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Job Description

 

 

SENIOR COUNSEL, LEGAL

 

Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

 

510040027 SNDK Legal – Compliance

SanDisk Storage Malaysia

 

Requisition #: JR-0000056910

 

Western Digital®

 

The next big thing in data is you!

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Assist the Director, IP Compliance in updating and implementing the IP Compliance program for a complex global technology company
  • Assist with IP-related internal investigations
  • Partner with IT information security team to implement prevention, monitoring and remediation program for protecting Company’s IP
  • Develop and/or provide training to employees on IP Compliance topics
  • Help on-board and off-board new and departing employees, to ensure compliance with Company’s IP policies and procedures
  • Work cross-functionally to evaluate and recommend changes and solutions to improve policies, procedures, and internal controls based on risk assessments and root-cause analyses
  • Advise internal business partners on IP Compliance related issues

 

 

Qualifications

 

REQUIRED:

 

  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, materials science, or related discipline
  • A license to practice law in Malaysia
  • 4-6 years of experience working as an attorney at a top law firm and/or as an in-house attorney at a technology company, in the areas of patent/trade secret litigation or transactions
  • Knowledge of trade secret and patent law
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts related to the memory, storage, semiconductor, and computing industries
  • Excellent technical, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate legal and compliance issues verbally and in writing, in a clear and understandable manner
  • Strong work ethic and ability to consistently produce high-quality work product under deadline pressures
  • Instills trust and develops/maintains good working relationships with internal partners
  • Ability to work effectively in a global environment, including sensitivity to cultural differences

 

 PREFERRED:

 

  • A customer-service focus and works collaboratively with internal partners
  • Ability to be proactive and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed, working at times with global teams in other time zones
  • Ability to travel, including international travel, as needed

 

SKILLS:

 

  • Excellent presentation skills

 

 

 

ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL

 

The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.

 

But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.

 

Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

 

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