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Senior Counsel, Products & Technology (US remote opportunity)

Company: Akamai
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Counsel, Products & Technology (US remote opportunity) Cambridge - Massachusetts Job Description Are you looking to work with an international team to solve problems on a global scale? Do you want an opportunity to effect change at a leading technology organization? Join our Global Products & Technology Legal team! Akamai Legal is a highly-experienced global team of professionals dedicated to advancing Akamai's business interests and next phase of growth, while protecting its assets and reputation. We embrace the challenges of working at the intersection of rapid innovation and regularly evolving laws. The Legal team currently consists of over fifty professionals located around the world. Partner with innovative and creative thinkers You will work closely with our product development, engineering, and information security teams, along with our commercial, global public policy and compliance colleagues to provide consistent product, technology, and incident support across all divisions As a Senior Counsel, Products & Technology, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing day-to-day comprehensive legal support for the product, engineering, and information security teams on key questions related to product and technology operations, regulation, and commercialization
  • Interacting with product teams and engineers to review technology (including M&A diligence) for intellectual property issues, international regulatory compliance and drafting related commercial/technology agreements
  • Understanding the underlying technology, competitive landscape and overall business strategy for all divisions and Akamai as a whole Do what you love To be successful in this role you will:
    • Have a JD from an ABA-accredited law school, be admitted/licensed to practice in a relevant jurisdiction, and be an attorney in good standing
    • Have 7+ years experience practicing law, ideally with both law firm and in-house experience and relevant experience advising on technology law issues
    • Have extensive background in, and an intense curiosity for, legal issues related to technology and innovation; and a robust affinity for internet technology.
    • Have experience structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial arrangements and technology licensing agreements
    • Have experience dealing with global clients and international regulatory issues related to technology Work in a way that works for you We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns: We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply. Working with us At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here. Working for you At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:
      • Your health
      • Your finances
      • Your family
      • Your time at work
      • Your time pursuing other endeavors Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future. About us Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine. Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. Is relocation available for this position? No No Is a Security Clearance required? (If yes, applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation & must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information): No

Keywords: Akamai, Cambridge , Senior Counsel, Products & Technology (US remote opportunity), Legal , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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