**Introduction**At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.**Your Role and Responsibilities****For consideration, candidates must be located or willing to relocate to Bethesda, MD or Herndon, VA.**+ Serve as a member of the Global Markets Federal legal team providing transactions support to IBM's Federal business.+ Responsibilities include providing Federal business leaders with creative and compliant legal advice related to Federal procurement transactions (FAR/DFAR/Agency Supplements), quasi-governmental transactions, disputes, protests, terminations, negotiation support, company policies and procedures, organizational conflicts of interest, revolving door, supply chain compliance, audit matters, and other Federal compliance matters.+ Must be able to work directly and communicate effectively with business operations as an integral member of a team to identify and address legal risks and issues raised in business development activities, contracts, subcontracts, procurement, consulting, licensing, and other business arrangements.+ Develop compliant and creative pro-business solutions to issues presented.**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**+ 5+ years' experience working with the FAR/DFAR+ Demonstrated skills applying Federal regulations to both commercial services and licensing transactions.**Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**+ GSA and DCAA experience is a plus.+ At least 3 years' experience as in-house counsel is also a plus.**About Business Unit**IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.**Your Life @ IBM**What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.**About IBM**IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.**Location Statement**IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.**Being You @ IBM**IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.