Senior Counsel with Security Clearance

3 days left

BAE Systems
Broomfield, Colorado
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 16, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

As a member of the Space & Mission Systems Legal Department, located in Broomfield, Colorado, the selected individual will provide responsive, superb-quality support to the Space & Mission Systems business. We are looking for the right candidate to join a dynamic team in a fast-paced and growing environment supporting BAE Systems Inc. as it operates throughout the world. These duties include, but are not limited to, providing legal opinions, interpretations, drafting of documents and other general legal assistance to all levels of Company personnel and management on legal issues affecting the Company, with a focus on customer contracts. The successful hire will ensure the business is in compliance and operates ethically within all relevant corporate and governmental directives, policies, regulations, and laws in its transactions and protect the company against potential claims and litigation. What You'll Do:
Function in a generalist role supporting assigned businesses under direction of the Chief Counsel, with a focus on customer facing contracts.
Conduct legal research under minimum supervision and prepare written opinions based on that research.
Guide the successful resolution of legal problems, examine various documents and data and provides counsel to all levels of management, including senior management, on best courses of action.
Negotiate and prepare a variety of contractual documents including, but not limited to licenses, contracts, non-disclosure agreements and teaming agreements.
Analyze, prepare, and review various matters including contractual documents to ensure the Company's interests are protected. May consult with or refer matters to outside counsel as required, typically upon recommendation of the Chief Counsel.
May assist with analysis and advice regarding litigation and pre-litigation matters.
Conduct internal investigations under the supervision of the Chief Counsel.
Assist in the preparation of various legal training courses.
Accept other tasks as assigned by the Chief Counsel.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Required Education, Experience, & Skills A Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctorate Degree plus 10 or more years of related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Admitted to the Colorado Bar or ability to be granted Single-Client admission to the Colorado Bar.
Experience working in the satellite, space or terrestrial telecommunications industries.
Experience with drafting and negotiating a broad range of federal and commercial technology procurements and transactions, including transaction agreements, subcontract agreements, co-development, and collaboration agreements.
Excellent communication skills as well as outstanding organizational and analytical skills required.
Must be a self-starter, able to handle a multitude of complex and challenging situations and to work with little supervision.A security clearance or access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position. However, the applicant must be willing and eligible for submission, depending on program requirements, after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills In-depth knowledge of the FAR, DFARS, and/or NFS, and other relevant government contracting rules and regulations.
Experience in a technology/product-based organization.
A current, active Secret security clearance. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $181000 - $250000 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics. About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.