Senior Corporate Counsel, Product, Tableau | Salesforce | Seattle, WA

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  • Post Date : November 19, 2020
  • Apply Before : December 19, 2020
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What you’ll be doing…

Salesforce seeks to hire a proactive, business-oriented, and tech-savvy attorney to join the Product Legal team that focuses on the Tableau product suite. You will partner directly with executives, developers, and product managers to provide strategic legal counsel and thought leadership on issues from development through launch and distribution. Using a broad knowledge base to assess and mitigate risk, you will bring together cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and compliance. You will also play an important role in shaping policies and processes to help the Legal Department scale as Salesforce continues to grow, and to drive important compliance initiatives relating to product development, privacy, and data protection.

Some of the things you will be doing…

  • Serve as a partner in the business and trusted counsel to executives, product managers, and engineers on issues related to new and existing services, products, and features throughout the entire product lifecycle.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in the business and across the Legal Department to vet new products, features, data flows, business models, and integrations to ensure that Salesforce products, services and infrastructure are enterprise-ready and comply with applicable laws, including privacy regulations.

  • Stay up to date on and effectively communicate new legal developments and product-specific regulations and help ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Review and negotiate complex agreements with service providers and technology partners, as well as advise executive leadership and product management on such transactions

  • Provide strategic and timely client training on relevant issues.

  • Work with the commercial legal team globally to support and facilitate negotiation of product-specific terms with customers.

  • Be a resident expert and resource on issues related to privacy and data protection as it relates to Salesforce’s platform, products and services.

Who you are…

  • Skilled. Familiar with key regulatory requirements in the SaaS space, including privacy and data protection issues

  • Precise. High work quality and precision, and able to resolve time sensitive issues with a high degree of precision and exhibit strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Relationship Builder. Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal clients and enable business goals.

  • Adviser. Sound and practical business judgment. Comfortable as the primary legal adviser to multiple product and engineering groups in a fast-paced environment.

  • Organized. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines.

  • Process Driven. Self-motivated team player with the ability to learn quickly, identify and resolve legal and business issues, drive projects and earn the confidence of and cooperation of your business partners.

  • Technically Minded. Product counseling in-house experience at a technology company. Technical background, including non-legal roles such as engineering, product management, marketing, or sale

  • Experienced. 7+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department, preferably in the technology industry, with significant relevant transactional and product counseling experience (SaaS deployment model experience preferred)

  • Educated. Juris Doctor degree and admitted to practice in at least one US jurisdiction required

  • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard to help us continue to build one of the best companies in the world!

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