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Corporate Commercial Attorney

Location: San Diego, CA, USA


Requisition Number: 215299

External Description:

Corporate Commercial Attorney

Location: San Diego - Remote

This position will provide effective counseling, drafting, review and negotiation of a broad range of purchasing, marketing and sales agreements.


Working under the supervision of the Chief Commercial Counsel, your principal duties will be to:  

  •  Provide transactional legal support and coordination for the U.S. contract managers and sales teams
  •  Review, draft and negotiate agreements, letters and other documents, including those relating to sales/licensing/as a service to end-user customers, relationships with partners, or purchases from vendors
  •  Review and draft responses to customer-proposed terms and conditions contained in requests for proposals, invitations to bid and related documents
  •  Advise clients on commercial contracting issues
  •  Oversee compliance with applicable internal policies and laws, rules and regulations
  •  Assist in developing contracting policies and contract templates
  •  Assist in due diligence for M&A activities
  •  Develop strong strategic relationships with as well as provide training to clients
  •  Perform other duties and responsibilities as directed 


Qualified candidates will have a JD from an ABA accredited law school and 3 to 10 years of law firm or in-house experience with commercial contract drafting experience preferred.  The ideal candidate should have experience with technology contracts, including reviewing, negotiating and drafting software licensing agreements, IT sales agreements, cloud and software as a service agreements and service/consulting agreements.  Candidate must be consistently available to work in the Mountain and Pacific time zones.  This position can be virtual or located in Teradata’s San Diego office.  Candidates must be eligible to become to practice law in their location.     

The ideal candidate will have a positive and collegial attitude and be a hard-working and creative problem solver, be able to work independently and thrive in a challenging (but supportive and collegial) fast-paced environment.  Candidates also must possess a commitment and dedication to meeting deadlines and the drive to consistently exceed client expectations.  In addition, the candidate must demonstrate an eagerness and ability to perform in a “startup” environment where workloads are likely to be dynamic and must take a “no job is too big or too small” approach to daily activities, be able to work cooperatively with legal staff and be able to deal effectively with people throughout the organization, be able to give practical advice, be able to adapt to change driven by product innovation, industry transformation and be comfortable taking direction while working independently.  The ideal candidate will also have a drive to conclude deals, managing multiple deals from beginning to end and understands how to balance legal risks with business objectives and successfully get deals closed.

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Corporate Commercial Attorney

Job Category: Legal

Company Profile:

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Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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