Senior Corporate Counsel

RackspaceSan Antonio, TXFull TimeRemote

* Please note that due to the pandemic this role is currently 100% virtual. In the future, the role will potentially have the option to be remote for the right candidate.*
 
We are looking for a dynamic Senior Corporate Counsel that can represent Rackspace Technology on legal matters as assigned. In this role, you will prepare supporting legal documents, such as contracts, memoranda, corporate governance documentation, and other filings. As well as provide counsel to managers on legal matters impacting their areas of responsibility with an area of legal expertise such as in employment, securities, finance, real estate, or intellectual property law.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY

    • Expert knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to technology companies.
    • Heavy contract law experience.
    • Dispute management law experience.
    • Excellent time management, communications, decision making, presentation, human relations, and organizational skills.
    • Professional appearance and presentation required.
    • Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand.
    • Ability to make appropriate decisions considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions.
    • Ability to apply varying leadership skills and traits that create solutions and results to unexpected situations.
    • Ability to coach and motivate less experienced team members to achieve their goals.
    • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.
    • Detail-oriented.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Represents the company on legal matters as assigned.
    • Reviews and draws up contracts within the technology supply chain field.
    • Provides counsel to managers on legal matters impacting their areas of responsibility.
    • Gives legal advice with respect to procurement and ongoing supplier and partner compliance.
    • Prepares supporting legal documents, such as contracts, memoranda, and internal governance documentation.
    • Anticipates and guards against legal risks involving the company.
    • Participates in legal actions of a sensitive and complex nature.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

    • JD degree, with emphasis on corporate law and regulations
    • Five+ years of legal experience with two to three years in a multi-national corporate legal environment
    • Experience handling supply chain matters and procurement.
    • Experience advising on government procurement methods and government contracting highly preferred.
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About Rackspace Technology
We are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.
 
More on Rackspace Technology
Though we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
 
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