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Legal Counsel - Japan

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.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing, reviewing and negotiating sell-side IT contracts for software licensing and related services in collaboration with various teams across the Asia-Pacific region; assist in reviewing and responding to customer requests for proposals.

  • Ensuring compliance within the agreement terms to company policies and guidelines.

  • Advising management of contractual rights and obligations; mitigating contractual risks; compiling and analyzing data; maintaining historical information.

  • Balancing competing priorities of constituencies as compared to business needs and using astute judgment as to when to seek executive-level direction.

  • Monitoring and incorporating changes in laws and regulations in Japan

  • As part of the global Legal team, help build and maintain our commercial contracting processes and tools, including periodic updates and improvements to share knowledge, adopt standards and standard processes, and make contracting more efficient across the Company.


  • Admitted to practice as a lawyer in Japan

  • A minimum of 3+ PQE with experience in negotiating sell-side IT contracts

  • Strong commercial contract drafting and negotiation skills in both Japanese and English. Business standard fluency (written and spoken) in English and Japanese is required at a level that permits drafting, negotiation and review of complex agreements. Fluency in an additional relevant language would be a plus (e.g. traditional Chinese).

  • In-house, cross-border and/or international experience required.

  • Experience working with technology companies, software licensing (SaaS and perpetual) and services required; data protection and security experience a plus.

  • Excellent judgment, attention to detail and ability to work both independently and as part of a team are a must; strong organizational and project management skills.

  • Able to work and act autonomously, decisively in a fast-paced, high activity environment; ability to handle ambiguity, juggle many matters at once and quickly shift from one situation or task to another.

  • Talent for thinking outside of the box in confronting new issues and pursuing novel approaches to existing challenges; strategic and pragmatic.

  • Able to provide quick, concise and practical legal advice consistent with business objectives and processes.

  • Interested in learning and growing in a challenging and dynamic environment.

  • Team attitude that no job is too big or too small.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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