• Senior Corporate Counsel

    Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
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    Rambus - Dedicated to making data faster and safer.


    Rambus is seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to develop products that have real life impact. 


    Job Description:

    The Corporate Legal Counsel will be a key member of the legal, finance, corporate development, human resources and marketing teams and the successful candidate will be responsible for hands-on, practical advice to such teams and the corporate organization. The ideal candidate will have at least seven years of hands-on public company experience and will be well organized, responsible, detail-oriented, resourceful and be used to working independently and as a team member. Key experience for the role include SEC Reporting  and M&A transactions.

    The position will report to the Vice President, Corporate Legal.


    • Help structure, draft and negotiate complex transaction documents and participate in global cross-functional teams to execute transactions.
    • Manage internal and external deal processes and drive continuous improvement and scalability in deal process and execution.
    • Work on deal teams with other in-house attorneys and constituents and outside advisors on complex transactions.
    • Work as a team member evaluating, advising on and handling corporate securities and SEC reporting and compliance matters (including annual reports, proxy statements and other current and periodic reports); treasury activities (including corporate finance transactions); and corporate governance matters (including Board and Board Committees support and subsidiary governance/maintenance).

    Work collaboratively with Corporate Development, Finance, Human Resources and Marketing functions on M&A (domestic and cross-border) and other corporate transactions.


    • JD and undergraduate degrees with excellent academic credentials.
    • 7+ years of experience in a law firm and corporate in-house environment with a sophisticated corporate, M&A, securities, finance and corporate governance background.
    • REQUIRED - Substantial experience in M&A transactions (domestic and cross-border), with a strong understanding of M&A structures, documents, and related issues.
    • REQUIRED - Strong experience in securities law and SEC reporting, equity compensation, equity investments, corporate finance, and corporate governance matters. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills.
    • Well organized and hardworking, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
    • A high-level of intellectual curiosity and professionalism combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with business clients and other legal department members.
    • Team oriented, with a sense of humor, unquestioned ethics and integrity, sound judgment and flexibility.
    • Familiarity with change management philosophy and a belief that there is always room for self and corporate improvement.


    At Rambus, we are makers of better.

    Rambus creates innovative hardware, software and services that drive technology advancements from the data center to the mobile edge.  Our architecture licenses, IP cores, chips, software, and services span memory and interfaces, security and emerging technologies to positively impact the modern world. 

    Our customers are leading chip and system design firms, foundries, and service providers. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems.  They power and secure diverse applications in a growing number of target segments including data center, networking, AI, automotive and IOT.

    Rambus offers a competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership.


    For more information about Rambus, visit rambus.com. For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out rambus.com/careers/.

    Rambus is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

    Rambus is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know in the application.




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