Counsel - Returnship

ALK Technologies, Inc.

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$44.23 /h
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Remote, CO

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Title: Counsel - Returnship
Location: Remote US
Division: Trimble Corporate - Legal

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Trimble is a 12-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.
At Trimble we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

About the Role:
Trimble is seeking an experienced Contracts Counsel - Returnship with experience with commercial and technology transactions to support various high-growth and multinational business areas. The position will report to Corporate Counsel.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide general legal support for commercial transactions, working closely with business leadership and other stakeholders (e.g., finance, revenue recognition, compliance, risk management, etc.)

  • Draft and negotiate a variety of domestic and international transactional contracts (e.g., software/SaaS, hosting, distribution, vendor, data, professional services, NDAs, etc.)

  • Assist with the development of strategies, programs, policies, and processes designed to help reduce and/or manage legal risk

  • Provide legal counsel on issues facing Trimble, as assigned.

What You Bring:

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Enjoys working in a global, fast-paced, and demanding work environment. Able to manage multiple priorities and brings a problem-solving and “can do” attitude

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, with ability to liaise effectively with a variety of stakeholders and functions

  • Excellent business acumen, with the ability to balance risk and reward and to make difficult decisions in challenging situations

Minimum Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with a legal practice focused on a technology-based industry. Experience working both in house and in law firms is a plus

  • Knowledge or experience working with sales, software/SaaS, and complex technology and commercial transactions, but will also have a well-rounded set of legal skills

  • Experience with data privacy issues and international business transactions is a plus

  • Able to be flexible and creative in dealing with novel and/or complex legal issues, and to provide practical and business-oriented legal advice

  • Law degree from an ABA-accredited law school, and membership in one or more state bars, including preferably California or Colorado.

We believe in celebrating our differences. That is why our diversity is our strength. To us that means actively participating in opportunities to be inclusive. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has guided our current success while also moving our desire to improve. We actively seek to add members to our community who represent our customers and the places we live and work.
We have programs in place to make sure our people are seen, heard, and welcomed and most importantly that they know they belong, no matter who they are or where they are coming from.

Salary: $92,000.00 USD


Pay Equity


Trimble provides the following compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that it in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position. This compensation range is based on a full time schedule. Trimble reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


Bonus Eligible?



Trimble offers comprehensive core benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Time off plans and retirement plans. Most of our businesses also offer tax savings plans for health, dependent care and commuter expenses as well as Paid Parental Leave and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.


Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D