Join our Team! BAE Systems Ship Repair seeks an attorney to join the Ship Repair legal department. This position is located in San Diego, California, and will be primarily responsible for legal work associated with our shipyards in San Diego and Honolulu. You will be expected to proactively advise and provide legal services in the areas of government and commercial contracting, litigation, environmental, organization and personnel, real estate, intellectual property, and other compliance matters.
The successful candidate will perform a critical role in our Ship Repair legal team and join a world class, dynamic, full-service legal environment. They will be expected to proactively advise and provide legal services on a broad range of matters relevant to a corporate legal department. The position involves working directly with in-house attorneys, internal clients, and outside counsel.
This position oversees Legal functions at our shipyards in San Diego and Honolulu to achieve objectives established by the Deputy Chief Counsel and the Ship Yard General Managers. The person who fills this position will also ensure that the business acts ethically and complies with applicable corporate and government directives, policies, regulations, and laws to protect the company against potential claims and litigation. This role also provides comprehensive and responsive subject matter expertise to Senior Management and participates as a member of the shipyard leadership team. Preferred applicants will have government contracts law experience.
If you are looking to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment, we want you to be part of our team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Juris Doctorate degree and minimum 7 years experience ideally in government contracting role.
Ability to use analytical thought process to resolve issues in a variety of complex situations, without supervision.
Ability to communicate sensitive information and skillfully advise management on legal and related matters within a Program or Line of Business.
Ability to negotiate and influence at all levels of organization.
Preferred Skills and Education
10 years experience in government contracting.
Previous experience as in-house legal counsel.
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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