Open Position


Reports to: CFO 
Location: Remote/Hybrid - HQ in San Jose, CA  



We are seeking a legal operations professional who has a strong background in government subcontractor contract management, FAR and DFAR compliance and regulations, contract negotiation, documenting policies and building processes. In this role you must be a results-oriented professional with effective execution skills, the ability to operate autonomously in a fast-paced environment and work proactively with various teams across the organization. This role reports to the CFO.


The Director, Legal Operations duties include, but are not limited to the following: 
  • Operate effectively on foundational matters like contracting, records management, and other team needs (e.g., HR policies, vendor/contractor relationships and renewals)
  • Negotiate and review customer and inbound contracts, including licensing agreements and NDAs
  • Manage the contracts lifecycle process for all agreements reviewed by the Legal team; work with teammates to maintain contract repository—including document processing, electronic signatures, electronic filing, scanning, and light data processing—ensuring all contracts are properly tracked, executed, and filed appropriately
  • Support responses to data requests or other document requests in relation to legal processes
  • Manage government contracting requirements
  • Support foreign subsidiary contract, lease, and legal needs
  • Support M&A integrations, help research & collaborate with legal counsel as needed
  • Tackle special research projects and other duties as requested by members of exec team
  • Seek and liaise with legal counsel as required 

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required; paralegal, legal management, or legal operational certificate from an accredited program preferred; graduate or juris doctorate degree a plus:
  • 7+ years of experience with legal operations
  • Experience with government subcontracts, FAR & DFAR regulations & compliance
  • Experience with ITAR/EAR compliance (not required)
  • Detailed-oriented, self-starter, problem-solver, strong analytical, and project management skills
  • Demonstrated abilities in operational excellence, to independently and collaboratively track and move projects forward while adapting to changing priorities
  • Ability to organize, think critically, strategically and tactically, meet deadlines yet remain flexible in a dynamic multi-task and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills with internal stakeholders, outside vendors, and other parties  

About Lynx

Lynx Software Technologies develops open architecture software solutions for mission-critical embedded computing systems in aerospace, defense, critical infrastructure, industrial, and enterprise end-markets. The Company’s real-time operating system (“RTOS”), hypervisor, and related software solutions support safe, cyber-secure, high-performance, and high -reliability computing environments for applications requiring the strictest standards for certification and compliance. Since 1988, customers have trusted Lynx’s RTOS, virtualization solutions, and certification expertise, which uniquely enable mixed criticality system a to be harnessed to deliver deterministic, real-time, and secure performance and intelligent decision-making.   

Lynx Software Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We base our employment decisions entirely on business needs, job requirements, and qualifications—We have zero tolerance for any kind of discrimination, and we are looking for candidates who share those values. Here at Lynx, it is our mission to create and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, no matter what an employee's: Ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical ability, religion, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, national origin, veteran status thus providing a positive work employee experience.