Corporate Counsel - Global Procurement Legal Team

  • Company: Oracle
  • Posted: December 01, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16001B5K
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Job description
Oracle is currently seeking exceptional Corporate Counsel to support continued dynamic growth in our colocation data center and network services infrastructure. We are looking for self-motivated, collaborative individuals who want to make an impact as a member of our expanding legal team. We partner with Oracle stakeholders to help drive the growth and development of the Oracle Cloud, one of the broadest and most integrated suites of cloud services in the industry. If you are a self starter who wants to work in fast-paced, technology driven business, and who excels at finding creative solutions to complex and cutting edge issues, this position may be for you.
About Oracle's Global Procurement Legal Team :
The Global Procurement Legal Team within Oracle's legal department is responsible for providing legal support for complex collocation data center, network services, software license, and services transactions with Oracle suppliers. Corporate Counsel work closely with Oracle executives to complete agreements between Oracle and its strategic suppliers. Corporate Counsel coordinate the efforts of various internal organizations to ensure that Oracle contracts comply with company policies, and take a leadership role in defining policies, practices, and procedures within the company.
As an Attorney with Oracle :
As an individual contributor in the Global Procurement Legal Team, you will join a collaborative group of attorneys with an interesting and diverse technology law practice focusing on transactions involving collocation data centers and network services, proprietary software licensing, software hosting, professional consulting services, business process outsourcing, data privacy/security, distribution arrangements, as well as general corporate matters. Accordingly, this position is best suited to an attorney with significant collocation data center and network service agreements, commercial negotiating and contracting experience who has the ability to manage a variety of tasks, evaluate alternatives quickly, and provide top quality legal assistance and support to executive-level clients.
This job description may not represent all the duties of the position. The Corporate Counsel may be asked to perform other related duties, as needed.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4 years of relevant legal experience.
  • Experience with commercial transactions involving collocation data center and network services agreements is highly preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative, and dynamic team environment.
  • Strong fiduciary focus.
  • Effective interpersonal and cross-organizational communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to be versatile, pragmatic and creative in identifying and assessing risks, and developing sustainable, practical solutions that balance business and legal considerations.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new issues and subject areas quickly, manage competing priorities and maintain good judgment when working in a fast paced environment.
  • Some familiarity with multi-country and cross-border tax and contracting issues.
  • JD from a top law school.
  • Outstanding writing and oral communication skills.
  • Admission to practice law in the United States.
Interested candidates may e-mail resumes directly to Oracle Corporation Recruiting for immediate consideration,

As part of Oracle's standard employment process, candidates will undergo a complete background check prior to an offer being extended. These background checks are conducted by a professional third party firm at no charge to the applicant and include: prior employment verification, education verification, social security trace, criminal background check and motor vehicles records (where required for position).

Oracle Supports Workforce Diversity
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 deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a wide range of sub disciplines 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)

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 8 years related 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. Excellent legal skills and business judgment in areas of responsibility. Proficient writing skills.

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.

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