Legal Counsel, Procurement

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity. 

MongoDB is looking to hire a fantastic candidate to fill the position of Legal Counsel - Procurement . We are looking for an exceptional person who has a passion for drafting and negotiating contracts. In addition, this candidate will play a significant role in building out the legal procurement function to bring procurement resources, tools, methodologies and judgment to business units. You will work closely with internal business resources, procurement stakeholders, legal and other stakeholders across the enterprise to ensure all third-party agreements meet MongoDB’s contracting standards and requirements. 

The successful candidate will work quickly, efficiently and strategically, and as part of a best in class legal department. This candidate will work both independently and as part of a team that values quality, fun and collaboration. MongoDB continues to grow at a rapid pace, and every person we hire has the opportunity to help shape the business and grow with the company. Our legal department prides itself on providing proactive legal advice and driving results on all of our projects and agreements, all the while collaborating across various departments – and having a great time doing it.

This role will be based remotely in Canada.


  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts ranging from software agreements, SOWs, professional services agreements, marketing agreements, and other buy-side agreements
  • Perform risk analysis review for all contractual documents and recommend mitigating options
  • Develop internal processes to improve our ability to scale the legal support we provide
  • Develop and provide training to the business

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years of contracts management, paralegal, or other comparable experience at a technology company, law firm, or similar experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • JD or relevant experience required
  • Understanding of data privacy requirements
  • Enthusiasm and "self-starter" qualities enabling him or her to manage responsibilities with an appropriate sense of urgency; the ability to function effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced & dynamic environment
  • Exceptional communication skills with a proven track record of collaborating with other teams
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through, and meet deadlines
  • Proactive, dynamic and result driven individual with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage internal customer priorities and needs
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
  • Great sense of humor and does not take himself/herself too seriously

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.

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