Senior Counsel - Commercial Contracts

Raleigh/Durham | Remote /
Operations – Legal /
/ Hybrid
JupiterOne is a fast growing, cyber security company named in America’s Top Startup Employers for 2023 by Forbes and trusted by cloud-first companies like Hashicorp, Databricks, Marqeta, Divvy, Auth0, and more. JupiterOne earned the trust of Fortune 100 customers and gained more than $119M in funding and support from investors, and advisors like Sapphire Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Cisco Investments, Splunk Ventures, Intel Capital, and Alpha Square Group.

As part of the Operations Team, the Senior Counsel serves as a trusted advisor to business leadership, and has a direct impact through strategic execution across the organization. JupiterOne's Senior Counsel serves as a partner to our business ensuring compliance and adherence to legal requirements concerning commercial contracts, intellectual property and patents, privacy regulations, risk management, and other regulatory compliance, as well as supporting internal teams with ad hoc legal guidance and support. The Senior Counsel reports directly to the VP, Operations & Finance. We are looking for an individual that is deeply committed to joining and contributing to the success of a fast-paced startup; you can make an impact with us!

What you will do:

    • Primary responsibility: draft, review, negotiate, and revise a wide variety of commercial contracts (i.e. NDA, MSA, Vendor, Partner, Alliance, Contractor, and other agreements, SOW, Privacy, Data Transfer, etc.)
    • Ensure regulatory compliance to include, but not limited to privacy, and other business practices (i.e. export control laws and data privacy laws, such as GDPR, Federal & State Privacy regulations, such as FCPA, GLBA, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, as applicable)
    • Administer policies and procedures to protect and defend Intellectual Property, inventions, and other works attributed to JupiterOne
    • Partner with internal teams to conduct audits, assessments, and risk mitigation to ensure continuous compliance and improvement
    • Recommend, prepare, and file for patents, trademarks, copyrights, rights assignments, and other filings as needed
    • Conduct research and prepare reports, assessments, summations, and findings; present to Executive Team & Board of Directors
    • Investor Relations, Startup Fundraising, & Equity Plan Administration as needed
    • Serve as coach and educator for legal matters; conduct internal courses/webinars as needed
    • Provide hands-on strategic legal support and guidance across all areas of the organization
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Juris Doctorate degree with state member in good standing to practice law in North Carolina
    • 3+ years of experience in SaaS Commercial Contract, CyberSecurity, IP/Patent, and Privacy experience required with a track record of stellar performance and increasing responsibilities
    • Ability to simultaneously support internal and external customers efficiently
    • Effective communication and negotiation skills, with ability to assess needs and produce outcomes in a timely manner
    • Ability to travel as needed across US and globally
    • Ability to provide U.S. work authorization that does not require employer sponsorship
    • Raleigh, NC location preferred; will consider outstanding candidates outside of North Carolina for remote role
$140,000 - $200,000 a year
JupiterOne's competitive compensation packages for salaried roles include base salary, equity, variable/incentive pay, perks, and benefits. Cash compensation is determined by a variety of factors, to include job family, function, level, and geographic location, that are benchmarked against current market data. 

The base salary range for this position is $140,000-$200,000*

*Final compensation packages are determined by multiple factors such as individual depth of experience, education, qualifications, certifications, performance level, specialized expertise, and geographic location.

What we offer:

💰 Competitive Salary, plus Annual Bonus eligibility, plus Equity Options
🩺 Medical & Rx Plans with Telemedicine, Mental Health Support, and Fertility Benefits (incl. domestic partners)
🦷 Robust Dental and 🤓 Vision Plans (includes adult orthodontics!)
🆓 Zero cost medical/dental/vision options for employee only coverage
🏝 Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) plus 🇺🇸10 Paid Holidays, including JupiterOne Day on July 21st
🐣 Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave at 100% of your salary
🦺 Paid Time Off to Volunteer every quarter
🏋🏽‍♂️🏊🏼‍♀️ Wellness Activities Reimbursement
➕ 401(k), Life Insurance, Short Term / Long Term Disability Options
🗣 Generous Employee Referral Program
🎉 Fantastic Company Culture - Fun Company Events - Career Growth Potential
🏳️‍🌈 🏳️‍⚧️ ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻✊ All are welcome, celebrated, supported, and appreciated!

Why JupiterOne?

We are committed to growing fast with the support of our customers, team, and community. 
We enjoy a culture of excellence among an accomplished group of executive leaders, engineers, sales, and marketing professionals.

Here are some awards we’re proud to share:

JupiterOne named America’s Best Startup Employers by Forbes in 2023
JupiterOne named Best Software Company and Best Small Company in 2023 by InHerSight
JupiterOne named Forbes Top 20 Cybersecurity Startups to watch in 2021
JupiterOne Founder and CEO, Erkang Zheng, selected as The Top 25 Cybersecurity CEOs of 2021
JupiterOne CISO, Sounil Yu, named Winner of the Top 10 CISOs of 2021 and Finalist for Top 10 Cyber Security Experts in the Black Unicorn Awards at Black Hat 2021

This is an opportunity to join a fully funded startup with incredible prospects for growth (career, financial, and personal).

JupiterOne is an equal opportunity employer. We're an inclusive team that is dedicated to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

JupiterOne is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact us at or 833-578-7663. 

We are unable to provide employment sponsorship at this time.