Syndikusrechtsanwalt (w/m/d) Legal Counsel für Software Licensing bei Digital Industries

Job Description

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Siemens Digital Industries is an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and digitalization. In close cooperation with our partners and customers, we are the driving force for the digital transformation in the discrete and process industries.

Join our Digital Industries Legal team in Erlangen as Legal Counsel (m/f/d) in the field of Software Licensing.


Your new field of work:
  • You will advise, inter alia, Siemens AG’s Digital Industries Business Units in the field of software- and software licensing law
  • You will assess, comment and explain complex legal topics in the field of software- and software license law independently 
  • Further, you will participate in internal software license compliance processes and clarify specific licensing matters and potential uncertainties with licensors
  • You will assess software license terms (for Open Source and other third-party software components) and support the business to implement the resulting obligations
  • You will collaborate with colleagues worldwide and participate in the optimization of workflows and processes
  • Moreover, you will be responsible for the internal knowledge transfer and training of business partners in all matters of software- and software licensing law
  • You will contribute to special projects related to software licensing topics
Your profile:
  • You successfully completed a master's degree in law and completed both German state examinations with at least "fully satisfactory" or a comparable foreign qualification
  • You bring several years of relevant professional experience in a law firm or a company in which you have dealt, among other things, with legal questions about IT or software issues
  • Further, you show a good understanding of economic relationships, interest in software and technical questions, and the willingness to familiarize yourself with various open source compliance tools
  • You hold basic software knowledge in the areas of programming, architectures and development models is desirable
  • You have very good communication skills at all levels, a confident and convincing demeanor as well as excellent linguistic expression
  • Moreover, you show a high level of commitment, cooperation and team skills, passion, planning and organizational skills, and an independent and results-oriented way of working
  • Full professional proficiency in German and full professional proficiency in English, if possible strengthened through a stay abroad round off your profile 
Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

+49 (9131) 17-1717 - if you wish to discuss any initial questions to j
ob ID: 202463 with our recruitment team.

www.siemens.com/careers - if you would like to find out more about jobs & careers at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Legal and Compliance

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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