Position Summary:
A Japanese Multinational Conglomerate Corporation has an excellent opportunity for a Business Affairs Attorney. The SCA Legal Department provides comprehensive, proactive legal services to internal clients and coordinates closely with the legal teams of our affiliates. We work in a fast paced, hands-on, small team environment, where being both a self-starter and team player is critical.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide legal services to assigned internal client groups, as well as supporting SCA attorneys on other assignments
  • Provide legal support on all aspects of strategic sourcing groups, with a focus on information technology agreements, including those that support information security and data center operations
  • Draft and negotiate commercial contracts for complex, enterprise-wide transactions
  • Advise on privacy-related matters and work in close coordination with Privacy officers and Privacy counsel to ensure compliance with applicable privacy laws and regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications for Position
  • Requires a J.D. with strong academic performance, with membership in good standing in at least one state (preferably New York)
  • 5 – 8 years of transactional experience working in a well-respected law firm and/or a large corporation, with an emphasis on the review, negotiation and drafting of a wide array of commercial transactions
  • A proven ability to master complex legal requirements, learn quickly, and interact easily with all levels of employees
  • Experience meeting tight deadlines while simultaneously prioritizing multiple projects is essential
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and comprehensive interpersonal skills, with the ability to synthesize complex and technical issues into clear and concise actionable options
  • A demonstrated ability to work very closely with the business side and on project teams, and to approach issues with a practical and global strategic focus
  • Attention to detail, commitment to quality, and passion for results
  • Requires a strong experience in reviewing a large volume of commercial transactions in support of various procurement activities
  • Experience negotiating and drafting agreements for a wide array of technology and IP related transactions, including technology licensing and services (both inbound and outbound), cloud-based agreements (IAAS, PAAS, SAAS), IT outsourcing, cross-border transactions, and experience supporting data center operations and information security departments is strongly preferred
  • Experience coordinating across various business, legal and compliance departments of a multinational company's global affiliates, including working with lawyers in other business units and countries, and acting as a project manager to coordinate activities of internal groups such as compliance, risk management, tax, information security, etc.
  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the USA.

Other Programs:?
  • Flexible Work Arrangements, including remote and hybrid work schedules
  • Time off to include vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, Summer Fridays (early release), and a winter break between Christmas and New Year's Day (based on business needs)
  • Referral bonuses (subject to eligibility)??
  • Matching gift program??
  • A wide variety of employee business resource groups (EBRGs)??
  • Special discounts on Sony products, offered exclusively to Sony employees
  • Employee stock purchase plan (Sony covers commissions and fees for your Sony stock purchases made through after-tax payroll deductions)??