Nutanix Product and Privacy Counsel in San Jose, California

Product and Privacy Counsel

Nutanix is currently seeking a Products and Privacy Counsel who can thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment to join our dynamic Legal team. This position is ideal for an attorney that wants to handle complex legal work relating to the development, launch and sale of Nutanix’s products and services through the support of the engineering, manufacturing, software, sales and other teams within Nutanix both in the U.S. and internationally.

The position will be based in San Jose, CA.

Required Responsibilities:

  • Provide a wide range of legal advice from the initial stages of product development to commercial production for an expanding suite of software products and services, including SaaS;

  • Integrate with, and become a trusted business adviser to, the Engineering and Product Management teams and advise on legal requests from various teams relating to product features and functionalities;

  • Address legal issues relating to intellectual property, software and SaaS product development, privacy and data security (particularly with respect to a SaaS product offering), software licensing, technology and commercial transactions in connection with product development;

  • Work directly with Engineering to design innovative solutions to privacy and security concerns, including the General Data Protection Regulation and relevant security certifications, for products and services;

  • Interface with various business teams, including Engineering, Product Management, Information Security, Sales, and Business Development, to negotiate, implement and manage strategic alliances and partnerships in support of product development;

  • Develop and maintain the legal resources and collateral that are required for products and services, such as terms of use, privacy notices and other required disclosures;

  • Ensure compliance with U.S. and international laws and regulations dealing with intellectual property, privacy, export compliance, security certifications and advertising;

  • Provide subject-matter support to the Commercial Legal team in the negotiation of contracts for the sale of products and services.


  • Licensed to practice law in California.

  • Experience in product development matters, data privacy and security, intellectual property, commercial agreements, technology transactions and software licensing agreements is required.

  • Familiarity with both US and EU privacy norms, legal requirements, and enforcement authorities; IAPP or other applicable privacy certifications required.

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience, preferably at a software technology and/or SaaS company, with at least 3+ years of specialized privacy practice.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to novel issues in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision.

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.