Senior Corporate Counsel 1 — Privacy

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Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

We are looking for an experienced negotiator and pragmatic problem solver with a passion for, and experience with, privacy, security, and technology. You must have superb verbal and written communication skills and be adept at navigating complex and nuanced data protection issues in a strategic manner. This an in-person role based in Dublin, CA, Atlanta, GA, or Bellevue, WA. This is not a remote position.


  • Draft, negotiate, and close privacy and data protection agreements with customers, including enterprise customers in highly regulated industries, such as financial services and healthcare, vendors and partners
  • Work closely with global sales, product, security and partner teams on transactions that drive the company’s revenue
  • Support commercial and procurement attorneys on data protection issues in negotiations 
  • Work well in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Evaluate the impact of U.S. and international legislation, regulations and industry guidelines involving privacy and security in order to maintain on ongoing understanding of such data protection regulations
  • Develop and deliver training on contract templates, playbooks and customer facing collateral covering data protection and security issues. 
  • Provide sound advice and guidance on legal and business-related issues to senior business leaders
  • Support continuous improvements of templates, policies and processes to help streamline, simplify and automate the contracting processes 


  • 7+ years of substantive privacy legal experience, preferably in-house with a successful, high-growth enterprise SaaS company, with 3+ years commercial contracting experience.
  • Excellent negotiation skills with large enterprise companies
  • Knowledge of worldwide data protection regulations, including GDPR and HIPAA
  • Knowledge of financial services regulations, including GLBA and 23 NYCRR 500
  • Working knowledge of SaaS industry cybersecurity concepts and security certifications
  • Experience negotiating security and privacy commitments with U.S. state and federal entities
  • Exceptional organizational, project management, and prioritization skills
  • The ability to think and execute both strategically and tactically
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills
  • Experience scaling sales, procurement and legal processes and policies for a rapidly growing organization
  • The ability to work with a wide variety of people, at all levels in the organization, in a fast-paced environment
  • Service-oriented, professional and strong integrity
  • Occasional travel may be required, including to California

Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company’s confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company’s data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.