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AI Counsel



Software Engineering, Legal, Data Science
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

About the Team

Rubrik is on a mission to secure the world’s data and our Legal Team is committed to supporting this mission, offering critical guidance across many areas of the business. Rubrik’s Legal Team offers tremendous opportunities for team members, handling everything from contracts, vendor agreements, and lease agreements, to more robust areas like intellectual property, employment law, privacy, trade compliance, and litigation. Our Legal Team has a culture that encourages great ideas and debate as we build an iconic company together with a sense of ownership and autonomy. Rubrik is at a pivotal moment in its story. Join us and let’s be unstoppable, together.

Recent developments in generative AI bring the promise of substantial gains in innovation and productivity but also raise complex issues relating to intellectual property, confidentiality, privacy, security, and more. We are looking for someone who has a deep interest and understanding of artificial intelligence and is excited by the prospect of exploring the uncharted legal landscape raised by this cutting edge technology. As AI Counsel, you will be guiding our journey to harness the power of generative AI while mitigating risks. In this role, you will drive continuous improvements in our approach to artificial intelligence and strengthen our review processes and controls, empowering Rubrik to embrace the power and promise of AI in a safe, responsible, and transparent manner. You will also take on all aspects of open source license compliance, including employee education, code scans, and open source software notices. We are looking for someone who is technologically inclined, is a pragmatic and business-oriented problem solver, and enjoys cross-functional collaboration, as you will be partnering with many teams, including Product, Engineering, Information Security, and of course, various teams across Legal.

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure that our use of AI complies with laws and regulations, meets our contractual obligations, and aligns with our security requirements
  • Enable adoption of AI tools to boost productivity and the launch of AI-powered products and features while mitigating legal, compliance, security, and business risks
  • Lead and coordinate our review processes for use of generative AI
  • Oversee the open source compliance program, including code scans, auditing, and remediation, open source software notices, and managing outside counsel
  • Educate our employees on AI and open source software issues
  • Improve our AI and open source review processes to make them more effective, comprehensive, and efficient

Experience you’ll need:

  • Licensed attorney and law degree from an accredited law school
  • 5+ years of relevant legal experience, including in-house experience at a technology company
  • Familiarity with artificial intelligence models, concepts, and tools (e.g., machine learning, LLMs, NLP, and retrieval augmented generation)
  • Understanding of open source software and experience managing open source license compliance at a technology company
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Data and privacy regulations
    • Customer contracts/licensing
    • Vendor contracts/procurement
    • Copyright
    • Product review and counseling
    • Industry compliance standards
  • Comfortable diving into technical details and able to quickly learn new technologies
  • Software-related technical expertise, experience, or educational background
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
The minimum and maximum base salaries for this role are posted below; additionally, the role is eligible for bonus potential, equity and benefits. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the role based on U.S. location. Within the range, the salary offered will be determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.
US Pay Range
$155,200$232,800 USD

About Rubrik:

Rubrik (NYSE: RBRK) is on a mission to secure the world’s data. With Zero Trust Data Security™, we help organizations achieve business resilience against cyberattacks, malicious insiders, and operational disruptions. Rubrik Security Cloud, powered by machine learning, secures data across enterprise, cloud, and SaaS applications. We help organizations uphold data integrity, deliver data availability that withstands adverse conditions, continuously monitor data risks and threats, and restore businesses with their data when infrastructure is attacked.

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