Powering growth. Expanding possibilities.

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality.

We come from a broad collection of experiences and diverse backgrounds, but we’re united by a drive to raise the bar for the impactful technologies we design and manufacture, our customers, and each other. With an open and inclusive culture, we help one another think creatively and look beyond – because when we’re each at our best, we’re even more powerful together.

Powering growth. Expanding possibilities.

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality.

We come from a broad collection of experiences and diverse backgrounds, but we’re united by a drive to raise the bar for the impactful technologies we design and manufacture, our customers, and each other. With an open and inclusive culture, we help one another think creatively and look beyond – because when we’re each at our best, we’re even more powerful together.

Corporate Counsel, Commercial

Date Posted:  Jul 10, 2024
Requisition ID:  1240
Location: 

Milpitas, CA, US, 95035

Brand:  SGH

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality.

 

Overview

SGH is seeking a motivated and dynamic Commercial Counsel to join our legal team. This role is ideal for someone early in their career who is eager to learn and be mentored and embodies a can-do attitude with a growth mindset. As Commercial Counsel, you will be instrumental in driving contracts to closure and spearheading initiatives to implementation while ensuring the highest quality of work. You will be part of a team that values collaboration, excellence, and continuous improvement.  This person will report directly to the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.

This position offers:

  • Professional Growth - Gain broad experience in hardware, software, and managed services transactions, enhancing your legal expertise and career trajectory.

 

  • Established yet Innovative Environment - Be part of a forward-thinking company at the forefront of AI managed services, contributing to impactful projects and initiatives.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Commercial Contracts - Draft, review, negotiate, and finalize a variety of commercial contracts, with a primary focus on commercial transactions for our Stratus and Penguin business units.

 

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration - Work closely with internal stakeholders, including sales, procurement, finance, and operations teams, to facilitate the smooth and efficient execution of contracts and initiatives.

 

  • Risk Mitigation - Identify and mitigate legal risks associated with commercial transactions and provide strategic advice to minimize potential liabilities.

 

  • Policy and Procedure Development - Assist in the development and implementation of company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

 

  • Continuous Improvement - Proactively identify opportunities to improve contract processes and operational efficiencies. 

 

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited U.S. law school and an active member in good standing of a U.S. state bar.  If you are based in California, must have California bar or be eligible to register in California as in-house counsel
  • 3-5 years of relevant legal experience, with a focus on commercial transactions, technology, and managed services.
  • Strong negotiation, drafting, and analytical skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strives for high-quality work product provided efficiently with a growth mind set.  Willingness to be mentored and to continuously improve skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team. Proactive, adaptable, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. A sense of humor and a passion for commercial.

 

Location

Hybrid role in the San Francisco Bay Area working onsite 2-3 days per week at our Milpitas, California headquarters.

 

Travel

Not required

 

Compensation & Benefits

The annual base salary that the Company reasonably expects to pay for this position in California is $155,000 - $180,000; the pay ultimately may vary based on business considerations, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, location and education. The position is bonus and equity eligible, and there are medical, dental, and vision benefits available. There is a 401k saving plan and other benefits, such as paid time off, life insurance, and an employee assistance plan.   

 

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

SGH, together with its affiliates, is committed to creating a diverse environment that embraces differences and fosters inclusion.

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly committed to all policies which will afford equal opportunity employment to all qualified persons without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, creed, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto