This position requires a JD degree and at least one state bar admission. Prefer a minimum of 6 years of related experience in a law firm or corporate legal environment. This position will support the activities of Dell Financial Services, Dell’s financial services subsidiary. Responsibilities include negotiating some or all of the following with commercial or government customers and their in-house and/or external counsel: lease and finance contracts, installment payment agreements, software licensing agreements, datacenter utility agreements, flexible consumption agreements, referral agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other related or ancillary agreements. This lawyer will liaise with the DFS sales, credit, pricing, operations, and asset management teams, and will periodically collaborate with Dell and DFS lawyers in other geographies.
The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to teamwork and Dell’s customers, a core competency for assessing legal risks pragmatically, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, a high degree of comfort dealing with ambiguity, strong communication and presentation abilities, an ability to work confidently with management variety of business functions, and extremely strong skills in negotiation and drafting.
ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to assess risk
Problem solving skills
Advanced verbal and written communication skills
Presentation and interpersonal skills
Ability to manage relationships with outside counsel
Ability to resolve conflict
Thorough knowledge of legal decision making principles
Thorough knowledge of legal research skills
Ability to apply known legal principles to an unfamiliar set of facts
Ability to influence, persuade, and negotiate
Dell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.
Founded in 1997, Dell Financial Services facilitates customer financing of products and services sold by Dell through financing solutions for home and small businesses, educational institutions, and medium and large business customers. Its mission is "to deliver financing solutions that enable and enrich the Dell customer experience." Due to its high degree of integration with Dell, DFS has strea...mlined the financing process for customers by eliminating many manual, paper-oriented processes and delivering financing products and services on-line.