Legal Programs Specialist

Remote, US

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The Basics:

Tanium is looking for a Legal Programs Specialist who will be responsible for developing and implementing efficient and effective legal programs for a growing Legal Department. This includes all Legal Information Technology Systems, including helping to develop and implement the Department's technology strategy, intake process, matter management and file management systems, oversight over billing and invoicing systems and vendor relations, including legal spend reporting, developing and tracking metrics, and other general program responsibilities, as assigned. The ideal candidate will be someone with significant project management experience, who is customer service-focused and detail-oriented, comfortable with both technical and legal vernacular, and has exceptional judgment. This role requires someone who is able to work cross-functionally with members at all levels throughout the Department as well as members of other departments.

What you'll do:

  •  Manages all Legal Department IT systems including tracking and implementing updates/renewals; design and roll out of new initiatives; suggesting and implementing improvements to current systems; working with or serving as network administrator for IT systems; and identifying opportunities to leverage technology solutions to resolve business issues
  • Identifies solutions to increase overall efficiency by consistently looking for ways to improve/enhance processes, find efficiencies, and think outside the box
  • Defines and delivers on the IT architecture and strategy for the department; works with IT to choose and implement applications; ensures systems are optimized worldwide
  • Implements the intranet strategy and Knowledge Management program, including the reuse of data, proper document management and creation of self-help tools for the Legal Department
  • Ensures effective change management for all program and system implementations
  • Drives the department’s communications strategy
  • Helps to identify, drive and track department metrics, including spend analysis
  • Works closely with legal department outside vendors, including RFPs and procurement process
  • Manages Legal Department business relationships with law firms, including invoicing and payment processes, standardizing processes and procedures, overseeing billing guidelines, and analysis, reporting, and recommendations for cost-saving measures
  • Liaises with Finance and Accounting functions to establish budgets and create meaningful reports and a streamlined budgeting process
  • Manages office administration and the support infrastructure for Legal Department
  • Manages department intranet, keeping information up to date, including department policies
  • Performs special projects and responsibilities assigned by the General Counsel

We're looking for someone with: 

  • Education:
    • Paralegal certificate or undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology or equivalent combination of education and professional experience
  • Experience:
    • At least 5 years of experience in legal department or law firm with progressively increasing responsibilities and accomplishments
    • Strong technical skills including strong proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications, especially SharePoint and Teams
  • Others:
    • Capacity to think strategically and proactively to identify issues and develop long-term solutions
    • Ability to handle multiple assignments
    • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative to be a self-starter
    • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and a strong customer-focus orientation 
    • Demonstrated project management skills including implementing major projects to successful completion
    • Strong work ethic and a high degree of accountability
    • Team player with an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and flexibly in a collegial, fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
    • Passion for learning new things and taking on new challenges
    • Highest integrity and ethical standards

About Tanium

Tanium offers an endpoint management and security platform built for the world’s most demanding IT environments. Many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated organizations —  including nearly half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and multiple branches of the U.S. Armed Forces — rely on Tanium to make confident decisions, operate efficiently, and remain resilient against disruption. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for five consecutive years and ranks 4th on FORTUNE’s list of the “Best Workplaces in Technology 2020.” 

On a mission. Together. 

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.   

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things. 

Taking care of our team members 

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most.  


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