Oracle Legal Counsel 2 in Reston, Virginia
Legal Counsel 2
Role: Corporate LegalCounsel – Government Sector
Location: Reston, VA
About the Company:
Oracle is one of the world's leading information technology
companies as a provider of database and application software, cloud
applications, platform services, and engineered systems and solutions, and
services. Oracle technology can be found in nearly every industry, and in the
data centers of 98 of the Fortune 100 companies. Oracle is the first software
company to develop and deploy 100 percent internet-enabled enterprise software
across its entire product line: database, business applications, and application
development and decision support tools.
About the Team:
Oracle’s North America Government Sector Team is responsible
for providing legal support for complex software license, hardware, cloud
solutions and services transactions with Oracle's federal and state government
customers and partners; and compliance with applicable laws. We work closely
with Oracle executives to draft and negotiate agreements with government
customers, and often coordinate the efforts of various internal organizations
in order to ensure that Oracle contracts align with company policies and
Our attorneys have instinctively good judgment and
impeccable integrity. We are seeking an attorney who can be a strategic legal
advisor, and a true dedicated problem-solver.
About the Position:
You will join a dynamic group of attorneys with a diverse
technology law practice which focuses on transactions involving:
- Proprietary and open source software licensing,software as a service/cloud solutions, software hosting, professionalconsulting services, business process outsourcing, data privacy/security, IPissues, hardware sales, partner distribution arrangements, and generalcorporate matters.
The position is bestsuited for a lawyer with:
Significant negotiating, contracting andtransactional experience;
Ability to lead a variety of tasks, evaluatealternatives quickly, handle complex negotiations, provide top quality legaladvice and support to executive-level clients;
Take a leadership role in defining policies,practices, and procedures within the Legal Department and Oracle’s businesspractices organizations;
Experience in dealing with regulatory issues;
Advising management on a broad range of issues.
1-4 years of relevant experience in a premier lawfirm and/or major corporation.
Excellent academic credentials, withextraordinary writing and oral communication skills.
Experience with federal and state governmentcontracts preferred.
If you are a self-motivated, collaborative individual who
wants to make an impact as a member of our rapidly growing legal team, this
role may be for you.
If you have the experience and ability, and you thrive in a
flexible, highly complex and dynamic work environment, running multiple
priorities, then you are exactly what we are looking for to join the team.
Oracle is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate against anyone because of his or her race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical
condition, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Provide legal support across all lines of business enabling profitable growth while mitigating legal risks and assure adherence to governance policies, ethics, and country specific laws and regulations
Responsible for providing legal advice to the organization. Close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on Oracle's behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Works closely with other lawyers throughout Oracle and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrates intermediate level general commercial or functional knowledge across a sub discipline within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry)
Duties and tasks are standard with some variation. Completes own role largely independently within defined policies and procedures. 2 years related experience from a leading law firm or appropriate in-house experience. Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar background is a plus for roles within certain sub disciplines. Completed law degree and member of bar association in relevant jurisdictions. Solid legal skills and business judgment in areas of responsibility. Self-starter with proven ability to manage a fast-paced workload. Ability to work as part of a team.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire