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Legal Counsel, Commercial (Global)

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Role: 
We are looking for a commercial legal counsel who can contribute to Splunk's vision by supporting Splunk’s sales growth across all our theaters globally.  
The role has a focus on out-bound enterprise cloud transactions. It will require legal expertise in cloud technology transactions across a variety of industries and markets. We will value your experience with data protection laws, public sector and international exposure.  
 
You will support sales, customer success, and partner teams advising on structuring commercial terms, and drafting and negotiating cloud technology sales agreements across the globe. You will also contribute to process improvements, initiatives and playbooks to help scale for growth and improve our contracting process, and partner with legal team members and other business functions to drive business objectives. This role will report to a Managing Sr. Legal Counsel in Poland.

The role is based in Poland, preferably in our Splunk office in Krakow.  
 
Personal Characteristics:
To succeed, the role requires you to: have an analytical and business minded approach to legal issues. You need to possess excellent business judgment and critical thinking; have the ability to perform independently as well as cross-functionally; demonstrate flexibly in a collaborative, dynamic environment; know how to prioritize and drive multiple initiatives to conclusion in a timely manner; possess strong persuasion, negotiation, presentation and collaboration skills, and excellent communication (oral and written) skills in English; be self-motivated, self-reliant, and confident; and have a good sense of humor. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Lead complex commercial transactions, with a focus on enterprise cloud and technology sales globally; 
  • Build strong internal and external relationships while balancing the needs of the local field teams with Splunk’s global strategy and priorities. 
  • Provide deep knowledge of relevant laws concerning commercial terms, including but not limited to data protection/governance, cybersecurity and government contracts; 
  • Draft and negotiate outbound software licenses, sales channel and strategic alliance sales, system integrator and OEM contracts; 
  • Anticipate changes to and advise on relevant laws impacting Splunk’s commercial activities and our customers; 
  • Provide continuous improvement of contract templates, playbooks, and legal processes; 
  • Effectively advise, educate and train on and assist in the enforcement of Splunk’s corporate policies and compliance programs; 
  • Implement initiatives that advance Splunk’s business including Splunk’s priorities; 
  • Collaborate with other teams in contract and offering processes; and 
  • Perform other legal responsibilities as requested.

     

    Requirements: 
  • Law degree and legal qualification with excellent academic credentials; 
  • At least 5 years’ PQE experience in SaaS, cloud computing, and enterprise software; 
  • In-house experience in a legal team of a US listed company preferred; 
  • Deep substantive transaction experience with complex contract and/or licensing agreements, working with two-tier sales partners and experience working in fast-paced technology companies are required; 
  • Experience in compliance, GDPR, data security, and intellectual property matters, and strong knowledge of data protection laws required; and knowledge of data protection laws of other countries, preferred; 
  • Experience negotiating managed service provider agreements; 
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of other European languages will be an advantage.  

 

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.  

 

Note: 

Base Pay Range 

Poland 

Base Pay: PLN 200,000.00 - 275,000.00 per year 

Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location. Please note that the base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base pay will vary based on factors such as work location as set out above, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation and may be eligible for equity or long-term cash awards. 

Benefits are an important part of Splunk's Total Rewards package. This role is eligible for a comprehensive, competitive benefits package which may include healthcare and retirement plans, paid time off, wellbeing expense reimbursement, and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at https://splunkbenefits.com

 


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