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Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 185097 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Technology Contract & Outsourcing Attorney - REMOTE ROLE IN US to join our team in Charlotte, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US).

Senior Legal Counsel – Lead IT Contract & Outsourcing Attorney

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here. 

NTT DATA Services seeks a Senior Counsel to join our global legal team. This attorney will support the sales and delivery organizations of NTT DATA Services and work with our Financial Services and Insurance business vertical. This person will negotiate and document contracts for complex information technology (IT), applications and business process services transactions and will be expected to be the lead negotiator opposing lawyers from major law firms who have significant expertise in these transactions.   


Responsibilities include: 

  • Lead counsel in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts in support of IT, applications and business process services sales and delivery organizations
  • Advise business clients on terms and conditions, and risks, in complex outsourcing relationships (including scope of the services, service level agreements, pricing schedules, intellectual property, benchmarking, termination, and IP)
  • Assist in developing resolutions to business disputes with customers
  • Enforce compliance with corporate policies
  • Work collaboratively with internal corporate units and global stakeholders
  • Manage internal executive briefings and escalations


Basic Qualifications: 

  • At least 8 years of experience as a lawyer, preferably at both a firm and in-house, and at least 3 years of experience drafting and negotiating complex IT services agreements, including leading the negotiation of IT, applications and/or business process outsourcing agreements
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and interact with senior business executives
  • Knowledge of the market for complex IT services
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work with multiple stakeholders in an evolving business


Basic Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience drafting and negotiating complex IT services agreements, including leading the negotiation of IT, applications and/or business process outsourcing agreements
  • 8+ years of experience as a lawyer


Location: Remote

This is a remote role primarily working with other team members in North America.  Our North American headquarters is in Plano, Texas




About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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