Posted on: April 6, 2021
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more We believe that cultivating a deeper sense of loyalty and
belonging is key to how we attract and retain our best people. By
embracing our diverse experiences and views, we are better
positioned to deliver results, create innovations that matter, and
thrive in today's changing world. This reality inspires our
Inclusion & Diversity vision, We Are More Together, and guides our
approach as we all work toward creating great places where our
teams work and thrive. The Tektronix Legal team is looking to add a
new Corporate Counsel team member to support corporate and
commercial legal matters under the supervision of the Associate
General Counsel. In this role you will be responsible for
negotiating, reviewing and preparing contracts primarily for the
sale and distribution of Tektronix instruments, software, and
services while also supporting a variety of assignments within your
area(s) of legal expertise, such as software licensing, regulatory
and compliance matters, government contracting, data privacy and
security, or mergers and acquisitions. This role will partner with
other functional groups to drive negotiations to closure and
successfully support business objectives requiring legal guidance.
Through these responsibilities, you'll have a direct impact on our
goal to provide timely and risk appropriate support to the
business, as well as drive improved profitability. You will also
gain valuable experience with translating customer feedback into
best in class solutions , continuous improvement projects, exposure
to team members throughout the organization, and an opportunity to
use and grow the skills needed to successfully support a global
technology business. Responsibilities include:
- Negotiate complex strategic contracts according to Tektronix
strategy and appropriate terms and conditions, coordinating with
subject matter experts for acceptance of any non-standard terms
- Provide counsel and support to the business and operate as an
escalation point to other members of the legal team in your
assigned areas of responsibility and areas of expertise.
- Partner with key stakeholders to identify and target current
and potential workflows to tackle compliance and risk roadblocks to
- Anticipate problems and initiate actions to ensure efficient
and timely completion of tasks.
- Promote Tektronix and Fortive compliance policies and programs
which may include supporting compliance investigations.
- As assigned, support M&A and other strategic activities,
including acquisition due diligence and post-closing
- As assigned, support litigation, disputes, claims, and related
- Manage outside counsel when additional expertise is required,
being mindful of costs.--
- Provide training and updates to commercial teams and other
- Support implementation and sustainment of contract lifecycle
management tool globally.
- Assists as requested on other legal matters and projects.
- Provide exceptional customer service to and build strong
relationships with internal and external customers.
- Participate in and lead successful ideation of legal innovation
initiatives which may include developing training and self-help
tools for the business, and improvements or development of new
templates, playbooks, processes and policies.
- Exhibit the "Fortive 9:" Customer-obsessed, adaptable, delivers
results, strategic, leads with FBS, innovates for impact, inspires,
exhibits courage, and builds extraordinary teams. Job
Qualifications:Minimum Requirements:The successful candidate will
possess the following combination of education, experience and
- Education and Experience
- JD from an accredited university and a member in good standing
in one US state with the ability to gain approval to practice as
corporate counsel in Oregon from the Oregon State Bar.
- A minimum of 2 years' experience at a law firm preferred,
experience working in a legal department of an international
company or comparable relevant legal experience will be
- Strong commercial experience.
- Experience and interest in legal innovation and the disruption
of traditional methods of legal service delivery.
- Interest and knowledge of technology industry.
- Unquestioned integrity and excellent judgment.
- Culturally savvy and able to work effectively in a global
environment and across numerous legal systems.
- Process-driven and results-oriented; history of building
sustainable and innovative standard work and systems.
- Problem-solver with a penchant for providing solutions or paths
to resolution on complex matters.
- Capable of working successfully as an individual contributor
and a team player.
- Strong organizational skills and work ethic, with ability to
handle many complex issues simultaneously, prioritizing and
effectively managing time.
- Fast learner who thrives in a high-demand environment.
- Organizational agility; able to work effectively across
functions and organizational hierarchy.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to
convey complicated advice and information in an understandable and
- Ability to influence and build followership with associates at
- Financial literacy.
- Adept at translating legal terminology into Plain English.
- Computer savvy with experience in Office 365.Preferred
Candidates will also be able to demonstrate the following:
- Experience negotiating and drafting a combination of the
following contract types: sale of goods and services, distributor
and channel sales agreements, software license agreements, SaaS
agreements, consulting agreements, and development agreements.
- Government contract experience, including contracts with the
U.S. Government, prime contractors and state and federal agencies
and a working understanding of government contracting rules
including subcontractor flowdowns, Federal Acquisition Regulations
(FAR), and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement
- Strong understanding of the UCC Article 2 and 2A, including
Battle of the Forms, and Incoterms.
- Experience with implementation and use of contract lifecycle
management tool and data analytics. When you join Tektronix and
Fortive, you will work in an extraordinary team, learning with and
from great people, where diversity and inclusion is celebrated. You
will have the opportunity to do work that makes a difference in the
world. You will be trusted and empowered to contribute in
meaningful ways with visibility and accountability. We are obsessed
with our customers and have a commitment to transparency, unending
learning and growth to accelerate progress and innovation. Join us
for the excitement of a startup with a history of success! For You.
For Us. For Growth.-- Due to US Department of Commerce export
control regulations governing technical data of Tektronix products,
Tektronix needs to know the citizenship of all its employees. Note
that US Citizenship is not required for most positions. Hired
candidates will be asked to bring proof of citizenship (passport,
birth certificate, green card, visa or similar) on their first day
of work. All employment offers are contingent upon successful
completion of our pre-employment drug
screening,--background/criminal check, and if applicable a motor
vehicle record search and/or financial record check. Candidates
with less education/experience may be considered for other
opportunities Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company
comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in
attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues,
Fortive's well-known brands hold leading positions in field
instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization,
automation and specialty, and franchise distribution. Fortive is
headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more
than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales,
distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40
countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges
that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture
rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company's
operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more
information please visit: www.fortive.com .-- Tektronix is a place
where people are challenged to explore the boundaries of what's
possible, bringing the digital future one step closer every day.
Our work accelerates technological breakthroughs that are
revolutionizing culture and industry worldwide. Through
precision-engineered measurement solutions, we work with our
customers to eliminate the barriers between inspiration and
realization of world-changing technologies. Realize your true
potential at Tektronix - join us in revolutioneering a better
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