Cribl, Inc. is a fast-growing, remote-first company with a mission to unlock the value of all observability data. At our core, we believe in shipping phenomenal products and doing good by our customers and communities. We provide our customers with a new and unprecedented level of observability, intelligence, and control over their real-time data. We’re backed by Sequoia and CRV, and our products are deployed in some of the largest organizations in the world, processing 100s of TBs of IT & Security data, and managed by Site Reliability Engineers, System Engineers, and Technical Operations teams.
Cribl is expanding its Office of General Counsel to meet Cribl’s rapidly growing needs. This role will help ensure that Cribl’s legal operations run smoothly by managing outside counsel matters and ensuring all contracts are reviewed and assessed for risk as appropriate. This role reports to the Associate General Counsel for Governance and will supervise the Legal Operations team.
Manage matters referred to outside counsel, including through the use of legal operations systems to monitor work product, compliance with standardized billing guidelines, budgets, and spending.
Review contracts for obligations and risk, including sales and licensing contracts, non-disclosure agreements, reseller and partnership contracts, and vendor contracts.
Provide expert legal advice and support to sales and other cross-functional teams on legal issues, including without limitation negotiation with third parties and creative problem solving with a focus on providing available options, discussing risks for options, and executing on options the client selects.
Use and improve upon a standardized contract review and risk-assessment process, including to document contracts and obligations, use and implement new tools and software, and perform analyses on legal operations.
Coordinate with other internal legal teams on legal and other cross-functional issues, including without limitation the Corporate, Compliance, International, and Product Support teams.
Supervise other legal teams as assigned.
All other responsibilities, duties, functions, and activities as assigned.
At least seven (7) years of experience in corporate legal operations at a technology company or similar technical experience, including without limitation experience in managing matters with outside counsel, reviewing contracts for obligations, or using a standardized review and risk-assessment process.
At least four (4) years of experience in supervising attorneys in legal operations or related matters.
Experience with applicable contracting requirements, including federal or state procurement requirements, data protection requirements, and international requirements, including the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and related guidelines.
Experience with improving legal processes, implementing legal programs and programs with legal requirements, and managing projects and teams.
Experience with supporting sales and other cross-functional teams in a legal role.
Experience with using business and legal operations systems such as Jira, SalesForce, SimpleLegal, and Zoom.
Experience with using office software and services such as Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Google Slides, and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Commitment to our core values of Customer First, Always; Irreverent, But Serious; Do-acratic; Transparent; and Together.
Juris Doctorate and relevant license to practice law in good standing.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including without limitation the ability to write simply.
Excellent attention to detail.
What we offer:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Flexible spending account (FSA)
401(k) plan offered
Professional Development and Career Growth
Generous Vacation and Holiday Policy, including 2 Floating Holidays to use for holidays you observe
Social Responsibility Employee Group that reflects our value-driven company culture
Diversity drives innovation, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better. We’re building a culture where differences are valued and welcomed. We work together to bring out the best in each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying
About Cribl, Inc.
Cribl, Inc. is a fast-growing, remote-first company with a mission to unlock the value of all observability data. At our core, we believe in shipping phenomenal products and doing good by our customers and communities. We provide our customers with a new and unprecedented level of observability, intelligence, and control over their real-time data. We're backed by Sequoia and CRV, and our products are deployed in some of the largest organizations in the world, processing 100s of TBs of IT & Security data, and managed by Site Reliability Engineers, System Engineers, and Technical Operations teams.