Director of Legal

Posted on 4/30/2024

Redpanda Data

Redpanda Data

51-200 employees

High throughput streaming data platform

Data & Analytics


Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • JD from an accredited law school and Bar membership in good standing
  • 7+ years progressive experience in legal counsel or related experience
  • Strong understanding of the law with particular emphasis on commercial contracts, vendor contracts and corporate governance
  • SaaS industry experience required; mid-to-late stage startup experience preferred
  • Desire to roll-up your sleeves, prioritize work, execute plans, and drive deliverables
  • Collaborative working style with partners across the organization with accountability to make and own critical decisions
  • Strong communication style and capability of presenting legal information clearly and concisely
  • Prepare, review and negotiate a broad range of contracts and agreements, including sales contracts, vendor contracts and partnership agreements
  • Partner with the Sales team to develop and execute sales contracts
  • Research, identify and evaluate risks and mitigation strategies to future proof the company
  • Provide accurate, relevant and timely legal advice on a variety of legal topics, including corporate governance, intellectual property and regulatory compliance
  • Develop and improve legal standards and processes
  • Represent the company in legal proceedings, as needed
  • Communicating with and managing any third-party external counsel

Redpanda is a high throughput streaming data platform that simplifies real-time data processing, offering a cloud-managed or self-hosted solution. It is designed in C++, uses a single-binary architecture, Raft consensus protocol, cloud-first storage, and native anti-entropy mechanisms for self-management and self-healing.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth