Senior Privacy Counsel

Snowflake Bellevue, WA

There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake’s founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn’t stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow.

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. As Senior Privacy Counsel you will report to a Director of Legal based in Snowflake’s Dublin office, in a growing, world-class legal team. 


  • Draft, negotiate, and close privacy and data protection agreements with enterprise customers, including customers in highly regulated industries, such as financial services and healthcare 
  • Work closely with global sales and partner teams on transactions that drive the company’s revenue
  • Support commercial attorneys on data protection issues in negotiations 
  • Partner with the security team on security-related issues in negotiations
  • Work well in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Maintain understanding of new and evolving data protection regulations
  • Develop and deliver training on data protection issues and contract templates
  • 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 commercial legal experience, preferably in-house with a successful, high-growth enterprise SaaS company, with 3+ years emphasis on privacy and/or security 
  • Excellent negotiation skills with large enterprise customers
  • 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
  • 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 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

This position is offered in the following locations: Dublin, CA / Bellevue, WA / Austin, TX / Atlanta, GA / Boston, MA / New York, NY / D.C. / Bozeman, MT. Occasional travel may be required.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. 

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