Corporate Counsel, Commercial Legal (East and EMEA Regions) at PagerDuty | Powderkeg

We are interviewing and onboarding 100% virtually at this time. PagerDuty is focused on inclusion and employee well-being by building a culture that isn’t location specific and gives equal opportunity to everyone—regardless of where you are working. Unless your job requirements make it necessary to be in a company office, you may choose to work in-office, remotely, or hybrid .

PagerDuty has an immediate opening for an outstanding commercial attorney with a strong technology background and experience in SaaS and on-prem Software business issues and transactions and data privacy to join our growing legal team, supporting our Sales and Partner teams for the Eastern region of the US along with the EMEA region.

The ideal candidate is organized, thrives in a fast-paced environment, has excellent drafting and negotiating skills, is passionate about technology, and is a true team player who is excited about making an immediate impact on the company’s values and growth. ** **

This position will report to our Senior Director, Associate General Counsel – Commercial Legal, who is based in Atlanta. This role has the option to be fully remote with the understanding that the position supports the Eastern US and EMEA regions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Admitted into and in good standing with at least one US state bar
  • Strong understanding of commercial law and contract fundamentals.
  • 5+ years experience primarily practicing technology transactional law at a leading law firm and/or in-house legal department – drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and advising on a variety of commercial transactions including subscription, SaaS sales, reseller, strategic partnerships, consulting, professional services and licensing agreements
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to advocate for a position while maintaining a collaborative and open-minded approach
  • Ability to analyze legal and business/operational risks and make decisions quickly to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes.
  • Experience supporting a global sales organization, with a client-centric approach to resolving deals.
  • Experience working with and advising teams across different global regions and liaising with outside counsel for in-region deal support
  • Ability to understand business objectives and use excellent judgment to find resolutions to achieve the requirements of all parties
  • Comfortable in and enjoys interacting with sales, company leadership, and other stakeholders on deal-related matters and cross-functional projects
  • Experience coordinating across business lines to keep current on business activities and future plans; advise business partners in the implementation of legal and applicable regulatory requirements and ensure implementation
  • Dedicated and able to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet time-sensitive deadlines, and lead multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of product-related legal issues, including risk shifting, intellectual property, open-source, global data privacy, data security principles, and revenue recognition issues (particularly as it relates to SaaS)
  • Experience working on strategic partnership transactions and channel arrangements in an international environment and negotiating with large multinational companies and global system integrators
  • Experience working with security functions on data security/privacy issues.
  • Background in working with Sales Operations, Finance, and other functions on deal velocity projects such as contract lifecycle management, new templates, and sales training
  • Federal, state, or municipal public law experience, including drafting and negotiating customer and prospective customer agreements in the public sector vertical
  • Experience working with contract management tools and managing automated contracting workflows
  • Experience working with customer relationship management tools

Not sure if you qualify?

Apply anyway! We extend opportunities to a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you're new to the corporate world, returning to work after a gap in employment, or simply looking to transition or take the next step in your career path, we are excited to connect with you.

PagerDuty Offers

**We are dedicated to providing a culture where our people are happy, enabled and inspired to do their best. One of the ways we do this is by developing a comprehensive total rewards approach that supports employees and their loved ones. As a global organization, our programs are competitive with industry standards and aligned with local laws and regulations. **

Your package may include:

  • Competitive salary and company equity
  • Comprehensive benefits package from day one
  • ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Program)
  • Retirement or pension plan
  • Paid parental leave - up to 22 weeks for pregnant parent, up to 12 weeks for non-pregnant parent (some countries have longer leave standards and we comply with local laws)
  • Generous paid vacation time
  • Paid holidays and sick leave
  • Paid employee volunteer time - 20 hours per year
  • Bi-annual company-wide hack weeks
  • Mental wellness programs
  • Dutonian Wellness Days - scheduled company-wide paid days off in addition to PTO and scheduled holidays
  • HibernationDuty - a week each year when everyone at PagerDuty, with the exception of a small, coverage crew, is asked to take a much needed break to truly disconnect and recharge

About PagerDuty

PagerDuty, Inc. (NYSE:PD) is a global leader in digital operations management, serving over 14,000 customers and 850,000 users worldwide, including 65% of the Fortune 100.

For the teams who build and run digital systems, PagerDuty is the best way to manage the urgent, mission-critical work that is essential to keeping digital services always on. We make it easy to handle any unplanned task, event, or opportunity, right away.

Led by CEO Jennifer Tejada, 50% of our board of directors is comprised of women, 45% of our managers are from underrepresented groups, and we are a proud member of the Pledge 1% Movement, committed to donating 1% Equity, 1% Employee time, and 1% Product to accelerate change in our communities. We are Great Place to Work- certified™ and our product is top rated in its category on TrustRadius.

From how we build our teams to who sits in the boardroom, we hope you can see yourself at PagerDuty.

Learn more: Social Impact; Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity; Culture

Additional Information

PagerDuty is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. PagerDuty does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.

PagerDuty is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. Should you require accommodation, please email and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Our stewardship of the data of many thousands of customers means that a background check is required to join PagerDuty. We will, nonetheless, consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with local requirements.

PagerDuty uses the E-Verify employment verification program.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Corporate Counsel, Commercial Legal (East and EMEA Regions)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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