Senior Commercial Counsel at ThousandEyes

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We are looking to add a top-notch, experienced Senior Commercial Counsel to support our enterprise SaaS sales team. The role offers an excellent opportunity to make a tremendous, direct impact on the success of ThousandEyes’s aggressive growth objectives as a disruptor in a high multi-billion dollar addressable market and as a pre-IPO Company.

Job Description:

You are an exceptional contract negotiator—ideally someone who loves working with enterprise sales teams and customers. You pragmatically analyze legal risk, pay attention to the details, and creatively overcome obstacles. When it comes to drafting and communication, you are able to take complex issues and simplify them down to plain English. You have a passion for technology, and being conscientious, organized, and responsive are three of your key attributes. You naturally assume a transaction leadership role during a critically important stage of the enterprise sales cycle and your energy and natural sense of urgency drive progress and accelerate deal closure. You like to have fun and bring a sense of humor to a work place full of positive energy and great people. This role reports to ThousandEyes’s Head of Legal, located in San Francisco, California. The candidate may be located in San Francisco, but we are also open to candidates in London, Dublin, Austin, and other parts of the US if the candidate can show a proven capacity to operate as a high-performer while working remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, draft, and negotiate all types of SaaS related commercial agreements
  • Support the needs of our global sales and alliances teams to manage the contracting process and drive deals to closure
  • Advise stakeholders regarding relevant issues and risks, and ensure our agreements reflect our business needs and those of our customers
  • Partner closely with other cross-functional teams to provide contracting expertise and sound advice while also ensuring consistency in our approach to risk and compliance
  • Contribute to the formulation of playbook positions, the continuous improvement of department processes and templates, and gain exposure to a range of commercial and corporate legal matters through other legal team assignments

Requirements:

  • JD from a top law school and member of the Bar (California preferred)
  • 7-10 years of experience working at a law firm counseling high-growth technology companies and/or in-house at a technology company
  • At least 2 years of experience drafting and negotiating enterprise SaaS agreements
  • Excellent legal and business judgment with the ability both to assess risks quickly and to communicate those risks to business partners in plain English
  • Track record of taking initiative, working independently, handling multiple projects with competing deadlines, and being comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • Great communicator that is comfortable working with multiple teams to solve problems
  • Collaborative and solutions-oriented with a passion for closing deals while protecting ThousandEyes’ values and interests
  • Experience navigating data privacy issues in a commercial context a strong plus

About ThousandEyes

ThousandEyes empowers enterprises to see, understand and improve digital experiences for their customers and employees. The ThousandEyes cloud platform offers unmatched vantage points throughout the global Internet and cloud providers, delivering immediate visibility into the digital experience for every user, application, website or service, over any network. ThousandEyes is central to the global operations of the world's largest and fastest growing brands, including Comcast, eBay, HP, 120+ of the Global 2000, 65+ of the Fortune 500, 6 of the 7 top US banks, and 20 of the 25 top SaaS companies.

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Location

ThousandEyes is in the heart of Austin. Located downtown, we are next to great coffee shops, restaurants, and entertainment.

An Insider's view of ThousandEyes

What are some social events your company does?

At ThousandEyes we celebrate our employees each month with many different events that have ranged from birthday celebrations to a Halloween costume contest and a field day at Zilker Park. Our goal is to create an environment where we are celebrating our entire team!

Christie

Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

With a globally distributed workforce, and a growing number of teams and functions that support our goals, collaboration and communication is such an important part of our culture and how we work. We invest the time and energy to bring our global workforce together in person at a few different junctures throughout the year.

Ryanne

Sales Optimization Director

How does the company support your career growth?

ThousandEyes supports my career growth as the business consistently grows year over year. As the business continues to scale and the inside sales team expands, there are new opportunities to add value with roles that weren't previously available in the past.

Mario

Account Manager

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I believe ThousandEyes overall culture drives a positive work/life balance. Wellness is a DNA principle of ours, and it is truly taken to heart in all sense of the word. Top down, taking time away from work to spend quality time with family and/or doing what you love is encouraged and celebrated.

Doug

Account Management Director

What are ThousandEyes Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
ThousandEyes participates in local philanthropy events, and partners with several different local organizations.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Stock Options and 401K. Medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Gym subsidy and commuter benefits. Catered breakfast and lunch with allergy friendly options!

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