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Assistant General Counsel -Aerospace & Defense

Divergent 3D

Divergent 3D

Legal
torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024
Divergent is a technology company that has architected, invented, built, and commercialized an end-to-end factory system called the Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS™) that comprehensively uses machine learning to optimally engineer, additively manufacture, and flexibly assemble complex integrated vehicle structures and subsystems. Products created using DAPS are superior in performance, lower in cost, rapidly customizable to meet mission and customer-specific requirements, faster to market, and scalable on demand to high volume production. Divergent is a qualified Tier 1 supplier to global automotive OEMs, and Divergent is now expanding to support mission critical needs in the Aerospace and Defense sector.
Purpose of Job:
•General Advisory Role - The candidate will provide accurate, timely, business-oriented legal advice regarding all facets of the Company’s aerospace and defense (A&D) business development activity to all levels within the organization.
•Government Contracts – Draft and oversee the Company’s A&D related contracts including, but not limited to, customer agreements, grant proposals, OTAs, industry membership agreements, and consultant agreements applying demonstrated, practical relevant industry experience and knowledge of all relevant legal and industry standards applicable for prime and sub-prime contractors supplying products and engineering services to U.S. Government (USG) agencies.
•Classified Programs - Support and drive the Company’s implementation and maintenance plans of a classified facility related to classified programs. Capable of serving as a Facility Security Officer, if needed.
•Regulatory Advisory and Compliance - Support and lead compliance measures to ensure the Company’s compliance with all applicable laws regarding its A&D business initiatives including, but not limited to, FAR/DFARs compliance list updates, export controls and ITAR, licensing, training, administering contract policies and procedures, best practices, and other related matters.
•Business Lawyer and Team Player - Work cooperatively with the business team, provide practical, risk balanced legal advice, think strategically and deliver time-based results.
•Negotiator and Advocate – Negotiate the Company’s strategy, contracts, resolve contractual issues with opposing counsel and third parties to risk balanced outcomes.
•Other Responsibilities - Assist the General Counsel with other job-related duties as assigned including potential for overflow of commercial contracts, compliance, HR and other corporate matters.
Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards:
•Must be a member of the California State Bar in good standing (or possesses a transferrable active, California Registered In-House Counsel Certification).
•10+ years of relevant A&D industry experience.
•Law firm trained and extensive in-house legal department experience.
•Deep knowledge of all legal requirements in the A&D sector and relevant “market” terms negotiating with prime contractors and USG agencies. Accelerate contract resolution with a focus on prioritized terms.
•Experienced with classified programs.
•Active DoD classified clearance status preferred or must be capable of obtaining and maintaining such security status.
•Facility Security Officer experience preferred.
•Strong collaboration skills and a proven track record demonstrating the ability to independently make decisions. regarding complex legal and corporate issues within set parameters.
•Pragmatic, flexible to changing business needs in a dynamic, high-paced start-up environment.
•Outstanding written and oral communications.
•Outstanding organizational, project management, and time management skills.
•Excellent judgment.
•“Can do” and “challenge accepted” mentality.
•High integrity.
Work Environment:
Regular office environment, also frequent interaction with manufacturing operations.
Requirements:
Education:
JD
Licenses/Certificates:
Must be a member of the California State Bar in good standing or possesses active California Registered In-House Counsel Certification.
Experience:
Refer above.
Physical Demands:
Normal office environment
Other Requirements:
Adhere to all Statutory and Regulatory Requirements

    What You’ll Get :
    Holistic Compensation Package: Enjoy a world-class compensation package that includes a competitive salary, equity plan, and discretionary results-based incentive bonus opportunities, ensuring you're truly valued for your contributions.
    Wellness and Time Off: Embrace a healthy lifestyle with paid vacation, sick time, and company holidays, including a year-end shutdown to recharge. We support growing families with paid parental leave, recognizing the importance of bonding time.
    Comprehensive Health and Wellness: Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health and wellness benefits, offering both HMO and Premium PPO options. Additionally, benefit from company-sponsored life insurance and short and long-term disability coverage for peace of mind.
    Investment in Growth: We're committed to your professional development. Take advantage of reimbursement opportunities for learning and development initiatives, empowering you to continuously expand your skill set and reach peak performance.
    Inclusive and Collaborative Environment: Join our inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company. Together, we're disrupting the traditional manufacturing industry, embracing diversity, and fostering innovation to reduce our footprint by integrating people and technology.
    Divergent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
    Disclosures:
    In order to adjust to changes in our business, it may become necessary to add, remove or modify certain duties and responsibilities, or to reassign you to another job position. From time to time you may be asked to work on special projects or to assist with other work. Your cooperation and assistance in performing such additional work is expected. Divergent Technologies, Inc , Inc is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
    E-Verify: Right to Work
    Our company participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms a candidate’s eligibility to work in the United States after completing the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). The information provided on the Form I-9 is compared to the records contained in the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.
    Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO), we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
    No agencies, no solicitations, and no calls please. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.