Associate General Counsel, Oculus (Security, Regulatory and Social Products)

Legal, Finance, Facilities & Admin | Menlo Park, CA

Oculus seeks an Associate General Counsel for its Oculus virtual reality business. Oculus invents, manufactures and sells industry leading virtual reality headsets and operates a global virtual reality content and social platform.

This position provides global legal and regulatory advice and negotiates deals, with a focus on our platform and social software products. Success in this position will require applying a complex and evolving global legal and policy framework to new and innovative products and services. This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge issues in a fast-paced start-up environment, as Oculus leads the field of virtual reality.


  • Lead privacy and regulatory advise across the business and develop strategy for engagement with relevant regulators, including data protection authorities
  • Analyze products, policies and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies across multiple jurisdictions
  • Provide product, engineering, security, and other business teams with legal advice across many subject areas including international content liability regimes, consumer protection laws, and data protection laws and regulations
  • Evaluating, drafting, and negotiating contracts relating to software products, services and integrations
  • Build positive and influential relationships with executives, product teams and peers across Oculus and Facebook
  • Collaborate with subject matters experts at Oculus and Facebook to analyze and communicate legal risks

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. degree with membership in at least 1 state bar
  • 8+ years combined law firm and in-house experience with technology companies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with tech entrepreneur executives and advising platform and software teams
  • Experience counseling clients on legal issues relating to data privacy, hardware and software security, and the general legal and regulatory framework for consumer-facing software

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