SAP NS2 Deputy General Counsel-Metro DC-20171

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SAP NS2 Deputy General Counsel-Metro DC-20171


SAP is the global market leader for business software and related services, and SAP National Security Services, Inc.® (SAP NS2®) is an independent U.S. subsidiary, offering SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.

Must be a U.S. Citizen; SAP NS2 does not offer Visa sponsorship for this role

All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer

Only local Metro DC candidates will be considered


SAP NS2 is seeking a Deputy General Counsel at our headquarters in Herndon, Virginia, to report to the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Core responsibilities include assisting the General Counsel in managing the legal, compliance, and contracts functions; providing expert counsel to the business on transactional, operational, risk related and litigation matters; and overseeing external legal advisors, as necessary.  The position requires independent thinking with strong communication, negotiation and analytical skills, superior business judgement, the ability to resolve complex issues in an effective and solution-oriented manner, and the ability to manage multiple projects and transactions at the same time.  The ability to work with a team across a wide organization is critical.  The individual must have experience conducting investigations and handling complex litigation, developing and implementing compliance policies and procedures, overseeing risk assessments and internal audits, conducting corporate due diligence, and managing employee training. The position requires knowledge of data security, privacy, export controls, sanctions, anti-corruption laws, and corporate governance.

Job requirements:

JD from an ABA accredited law school

Admitted to practice law in Virginia or Pennsylvania, or willingness to gain admission by complying with rules for in-house corporate counsel

10-15 years of legal experience in relevant government, law firm and/or in-house positions

Extensive experience in national security law, including export controls, economic sanctions, and government contracts.  As well as experience with employment law, internal investigations and/or litigation a plus. 

Ability to obtain a U.S. Government Security Clearance



We build breakthroughs together


SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Compensation Range Transparency: SAP believes the value of pay transparency contributes towards an honest and supportive culture and is a significant step toward demonstrating SAP’s commitment to pay equity. SAP provides the annualized compensation range inclusive of base salary and variable incentive target for the career level applicable to the posted role. The targeted combined range for this position is 174,300-394,400 USD. The actual amount to be offered to the successful candidate will be within that range, dependent upon the key aspects of each case which may include education, skills, experience, scope of the role, location, etc. as determined through the selection process. Any SAP variable incentive includes a targeted dollar amount and any actual payout amount is dependent on company and personal performance. Please reference this link for a summary of SAP benefits and eligibility requirements: SAP North America Benefits.


Requisition ID:  372618
Posted Date:  May 8, 2023
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Management
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Herndon, VA, US, 20171

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