Associate Legal Counsel



Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the data management software market is forecast to be $94 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $153 billion in 2027, representing a 13% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

We are looking for an exceptional commercial lawyer who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and isn't afraid of lofty goals and challenges. To succeed in this position, you must be able to work independently and efficiently. You will handle contract negotiations and advise on a range of commercial issues important to MongoDB’s business. MongoDB is growing rapidly, and every person we hire has the opportunity to help shape the business and grow with the company.

This is a full-time position based in Ireland, but we will consider locations in the UK or mainland Europe for the right candidate.


  • Draft and negotiate cloud and licensing agreements, and other technology contracts
  • Provide strategic legal and business advice on contract-related issues to a rapidly-growing and high-performing sales organization, and other teams within the sales ecosystem
  • Identify and implement processes to streamline negotiations and scale legal resources
  • Develop training resources to enable our sales team to navigate the contracting process effectively
  • Tackle other interesting legal projects and assist team members on others as needed


  • 3+ years of commercial transactions experience, preferably including technology licensing and cloud agreements
  • Proven record of success in-house and/or at a top law firm
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to understand complex contractual issues, assess risk while exercising strong business judgment, and provide clear legal advice
  • Knowledge of GDPR and Privacy Law an advantage
  • Curious and enthusiastic about technology and databases
  • Enjoy working hard and overcoming challenges
  • Great leadership and teamwork skills, as well as a willingness to take on responsibility
  • Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment, and handling and prioritizing multiple projects
  • Licensed in an appropriate jurisdiction

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.