Senior Privacy Counsel

Bellevue, WA
Full Time
Practice Areas: Commercial Job #: REQ2742 Exp.: 7+ Years
We are looking for an experienced negotiator and pragmatic problem solver with a passion for, and experience with, privacy, security, and technology. You must have superb verbal and written communication skills, and be adept at navigating complex and nuanced data protection issues in a strategic manner. As Senior Privacy Counsel you will report to a Director of Legal based in A Cloud-Based Data-Warehousing Company’s Dublin office, in a growing, world-class legal team.

As Senior Privacy Counsel, You Will:
  • Draft, negotiate, and close privacy and data protection agreements with enterprise customers, including customers in highly regulated industries, such as financial services and healthcare
  • Work closely with global sales and partner teams on transactions that drive the company’s revenue
  • Support commercial attorneys on data protection issues in negotiations
  • Partner with the security team on security-related issues in negotiations
  • Work well in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Maintain understanding of new and evolving data protection regulations
  • Develop and deliver training on data protection issues and contract templates
  • Provide sound advice and guidance on legal and business-related issues to senior business leaders
  • Support continuous improvements of templates, policies and processes to help streamline, simplify and automate the contracting processes

Our Ideal Senior Privacy Counsel Will Have:
  • 7+ years of commercial legal experience, preferably in-house with a successful, high-growth enterprise SaaS company, with 3+ years emphasis on privacy and/or security
  • Excellent negotiation skills with large enterprise customers
  • Knowledge of worldwide data protection regulations, including GDPR and HIPAA
  • Knowledge of financial services regulations, including GLBA and 23 NYCRR 500
  • Working knowledge of SaaS industry cybersecurity concepts and security certifications
  • Exceptional organizational, project management, and prioritization skills
  • The ability to think and execute both strategically and tactically
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills
  • Experience scaling sales and legal processes and policies for a rapidly growing organization
  • The ability to work with a wide variety of people, at all levels in the organization, in a fast-paced environment
  • Service-oriented, professional and strong integrity

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