Corporate Counsel, Public Sector Ethics & Compliance

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Palo Alto Networks

Reston, VA
Full Time
17 days ago

Company Description

Our Mission

 At Palo Alto Networks®, everything starts and ends with our mission:

 Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

 We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish — but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Job Description

Your Career

Palo Alto Networks is currently seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and dynamic professional to join its Global Ethics Team reporting to the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in US Federal, State, and Local government contracting compliance to join our dynamic Legal, Compliance and Ethics team. The successful candidate can work remotely from anywhere in the US. The position requires a team player who can provide careful work product with minimal supervision in a very fast-paced, high-energy environment.

Your Impact

  • Assist with enhancing, developing, and maintaining the overall US Public Sector compliance program, including all aspects of US Federal, State, and Local government contract compliance, including requirements related to education customers

  • Monitor legal and regulatory framework pertaining to US government contract compliance

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional leadership including sales, marketing, legal, and various support functions to ensure alignment with respect to compliance programming

  • Monitor and respond to government contracting compliance issues raised directly to the Legal, Compliance and Ethics team, or indirectly via the company reporting hotline

  • Understand government contract compliance issues and develop programs, policies and procedures with respect to Public Sector Business Ethics and Conduct, FAR/DFARS, and state and local government equivalents, gifts and gratuities, kickbacks, post-government employment, insider threats, supplier diversity, procurement integrity, conflicts of interest, whistleblower protection, and other related areas

  • Work closely with US Public Sector Legal Team, and other Palo Alto Networks teams to develop, deliver, and track annual US Public Sector Compliance training programs

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • Licensed attorney with a law degree from an accredited university

  • 5+ years of experience advising in the technology and government contracting industries

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance at the Top Secret level or above

  • Experience supporting a world-class US government contracts compliance program

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to manage and regularly prioritize workload to meet deadlines and adjust to fluctuations in workload

  • Possesses a practical, real world, collaborative approach to problem solving in the context of enterprise sales with the ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment

  • Ability to remain flexible in a changing business environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity working with channel partners (distributors, resellers) and related compliance issues

  • In-house experience

  • Prior international government contracting compliance experience, especially in Canada, Europe, and Asia Pacific regions

  • Strong business acumen

  • Common sense, great judgment and a good sense of humour

Additional Information

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at [email protected]

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

Disclosure required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum compensation (includes on-target earnings = base + on target incentives for sales roles) for this role to be located in the state of Colorado. If hired in Colorado, this position starts at $128,500/yr. Depending on the position offered, restricted stock units and incentive or bonus pay may be provided as part of this compensation package. Additional benefits may be found here.

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