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Corporate Paralegal at National instruments

Posted in Legal 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Austin, Texas

Job Description:

For 40 years, National Instruments has worked with engineers and scientists to provide answers to the most challenging questions. Through these pursuits, NI customers have brought hundreds of thousands of products to market, overcome innumerable technological roadblocks, and engineered a better life for us all.   Historically, National Instruments has been a top 100 employer of choice as ranked by several different sources.  If you want to work on cool stuff at a cool company, you’re in the right place!  Here’s a snippet of some of our core industry leadership.

Watch Video:  40 Years of NI Success

  • 5 G – Setting world records in spectral efficiency using MIMO

  • Internet of Things (IoT) - With NI’s technology providing unmatched capabilities in measurement, control, ruggedness, and connectivity, along with our expert ecosystem, you can realize the benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) today.

  • Semiconductor - NI semiconductor test customers report 10X improvement in test times while maintaining measurement and performance requirements.

  • Autonomous Automotive - As vehicles advance towards autonomous operation, test engineers face drastically increasing system complexity while dealing with ever present cost and time pressure.

  • Aerospace & Defense -  NI provides industry-leading performance and accuracy with best-in-class synchronization for large systems, so you can get to the right decision faster.

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POSITION OVERVIEW - Corporate Paralegal

National Instruments is seeking a Corporate Paralegal to become a member of the Global Legal Team. The candidate will report to the Americas Legal Director providing general support for Global and Americas Legal Team matters. This is a critical role that requires a trustworthy candidate that is a self-starter with a strong work ethic, exceptional attention to detail, initiative, and ability to use independent judgment. A background in Corporate Formalities is preferred, but not required.

The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include the following: 

  • Support and assist Americas Legal Team attorneys on a variety of substantive and administrative matters

  • Provide project management assistance on various Legal Department initiatives

  • Manage approval and signature processes for execution of international documents

  • Organize, track and file documents using electronic tools/databases

  • Process all Americas Non-Disclosure Agreement requests submitted through the JIRA database, generate standard Non-Disclosure Agreements and assist in the execution of all Americas Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Provide guidance on and assist with the generation and execution of documents necessary to maintain the various NI global subsidiaries in good standing (Corporate Formalities)

  • Schedule and coordinate department meetings

  • Support and maintain common office area equipment and related supplies

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • 3 years of experience as paralegal with law firm or corporate legal department

  • Willing and able to maintain a flexible schedule to meet corporate needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Paralegal certification is preferred

  • Background in Corporate Formalities

  • Experience with JIRA or another ticket-tracking software for agreement requests

  • Experience with electronic tools/databases for document tracking

  • Excellent facilitation skills, run meetings with a variety of stakeholders

  • Project Management experience

Success Factors

  • Uncompromising integrity and values

  • Sound judgment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Creative thinking with tolerance for ambiguity and ability to prioritize, organize and provide services to clients with tight deadlines

  • Drive for results, courage, and adaptability