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Jacobs Corporate Counsel - Remote in Topeka, Kansas

Your Impact:

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Remote (Washington, D.C. or Tullahoma TN, preferred)

We are always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look to the future with great optimism and focus. We give our best and know that we’re making a difference. Bring your legal expertise and proven success as a corporate attorney and join our team of legal advisors who help shape the future of our company.

As Corporate Counsel, you’ll play a critical role in Legal, Risk & Compliance Department, supporting the global Critical Mission Solutions (CMS) and other lines of business. In this role, you’ll support a full spectrum of cybersecurity, data analytics, software application development, enterprise and mission IT, systems integration and other highly technical consulting solutions to government agencies as well as selective aerospace, commercial automotive and telecom customers. This role will be a key contributor involved in company risk strategy mitigation.

In this role, you’ll:

· Serve as the representative of the Legal, Risk & Compliance Department.

· Ensure the Legal, Risk & Compliance Department delivers the services required by business units and is accountable for those services.

· Visibly demonstrate and drive behaviors, actions and decisions that are consistent with our core values.

· Advise on the management of legal, insurance and compliance risks relating to assigned business units.

· Optimize the value added to CMS by the Legal, Risk & Compliance Department, including the use of technology, and performing work across geographic locations.

We believe in living quality and ethics in everything we do and always challenging ourselves to take the next step. We believe in #TogetherBeyond, living inclusion, diversity, and cohesion; nurturing opportunity and encouraging career growth through mentorship and exemplary leadership; operating with the utmost integrity. We’ll help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what inspires you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

*Although remote candidates will be considered, location in one of the key markets of this business (U.S. Capital region or Tullahoma, TN) is preferred. Travel will be required on occasion.

Here’s what you’ll need:

· J.D. from an accredited law school, a solid academic background, and an active license to practice law in the U.S.

· At least 5 years of prior experience, including experience in a law firm and as in-house counsel, with a company providing complex solutions and services to government clients.

· Knowledge and experience with U.S. government contracting (Federal Acquisition Regulations, and including DOD and Civilian Agency Supplements) and related rules and regulations.

· Experience working in one or more business sectors, including cybersecurity & data analytics, nuclear, aerospace, C5ISR, information technology and telecommunications solutions.

· Experience with working with government clients in the intelligence and defense agencies.

· Experience with various commercial models and risks for the delivery of these services and product solutions.

· Experience with bid protests, claims, REAs/disputes and investigations.

· Current U.S. Government Security Clearance, or ability to obtain one.

· Excellent business and financial acumen.

· Agility in the strategic support of the business.

· Demonstrated ability to counsel management.

· Ability and drive to serve as a trusted business and legal partner with a relentless focus on achieving business objectives while identifying and managing risk.

· Understanding of strategies to protect intellectual property rights relating to the delivery of technical service and product solutions in a rapidly evolving business environment.

· Ability to creatively tackle challenging and complex legal and business problems.

· Proven dedication to supporting Inclusion & Diversity initiatives, internally and externally.

· Willingness to collaborate with colleagues across the department and company.

· Ability to utilize technology, innovation and digital tools to create efficiencies and improvements in the operation of the Legal, Risk & Compliance Department.

The base salary range for this position is $117,900-223,950. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.