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Senior Corporate Counsel

Senior Corporate Counsel

Job ID 
US-CA-Aliso Viejo
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Quest is an award-winning IT management software provider offering a broad selection of solutions that solve some of the most common and most challenging IT problems. We are currently looking for a Senior Corporate Counsel located out of our Aliso Viejo, CA offices


Quest strives to be the best of the very best in everything we do. We are fanatically customer focused and are proud to support the most complex customers who have the highest IT demands in the world. It’s exciting, it’s rewarding, it’s hard work and offers career and personal growth.

Reporting to the General Counsel in Seattle, WA, the Senior Corporate Counsel position will be a highly qualified, team-oriented senior transactional attorney with substantial technology experience that will provide contracts drafting, negotiation, and management, as well as general commercial advice.  We are looking for a high performer who is self-starter, adaptable, comfortable with ambiguity, curious and operates with a high degree of integrity.   At Quest personality is just as important as experience, and your ability to take your job very seriously while simultaneously not taking yourself seriously is essential for success.  



  • Review, draft, negotiate and interpret inbound and outbound software license agreements, as well as subscription/cloud, distributor and reseller agreements.
  • Manage a team of experienced contracts managers and serve as primary escalation point for outbound contract matters
  • Lead legal operations initiatives, including improving department policies and procedures, training, technology solutions, and other areas.
  • Work with cross-functional teams in defining, developing and revising SaaS/cloud terms and conditions, contract templates, licensing models, partner and channel programs and related corporate policies, procedures and programs.



  • Excellent academic and law firm credentials, admitted into and in good standing with the California state bar.
  • 7-10 or more years of technology transactional experience -- drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and advising on a variety of customer and partner transactions such as license agreements (perpetual and subscription), SaaS, professional services, reseller, OEM, strategic partnerships, consulting partnerships, and inbound/outbound licensing agreements.
  • Understanding of SaaS solutions, data privacy and data security.
  • Previous in-house experience at a software or technology company with cloud solutions.


  • Strong professional judgment, practicality, and client service focus. Proactive and able to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytic skills, with ability to act on best information available and not wait for absolute certainty.
  • Strong commercial experience with and understanding of contracts management principles and ability to craft and implement legal policies and training.
  • Government contracting experience.
  • Experience managing attorneys and contract professionals.
  • Knowledge of anti-competition and antitrust laws as related to working with partners, especially channel and distribution partners.
  • Strong judgment, attention to detail, interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated teaming ability to work well with, influence, and inform diverse groups, including peers and clients.
  • Able to effectively deal with high-volume, rapid cycles, multiple assignments, concurrent deadlines, and changing priorities.
  • Foreign language skills highly desired.

Company Description

Quest Software enables organizations of all sizes to better secure, manage, monitor, protect, and analyze information and infrastructure in order to help fuel innovation and drive their businesses forward. With over 3,500 team members around the globe, we intend to continue to grow revenues and add value to customers.


When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to build and develop products at a scale few others can provide. Our product portfolio serves a large base of customers and we are addressing the strategic imperatives for enterprise businesses. Working with some of the most talented employees the industry has to offer, we provide enhanced career opportunities for team members to learn and grow in a rapidly changing environment.


Why work with us?

-        Life at Quest means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology.

-        When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.

-        Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.

-        We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.

-        Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.


Quest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Quest is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Quest are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Quest will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Quest encourages applicants of all ages.

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