Company:Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Job Area:Legal Group, Legal Group > Legal Counsel
Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked 5G ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform 5Gs potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is where you come in.
This position will be primarily focused on conducting internal Open Source software reviews, and finding ways to enable Business Units to effectively utilize open source software while also maintaining license compliance and mitigating risks. The successful candidate will work very closely with software developers to understand how internally developed software will be integrated with Open Source software. They will analyze Open Source license agreements and investigate risks to Qualcomm’s intellectual property rights associated with using Open Source software. The successful candidate will provide counseling on sophisticated issues regarding Open Source compliance to senior executives, Business Unit engineers and legal staff.Candidates must be able to address a series of practical legal counseling, complex license analysis, and technical scenarios in the area of Open Source and related topics to be given during the interview process.A candidate’s ability to communicate effectively with company executives, technical professionals, and legal professionals is essential.All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
+ Frequently transports between offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.
+ Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).
+ Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
+ Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.
Juris Doctorate degree or international equivalent.
8+ years relevant experience as counsel at a law firm or in-house., Active bar license to practice law in the state or jurisdiction where the employee will be practicing (or ability to obtain upon hiring).
Bachelors – Engineering, Bachelors – legal-related field (e.g., Law, Legal Studies, etc.), Masters – Law
10+ years in practice with relevant experience. ,7+ years experience as counsel at a law firm or in-house with a focus on relevant specialty (e.g., technology, real estate). ,4+ years in a leadership role with direct reports in a legal function (only applies to positions with direct reports).
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