Business Systems Analyst – Legal Systems

Cloudflare

About Us

At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers approximately 25 million Internet properties, for customers ranging from individual bloggers to SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare all have web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list and ranked among the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. 

We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us! 

About the department

Cloudflare’s CIO organization has an Enterprise Applications Team that operates our enterprise systems end-to-end, providing process cohesiveness across the functional areas. This enables our Cloudflare internal teams to operate efficiently and enable our customers and partners to do business with us. 

Within the Enterprise Applications Team is a Finance & Legal  team whose main responsibility is to manage our Finance and Legal platforms in addition to other platforms that support our financial/ legal functional areas.  

About the role

Cloudflare is looking for Business Analyst – Legal Systems to help with Ironclad and maintain the system, as well as peripheral legal systems. In this role you will be supporting the Legal, Procurement and Sales team with new features integrations, new workflows creation, configuring Workflows in Ironclad, work on with the integrations to Salesforce etc. The ideal candidate should have a solid analytical mindset, excellent interpersonal communications, diligent time management skills, be team-oriented and have a strong work ethic. This role will assist other core business systems analysts/architects across IT for strategic and business as usual projects.

What you'll do

  • You will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development life cycle including design, architecture, development, documentation, testing and operations
  • You will push your design and architecture limits by owning all aspects of products currently assigned solutions end-to-end
  • Support/build integrations with select enterprise systems – Ironclad workflows.
  • Ensure all configurations and integrations are thoroughly tested and ready for deployment
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for automation and work on Proof of Concepts for new requirements as appropriate
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the Legal application in operation, including tasks related to identifying issue root cause(s), troubleshooting issues, and issue resolution, dispatch to partner teams, and/or escalation
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for designated business system(s), as well as the liaison between teams internally and at external application(s) 
  • Build and streamline solution configuration processes with focus on reusability via a no-code designer leveraging JSON, XML, and selected system’s configuration engine
  • Respond promptly to application alerts, production issues and follow through to resolution per established SLA
  • Acts as a liaison between corporate IT, consultants, vendor, managers, and Legal business areas
  • Works directly with clients to apply IT and business knowledge with experience to formulate IT solutions for business problems
  • Work with Legal Operations leaders to identify opportunities for improvement in all aspects of legal applications including configuration and customization of tools, management of data, workflows, country rules, and possible integration recommendations with other systems
  • Create/provide tools for data intake administration support during acquisitions, collaborations and divestiture activity involving conversion of acquired portfolios and associated databases/data exports into or out of the test/production databases.
  • Identifies alternative solutions and makes recommendations to leverage new or existing IT technology components
  • Works with managed service provider to troubleshoot and resolve issues and define and deliver new application functionality in both internally and externally hosted environments
  • Leads small system release projects or assists Project Manager on phases of larger projects
  • Coordinate system integrations with other IT support organizations (i.e., infrastructure, other applications) and with external solution partners
  • Create reports for internal teams and/or external clients.
  • Use graphs, infographics, and other methods to visualize data.
  • Establish KPIs to measure the effectiveness of business decisions.
  • Structure large data sets to find usable information.
  • Work cross-functionally with a team of system analysts and outside vendors/associates to process information.
  • Create presentations and reports based on recommendations and findings.

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • 4+ years of experience in implementations and ongoing operations of enterprise systems in a Technical Analyst / Business Systems Analyst role
  • Possess excellent communication skills – written and oral, interpersonal and organizational
  • Demonstrated experience working with business functions to understand and map processes to functional and technical specifications
  • Ability to understand and represent the needs of the end user in a software development environment
  • Advanced knowledge of no-code applications, advanced business rules engines, business intelligence and reporting tools, techniques, and algorithms
  • Experience in implementing and sustaining best of breed SaaS applications implementations in an enterprise environment
  • Experience in building strong working relationships with business partners, application users, project managers, internal IT team, and external application consultants
  • Highly organized, results-driven, with exceptional attention to detail with great end-to-end program management
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in technology-related field or relevant experience in implementing Business systems

 

Required Technical Skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of data structures (i.e. tables, entity relationships, pseudocode logic (If, If/Else, compound conditions, case logic) (Needs to have)

  • Beginner-Intermediate knowledge of web forms / layout / UX development via CMS-like tool (Content Management System) No-code model (Needs to have)

  • Beginner-Intermediate knowledge of report building (Product agnostic). Anything in the set of SQL, Tableau, Crystal Reports/Business Objects (Nice to have)

  • Familiarity with existing CLM/Legal Software products (i.e. Ironclad / SironLabs / Icertis / Agilsoft) (Nice to have)

  • Domain Knowledge: Beginner/Intermediate Legal/Procurement Agreements (Nice to have)

  • Quick learner, asks questions, good communication skills, energetic.Modern programming languages (e.g., Java, Javascript, Python)

  • Process documentation and data visualization
  • Business intelligence and reporting software
  • Development & management methodologies including Scrum, Agile, Kanban, and Jira
  • UI/UX experience, and ability to work with designers/analytics
  • Well versed with ERP & BSM systems such Oracle NetSuite and Coupa
  • Strong experience with SOAP/Rest API Integrations
  • Understanding of standard operators, constraints, Boolean logic, etc.

Compensation

Compensation may be adjusted depending on work location.

  • For Colorado-based hires: Estimated annual salary of $80,000 – $98,000.
  • For New York City-based hires: Estimated annual salary of $95,000 – $116,000.

Equity

This role is eligible to participate in Cloudflare’s equity plan.

Benefits

Cloudflare offers a complete package of benefits and programs to support you and your family.  Our benefits programs can help you pay health care expenses, support caregiving, build capital for the future and make life a little easier and fun!  The below is a description of our benefits for employees in the United States, and benefits may vary for employees based outside the U.S.

Health & Welfare Benefits

  • Medical/Rx Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Spending Accounts
  • Fertility & Family Forming Benefits
  • On-demand mental health support and Employee Assistance Program
  • Global Travel Medical Insurance

Financial Benefits

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life & Accident Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Participation Plan

Time Off

  • Flexible paid time off covering vacation and sick leave
  • Leave programs, including parental, pregnancy health, medical, and bereavement leave

What Makes Cloudflare Special?

We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.

Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers–at no cost.

Athenian Project: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.

Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.

1.1.1.1: We released 1.1.1.1 to help fix the foundation of the Internet by building a faster, more secure and privacy-centric public DNS resolver. This is available publicly for everyone to use – it is the first consumer-focused service Cloudflare has ever released. Here’s the deal – we don’t store client IP addresses never, ever. We will continue to abide by our privacy commitment and ensure that no user data is sold to advertisers or used to target consumers.

Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!

This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations. Please note that any offer of employment may be conditioned on your authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export laws without sponsorship for an export license.

Cloudflare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and place great value in both diversity and inclusiveness.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to their, or any other person's, perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. We are an AA/Veterans/Disabled Employer.

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