Red Hat Inc. Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 months ago

About the job

Red Hat is looking for an experienced, motivated, and highly qualified investigations attorney to join our Legal Compliance and Ethics team in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will assist the Red Hat Legal team with various compliance functions, with a strong emphasis on conducting internal compliance investigations. You'll review ethics and compliance concerns across the globe and interact with Red Hat associates and management in a manner that will help safeguard Red Hat's commitment to, and reputation for, being an ethical company. You'll need to be able to assess legal risks while applying good legal and business judgment. You'll also need to have excellent communication skills to interact with internal stakeholders while addressing complex issues in an accurate, clear, and concise, but also thorough manner. This role is ideal for a candidate with significant white collar experience handling corporate internal investigations. The successful candidate will be one who enjoys deciphering complex factual scenarios, excels at integrating legal and business judgment, and has an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and constantly evolving technology and business landscape.

Red Hat prides itself on collaboration, transparency, and integrity and is poised for continued growth as the world's leader in enterprise open source solutions. In this role, you will join a team of legal professionals to advance and support Red Hat's growth strategy and best-in-class corporate governance around the globe.

What you will do

  • Conduct, manage, direct, and support internal investigations related to allegations of illegal, unethical, or other improper conduct involving employes, partners or other third parties from start to finish, including analyzing incoming factual allegations, identifying and alerting appropriate internal and external stakeholders, gathering and reviewing relevant information, interviewing witnesses, and identifying any remediation measures

  • Document investigations in a clear and accurate manner and prepare reports of investigation and/or briefings to leadership on significant matters

  • Coordinate with various stakeholders across Red Hat, including management and HR, in order to coordinate and implement remediation measures and other business improvements

  • Issue spot, conduct trend analysis, and assist with providing reporting and analytics related to legal compliance investigations and other related compliance data

  • Interact with Red Hat associates and IBM personnel in a way that enhances and promotes Red Hat's culture of compliance

  • Engage and manage outside legal counsel, as appropriate, including to opine on potential local civil or criminal legal issues for international matters

  • Lead or support other Red Hat ethics and compliance initiatives, as needed

What you will bring

  • J.D. degree from a top law school with excellent academic credentials

  • License to practice law in any U.S. state

  • 4+ years of relevant professional experience, with significant experience managing and conducting corporate internal investigations; familiarity with technology industry, channel sales models, and accounting is a big plus

  • Understanding of key legal issues involved in litigation avoidance and preparation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and solid analytical abilities demonstrated through your work experience; foreign language skills also a big plus (with an emphasis on Mandarin Chinese)

  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and handle a diverse and demanding workload in a fast-paced environment

  • Proactive approach to recognizing business and compliance needs and exceptional independent judgment and discretion in determining next steps and actions related to investigations and other compliance matters of significance


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