Sr. Counsel, Employment & Disputes

Databricks

While candidates in the listed location(s) are encouraged for this role, candidates in other locations will be considered.

Databricks is hiring a Counsel, Employment & Disputes to provide labor, employment, litigation, and compliance support to Databricks' operations globally. You will report to the Managing Associate General Counsel for Employment & Disputes and work closely with members of the Legal and People teams as well as stakeholders across the organization.

The impact you will have:

  • Provide actionable and business-focused advice on a broad range of labor and employment law issues, including: recruitment and hiring; compensation and benefits; employee relations; performance management; leaves of absence and accommodation; workplace health and safety; wage and hour issues; discrimination and harassment; and discipline and termination.
  • Support the development, implementation, and monitoring of scalable and compliant company policies, procedures, and trainings relating to the employee lifecycle.
  • Draft, negotiate, and enforce employment-related agreements, templates, and forms (e.g., employment, consulting, separation, etc.).
  • Advise on and manage employment-related investigations, disputes, and litigation.
  • Manage outside counsel.
  • Research relevant labor, employment, and compliance topics and stay current on developments in the law and evolving best practices.
  • Assist with pending and current disputes and litigation.
  • Support clients across jurisdictions and time zones.
  • Identify creative ways to increase efficiencies and support internal clients.

What we look for:

  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school and member in good standing in any state bar.
  • 6+ years of relevant experience, with substantive labor and employment law experience.
  • Experience conducting or assisting with internal investigations and performance issues.
  • Ability to research and resolve complex legal issues and communicate advice to team members at all levels and varying functions of the organization.
  • Experience managing workload with competing demands.
  • A desire to be part of a dynamic legal team supporting the recognized leader in processing big data in the cloud.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

About Databricks

Want to help speed the development of medical breakthroughs? Make the next mode of transportation a reality? Or discover ways to reverse climate change? We're on a mission to help data teams solve the world's toughest problems. The opportunity is huge and Databricks has emerged as a leader. Thousands of enterprises — including Comcast, Virgin Hyperloop and H&M — already rely on us to power their businesses and we're just getting started. Now it's your turn – join us to grow your career and make an impact with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M, and over 40% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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