Date Posted: 2023-09-15
Country: United States of America
Location: HNC01: UTAS Headquarters (HS) 2730 West Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC, 28217 USA
Position Role Type: Remote

Collins is looking for a self-motivated, passionate attorney to provide general legal counsel to the Mission Systems business. This role negotiates and influences internal and external parties and represents the organization in complex legal matters. Communicates with top executives regarding matters of critical and strategic importance such as litigation and practice in commercial, government, employment, M&A, anti-trust, environmental, real estate, corporate, intellectual property, contracts and licensing law. Develops strategies to ensure best practices are used when focusing on the achievement of business results through legal action / activities.

This individual will work 100% remote.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Represents company on internal and external legal issues
  • Acts as a strategic business partner to review, draft, negotiate, and advise on a wide variety of commercial agreements to meet business and legal requirements, including SaaS agreements, master services agreements, licensing agreements, channel partner contracts, reseller agreements, professional services agreements, marketing agreements, vendor agreements, and non-disclosure agreements; partner with relevant business stakeholders as necessary.
  • Supports, coaches, and trains contracts, sales, supply chain, quality, engineering, and other functional teams on deal structure, contract negotiations, commercial best practices and maintains playbook of business terms.
  • Continuously improves standard form agreements and legal processes to help scale the legal function.
  • Aids in the development and implementation of processes, procedures, and metrics (including efficient contracting processes) to increase the overall effectiveness of the legal services provided to the company.
  • Provides sound legal and business advice to all functional team members and members of senior management regarding strategic business relationships.
  • Addresses legal risk in business-centric ways, developing processes to solve problems, strengthening partnerships, and advancing opportunities.
  • Experienced in government contract formation (including detailed reviews of solicitation and evaluation documents for source selections).
  • Understands data rights and other intellectual property issues.
  • Deep knowledge of commercial item terms and conditions necessary for government acceptance.
  • Litigation (primarily bid protests, but also disputes/claims) as it arises.
  • Understands cost accounting issues.
  • Interprets complex laws, rulings, and regulations and provides expertise to individuals and businesses on legal issues to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Supports other procurement related legal issues as they arise.
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited institution and 7 years of experience
  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract
  • Admission to the bar of at least 1 US state with the ability to be admitted as In-House Counsel.
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks.
  • Must have a business-oriented, pragmatic approach to challenges that arise in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 20% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior in-house experience
  • Government contracts experience
  • Aerospace industry experience

Collins Aerospace, an RTX company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:
Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

We Are Redefining Aerospace.:
Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles* will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

*Position is remote; however, if you live within a reasonable commute of a Collins site with other colleagues you interact with, your manager will discuss whether there is a degree of onsite presence associated with this role.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance,?critical illness?insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  • ?And more!?

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

The salary range for this role is 139,000 USD - 277,000 USD; however, RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.
RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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