Corporate Counsel-Compliance

June 16, 2019
Los Angeles, CA
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Supermicro is looking for an energetic and hard-working Compliance Counsel who can thrive in 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. This position will be based in San Jose, California. We are unable to offer telecommuting or remote working arrangement for this position.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage, develop and support a compliance framework, including 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 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 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
  • Expernice with advising clients on regulatory compliance issues, including responding to regulatory inquiries and resolving legal disputes (disputes, pre-litigation, litigation) preferred
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate and explain complex legal issues to various business partners, and experience leading cross-functional teams to get the job done
  • Skills in U.S., European Union and global privacy and data protection laws supported by certifications ( e.g. , CIPP) preferred (or willingness to acquire promptly)
  • Ability to problem-solve, multi-task, and manage multiple projects under deadline pressure
  • Knowledge of employment law a plus
    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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