Elastic is an open source search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at elastic.co.
We have over twenty lawyers in the United States, France, Germany, England and Singapore. In this position we are looking to hire a government contracts counsel with a background in both United States government contracting and state and local contracting. This is primarily a work from home position and we are focusing on lawyers located in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, but may be open to other locations.
You will negotiate, structure, and close Teaming, Reseller and other contracts relating to our US Federal business, working directly with the Company’s Federal Sales and Business Development organizations. You will also negotiate, structure and close our Customer Agreements relating to our State, Local and Education business, working directly with our SLED Sales and Business Development Organization. When the need arises, we may also ask you to assist with general commercial contracting matters in the Americas.
Of course, as a key member of the Elastic Legal Team, you will help develop and mature the operational model for the Company’s contract negotiation and management processes.
You have 5 to 9+ years of experience in the drafting and negotiation of technology contracts with governmental bodies at a major national or international law firm and/or in house at an enterprise software or SaaS company, excellent judgment, and are able to balance legal risks with business strategy.
You thrive while independently running your own time in a demanding, fast-paced environment, and can handle ambiguity and rapidly shifting priorities with flexibility, patience, and humor.
In addition, you have/are:
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