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Basic Qualifications
∗ Fully qualified lawyer admitted to Bar Council in India.
∗ Minimum of 5 post-qualification years of legal support or similar experience in private practice or in-house.
∗ Strong contract drafting and negotiations skills in English.
∗ Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.
∗ Experience in telco and technology sectors.

Desired Qualifications
∗ Excellent analytical, negotiation and contract drafting skills in a variety of technology and/or licensing agreements, including software and/or managed service offerings.
∗ Solid working knowledge of international commercial contract law, corporate law, competition law, software licensing, privacy and data protection and intellectual property rights. 
∗ Astute commercial awareness, robust time and project management skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. 
∗ Solid experience in the Internet, IT or telecommunications field, ideally with a mix of law firm training and/or substantial in-house experience. 
∗ Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a clear and concise drafting style.
∗ Solid experience providing legal support to Sales personnel.
∗ Ability to multi-task and provide follow-through on projects.
∗ Project management skills, a plus.
∗ Additional verbal and legal drafting skills in a language other than English, a plus.
∗ Flexibility to work with colleagues and internal clients located in diverse regions of the world.
∗ Enjoy working for a very fast paced team.
∗ Upbeat temperament, dynamic personality and highly team-oriented approach to work.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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