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Citrix Systems Inc. Senior Legal Counsel in United States

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

Location:Sao PauloRequisition:R25955 Senior Legal Counsel (Open)Job Posting Title:Senior Legal Counsel

What we're looking for:

We're looking for an outstanding Senior Legal Counsel passionate about supporting the Citrix's legal and compliance initiatives for the Latin America region. If you have 10+ years of proven experience and are looking to increase your knowledge in the technology industry, then we'd love to speak with you!

Primary Responsibilities

Assist Chief Compliance Officer on supporting the company’s legal/regulatory compliance initiatives, including anti-corruption, general trade compliance, deal risks operations, investigations, and related programs and projects.

Maintain a sharp focus on regulatory compliance requirements, legal practices and sales activities and implementing continuous process improvements to recommends operational plans and strategies that will directly impact the achievement of overall functional results.

Need to understand sophisticated compliance, contractual and business issues, assess risk and provide concise advice to internal functions, with clear explanations and risk assessments.

Must possess Software, SaaS and Cloud industry knowledge, particularly as to sales terms, cycles and practices.

Earn the trust and respect of different departments and customers with clear, respectful, timely communication, and unquestionable integrity. This includes being eloquent, diplomatic, approachable and possessing good judgment.

Maintain a proactive approach to compliance issue identification, planning and closure, keeping different functions and LCA management informed of progress and issues requiring management’s direct involvement.

Train and guide clients within Citrix to help them understand and follow the law, as well as LCA processes and policies.

Embrace change in the organization and the role, working collaboratively to ensure our clients receive excellent support and service.

Basic Requirements

  • English and Spanish professional proficiency with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong business awareness.

  • 10 years of law firm and/or in-house public company experience required with a minimum of 5 years of in-house experience in a software, Cloud and SaaS service provider.

  • Excellent project management and negotiation skills are required.

  • Hands-on experience drafting, negotiating and leading all aspects of software, Cloud and SaaS sales deals, including, but not limited to, regulatory compliance, trade compliance.

  • J.D. from a law school. License to practice law and in good standing in USA, UK or in a Latin American country.

  • Must have disposition to travel if needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent attention to detail, outstanding data analysis and project management skills.

Knowledge of tax regulatory environment in Latin America.

Self-motivated, problem solver, teammate with the ability to drive multiple projects, often time critical, identify and resolve issues, and earn the confidence and cooperation of functional leaders and colleagues in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to remain calm and work well under pressure.

Has extensive knowledge of technology contracts construction, revenue recognition principles, business law and seeks opportunities for continuous learning.

What you’re looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It’s a simple philosophy that guides everything we do — including how we work. If you’re driven, passionate and curious, we invite you to make a difference with a brand you can believe in. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If we just described you, then we really need to talk.

Functional Area:Corporate Counsel

About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice (https://www.citrix.com/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-notice.html) at https://www.citrix.com/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-notice.html

Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at ASKHR@citrix.com for assistance.

If this is an evergreen requisition, by applying you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. With 2017 annual revenue of $2.82 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.