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Senior Contracts Manager

$102,000- $145,000/ year
Posted Apr 17
Full Time
RemoteSan Francisco, California

CircleCI is looking for a Senior Contracts Manager to negotiate commercial contracts on its Legal team. The ideal candidate is an experienced contract manager or paralegal who has experience working at a SaaS company. This position will primarily support CircleCI’s global Sales team and company-wide procurement efforts. The Senior Contracts Manager role requires someone who has a high degree of self-sufficiency but also enjoys being part of a supportive team that provides sound and timely commercial transactional support in various areas. CircleCI’s Legal team is small but mighty, handling an expanding work volume common to a tech environment.

This position reports to the Director, Contracts and Legal Operations.



  • Partner closely with CircleCI’s Sales, Customer Success, Deal Desk, Revenue Accounting, Security and other teams to provide Legal support for sell-side and buy-side contract documents through reviewing, redlining, drafting, and finalizing DPAs, NDAs, Order Forms, and SaaS, Software License, Reseller and Systems Integrator agreements
  • Work cross-functionally with other internal teams and external parties to ensure efficient workflow and request management
  • Perform general contract and administrative support, including cross-functional coordination of legal matters on behalf of the Legal team, and contract and process management in order to drive efficiency, collaboration and internal alignment
  • Support the Legal team in meeting its SLAs and OKRs


Experience & Qualifications:

  • College degree, professional certification(s) or equivalent work experience, and a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience, preferably at a SaaS or technology company
  • Extended experience with a variety of computer software applications (Adobe Professional, DocuSign, Google Workspace, HubSpot, LinkSquares, Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Slack, Zoom, etc.)
  • Excellent, efficient redlining and ability to defend those redlines verbally and in writing
  • Advanced issue-spotting and ability to negotiate an equitable outcome
  • Extended knowledge of data privacy regulations (GDPR, CCPA, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organized, proactive, and resourceful self-starter with a demonstrated ability to multitask and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to recalibrate easily in response to shifting priorities, process change, and risk tolerance
  • Great, service-oriented interpersonal skills and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with the highest level of discretion and respect
  • Experience working with various levels within an organization, including senior management


We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate - we’re all a work in progress and are growing new skills and capabilities all the time. CircleCI welcomes those who are enthusiastic about learning and evolving, so however you identify and whatever your background, if this looks like a role where you could do work that excites you, we hope you’ll apply.

If you’re interested in joining the team at CircleCI, please send a resumé and cover letter describing what inspires you and why you think you are a good fit for the team. If you contribute to an open-source project, write a blog, or have a presence on the web (GitHub, Twitter, Stack, etc.), we would love to hear about it.


About CircleCI

CircleCI is the world’s largest shared continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, and the central hub where code moves from idea to delivery. As one of the most-used DevOps tools that processes more than 1 million builds a day, CircleCI has unique access to data on how engineering teams work, and how their code runs. Companies like Spotify, Coinbase, Stitch Fix, and BuzzFeed use us to improve engineering team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster.

Founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco with a global remote workforce, CircleCI is venture-backed by Scale Venture Partners, Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ), Baseline Ventures, Top Tier Capital, Industry Ventures, Heavybit, Harrison Metal Capital, Owl Rock Capital Partners, and NextEquity Partners.

CircleCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

United States Base Pay Range
$102,000$145,000 USD
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