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Legal Staff Paralegal in Austin, TX

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Company name

National Instruments Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Austin, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 22,2018

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Software Compliance Manager The candidate will work with a team of license entitlement analysts and an internal audit team to ensure rapid data collection and analysis so that customers’ current license position can be determined quickly. Will maintain regular contact and foster strong relationships within the NI sales organization to fuel an ongoing pipeline of engagement with customers who may be at risk of non compliance. Understand and confidently present identified compliance issues to both internal and external stakeholders. Design appropriate remedies in order to foster a positive ongoing relationship with customers whilst resolving compliance issues in the most suitable manner. Identify and engage with the appropriate level of stakeholder within non-compliant customers’ organizations to encourage amicable and efficient resolutions. Operate with respect and confidence to set suitable negotiation strategies drawing experience from a range of internal stakeholders. Work with a diverse team of internal stakeholders to identify if / when an engagement may require escalation and then act accordingly to coordinate an appropriate course of action. Ensure that relevant internal stakeholders are kept up to date with each engagement. Provide daily / weekly / monthly / quarterly pipeline and forecast updates to the Director of Sales/Marketing.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have experience as a Paralegal, Solicitor, Barrister or Advocate (or equivalent). Should have 3+ years in a relevant prior position. An undergraduate degree in law, or similar academic subject is needed. Specific knowledge / experience of Intellectual Property is needed. An understanding of software licensing terms, to include Software License Agreements, End User License Agreements and bespoke License Agreements is needed. An understanding of Intellectual Property Law in relation to software and software licensing is essential. An understanding of the implications of customers over-deploying or misusing NI software is needed. An ability to engage with C-Level executives within a diverse spectrum of international customers is needed. Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships with colleagues across a sales environment is essential. A general interest in technology and an ability to understand how software is deployed and managed within enterprise IT environments is essential. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are needed. Excellent time management skill is needed. Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Word is essential. Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook is needed. Completion of Legal Practitioner Course (or equivalent) is needed.

Additional info

Ref: 18000048

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National Instruments Corporation
11500 North MoPac Expressway
Austin, TX 78759