, and engaging environment.

Your responsibilities will include reviewing, negotiating, and maintaining various agreements with potential counterparties, vendors, and consultants, including confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements, contracts for goods and services, event-related contracts, and engagement letters.

•    Candidates should have a demonstrated history of achievement in their academic background (including at least a bachelor’s degree) and an interest in learning more about legal and commercial risks, but no formal legal or contract reviewing experience is required.
•    Well-developed organizational and analytical ability; proven editing, proofreading, and project-management skills; and a keen attention to detail are required.


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The members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, caregiver status, or any other category protected by law. We are committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and are eager to hear from individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.