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Sr. Counsel, Commercial

Posted Mar 28
Full Time

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About The Role:

This is an individual contributor role in our growing remote global Legal Team primarily supporting: (i) the global alliances, business development, and alliance operations teams, and specifically OEM, distributors, marketplace platforms and transactions, and (ii) the global sales team in complex customer agreements for cyber security SaaS products and professional services. In this role, you will draft and negotiate all forms of partner agreements (e.g., reseller, distribution, OEM, managed service providers, and white label), and advise business teams on issues relevant to such transactions and arrangements. You will spot legal and non-legal issues, provide legal advice, workarounds and solutions, understand the practical implications of your legal guidance and assist with the implementation of that guidance.

You will work remotely and report to the Assistant GC of Commercial Legal who reports to the VP of Legal. The role serves internal clients with aggressive deadlines in a dynamic environment with sometimes ambiguous business requests and priorities. The role requires creative thinking, collaboration, hard work, flexible and sometimes long hours.

What You’ll Do:

  • Draft (sometimes from scratch), review and negotiate a wide range and high volume of commercial contracts, including customer software and SaaS licenses, partner agreements, vendor agreements supporting strategic alliances, GTM partners, marketplace platforms, data protection agreements, and security requirements.

  • Support and advise internal business teams on the acquisition, design and deployment of new platforms and technologies aimed at CrowdStrike’s strategic alliances, GTM and marketplace initiatives.

  • In addition to drafting agreements, you will prepare and document programs and processes, including third party product listings, policies for GTM partners, partner programs, and internal record of processes.

  • Update Legal and Business management on deal and project status.

  • Analyze and provide legal and practical advice on commercial, licensing and regulatory requirements (including those related to privacy, warranty, marketing and advertising) for strategic alliances and GTM partners worldwide.

  • Manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Get to “yes” on partner and customer deals.

What You’ll Need:

  • 10+ years of legal contracting experience in-house at start up or established technology companies

  • 5+ years supporting Sales and Partner/Business Development organizations.

  • 2-3 years of law firm experience.

  • J.D. and licensed attorney in US.

  • Extensive experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements.

  • Experience with global partner software/SaaS licensing and online stores/marketplace, including the vendors necessary to support their implementation, and drafting consumer compliant licenses.

  • Knowledge of global partner laws and experience supporting a global partner sales organization is required.

  • Ability to navigate and work through ambiguous environments.

  • Ability to provide 2-3 professional references.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working for a SaaS cyber-security company.

  • Playbook development, project management, building partner programs

Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements 

  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption 

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact​, for further assistance.

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Right to Work

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $140,000 - $230,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.