Senior Discovery Strategic Operations Lead

Cupertino, California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200541928
Do you love taking on big challenges without precedent? Do you possess a deep knowledge of the legal industry and a passion for innovation? As a part of our discovery & operations team, you’ll help provide legal support for all our products and businesses. Working for a company that invents entire categories and industries means you’ll be challenged to creatively apply your deep operational expertise to rare and often unexplored aspects of the legal industry. We are looking for a Strategic Operations Lead with great operational and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to drive complex operational strategy and lead programmatic solutions. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who has significant experience in discovery technology and operational execution. This role requires a person with highly efficient operational skills and the ability to strategically design, launch and continually pressure test diverse operations - from technical support to workflow definition to stakeholder support.

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years of in-house, law firm or vendor discovery experience, including significant experience leading complex discovery project or program management in litigations and investigations.
  • Strong technology interest and aptitude, including familiarity with common discovery tools, project management tools and database management.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have meaningful in-house or equivalent experience and experience managing discovery in litigation and regulatory investigations in a corporate setting.
  • Excellent operational, communication, analytical, organization, and negotiation skills are essential.


As a member of Apple's discovery & operations team, you will be optimizing data and vendor management - operationalizing workflow definition, prioritization, vendor partnerships and technical support. You'll be working with a number of cross-functional teams and stakeholders across all product areas. The position requires a high degree of self-sufficiency, independent judgment and an operational-focused approach. Travel is possible. You will operate as part of a supportive and fun team of program managers, technical specialists, lawyers, legal specialists and support staff who work closely together to protect Apple's interests.

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