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Senior Corporate Development Analyst

Department: Product Management

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Remote, EMEA

This position is remote, based in EMEA.

As a Senior Corporate Development Analyst, you will be responsible for identifying, sourcing, and owning the acquisition opportunity pipeline, and helping with the deal flow.


  • Create a target list of potential acquisitions
  • Develop relationships with tech incubators, investors, and other sources of acquisition candidates
  • Execute a sourcing plan through online research, outreach, and other means to help support the corporate development team goals
  • Operationalize acquisition sourcing and handling processes to help the team scale
  • Validate fit for terms, product roadmap, and other criteria
  • Value the companies in a financial model
  • Help negotiate terms of the deal
  • Manage deal flow CRM system data
  • Prepare all acquisition related documents such as Non-Disclosure Agreements, Letters of Intent, and Purchase Agreements with our legal team and legal counsel
  • Assist in various aspects of the deal as necessary: qualification, initial rationale/pitch, financial modeling, due diligence and closing & integration activities.


  • Bachelors or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of corporate development, venture capital, private equity, or competitive analysis ideally focused on the technology industry
  • Minimum of 2 years in acquisitions
  • Adept with technology and a strategic thinker – knows what’s best for the business
  • Excellent judgment, mature personality, and experience working with executives; a sophisticated, worldly businessperson
  • Proactive and action-oriented, anticipates needs
  • Experience in a deal environment and buyer-seller conducts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with the DevOps space
  • You are living wherever you want and are excited about the all remote lifestyle
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values

Hiring Process

Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find her/his job title on our team page.

  • Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a screening call with one of our Global Recruiters.
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 45 minute interview with our VP of Product Strategy.
  • Then, candidates will be invited to schedule a 45 minute interview with our Director of Partnerships.
  • Following that, candidates may be invited to schedule 30 minute interviews with peers in Product, Engineering, or Finance.
  • Finally, selected candidates may be asked to interview with our CEO.
  • Successful candidates will subsequently be made an offer via email.

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.


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Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page