Symantec New Opportunity: Global Mobility Specialist

  • 31 Jan 2019 11:24 AM
    Message # 7139544

    Symantec Corporation is the global leader in cybersecurity. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.

    Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton suite of products for protection at home and across all of their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats.

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    The Global Mobility Specialist will provide subject matter expertise for relocation, immigration, taxation and related processes to resolve complex issues and queries in a timely manner for our stakeholders including employees, hiring managers, talent acquisition, HR, payroll, benefits, etc. The successful candidate will partner with stakeholders as well as external providers, to ensure a highly efficient and smooth experience for transferees, assignees and new hires. This will include administering both domestic and international moves as well as immigration sponsorship for new US hires.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Manage U.S. immigration lifecycle for all the U.S. new hires and foreign national employees to obtain U.S. work visas and permanent residencies
    • Manage international immigration applications and facilitate information and document collections internally and externally between the Company and service providers
    • Support international assignments and transfers throughout their lifecycle including: running cost projections, articulating and organizing immigration and relocation procedures, administering an assignment and/or relocation agreement, and coordinating all efforts with internal and external partners to ensure a highly efficient and smooth experience for participants.
    • Respond to high volume of global emails and phone calls to communicate policy, procedures, and resolve immigration, relocation, assignment or tax related questions from stakeholders.
    • Work closely with service providers such as tax consultants, external immigration counsel and relocation vendors to ensure timely, high quality services are provided and SLAs are met.
    • Conduct US visa sponsorship assessments in partnership with Talent Acquisition, HR and/or Hiring managers.
    • Monitor progress for all US immigration cases in conjunction with external immigration counsel, identify long term sponsorship issues and communicate risk to talent acquisition/hiring manager.
    • Coordinate recruitment process for US permanent resident applications, in conjunction with sponsoring manager and external immigration counsel.
    • Coordinate posting of LCA notices for timely H-1B filings.
    • Assist external immigration counsel with audit/RFE requests from US DOL and USCIS.
    • Assist USCIS site visits if necessary.
    • Answer process questions for immigration sponsorship and relocation services from internal stakeholders.
    • Track and maintain immigration and relocation files in accordance with audit standards.
    • Assist with daily administration of mobility related tasks (review of vendor invoices, record keeping, tracking and updating databases etc.).
    • Partner with stakeholders to resolve exception requests and escalations.


    • A Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Minimum of 2 years in overall Global Mobility experience. This must consist of 2 years of corporate immigration experience with NIV [L-1A/B, H-1B, TN, E-3, J-1, O-1, F-1/J-1/L-1 conversion to H-1B] and IV matters [PERM - including Notice and Consider, MM I-140 and OR]; and at least 2 years of experience administering a relocation program with permanent transfers and assignees.
    • Experience required in corporate immigration [US inbound and Global Visas (UK, Canada, APJ region)], as well as domestic and international relocation.
    • Tax experience for managing assignees is highly desired.
    • Experience working in a role that requires a high degree of confidentiality.
    • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent written and oral communication.
    • Demonstrated strong teamwork and collaborative skills working in a dynamic and changing multinational organization.
    • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Thomson Reuter Legal Tracker, and Avature.
    • Experience working through resolution of issues/escalations from program participants and stakeholders.


    Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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