Associate Counsel

at Puppet, Inc. Remote, North America

Hi, I’m Steve James, Assistant General Counsel at Puppet,

I’m looking for a talented and collaborative Associate Counsel to join our small but amazing legal team. In this role, you will attend to various legal matters and primarily support our go-to-market efforts, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements with our customers, partners and vendors.  This role will play an essential part in driving positive outcomes for Puppet and our customers.  

Meaningful work you’ll contribute

Partner internally to manage the contract review process for a variety of commercial contracts to support sales, including NDAs, license agreements, services agreements and data processing addendums.

  • Assist in building and maintaining Company’s contract management policies and implementation and enforcement of contract policies.
  • Participate in and eventually lead customer/partner negotiation conversations.
  • Provide guidance to cross-functional teams on commonly requested edits, non-standard terms, and general contractual questions.
  • Help us continually improve our processes and services and manage change to provide more efficient, agile legal services to our internal clients.

You are…

  • A team player who works well with people in all functions of the business and understands the importance of building relationships of trust as a critical part of your job.
  • A skilled negotiator with a knack for identifying the right solutions that best address our customers’ needs within Puppet’s risk profile.
  • Scrappy and self-directed, skilled at driving forward projects with minimal guidance and limited resources while having the good judgement to escalate issues when needed.  

Valuable experiences and skills you’ll bring to Puppet

  • 2+ years experience working with different kinds of commercial transactions (e.g., software licensing, SaaS, outsourcing, facilities, etc.).
  • A working knowledge of GDPR and CCPA (preferred but not required)
  • Ability to clearly draft documents, policies, emails and other communications in a concise, accurate, and digestible manner.
  • An understanding of intellectual property, licensing, privacy, data security and commercial contracts or willingness to learn.
  • Ability to contribute to, and iterate on, contract playbook of fallback terms.
  • Ability to work cross-functionality with different departments and build authentic relationships with all kinds of people across many functional teams.  
  • Flexibility to adapt and thrive in an environment that is constantly changing as we grow and adapt as a company and legal department.
  • Eager to chip in wherever and whenever help is needed.
  • JD required.  Bar admission and in good standing in at least one state.

We are hiring at various experience levels and we’re particularly interested in having a diverse team with a broad set of skills and viewpoints. If this seems like your dream job, but you’re not sure if you qualify, apply anyway!

*Visa Sponsorship

Please note, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

 

About Puppet

Puppet’s core mission is to eliminate soul crushing work. We created the industry standard for managing infrastructure as code. And we didn’t stop there—our product portfolio has grown to help organizations automate across their entire software delivery lifecycle. With more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies using Puppet’s open source or commercial products, our code is helping power thousands of organizations across the world.

As the industry leader in DevOps solutions, we realize that our success is a collective effort; all made possible by the incredible people working here, our customers, partners, and Puppet community. Our culture is built on positivity, diversity, inclusivity and support—and we seek people who are resilient, entrepreneurial-minded, team players who continually strive to be incrementally better every single day. In our work together we aim to be curious, accountable, empathetic and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like the environment you’d thrive in, why not say hello?

Learn more about Puppet by checking out the values we live by and the awesome benefits and perks we offer employees!

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact +1-877-575-9775 for assistance.

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An equal opportunity employer

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 877-575-9775 for assistance.

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