Sr. Legal Counsel, Commercial

Sunnyvale, US | Legal

At JFrog, we’re reinventing DevOps to help the world’s greatest companies innovate -- and we want you along for the ride. This is a special place with a unique combination of brilliance, spirit and just all-around great people. Here, if you’re willing to do more, your career can take off. And since software plays a central role in everyone’s lives, you’ll be part of an important mission. Thousands of customers, including the majority of the Fortune 100, trust JFrog to manage, accelerate, and secure their software delivery from code to production -- a concept we call “liquid software.” Wouldn't it be amazing if you could join us in our journey?

We are looking for a passionate, business-savvy, talented Senior Legal Counsel, Commercial to join our US Legal Team in Sunnyvale, California. In this role, you will be working cross-functionally with internal business partners as well as customers, partners and vendors supporting US sales efforts, procurement, and other commercial related transactions with the opportunity to grow into other functional areas. The position is based out of our Sunnyvale office.

As a Sr. Legal Counsel, Commercial in JFrog you will...

  • Be an integral member of the commercial function, supporting the sales process to drive revenue while managing risk.
  • Partner with and advise business teams in the drafting, reviewing, and negotiation of a broad range of sales and commercial agreements, including some combination of SaaS and other technology licensing agreements, partnership agreements, vendor contracts, consulting agreements, nondisclosure agreements, and technology partnership agreements.
  • Support and coordinate with subject matter experts relating to compliance, finance, government, export control, product development, intellectual property, data security and privacy

To be a Sr. Legal Counsel, Commercial in JFrog you need...

  • Law degree from an accredited US law school; Admitted to practice in California;
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience with a law firm and/or in-house legal department
  • Substantive experience in commercial business transactions, including sales and purchase contracts in software licensing; intellectual property related considerations including licensing, IP ownership and risk allocation; independently managing and directing cross-border projects.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills and ability to connect with, and gain the respect of, cross-functional stakeholders
  • Excellent business sense and legal judgment with the ability to identify and escalate matters that require urgent attention
  • Ability to make discretionary decisions with confidence and minimal guidance
  • Capacity to interact and communicate with senior leadership and remain adaptable in a changing business environment
  • A collaborative approach and the interest in working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail with a mindset that processes can always be improved
  • High integrity and professionalism, strong sense of ownership, and eagerness to learn
  • Experience in government transactions, including working knowledge of FAR regulations and related government contracting issues are a plus


  • At JFrog, base salary is only one component of our compensation package.
  • This position has a base salary range between $170,000 to $220,000.  Base salary will be based on your skills, qualifications, experience and location.
  • This position also includes an equity package of restricted stock units (RSU).  In addition, JFrog employees are eligible to participate in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • JFrog provides employees comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, wellness and much more!
  • Additionally, this role may be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments.

JFrog is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other category protected by law.

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