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Sr. Counsel, Ethics and Compliance



Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

About Marvell

Marvell’s semiconductor solutions are the essential building blocks of the data infrastructure that connects our world. Across enterprise, cloud and AI, automotive, and carrier architectures, our innovative technology is enabling new possibilities.

At Marvell, you can affect the arc of individual lives, lift the trajectory of entire industries, and fuel the transformative potential of tomorrow. For those looking to make their mark on purposeful and enduring innovation, above and beyond fleeting trends, Marvell is a place to thrive, learn, and lead.

Your Team, Your Impact

The Opportunity
The Sr. Counsel, Ethics and Compliance is responsible for collaborating with our Business, Legal, and Ethics and Compliance teams to design and build a world-class global Ethics and Compliance program. Marvell has an ethical culture and strong leadership that places the utmost value on treating people with respect and acting with integrity. We have created an environment that fuels collaboration and innovation, inspiring employees to give their best and enabling our business to thrive.

Our Ethics and Compliance Program is founded on the philosophy that our people want to do the right thing. Our role is to provide the tools, guidance, and support to enable them to perform their work legally and ethically, thus enabling faster decision-making and better business results. We have a small but dynamic team focused on developing our Ethics and Compliance program to address Marvell’s unique Legal, Regulatory and Compliance risks. As such, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of issues and programs and join a growing organization of smart, dedicated professionals who are making a difference at a great company on the cutting edge of technology, including AI. If you enjoy designing, building, and figuring out pragmatic, customer-focused solutions to complex challenges, then this might just be the role for you!

What You Can Expect

This role will be an integral part of the Ethics and Compliance team responsible for developing and enhancing Marvell’s global Ethics and Compliance programs. In this role, you will partner with many stakeholders to provide guidance on third-party risk management, conflicts of interest, IP compliance, gifts and entertainment, internal investigations, and many other novel issues, enabling the business to navigate complex regulatory landscapes in a compliant and pragmatic way. Along the way, you will shape processes, policies and procedures to enhance efficiency while mitigating compliance risks. Your role will require a global perspective and the ability to operationalize compliance, improve processes, and keep it simple.

Successful candidates must demonstrate their ability to:

  • Assist in the development of compliance programs designed to ensure Marvell complies fully with all applicable laws and regulations, including in anti-bribery/anti-corruption, IP compliance, data privacy, fraud, anti-trust, and other compliance-related areas.

  • Assist in the design and implementation of compliance programs effective at preventing, detecting and remedying misconduct.

  • In partnership with internal stakeholders across a variety of functions (Procurement, Sales, Operations, IT, HR), lead the development and enhancement of Marvell’s Third-Party Risk Management program, including developing a risk-based third-party due diligence program.

  • Evaluate and implement technology tools to support Marvell’s Compliance function.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of Ethics and Compliance policies, training, and communications programs; Conduct risk-based, live training on variety of ethics and compliance topics; Draft policies, communications, and training materials.

  • Manage conflicts of interest disclosures.

  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding Ethics and Compliance.

  • Conduct internal investigations and manage our investigations process.

  • Provide timely legal guidance and solutions for employee inquiries regarding ethics and compliance matters.

  • Assist in the development of compliance testing and monitoring activities.

  • Lead projects to enhance compliance efficiency and value contribution.

  • Collaborate, serve as a pragmatic and solutions-oriented business partner, and be a motivated team player.

What We're Looking For

  • Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school

  • Licensed to practice law in United States (California or Texas preferred)

  • 7+ years of experience in advising multinational businesses on ethics and compliance, anti-bribery and corruption, regulatory, white collar, or related matters and/or litigation experience; in-house experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience in developing or operating third-party risk management programs, including third-party due diligence.

  • Standard of excellence

Role Specific Skills and Experience

  • Experience in third-party risk management programs, including the design, build and operationalization of such programs.

  • Experience in building, managing and/or operating a third-party due diligence program.

  • Experience with supply chain risks, fraud/corruption, and designing processes to mitigate third-party risks.

  • Business partner with ability to provide legal advice based on sound judgment.

  • Excellent and effective written and verbal communication skills, most importantly the ability to distill complex legal concepts into simple terms easily digestible by our business.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Breadth of expertise in variety of compliance issues, including anti-corruption/anti-bribery, anti-trust, data privacy, internal investigations, IP compliance, and compliance program development (communications, training, disclosures, process integration and improvement).

  • Excellent legal research and writing skills.

  • Experience in working, managing, and driving multi-functional projects to completion.

  • Flexible, hardworking team player able to understand operational needs and design pragmatic and compliant solutions.

  • Strong people skills able to partner cross-functionally with a wide variety of people and functions.

  • Attention to detail, critical thinking, excellent problem solving and analysis skills.

  • Nimble learner and quick to learn new and different technologies and stay abreast of emerging technologies; technical/engineering background and/or IP experience, a plus.

  • Experience in a compliance function in a multinational company preferred.

  • Experience with ethics and compliance program management and/or development, a plus.


Expected Base Pay Range (USD)

133,060 - 199,300, $ per annum

The successful candidate’s starting base pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location and market conditions. The expected base pay range for this role may be modified based on market conditions.

Additional Compensation and Benefit Elements

At Marvell, we offer a total compensation package with a base, bonus and equity.Health and financial wellbeing are part of the package. That means flexible time off, 401k, plus a year-end shutdown, floating holidays, paid time off to volunteer. Have a question about our benefits packages - health or financial? Ask your recruiter during the interview process.

This role is eligible for our hybrid work model in which you will be able to split time between working from home and on-site in a Marvell office.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Any applicant who requires a reasonable accommodation during the selection process should contact Marvell HR Helpdesk at