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Commercial Counsel

| Austin

MongoDB, the leading modern, general purpose database platform, is looking to hire a fantastic lawyer in Austin, New York, or Palo Alto to fill the position of Commercial Counsel. We will consider other locations for the right candidate. We want someone who loves contracts, thrives in a fast-paced environment and isn't afraid of lofty goals. The successful candidate will work quickly, efficiently and strategically, and as part of a best in class legal department. This candidate will work both independently and as part of a team that values quality, fun and collaboration. MongoDB continues to grow at a rapid pace, and every person we hire has the opportunity to help shape the business and grow with the company. Our legal department prides itself on providing proactive legal advice and driving results on all of our projects and agreements, all the while collaborating across various departments – and having a great time doing it.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting MongoDB’s sales, business development and procurement teams, with primary responsibility for drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Tackling other interesting legal projects and assisting team members on others as needed
  • Identifying and implementing processes to help scale legal resources for MongoDB’s business

Requirements

  • J.D. and bar membership (in applicable state or province)
  • 5+ years of transactional experience, preferably including technology licensing or commercial experience
  • Proven record of success at a reputable law firm and in-house
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand complex contractual issues, assess risk within the context of our business, and provide clear legal advice
  • Curious and enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and overcoming challenges, and demonstrate practical judgment in difficult situations
  • Great leadership and teamwork skills

Nice to haves

  • Knowledge of the database industry and MongoDB is a huge plus
  • Experience working closely with sales and business development teams within a rapidly growing company
  • Success building simple processes that scale long-term
  • Familiarity with coding, software, open source licensing, IT infrastructure, outsourcing, telecommunications or cloud computing services

*MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.*

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

3711 S MoPac Expy, Austin, TX 78735

An Insider's view of MongoDB

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

MongoDB selects intelligent and capable individuals who are motivated to capitalize on the massive opportunity in front of us. Although we are chasing this opportunity, there is incredible work-life balance in the form of numerous team outings and a flexible PTO policy.

Chris

Corporate Account Executive

What does your typical day look like?

On a typical day, I work on new accounts, renewals, and meet with prospects. I speak with executives and developers about their applications and get to be at the forefront of the newest technologies! It's great to work for a business that your clients love. We get the best support from our leaders and training to keep us sharp on our skills.

Jessica

Corporate Account Executive

How does the company support your career growth?

MongoDB has grown exponentially over the past few years and as a result, there are numerous opportunities for career advancement. To keep pace, the company is constantly investing in developing its people to lead the next phase of our organization. For those looking to take their career to the next level, there is no place better than MongoDB.

James

Customer Success Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

The SDR Team is constantly re-evaluating and improving the way we support and add value to the rest of the Sales Org. In fact, on a quarterly basis, each person on the team proposes and executes a 'team improvement project,' which is something that they feel will add value to the team. These projects ensure that each SDR constantly innovates.

Gigi

Director of Sales Development

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

In any organization, it is essential for teams and departments to work together seamlessly in order to be effective. At MongoDB, the people and their ability to work together is a large reason for its success. Our sales teams interact with other business units on a daily basis.

Brent

Regional Sales Director

What are MongoDB Perks + Benefits

MongoDB Benefits Overview

Solving GIANT ideas doesn’t just happen at work. That’s why it’s important to us at MongoDB to provide you with resources to help you thrive in every aspect of your life. We’re devoted to creating an open, innovative and supportive environment for our team.

From mid-day meditation sessions and ping-pong playoffs, to robust learning and development programs and career coaching; your opportunity to make an impact is real, and we want to support you in that journey. One of our top priorities is to maintain the health and wellbeing of our employees and their families.

Here at MongoDB, you’ll have the chance to work on our most core technology and programs, and be part of an influential company that’s disrupting the industry.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
MongoDB offers 20 weeks of paid parental leave for both mothers and fathers, and 4 additional weeks of flexible work arrangements for employees who have been with the company for at least 12 months.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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