DNAnexus is the leading cloud-based SaaS company serving the
global life science community. DNAnexus health informatics platform
serves customers across a spectrum of industries government,
biopharmaceutical, clinical diagnostics, healthcare, and academic
research in 33 countries with compliant protection of data,
privacy, and intellectual property. The platform provides a secure
and collaborative environment where genomics, multi-omics, and real
world data can be combined with clinical data at scale, providing
new insights that can lead to improved diagnostics, new targeted
therapies and better patient care.
DNAnexus is seekingAssociate Counsel/Counsel to join our Legal
team! This role reports in to the VP and Head of Legal
Responsibilities would include: Drafting and negotiating SaaS
agreements, services agreements, sales contracts, strategic
alliances, licenses, IP agreements and other inbound and outbound
commercial agreements.Working with internal stakeholders
(including, Sales, Product,etc.) in all ranges of commercial
transactions, IP, open source and privacy.
Majority of work will likely be commercial deals (SaaS, sales,
professional services, NDAs, procurement, inbound and alliances
commercial agreements).Some contracts organization and similar
administrative work is required.
Must be an effective negotiator on key points and have a
growthmentality.Should have afriendly business style but also be
precise enough to identify and highlight practical risks.Strong
interpersonal skills are a must. The successful candidate will be
detail-oriented and a fast learner. Should thrive in a fast-paced
- 3+ years of relevant experience.
- Experience drafting and negotiating a wide-range of complex
- Comfortable and adept at partnering with members of Sales in
fast-paced commercial transactions.
- Experience at a SaaS, cloud computing or enterprise software
company and understanding of cloud-based data management platforms
- Life science experience or technical background not
- Experience advising on a variety of other legal matters
including privacy, IP rights, and open sourceis a plus.
- Willingness to roll up sleeves, dig into details and contribute
- Will work closely with VP / Head of Legal but must be able to
escalate critical points, learn quickly, and drive deals
independently after ramping up.
Role allows for great flexibility to be resident in the companys
Silicon Valley or San Francisco headquarters.Remote candidates
Based in San Francisco and Mountain View, California, DNAnexus
is experiencing rapid growth and is searching for the best talent
to join our team. We recently completed a $100 million financing
round to advance our growth globally to further serve leading
healthcare and life science organizations. Key investors include
Google Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Northpond Ventures, TPG
Biotech, and Foresite Capital.
If you are interested in joining our team, please apply
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO