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Splunk Legal Counsel, Corporate in San Diego, California

Join us as we pursue our mission to remove the barriers between data and action. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, our customers, having fun, and most importantly to each other’s success.

Role

We are seeking an experienced Legal Counsel, Corporate to support Splunk’s corporate legal functions, with a primary focus on SEC reporting, corporate governance, and global subsidiary maintenance, and evolving responsibilities depending on your interests and the business’ needs. You will have both a meaningful role in a growing legal department and an opportunity to develop professionally with the support of a collaborative and experienced team. The role reports to Splunk's Senior Director, Corporate Legal and is based in Splunk’s corporate HQ in San Francisco (location flexible).

Personal Characteristics and Skills

To succeed, the role requires you to be highly collaborative with a positive demeanor and a sense of humor; you’ll need to demonstrate high EQ and a strong history of successful cross-functional collaboration; we need a self-starter with intellectual curiosity and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced work environment with perseverance and resourcefulness; we’re also looking for candidates with a high degree of accountability and professional drive; a growth mindset with flexibility and desire to work on a variety of legal matters, learn and have a meaningful impact are must-haves.

Responsibilities

  • Advise on securities law and related general corporate matters

  • Be responsible for ensuring compliance with obligations under federal securities laws and Nasdaq rules and regulations, including preparation and filing of Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy statements, and other SEC filings and reports

  • Support the annual stockholder meeting process, including preparing D&O questionnaires, coordinating proxy solicitor, transfer agent, and proxy mailing activities as well as meeting logistics

  • Support the Splunk Office of the Corporate Secretary, including coordination, preparation and distribution of agendas, resolutions, consents, minutes, and other materials for Board of Directors and committee meetings, as well as assisting with director onboarding

  • Assist with investor matters, including review of announcements, press releases, investor presentations and other investor communications

  • Stay current on corporate governance trends and best practices and SEC and Nasdaq developments, including research or benchmarking projects

  • Assist with subsidiary maintenance for all domestic and international subsidiaries

  • Assist with ESG governance and reporting initiatives

  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures, and lead and assist with the corporate legal team’s efforts in conducting periodic employee trainings on matters related to compliance and securities law, including insider trading, related party transactions and Regulation FD

  • Develop and implement standardized templates and processes for repeatable transactions that will advance and scale Splunk’s business

  • Work collaboratively and responsively with a broad range of colleagues across functions, ensuring good relationships between legal, finance, human resources and operations to facilitate a coordinated team approach

  • Pitch in on whatever legal work needs doing, whenever it needs to be done

  • Effectively manage outside counsel as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. from a top-tier law school and good standing to practice law in the State of California

  • 6-9 years of relevant experience at a law firm; experience at a publicly-traded technology company preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of securities law

  • Significant experience advising clients on public company reporting and compliance matters, as well as corporate governance matters

  • Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with, and gain the respect of, stakeholders at all levels

  • Ability to adapt to and thrive in a dynamic environment of rapid growth, preferably in or with fast-paced tech driven companies

  • Be organized, efficient and resourceful with strong follow-through abilities

  • Excellent business sense and legal judgment, with the ability to be strategic as well as detail-oriented

  • Be able to simultaneously manage and stage workloads, multiple client demands and shifting priorities within a rapidly evolving environment

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Splunk is also committed to providing access to all individuals who are seeking information from our website. Any individual using assistive technology (such as a screen reader, Braille reader, etc.) who experiences difficulty accessing information on any part of Splunk’s website should send comments to accessiblecareers@splunk.com. Please include the nature of the accessibility problem and your e-mail or contact address. If the accessibility problem involves a particular page, the message should include the URL of that page.

Splunk doesn't accept unsolicited agency resumes and won't pay fees to any third-party agency or firm that doesn't have a signed agreement with Splunk.

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