Senior Commercial Counsel

at Cribl Remote - United Kingdom

Cribl does differently. 

What does that mean? It means we are a serious company that doesn’t take itself too seriously; and we’re looking for people who love to get stuff done, and laugh a bit along the way. We’re growing rapidly - looking for collaborative, curious, and motivated team members who are passionate about putting customers first. As a remote-first company we believe in empowering our employees to do their best work, wherever they are. 

As the data engine for IT and Security many of the biggest names in the most demanding industries trust Cribl to solve their most pressing data needs. Ready to do the best work of your career? Join the herd and unlock your opportunity.


About the Opportunity


Cribl is expanding its Legal team to meet Cribl’s rapidly growing needs. As a Senior Commercial Counsel, you’ll be the localized expert and first Legal-team hire in the EMEA region. This role reports to the Senior Assistant General Counsel, Commercial.


What You’ll Accomplish

  • Review, draft, and negotiate contracts, including reseller and partnership contracts, distribution agreements, SaaS and software licensing contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and vendor contracts for transactions across the EMEA region and provide ad-hoc support to the sales team in the Eastern time zone in North America;
  • Collaborate with and support the UK/EMEA partner team in recruiting partners and facilitating and negotiating deals with partners;
  • Provide expert legal advice and support to sales and other cross-functional teams on legal issues, including problem solving with a focus on providing available options, discussing risks for options, and executing on options the client selects;
  • Use standardized contract review and risk-assessment processes, including to document contracts and obligations, and use contract and matter management tools and software;
  • Coordinate with other internal Legal team members on cross-functional issues, including privacy, security, compliance, and product teams, as needed; and
  • All other responsibilities, duties, functions, and activities as assigned.


What You’ll Bring

  • At least 10 years of experience in a commercial in-house role at a technology company or similar technical experience, including experience in drafting and reviewing contracts using a standardized review and risk-assessment process;
  • Fluency in English and German (additional languages a plus);
  • Experience supporting and collaborating with sales and partner channel teams in a technology company to achieve business objectives within the risk parameters established by the Legal team;
  • Demonstrated experience with international contract law and data protection requirements, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);
  • Ability to build consensus and drive alignment across many internal and external stakeholders and teams;
  • Experience with working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment;
  • Experience with using business and legal operations systems such as Ironclad, SalesForce and Xakia.
  • Comfort in a remote environment, self motivated to work asynchronously and independently as the manager for this role sits within the Western US;
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency, collaboratively in a team-focused environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write concisely;
  • Excellent attention to detail; 
  • A great sense of humor and a customer service mindset; and
  • LLB and relevant license to practice law in good standing.

Bring Your Whole Self
Diversity drives innovation, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better. We’re building a culture where differences are valued and welcomed, and we work together to bring out the best in each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

Interested in joining the Cribl herd? Learn more about the smartest, funniest, most passionate goats you’ll ever meet at cribl.io/about-us


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