Corporate Counsel – Compliance

July 11, 2019
San Jose, CA
Job Type


About Supermicro

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary

Supermicro is looking for an energetic and hard-working Compliance Counsel who can thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment to join our dynamic Legal Team. You will assist in the design and implementation of company-wide compliance programs and initiatives. In addition, you will advise the Company on strategic responses to legal and regulatory compliance matters across the company, including in the areas of ethics, anti-corruption, privacy, and global trade controls.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

    • Manage, develop and support a compliance framework, including the development of policies and procedures to monitor and oversee the company’s ongoing compliance with global regulatory requirements
    • Draft memoranda providing legal analysis and risk-based recommendations regarding the compliance rules and regulations (advertising & promotion, fraud & abuse, anti-kickback, and privacy) implicated by proposed or existing business strategies
    • Assist with the development and presentation of compliance training modules
    • Investigate compliance issues and assist with investigation reports
    • Manage various litigation and regulatory matters as they may arise
    • Advise on global privacy law compliance, including the California Privacy Act, GDPR, cybersecurity, data protection, data retention, data security, and data breach rules
    • Provide specialist consultation and support to other key functions (Engineering, Product, Commercial, Technology, Corporate Communications) as necessary



    • JD from a nationally recognized law school
    • Membership with the California State Bar
    • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience practicing law in-house or in a law firm (applicable compliance, litigation, regulatory, or privacy experienced)
    • Experience advising or working in a technology company in a legal capacity preferred
    • Professional who provides a good balance of risk-taking and judgment and who has unquestionable integrity, credibility and character, displaying high moral and ethical behavior at all times
    • Experience with advising clients on regulatory compliance issues, including responding to regulatory inquiries and resolving legal disputes (disputes, pre-litigation, litigation) preferred
    • Strong communications skills, with the ability to communicate and explain complex legal issues


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Able to input data into a computer and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.
  • Occasional bending and standing.
  • Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms.
  • Lift, carry, push and pull up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions
  • May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status


Company Description

Supermicro (SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the environment through its “We Keep IT Green®” initiative and provides customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions available on the market.

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