Lead Attorney, Technology Transactions_ Global Operations and Supply Chain

Bloom EnergySan Jose, CaliforniaFull TimeOn Site

Our team at Bloom Energy embraces the unprecedented opportunity to change the world and the way companies utilize energy. Our technology empowers businesses and communities to responsibly take charge of their energy. Our energy platform has three key value propositions: resiliency, sustainability and predictability. We provide infrastructure that is flexible for the evolving net zero ecosystem. We have deployed more than 30,000 fuel cell modules since our first commercial shipments in 2009, sending energy platforms to data centers, hospitals, manufacturing facilities, biotechnology facilities, major retail stores, financial institutions, telecom facilities, utilities and other critical infrastructure customers.

As Lead Attorney, Global Operations and Supply Chain, you will serve as a primary attorney for key technology engineering, supply chain & manufacturing operations teams within Bloom Energy and partner with these teams to develop, procure, manufacture and deploy Bloom Energy Energy Servers and Electrolyzers worldwide. The person serving in this role will structure, draft and negotiate agreements, counsel internal business clients on matters and issues across the technology development and supply chain & procurement spectrum. Additional responsibilities of this position include formulation and implementation of process-oriented improvements, administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling of pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. This position will report to the EVP, General Counsel. 

Location: Either San Jose, Ca or Newark, DE.


  • Provide legal advice to Bloom Energy Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Engineering teams on    joint development agreements, manufacturing agreements, strategic sourcing and supply agreements, indirect sourcing, logistics agreements.
  • Support product managers and technical teams with legal advice during product design and development on issues related to supply chain coordination.
  • Lead agreement-making process and develop and maintain ongoing relationships with external manufacturing and supply chain vendors, including directly negotiating with partners and suppliers.
  • Draft and maintain forms/templates for a variety of supply chain agreements including detailed negotiation position documents
  • Develop processes and procedures for direct and indirect procurement
  • Provide training to internal customers on a variety of legal issues.
  • Manage supply-side legal operations and processes, including template agreements, playbooks and back-off positions, supply contract database and contract activity monitoring and metrics.
  • Provide strategic and practical legal advice and subject matter expertise on a range of relevant supply-side legal, regulatory and operational matters, including:
    • Security of supply
    • Supplier risk management on corruption and anti-bribery matters
    • Information security and data privacy
    • Corporate social responsibility
    • Procurement policies and procedures for both direct and indirect procurement
    • Conflict Minerals, trade compliance and related regulatory matter


  • Degree in Law (JD / LLB) from an accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of at least one state or provincial bar association
  • 15 or more years of legal experience as a technology transactions attorney (with at least four years at a law firm); in-house experience in a technology company is a plus
  • Intellectual property background and licensing experience required
  • IP background a plus
  • Patent licensing experience a plus
  • Global supply chain and manufacturing
  • International experience


Bloom Energy’s mission is to make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone in the world. The company’s product, the Bloom Energy Server, delivers highly reliable and resilient, always-on electric power that is clean, cost-effective, and ideal for microgrid applications. Bloom’s customers include many Fortune 100 companies and leaders in manufacturing, data centers, healthcare, retail, higher education, utilities, and other industries. For more information, visit www.bloomenergy.com

Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.

Resumes should be sent to shawn.soderberg@bloomenergy.com

Salary Ranges:

$223,900.00 - $322,100.00

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