GoodData is looking for a Head of Legal / General Counsel to join our team. This self-motivated individual will be comfortable working in a fast paced global environment and will be responsible for managing a wide range of legal matters of the company. This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
GoodData is a leading analytics and business intelligence company, revolutionizing the way companies are providing analytics to their customers and partners. Integrating into workflows, we provide authenticated access to business reporting, dashboards, and ad hoc analytics to over 1.5 million users daily. GoodData is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Intel Capital, TOTVS, Visa, and others.
Oversees the day-to-day operations of the global Legal and Compliance Department and its staff across GoodData
Provide legal support on a wide range of agreements, including software licensing agreements, SaaS licensing agreements, channel partner and OEM agreements, vendor contracts, consulting and professional service agreements, among others
Negotiate, draft, and/or review contracts with a wide range of complexity, including sales/service contracts, commercial leases, collaboration agreements, intellectual property licenses, GDPR compliance, consultant agreements, and HIPAA business associate agreements
Partner with Sales, Sales Operations, Finance and Accounting teams to streamline the contract management processes and templates, and conduct training for internal Sales team members on procedures and other contract or legal topics as necessary
Provide ongoing legal counseling in various areas including corporate law, employment law, intellectual property, international licensing agreements, privacy law, etc
Foster positive relationships and partnerships with multiple groups in the Company including Product Strategy, Marketing Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Sales and Professional Services to drive cross-functional compliance initiatives and meet evolving business needs
8+ years of experience; a combination of law firm and in-house experiences a plus, international experience strongly preferred
At least 3 years direct experience providing legal services to Software/SaaS companies
Experience with Intellectual Property, Data Security, HIPPA, Open Source Contracts
JD from an accredited law school and Member of the California State Bar in good standing
Significant experience negotiating, drafting and reviewing a broad range of commercial contracts
Trusted advisor and valued partner to the management team. Impeccable integrity throughout all day to day tasks
Strong organizational, analytical, and negotiation skills with extraordinary attention to detail
Manage all litigation and outside counsel relationships together with the CEO
Ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple projects with contending priorities, meet deadlines, and adapt to change in a dynamic environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
This position is based in our San Francisco headquarters and reports to the CEO directly. No relocation assistance is offered for this opportunity at this time, and local candidates will be given priority consideration.