Samsara is searching for a resourceful and ambitious Corporate Counsel to help build the legal team. As one of the first attorneys to join the company, you will take on a range of legal work, including contracts, intellectual property, product counseling, corporate, compliance, international, and employment issues. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated and capable of managing a big workload. You’re comfortable negotiating complex deals and crystallizing agreed-upon terms in written contracts. You can take ownership of a vaguely-defined objective and drive it forward to achieve an optimal outcome. Your diligence, judgment, and discretion make you a trusted counterpart in sensitive environments. We have multiple positions of varying experience levels open!
This role requires an independent yet collaborative individual who excels in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and that can work across multiple teams. We value individuals that are always questioning and iterating so that the best idea wins. We want you to be a force-multiplier; making those around you more effective. You have strong communication and interpersonal skills and are comfortable in stressful situations. You focus on the details, and you also have the broad vision to bring large and multi-stepped projects to completion.
Draft and negotiate contracts of all types, including large scale enterprise software license agreements.
Answer questions and offer legal advice on a wide range of legal issues across the company.
Exercise initiative and creativity in solving challenges and accomplishing business goals.
Support ad hoc legal requests of almost every size and type.
Work with leadership to drive strategic business and legal initiatives across the company.
JD degree; member of state bar in good standing
3+ years of experience in a law firm or in-house position
Excellent communicator, project manager, and team player
Highly proactive self-starter who consistently delivers
Adaptable, flexible and creative
Aptitude for maintaining strong working cross-functional relationships
Demonstrated ability to manage complex legal transactions and drive them to close
Experience with counseling non-lawyers on complex legal issues in a fast-paced environment
A practical and proactive problem-solver who possesses strong business acumen and is confident, mature and calm under fire