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Legal Counsel Commercial Contracts

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

We are looking for an experienced Legal Commercial Counsel to primarily support the North American sales organization.

Location: Waltham, MA or Detroit, MI.

  • Dynatrace seeks a Legal Commercial Counsel to primarily support the sales organization in the United States and Canada..

  • You will draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts, primarily for software licensing and related services, in collaboration with sales, services, finance and other business units; as well as other commercial contracts as needed.

  • You will respond promptly to legal requests from internal clients across functional groups, effectively communicating legal concepts to business people, in collaboration with and with support from other members of the legal team.

  • You will support the continuous improvement of standard agreements, policies and processes

Qualifications

  • Strong experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, including but not limited to software licenses (SaaS and on premises), professional services, reseller and referral agreements, and vendor/supplier contracts.

  • Understanding of intellectual property, licensing, SaaS, revenue recognition, privacy and other legal matters that arise in the connect of commercial transactions.

  • Strong commercial sensibilities, and ability to work closely with business people on their terms, and to negotiate some commercial terms as well as legal terms.  Strong contract analysis, drafting and negotiation skills. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

  • 7+ years’ overall legal experience.  At least 3 years’ experience negotiating commercial contracts, preferably in an in-house role with a software or technology-oriented company.

  • Able to provide quick, concise and practical advice consistent with Dynatrace business objectives and processes, while ensuring business needs are met.

  • Able to work and act decisively in a fast-paced, high activity environment; comfortable in managing and responding to messages quickly and balancing multiple deals at one time.

  • Team attitude that no job is too big or too small. Strategic and pragmatic thinking.

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

  • J.D. degree required.

  • Experience supporting business units in Canada is a plus.

  • Expertise in Privacy or Intellectual Property is a plus.

  • Fluency in French  is a plus.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

We offer competitive compensation, company-sponsored premium benefits, medical, dental, vacation/holidays, company matching 401(k) Plan, etc. Dynatrace is an equal opportunity employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We consider all qualified applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact recruiting@dynatrace.com. Dynatrace participates in E-Verify, participant information in English and Spanish. Right to work information in English and Spanish. EEO is the Law/EEO is the Law Supplement.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Dynatrace LLC (Dynatrace) does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Dynatrace employee. Dynatrace will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Dynatrace.

You should apply if you:

  • Love to learn about new technology and you’re curious about how things work at an in-depth level but have experience developing applications deployed to the cloud.

  • Are articulate and pride yourself in conveying complex ideas in simple terms 

  • Are comfortable speaking to audiences in person and on video calls (in front of partners, execs, and stakeholders)

  • Are capable of communicating to various personas at various levels from executive stakeholders to technical engineers and product managers

  • Have a team-oriented mindset

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We offer competitive compensation, company-sponsored premium benefits, medical, dental, vacation/holidays, company matching 401(k) Plan, etc. Dynatrace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities, age, sexual orientation, creed, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact recruiting@dynatrace.com. Dynatrace participates in E-Verify, participant information in English and Spanish. Right to work information in English and Spanish. EEO is the Law/EEO is the Law Supplement. To be considered for this position, please upload your resume/CV.

Dynatrace requires all US employees, contractors or guests entering a US office or event to register with the CLEAR app with their vaccination information or self-certify that they have tested negative for Covid-19 within 48 hours prior to arrival.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Dynatrace LLC (Dynatrace) does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Dynatrace employee. Dynatrace will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Dynatrace.

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