Commercial Counsel

DatabricksNew york, New yorkFull TimeRemote

While candidates in the listed location(s) are encouraged for this role, candidates in other locations will be considered.

As Commercial Counsel, you will join the rapidly growing legal team reporting to the Legal Director, Americas Commercial Legal. You will provide legal support for Databricks' U.S. commercial business, including negotiating commercial contracts, and solving issues relating to security and privacy, in addition to providing general legal support to Databricks as an integrated part of the Databricks global legal team.

The impact you will have:

  • Draft and negotiate complex, non-standard agreements governing innovative products and addressing cutting edge legal issues
  • Advise commercial sales teams on deal process and contract management
  • Understand SaaS, product, data security, and privacy process issues to guide the sales team during negotiations, and in many other contexts
  • Understand Databricks' internal structures, product offerings, technology, security/data protection systems and policies to give you a foundation for providing support across all lines of business
  • Provide general legal support

What we look for:

  • Attorney with 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Relevant tech sector in-house legal experience
  • Understanding of cloud services, technology and professional services contracts
  • High-level negotiation and legal drafting skills
  • Solid knowledge of business process gained in-house relating to commercial, contract, intellectual property, and data privacy law
  • Experience managing workload in a high-pressure environment with competing demands
  • A desire to be part of a dynamic legal team supporting the recognized leader in processing big data in the cloud


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

About Databricks

Want to help speed the development of medical breakthroughs? Make the next mode of transportation a reality? Or discover ways to reverse climate change? We're on a mission to help data teams solve the world's toughest problems. The opportunity is huge and Databricks has emerged as a leader. Thousands of enterprises — including Comcast, Virgin Hyperloop and H&M — already rely on us to power their businesses and we're just getting started. Now it's your turn - join us to grow your career and make an impact with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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