Nutanix is looking for our second employment lawyer in the Americas, based out of our San Jose, California Headquarters, to be a part of our talented and collaborative legal team. This role offers an opportunity to play key role in building Nutanixs dynamic workforce, in alignment with its Culture Principles. The position will report to Nutanixs Global Head of Employment Law and work closely with the People Team and business leadership.

Core Responsibilities:

Provide pragmatic, risk-balanced advice to Nutanixs People team and business leadership in the Americas (Canada, the U.S., and Latin America) on all day-to-day aspects of employment-related matters (recruiting/hiring, contingent workforce management, diversity and inclusion, wage and hour, compensation, OFCCP compliance, leaves of absence, performance management, employee relations investigations and employee terminations/workforce restructuring).

Employment Counsel will have direct responsibility for managing core Employment Counsel functions including:

 Advising senior executives and the People & Culture team on mission-critical employment decisions, policies, and practices

 Management of employment litigation, including drafting responses to demand letters and EEOC/state agency claims, supervising outside counsel as required

 Coordinating and managing employment-related projects, policy drafting and oversight of HR/employment compliance programs

 Managing legal risks and provide solutions for resolving employment disputes

 Management and support of employment terminations/workforce restructuring across the Americas region

 Advising on employment law trends/developments and best practices, including developing/delivering relevant trainings to the People Team and business leadership to ensure ongoing best practices and compliance

 Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts related to the contingent workforce, special consultants and other third-party engagements

 Performing other special assignments or projects as needed in support of the Employment Law function

About You:

 J.D. degree and California bar member

 8+ years of relevant experience in employment law (preferably a combination of law firm and in-house practice)

 Prior experience advising on employment matters throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America strongly preferred

 Detail-oriented and highly organized

 Team player yet able to own functional responsibilities and deliver results with limited direction

 Highest level of judgment and integrity

 Strong critical thinking and analytical skills

 Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills

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