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Legal Counsel
at Amdocs, Inc.
Jersey City, NJ

Legal Counsel
at Amdocs, Inc.
Jersey City, NJ

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Job ID:75457 
Required Travel :Up to 25% 
Managerial - No 

Who are we?

If you’re a smartphone user then you are part of an ever more connected and digital world. At Amdocs, we are leading the digital revolution into the future. From virtualized telecommunications networks, Big Data and Internet of Things to mobile financial services, billing and operational support systems, we are continually evolving our business to help you become more connected. We make sure that when you watch a video on YouTube, message friends on SnapChat or send your images on Instagram, you get a great service anytime, anywhere, and on any device. We are at the heart of the telecommunications industry working with giants such as AT&T, Vodafone, Telstra and Telefonica, helping them create an amazing new world for you where technology is being used in amazing new ways every single day.

In one sentence

As Legal Counsel in the Legal Department’s Global Business Group, you will be a partner and trusted advisor to Amdocs’ business group, drafting and negotiating a variety of technology licensing, professional services, SaaS, managed services and other commercial agreements, as well as providing legal consultancy and participating in business decision making processes and promoting legal, regulatory, and Amdocs policy compliance, all in collaboration with other Amdocs units, including finance and tax, and external customers and vendors.

What will your job look like?
  • You will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and managing legal aspects of all forms of commercial agreements, including supporting pre-sales activities, in North America, and providing ongoing post-closing legal support to internal business clients.
  • You will interface with a highly collaborative and interactive legal / business team.
  • You will interact with business clients, management and outside customers in regards to drafting and negotiating the relevant and appropriate complex commercial agreements and transactions.
  • You will provide legal analyses and risk assessments and participate in business decision making processes, providing practical and issue focused legal advice and recommendations in view of business needs and applicable legal and company policy requirements and standards.
  • You will lead the legal aspects of commercial negotiations with internal and external customers and vendors in a variety of settings.
  • You will work on cross-department and cross-company legal projects.


All you need is...
  • Juris Doctor degree from a recognized law school with solid record of academic achievement
  • Admission to the Bar in good standing in at least one US jurisdiction
  • At least 6+ years commercial and transactional legal experience (either in-house at a global hi-tech company or in an international law firm environment) with strong background in IT licensing, professional services andotherservices agreements.
  • Experience working in complex, dynamic and fast paced environments.
  • Experience in business risks analysis and handling business needs in a complex and ever-changing environment.
  • Outstanding negotiation skills
  • Strong customer facing orientation
  • Ability toconclude agreements of strategic importance with others inside and outside the organization that have widely differing perspectives and objectives
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Analytical thinking ability and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively work remotely in an environment where partners and counterparties are often not in the same location
Why you will love this job:
  • You will work for a dynamic international company and have responsibility to negotiate technology and services agreements with leading communications providers, while interacting with a variety of internal and external customers and providing them business sensitive legal advice.


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