Director and Associate General Counsel, AR/VR Operations
September 22, 2018
Menlo Park, California
Full Time - Experienced
Inside Facebook, the Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) organization is working on defining the next generation of computing hardware and platforms. Our teams in Oculus, Building 8, Social VR, Camera, and Facebook Reality Labs are building consumer hardware and software products that are shipped around the world.
Facebook seeks an experienced, highly motivated attorney to serve as a Director and Associate General Counsel on the AR/VR Legal team. In this role you will manage and continue to grow a team of attorneys that support the AR/VR global operations teams including global logistics, technical operations, facilities, customer support, and supply chain.
You will also drive the company's legal approach to global operations – including the strategic relationships with contract manufacturers and global component and service suppliers that enable the growth and success of Facebook’s AR/VR hardware business. You will work closely with executives and key stakeholders in the AR/VR product groups, including Oculus and B8, as they create emerging categories of hardware and ship consumer products around the world.
Drive legal strategy for hardware operations for AR/VR products
Build and manage a team of experienced attorneys and legal professionals
Build positive and influential relationships with executives, product teams and peers across the AR/VR org and Facebook
Work cross-functionally with Facebook legal teams
Oversee outside counsel relationships
Advise global logistics, technical operations, facilities, customer support, and supply chain teams on legal and commercial issues relating to hardware development, manufacturing, product quality
Work closely with internal trade and compliance counsel on product regulatory compliance, corporate social responsibility, and company policies and procedures
Lead and manage the negotiations of complex hardware development, supply, contract manufacturing, logistics, and technology licensing transactions
J.D. with membership in at least one state bar
12+ years of legal experience, from a law firm or in-house
Experience working with operations, logistics, supply chain and tech ops executives and teams
Effective social and cross-organizational communication and collaboration skills
Experience working on international consumer hardware matters
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate efficiently and manage people
Experience managing large legal teams and multi-level legal organizations
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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