Counsel

Employer
Software AG
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Nov 23, 2021
Closes
Nov 26, 2021
Ref
222288967
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose: Provide legal guidance to the Software AG Americas sales and services organizations under the supervision of managing counsel. Review legal data and advise organization on appropriate legal action to be taken, including the management and coordination of legal matters handled by outside counsel. Administer company policies that affect their substantive area and the organization.Essential Job FunctionsProvide legal guidance to the sales and services organizationsAbility to identify and recommend necessary actions to the managing counsel and, as applicable, clients and management, to mitigate legal risk to the organizationRepresent the organization on company projects and external customer mattersOther assigned duties as needed, including dispute/litigation management and merger and acquisition supportSupervisory Responsibility: Position may involve supervisory responsibilitiesRequirementsSkills:General corporate experience, including drafting and negotiating transactional documents, working knowledge of privacy regulations and mergers and acquisitions supportExperience drafting and negotiating complex agreements related to software sales and services, with a preference for experience with SaaS agreementsAbility to effectively identify and balance legal risk against business opportunityA proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skillsDesire to constantly develop skills, qualifications and job-related knowledgeOther skills as may be specified by managementEducation and Experience:Juris Doctor from an accredited law schoolMinimum of two (2) years of in-house or equivalent law firm experience, with one (1) or more years of general transactional and corporate experience preferredState Bar membership requiredKnowledge of and experience advising companies in the IT business and understanding of competitive landscape for products owned by Software AGSpecialized knowledge or experience in more than one major area of relevant law or legal practiceOther experience as may be specified by managementCareer Path:Technical Career: N/AManagement Career: Senior CounselCulture:We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to "be your best you"A' . You'll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere.This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!What to Expect:The employees are smart, friendly and welcomingHealth Insurance starts your first day on the job6 weeks of PTO - 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer matchParental LeaveCorporate discount purchase programsGroup legal plansPet InsuranceAnd MANY moreSoftware AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.Click on the link to view the full EEO statement

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