Legal Counsel - Telecommunication


Herndon, VA

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 138 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

This job is no longer available.

?Job Title: Legal Counsel - Telecommunication - Direct Hire / Full Time / Perm

Job Location: Herndon, VA

Job Type: Full Time / Perm / Direct Hire + Benefits

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time."

Job Description:


  • A global telecommunications company with operations worldwide and a customer base including multi-national enterprises, operators and service providers, SIs and public-sector agencies, seeks a highly capable and motivated junior to mid-level commercial contracting attorney with three plus years' telecom experience. 
  • Candidates should have experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating telecommunications agreements with customers in the mentioned segments.  
  • Candidates should require minimal supervision and be able to manage multiple matters in an exciting, fast-paced environment. 
  • Experience in international telecommunications is strongly preferred, particularly experience with mobile virtual network enablement (MVNE), Internet of things (IoT), cloud and edge services, and unified communications solutions.  
  • Other transactional experience will also be considered - particularly related to software licensing, IT/IP, and/or outsourcing. 
  • We are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills who are highly motivated and who have a passion for technology.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating standard commercial agreements with minimal  supervision
  • Advising business/sales teams of relevant issues in a multicultural environment
  • Working collaboratively with technical, regulatory, compliance, and IP teams to develop new products and negotiate complex, high-value solutions
  • Providing training for business/sales teams on legal or related issues for commercial agreements or processes


Skills / Experience Requirements:


  • A J.D., LLB or LLM (or foreign equivalent) with admission to the bar in at least one relevant jurisdiction
  • Minimum of three (3) years of post-qualificationexperience
  • In-house experience in a carrier/telecom company or in top law firm preferred
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills along with excellent business judgment and strategic thinking
  • Effectiveness within a fast-paced environment
  • Hardworking, well organized and able to manage multiple matters at the same time
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a global, multicultural team.