Sr. Contracts Negotiator Seattle, Washington

Databricks Inc.
United States
Oct 28, 2023
Nov 25, 2023
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

Databricks is looking for an experienced Contracts Negotiator to support the Enterprise verticals. The Sr. Contracts Negotiator will report to the Sr. Director and Associate General Counsel, Americas Commercial, and be an important part of the team responsible for reviewing and various agreements with our Enterprise customers, providing the highest level of legal support for revenue–generating activities of Databricks.

The Sr. Contracts Negotiator has (1) 5+ years of relevant legal experience contracting with enterprise–level entities; (2) background negotiating complex SaaS technology transactions with commercial organizations; and (3) meaningful experience with issues related to privacy, data security, and intellectual property.

The impact you will have:

  • You will establish yourself as a trusted member of the legal team that facilitates Databricks' rapid revenue growth through drafting and negotiating contracts including SaaS agreements, data processing agreements, partner agreements, and NDAs with large enterprise customers in the Communications & Media, Manufacturing and Retail verticals
  • You will cultivate relationships and provide strategic advice on our go–to–market efforts
  • You will contribute as a team player to help further the status of the legal department as a respected and valued resource within the company
  • You will apply understanding of product, data security and privacy risk matters to address issues with potential customers during negotiation
  • You will handle major engagements and negotiations, balancing revenue growth with long–term risk

What we look for:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience including at least 3 in–house
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with substantial experience with enterprise customer contracting preferably with a focus on software or software–as–a–service offerings
  • Substantial experience negotiating complex transactions involving privacy, security and IP issues
  • Excellent knowledge of issues, related laws and industry standards related to SaaS agreements
  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pay Range Transparency

Databricks is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The pay range(s) for this role is listed below and represents base salary range for non–commissionable roles or on–target earnings for commissionable roles. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job–related skills, depth of experience, relevant certifications and training, and specific work location. Based on the factors above, Databricks utilizes the full width of the range. The total compensation package for this position may also include eligibility for annual performance bonus, equity, and the benefits listed above. For more information regarding which range your location is in visit our page here .

Zone 2 Pay Range

$84,400 – $149,200 USD

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 9,000 organizations worldwide – including Comcast, Condé Nast, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 – rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark , Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world's toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter , LinkedIn and Facebook .

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