The In-House Government Contracts counsel plays a critical role as a trusted leader and legal advisor to the company's business units on a variety of complex matters. You will support our contracting needs as they relate to the sale of products and services to the federal government and/or its prime contractors. You will use your expertise to ensure our compliance with applicable government rules and regulations. We encourage applications from candidates who are currently employed or may be returning to the workforce after time off.

General Responsibilities:
  • Act as advisor on a variety of legal matters, including coordinating with external counsel
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for the company
  • Guide the company and ensure compliance with rules and regulations
  • Research laws, anticipate and guard company against legal risks
  • Prepare and revise legal documents, policies and contracts, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Develop internal and external messages related to disputes and legal issues
  • Perform due diligence in legal matters
  • Stay informed about current legislation, especially concerning legal specialties

Experience / Qualifications:
  • A university degree required (i.e. Bachelors degree) or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation
  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results
  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity
  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers

Specific Job Description:
  • Part-time role (20 hours/week) and can be fully remote or hybrid if located near A Technology Company office. Opportunities may exist for role to expand in scope and hours.
  • Act as the company's primary Legal counsel and leader in the review, negotiation and documentation of government contracts for several business units. Similar responsibilities for some non-government contracts.
  • Review, implement and improve policies to ensure compliance with government regulations, including, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and other applicable government or agency specific regulations.
  • Respond to customer and government questionnaires and requests for information.
  • Support our interactions with government agencies and officials, including monitoring legislative and regulatory developments that may affect our operations or opportunities.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and business partners to achieve the best possible results in such transactions.
  • Collaborate with the company's worldwide legal team to promote consistency in contract terms and support newly acquired entities.
  • Lead and/or support special projects to improve the company's transactional processes and goals.
  • Become a key member of the Americas Transactions Team, reporting to the Assistant General Counsel & Head of Transactions.

Specific Education/experience Qualifications
  • B.A. and J.D. degrees from accredited institutions
  • Licensed attorney in good standing in at least one U.S. state
  • Minimum of 5 years of government contracting experience, preferably from a Federal agency or law firm specializing in federal government procurement
  • Expertise in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and other relevant procurement regulations and ability to audit and review company compliance with same