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Associate Legal Counsel, Procurement

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Role Summary

Splunk Legal is looking for a motivated attorney to join our team and serve as legal advisor to the business teams. You will work closely with key internal business and technology partners on various strategic and day-to-day legal matters relating to the procurement of products and services. You will support Splunk's global supply chain, ensure risk management, build scalable compliance programs, and address customer requirements in the supply chain. The position will report to Director, Procurement (Legal).

Personal Characteristics and Skills:

To succeed in this role, you will need to possess and exemplify excellent business judgment and critical thinking; maintain a strong work ethic and a high degree of accountability; and have the ability to use business context to generate pragmatic and effective legal solutions to achieve business objectives while mitigating risks. You should be able to work independently as well as collaboratively and flexibly in a fast-paced environment; and adapt your approach and demeanor to match shifting demands of different situations. You should possess strong communication skills (oral and written) to build positive relationships both within and outside the department. Success requires self-motivation, inquisitiveness, confidence, diligence and a passion to learn about new technologies.

What you'll get to do

  • Support the Splunk global procurement team by reviewing transactions and advising on legal, compliance and regulatory issues
  • Build a trusted advisor relationship
  • Engage with the procurement and finance teams to support transactions and process improvements.
Support Global Supply Chain activities
  • Review, draft and negotiate technology agreements and templates for use within the Splunk business.
  • Support supplier due diligence processes to ensure compliance with customer demand, laws, regulations and internal policies.
  • Develop positive, strong, and collaborative relationships with cross-functional partners across Splunk to deliver on complex tasks. Pitch in on other responsibilities as needed

Must-have Qualifications

  • JD degree from ABA accredited university and member in good standing of the Bar in the relevant jurisdiction
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience providing legal support to technology businesses at both a well-regarded law firm and commercial legal department.
  • At least 1 year in the software/SaaS industry with strong understanding of cloud and SaaS technology agreements and sophisticated supply chains.
  • Ability to understand technical concepts as well as be proficient in enterprise software development methods and business models

Nice-to-have Qualifications

We’ve taken special care to separate the must-have qualifications from the nice-to-haves. “Nice-to-have” means just that: Nice. To. Have. So, don’t worry if you can’t check off every box. We’re not hiring a list of bullet points–we’re interested in the whole you.
  • Solid understanding of intellectual property, AI, data privacy, and information and product security.
  • Experience and knowledge in reviewing supplier agreements including HR, Marketing, Contingent Worker issues, AI, and technology license agreements.
  • Experience working with software developers and product managers to guide compliance and resolve complicated issues in creative and effective ways
Splunk is an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Splunk, we believe creating a culture of belonging isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to ensure our employees are supported to bring their best, most authentic selves to work where they can thrive. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.


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We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. If you need assistance or an accommodation to apply or during the hiring process, please let us know by completing our Accommodation Request form.

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