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Oracle Legal Counsel - Privacy & Security in Frisco, Texas

Legal Counsel - Privacy & Security

Preferred Qualifications

Role: Legal Counsel - Privacy & Security

Location: Irving, Frisco or Austin, TX, Denver or Broomfield, CO, or Durham, NC

About the Company:

Oracle is one of the world's leading information technology companies as a provider of database and application software, cloud solutions, engineered systems and services. Oracle's technology can be found in nearly every industry, and in the data centers of 98 of the Fortune 100 companies. Oracle is the first software company to develop and deploy 100 percent internet-enabled enterprise software across its entire product line: database, business applications, and application development and decision support tools.

About the Team:

The Privacy & Security group within Oracle's Legal Department is responsible for leading Oracle’s privacy regulatory portfolio globally and for advising internal clients concerning data security and information protection issues more generally. Members of the P&S Legal group work closely with management of Oracle’s corporate security and information technology groups, internal business functions, product/service business lines, and Oracle’s executive management to assure that Oracle’s information protection policies, standards and practices meet global legal requirements and Oracle’s high internal standards for information management.

Areas of coverage include:

  • Implementation of the corporate privacy and data protection program, including corporate privacy and security policies and practices;

  • Assistance with Cloud and other commercial transactions involving storage or processing of customer data.

  • Involvement in review and integration of new service offerings and systems as well as those of acquired entities; and

  • Management of data protection incidents and events.

About the Position:

Our attorneys have instinctively good judgment and impeccable integrity. We are seeking an experienced lawyer who is a true problem-solver, goes beyond issue spotting and works with the business in an engaged and creative manner.

As an individual member of the P&S Legal group, you will join a global group of attorneys who work collaboratively and creatively with one another and with Oracle’s various businesses to address the requirements of evolving data protection laws and regulations globally.

Best suited for an attorney with the following:

  • Are you knowledgeable of data protection laws and how they are implemented in the corporate setting, including GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act?

  • Do you have prior experience negotiating complex commercial transactions and providing legal advice concerning IT systems, Cloud services and interest-based advertising?

  • Do you have a deep understanding of the global data protection regulatory framework?

Finally, Oracle has acquired companies whose technologies help enable our customers deliver tailored and interest-based advertising to consumers. As a result, we have an increased need in the P&S Legal group to support these specific operations.

This job description may not represent all the duties of the position. The attorney may be asked to perform other related duties, as needed.


  • J.D. and current admission to practice law in at least one State or Commonwealth in the United States.

  • Minimum 5-8 years of relevant privacy legal experience in a premier law firm or major corporation.

  • A background in negotiating privacy and security terms in commercial and vendor contracts, including data processing agreements and data transfer agreements.

  • Excellent academic credentials.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to do some travel as needed.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Provide legal support across all lines of business enabling profitable growth while mitigating legal risks and assure adherence to governance policies, ethics, and country specific laws and regulations

Responsible for providing legal advice to the organization. Close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on Oracle's behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Works closely with other lawyers throughout Oracle and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrates deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a wide range of sub disciplines within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry)

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 8 years related experience. Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar background is a plus for roles within certain sub disciplines. Completed law degree and member of bar association in relevant jurisdictions. Excellent legal skills and business judgment in areas of responsibility. Proficient writing skills.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Legal

Location: US-NC,North Car-Durham

Other Locations: US-CO,Colorado-Broomfield, US-CO,Colorado-Denver, US-TX,Texas-Austin, US-TX,Texas-Frisco, US-TX,Texas-Irving

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle