Corporate Counsel with Security Clearance

Employer
Peraton
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Feb 22, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1750549936
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Peraton is seeking a uniquely talented Corporate Counsel that will report to our Chief Legal Officer as we substantially accelerate our growth strategy. Our legal team is not just another corporate function but a true business partner to our Officers and leaders around the organization. We're growing quickly and looking for ambitious A players that bring a unique perspective to critical challenges impacting our nation. We work hand-in-hand with cross functional teams to design solutions that enable and empower our business to achieve substantial growth targets. At Peraton, we're at the forefront of delivering the next breakthrough in national security, every day. How? We "Do The Can't Be Done". We're not mired in the past. We are forward-looking, quickly disrupting the national security services market. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how problems are solved. So, bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed. Get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can't be done. This IS the time to join our team. Responsibilities * Ensures that company practices and procedures comply with federal, state and local laws and regulations, and are consistent with applicable corporate policies and procedures. * Provides proactive and practical legal counsel and guidance to all business management and functional staff regarding general and specialized legal matters including federal, state and local legal compliance matters as well as with a wide variety of international and commercial business transactions. * Advises and coordinates with the business and functional leaders on significant matters concerning trade compliance, ethics and business conduct, contract terms and conditions, risk management, real estate, and insurance * Maintains a high level of proficiency on current laws and implementing regulations, and coordinates with business management and functional staff to develop and deliver timely training, as appropriate. * Assists in the prevention of disputes and litigation by proactive, early involvement and mediation in business transactions, and by conducting necessary compliance/business conduct training. * Conducts internal compliance reviews and investigations * Works with outside counsel and consultants to support government solicitation responses, contract negotiations, and dispute resolution. * Develops, maintains and applies proper processes, practices and guidelines in close coordination with other functional and operational leaders. * Engages with customer counterparts as required in support of complex legal/business transactional matters. * Travels as necessary. Required Qualifications * A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and valid state bar membership. * A minimum of 8 years of experience with a mini mum of 3 years experience in federal government contracting as counsel (law firm or in house) or a contracts professional. * Ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance. Desired Qualifications * A strong background and relevant experience in all aspects of federal, state and local procurement, a variety of commercial transactions, and international sales and procurement including both contract preparation and negotiation as well as form contract preparation. * Excellent oral and written communications skills. * The ability and interpersonal skills to effectively function as an integral member of the Legal and business management teams. * Strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to manage a high volume workload with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, collegial environment. * Experience in drafting and preparing technology agreements for products and software applications including software licensing and maintenance agreements as well as joint development agreements. * Experience in commercial real estate and facilities management * An active Top Secret security clearance. Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. Read more