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Director, Legal - Products, Technology and IP

Your role at Dynatrace

As Director, Legal - Products, Technology and IP, you will be responsible for: 

·        providing day-to-day comprehensive legal guidance and leadership for the product, engineering, and information security teams up to the senior management level on critical questions related to product and technology operations, regulation and commercialization and go-to-market strategies. 

·        responsible for bringing together the product development team, engineers and go-to-market teams and Legal to deliver successful collaboration on issues requiring specialized support such as: commercial software and technology licensing; encryption, sanctions and export controls; patents and other intellectual property rights; corporate development/M&A; international regulation and compliance. 

·        understanding our underlying technology, competitive landscape and overall business strategy, with subject matter expertise in bringing products to market, including open source licensing and AI. 

What will help you succeed

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have a JD from an accredited law school, and be admitted to practice in a relevant jurisdiction

  • Have a minimum of ten years, with at least seven years relevant post-qualification experience, ideally with both law firm and in-house experience advising on technology law issues. 

  • Be fluent in both English and German.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Have expertise in, and an intense curiosity for, core legal issues related to technology and innovation law; and a robust technology affinity and understanding of cloud-based and AI technologies and corresponding legal issues. 

  • Have experience structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial arrangements and technology licensing agreements. 

  • Have experience managing global clients and international regulatory issues related to technology. 

Dynatrace believes that potential is defined by more than qualifications or background. If you're passionate about this job, working in a tech environment, and are eager to learn, we invite you to apply.

Why you will love being a Dynatracer

  • Dynatrace is a market share leader & a 13x magic quadrant leader 

  • Dynatrace invests more in R&D than some of our competitors’ total revenue, assuring market-leading customer value and quick adoption 

  • Dynatrace is trusted by over half of Fortune’s Top 10 

  • Dynatrace provides a culture of excellence with competitive compensation packages that recognize and reward greatness.   

  • Dynatrace gives you the chance to work with the largest of the Cloud players like AWS, Azure, VMware, and Google Cloud allowing our customers to have the best 3rd Generation Monitoring in the world. Not to mention we’re fully automated from the start, providing the most advanced solution leveraging our AI machine learning technology 

Compensation and rewards 

  • The salary range for this role is $180,000 - $210,000. When determining your salary, we consider your experience, skills, education, and work location. 

  • Our total compensation package includes unlimited personal time off, an employee stock purchase plan, and a reward system.  

  • We also offer medical/dental benefits, and a company matching 401(k) plan for retirement. 

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About Dynatrace

Dynatrace exists to make the world’s software work perfectly. Our unified software intelligence platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with the most advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data at an enormous scale. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences. That is why the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace® to accelerate digital transformation.

We're an equal opportunity employer and embrace all applicants. Dynatrace wants YOU—your diverse background, talents, values, ideas, and expertise. These qualities are what make our global team stronger and more seasoned. We're fueled by the diversity of our talented employees.

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