Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Other
Citrix Systems has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Associate General Counsel, Alliances. Citrix is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Citrix directly; all resumes sent to Citrix will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position Description: The Senior Associate General Counsel, Alliances is a strategic and highly visible role, reporting directly to the General Counsel. S/he will be the lead counsel for all strategic alliance/partnership agreements to ensure that Citrix’s go-to-market programs and strategic partner relationships are structured to achieve the Company’s objectives, while protecting the company’s intellectual property and complying with applicable regulations.
Company: Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS) provides the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.
Experience: At least ten years of legal experience, preferably with a combination of law firm and in-house experience. Expertise with SaaS and Cloud based services is required. Most importantly, the successful candidate will have experience working on partnership, strategic alliance and development agreements whereby one company is providing its IP/IT solution to another to be incorporated into that company’s IT services or vice versa.
Compensation: Very completive with experience.
Location: The position could be located in Burlington, MA, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Santa Clara, CA or Raleigh, NC. Alternatively, not relocating and working remotely is an option.
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