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Corporate Legal Counsel (m/f/x)

Company Description

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.

Job Description

Are you also a fan of agile organizations? Are you fascinated by the challenges of large-scale growth in the enterprise environment? Then we are the right place for you.

In this position you will be an integral part of our global Legal Team, reporting to the VP, Associate General Counsel and working in close partnership with your legal team colleagues with specialized expertise. We are looking for a legal generalist to be the main point of contact for our 1,200-person R&D organization and be responsible for providing and coordinating advice across a wide range of topics.

Dynatrace is the global market leader in Application Performance Management. We also support our customers with Infrastructure and Digital Experience monitoring and enable Self-Driving IT through monitoring based on artificial intelligence.

Your role

  • Provide capable and responsive legal solutions and guidance for R&D management and teams across a wide range of issues, coordinating as needed with subject matter experts, on topics including information technology, intellectual property (open source, inbound technology license agreements, export classification), data protection, real estate and employee relations (including disputes and labor legal proceedings.)

  • Provide advice and support for relevant corporate policies and processes, such as those related to participation in open-source initiatives, protection of confidential information and trade secrets, data sharing, employment terms, workplace safety and external communications.

  • Work with product development and delivery teams to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies for products across multiple jurisdictions, including the development of marketplace terms and review of product-related documentation.

  • Draft, review, provide advice on, manage or negotiate, complex contracts including for the organization, as needed.

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Law (preferably from a German or Austrian University)

  • 7+ years working experience, with at least 5 years as in-house practicing attorney within a global software/IT company preferably in a generalist or regional counsel role

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team, with judgment and experience to engage and escalate issues appropriately

  • Organized, with a keen attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple, high-priority projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Diplomatic and effective communicator who can break down complex projects and communicate those to all stakeholders and keep them up to date

  • Solution-oriented, with excellent analytical and organizational skills and quick comprehension

  • Excellent language skills, both written and oral in German and English

Additional Information

What's in it for you? 

  • Embedded in an international Team as the first on-site lawyer in Austria for an industry-leading software company creating real value for the largest enterprises

  • Working models that offer you the flexibility you need, ranging from full remote options to hybrid ones combining home and in-office work

  • A team that thinks outside the box, welcomes unconventional ideas, and pushes boundaries

  • An environment that fosters innovation, enables creative collaboration, and allows you to grow

  • A truly international mindset that is being shaped by the diverse personalities, expertise, and backgrounds of our global team

  • Attractive compensation packages, including equity awards with numerous benefits and advantages

Due to legal reasons, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 65 000 gross per year based on full-time employment (38.5 h/week). We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience. 

Dynatracers come from different countries and cultures all over the world, speaking various languages. English is the one that connects us (55+ nationalities). If you need to relocate for a position you are applying for, we offer you a relocation allowance and support with your visa, work permit, accommodation, language courses, as well as a dedicated buddy program.

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