This position can reside in either Atlanta or New York!
 
Snowflake started with a clear vision: develop a cloud data platform that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. Snowflake developed an innovative new product with a built-for-the-cloud architecture that combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. We are now a global, world-class organization with offices in more than a dozen countries and serving many more.

We are looking for an experienced negotiator and pragmatic problem solver with a passion for privacy, security, and technology. You must have superb verbal and written communication skills, and be adept at navigating complex and nuanced data protection issues in a strategic manner. As Senior Privacy Counsel you will report to a Director of Legal based in Snowflake’s California HQ, in a growing, world-class legal team. 

AS SENIOR PRIVACY COUNSEL, YOU WILL:

  • Draft, negotiate, and close privacy and data protection agreements with enterprise customers, including customers in highly regulated industries, such as financial services and healthcare 
  • Work closely with global sales teams on transactions that drive the company’s revenue
  • Support commercial attorneys on data protection issues in negotiations 
  • Partner with the security team on security-related issues in negotiations
  • Work well in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Maintain understanding of new and evolving data protection regulations
  • Develop and deliver training on data protection issues and contract templates
  • Where needed, structure, negotiate, and close transactional agreements with a focus on outbound global agreements with enterprise customers, such as master SaaS agreements or evaluation agreements 
  • Provide sound advice and guidance on legal and business-related issues to senior business leaders
  • Support continuous improvements of templates, policies and processes to help streamline, simplify and automate the contracting processes 

OUR IDEAL SENIOR PRIVACY COUNSEL WILL HAVE:

  • 7+ years of commercial legal experience, preferably in-house with a successful, high-growth enterprise SaaS company, with 3+ years emphasis on negotiating privacy and security terms
  • Excellent negotiation skills with large enterprise customers
  • Knowledge of worldwide data protection regulations, including GDPR and HIPAA
  • Knowledge of financial services regulations, including GLBA and 23 NYCRR 500
  • Working knowledge of SaaS industry cybersecurity concepts and security certifications
  • Exceptional organizational, project management, and prioritization skills
  • The ability to think and execute both strategically and tactically
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills
  • Experience scaling sales and legal processes and policies for a rapidly growing organization
  • The ability to work with a wide variety of people, at all levels in the organization, in a fast-paced environment
  • Service-oriented, professional and strong integrity
  • Based in Atlanta or New York
  • Occasional travel required, including to California HQ

 

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. 

How do you want to make your impact? 

 

Snowflake is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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