This position is currently eligible for a telework and/or compressed workweek arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.
As a Senior Attorney for John Deere in Moline, IL, you will provide legal advice and counsel, recommendations, and alternatives for legal questions and issues related to Information Technology. In addition, you will:
Serve as legal counsel to Deere’s IT organization.
Draft and negotiate complex Information Technology agreements, covering issues such as data analytics, data protection, and cloud computing.
Manage external law firms and other legal service providers.
Manage litigation and alternative dispute resolution with adverse parties to ensure favorable results are achieved.
Know the law of the general practice area of IT and have sufficiently broad knowledge of the IT industry and geographic markets.
Stay current on emerging trends in technology, data and IT law to anticipate potential issues and understand possible implications to the business.
Deliver timely, accurate advice to clients where there are questions about the law, facts and/or company policy.
Provide recommended actions and alternatives to achieve business goals/objectives and effectively evaluate and communicate levels of risk for alternative actions.
Participate with members of the IT organization to set company policy and develop IT strategy.
Collaborate with other members of Deere’s global legal department to advise on IT issues worldwide and to achieve the department’s strategy.
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
What Skills You Need
4 or more years in the practice of law in a private law firm or corporate law department with at least 3 of those years including planning, executing and advising on complex transactions in Information Technology
Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 25%
What Makes You Stand Out
Experience collaborating with an IT supply management function
Experience advising clients on the use of data analytics
Undergraduate or graduate degree in a technology field, such as Information Technology, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
Experience advising clients in an Agile software development environment
Juris Doctor degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 50783161
About John Deere
There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.