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Corporate Attorney - San Diego, CA
Employer Name: Teradata
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Description: Teradata Corporation (TDC) is a provider of analytic data platforms, analytic applications and related services. Our offerings include analytics solutions, ecosystem architecture consulting and hybrid cloud solutions. These solutions include software and hardware technology components, such as data warehousing, big data, tools for data integration, data discovery and business intelligence. Our services include a range of offerings, including consulting to enable organizations design, optimize and manage their analytic and big data environments, either on-premises or in the cloud. Our consulting services provide expertise in data architecture services; cloud, including software as a service and analytics as a service; private cloud; managed services, and related installation services.

Position Purpose

The person hired for the position of Corporate Counsel will work as part of the Corporate Law Group that is responsible for the Company’s corporate governance and Board of Director matters, corporate and securities law compliance, executive compensation, as well as all mergers, acquisitions, investment and divestiture activities on a global basis. Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions may range from small private targets to public companies.

Statement of the Job

The Corporate Counsel will report to the Chief Corporate and Governance Counsel and Assistant Secretary, and the principal duties of this position will include general corporate and M&A activities as outlined below.

With respect to General Corporate activities:

perform research related to and educate and advise internal business stakeholders on relevant corporate governance legal and compliance issues assist with preparation and review of reports filed with the SEC under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including disclosures on Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, and Section 16 reporting assist with preparation and review of the Company's annual proxy statement and other materials related to the Company's annual meeting of stockholders draft and review materials to be provided to the Board of Directors and its committees draft and review amendments to governing instruments, Board committee charters, and corporate policies provide support and counseling specific to executive compensation issues and related legal requirements and best practices, and assist with preparation of executive compensation-related plans, agreements, and related communications collaborate with and advise other departments, including Accounting, Finance, External Reporting, Treasury, Tax, and Investor Relations, on relevant corporate, governance and securities and related matters perform other duties and responsibilities for the Corporate Law Group as directed With respect to M&A activities:

provide effective counseling, drafting, review and negotiation in support of Teradata’s M&A activities support legal due diligence, including contract review and thorough assessment of risks provide advice and counsel in support of Teradata’s strategy and business development team provide guidance regarding M&A-related regulatory requirements, including U.S. federal securities law compliance and reporting requirements counsel clients on post-transaction related matters, including integration planning, implementation and related issues provide training to clients and assist in developing M&A-related policies and contract templates coordinate and manage involvement of other in-house legal subject matter experts in M&A activities as required oversee and manage engagement of outside counsel for M&A activities

Qualifications Qualified candidates will have a JD from an ABA accredited law school and 7+ years of law firm or in-house experience with a minimum of 5 years M&A-related experience. The ideal candidate should have a strong working knowledge of corporate governance matters, executive compensation and securities disclosure requirements with experience (preferably) supporting technology businesses. The candidate’s experience should also include a proven ability to lead and execute all facets of challenging transactions from preliminary/conceptual advice, through structuring, due diligence, negotiating, drafting, closing, integration and post-closing, and conflict resolution. The candidate must be a member of the California bar or be eligible to practice as an in-house attorney in California.

Core Competencies, Attributes and Performance Measures The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, be a consistently productive, hard-working, creative and practical problem solver, and be able to work independently and thrive in a challenging (but supportive and collegial) fast-paced environment. Candidates also must possess excellent oral and written communication skills (including those suitable for interaction with senior managers and executives), a commitment to meeting deadlines and the drive to consistently exceed client expectations. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate an eagerness and ability to perform in an environment where workloads are likely to be heavy, take a “no job is too big or too small” approach to daily activities, possess excellent computer and research skills, be able to work cooperatively with project teams, and be willing to travel occasionally.

This position will be located in San Diego, CA in our Rancho Bernardo Office.

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Date Entered: 12/06/17
Job ID: 687675
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