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Associate Legal Counsel, Employment

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
$110,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Oct 2021
Join Splunk's legal team and have the opportunity to make an immediate contribution to our continuing global growth and success. As part of the Compliance, Employment & Risk team, you will support our Human Resources function, with a primary focus on helping build and improve global processes and policies, and advising on employee relations issues worldwide. You will also provide employment-related support for the company's M activities. We are seeking a highly motivated and hardworking teammate to take initiative and ownership of key projects, procedures, and initiatives, and closely partner with Human Resources and business functions across Splunk. You will be integral to helping grow and scale the Legal department, and in turn will have an amazing opportunity to develop professionally. This role can be remote and will report to Splunk's Director, Employment Law. Personal Characteristics: Highly collaborative with a strong desire to make a significant impact. Flexible, creative, and self-motivated-shows initiative and perseverance, resourcefulness, a strong work ethic and maintains a sense of humor. Demonstrated business sense and legal judgment, with the ability to be both strategic and detail oriented. You will possess outstanding negotiating, writing, speaking, and analytical skills; strong organizational and project management skills; an ability to work dedicatedly in an entrepreneurial, extremely fast paced, and high growth environment; a desire to be invigorated by a collaborative, innovative and decisive culture; a high degree of accountability, professional motivation and drive; and ease in developing relationships of trust and confidence both within and outside Splunk. Lives the mantra, "work hard, have fun, make history." Responsibilities: Provide day-to-day proactive global employment law advice, assistance and counseling.Coordinate with regional counsel to ensure consistent application of process and standards globally.Assist with successful management of the employee lifecycle - hiring, performance management, employee relations, and terminations.Coordinate with Human Resources to prioritize, respond to, and manage employee relations concerns, investigations, employee departures, litigation, and agency charges.Oversee and direct internal investigations.Work collaboratively and responsively with a broad range of colleagues in the U.S. and globally, ensuring strong relationships between Legal, Human Resources, Finance, Stock Administration, IT, Operations, and Corporate Development to facilitate a coordinated team approach.Work cross-functionally with our Privacy, Cyber Security, and Compliance teams.Coordinate with the Employment team to create and continuously improve Splunk's global employment library, including US offer letters, global employment agreements and related documents.Assist in developing and continuously improving international employee handbooks in various countries.Support Splunk's global compensation and benefits programs.Recommend, implement, and continuously improve employment law related training.Develop best-in-class employment law practices, procedures, and policies.Help develop strategic initiatives and processes that will advance and scale Splunk's business while continuing to mitigate risk.Pitch-in on whatever legal work needs doing, whenever it needs to be done. Required Qualifications: Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience focused on employment law at a law firm and/or in-house legal departmentJ.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law schoolMember in good standing in any state barPossess the drive and ability to balance working autonomously and collaboratively in a highly dynamic fast-paced environmentComfortable handling multiple projects and transactions in parallel, often with short deadlinesExcellent written, oral, and interpersonal skillsAbility to interface and partner successfully with stakeholders at all levels and varying functions of the CompanyFlexible and creative, with the initiative to contemplate multiple solutions to issues and to proactively and reliably drive complex projects Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience working at or with technology companiesCalifornia employment law experienceGlobal employment law experienceTop tier employment law firm experienceStrong academic credentials We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. (Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $110,000. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.*Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).
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Details

  • Job Reference: 386582902-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Splunk
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: $110,000
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent