Senior Counsel, Commercial

Legal London, United Kingdom


It’s an exciting time to be at Infoblox. Named a Top 25 Cyber Security Company by The Software Report and one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2020, Infoblox is the leader in cloud-first networking and security services. Our solutions empower organizations to take full advantage of the cloud to deliver network experiences that are inherently simple, scalable, and reliable for everyone. Infoblox customers are among the largest enterprises in the world and include 70% of the Fortune 500, and our success depends on bright, energetic, talented people who share a passion for building the next generation of networking technologies—and having fun along the way.              
We are looking for a Senior Commercial Counsel to join the global legal team in EMEA, reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, Commercial Legal in the US. In this role, you will bring leadership and legal expertise to different stakeholders on commercial transactions, and other strategic transactions. You will provide your own creative solutions and strategic thinking globally and take on projects in new areas that you are interested in.             
You are the ideal candidate if you want to apply a “beginner’s mind” to tackle complex legal problems and scale operations whilst unleashing human potential and driving business transformation.      
What you’ll do:                    
  • Review, draft, and manage customer agreements, partnership agreements, services agreements, statements of work, terms of service, end-user agreements, and data processing agreements (DPAs), and support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes           
  • Advise cross-functional stakeholders on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies and procedures, and business strategy as part of commercial transactions, product development, and day-to-day business operations           
  • Respond promptly to legal requests from Sales, Finance, Products, Business Development, Marketing, and other clients, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that businesspeople can implement           
  • Support our Product & Privacy Counsel with working knowledge of GDPR and other domestic and international data protection, privacy regulations, and best practices, including DPAs           
  • Collaborate with and manage outside counsel, manage risks, and propose solutions to mitigate risks concerning transactions, contracts, operations, and litigation           
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and scale legal operations and processes           
  • Support other cross-functional strategic initiatives such as innovation projects to help streamline and scale the business           
What you’ll bring:                      
  • Minimum 7 years of in-house and/or top-tier law firm experience in technology licensing or transactional law           
  • Good standing to practice law in the country in which you reside           
  • Demonstrated experience advising clients in structuring complex domestic and international transactions           
  • Background in drafting and negotiating service agreements, sales contracts, licenses, alliance agreements, and intellectual property agreements           
  • Experience with government contracting, compliance, and flow-down requirements           
  • Working knowledge of GDPR and other domestic and international data protection and privacy regulations           
  • Familiarity with network security, and cloud computing is preferred but not required           
  • JD degree or equivalent degree              
What success looks like:                 
After six months, you will…                      
  • Develop a strong understanding of Infoblox’s products and business model           
  • Build partnerships with cross-functional leaders           
  • Focus negotiations on the most critical aspects of Infoblox’s objectives           
After about a year, you will…                      
  • Become an expert on Infoblox’s contracting model and sales cycle           
  • Establish yourself as a trusted partner and advisor to your business clients and cross-functional peers           
  • Contribute to the development and execution of innovative projects that align with our vision and strategy, such as AI and automation
We’ve got you covered:            
Our holistic benefits package includes coverage of your health, wealth, and wellness—as well as a great work environment, employee programs, and company culture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and generous paid time off to help you balance your life. We have a strong culture and live our values every day—we believe in transparency, curiosity, respect, and above all, having fun while delighting our customers.             
Why Infoblox?            
We’ve created a culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and rewards innovation, curiosity, and creativity. We achieve remarkable results by working together in a supportive environment that focuses on continuous learning and embraces change. So, whether you’re a software engineer, marketing manager, customer care pro, or product specialist, you belong here, where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career. Check out what it’s like to be a Bloxer. We think you’ll be excited to join our team.