Director, Privacy

Employer
Snowflake, Inc
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
May 15, 2021
Closes
May 18, 2021
Ref
1980634902
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
COVID-19 note: Snowflake's #1 guiding principle is ensuring the health and safety of our employees and candidates, which is why our interview process remains virtual. Learn how Snowflake enables solutions to help fight coronavirus. Location San Mateo, California, USA Category Legal REQ1442 There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake's founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn't stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow. Snowflake is seeking an experienced privacy attorney to help shape and mature our privacy program as we grow in size and expand our geographic footprint. This role calls for a self-motivated team player who can proactively manage multiple projects and lead cross-functional teams in order to operationalize privacy priorities throughout the company. Superb written and verbal communication skills are critical for successfully conveying complex and nuanced issues to enterprise teams and executives in a clear and concise manner. We are looking for someone with demonstrated leadership skills who can hit the ground running and make an immediate impact. This role will report to the Chief Privacy Officer and may be located anywhere in the United States. RESPONSIBILITIES: Drive the implementation of high-impact projects designed to operationalize cross-border data transfer commitments Partner closely with our security, compliance, product, marketing, HR, sales and other business teams on data protection-related matters, emphasizing the importance of privacy while delivering practical and business-minded legal advice Develop and automate processes to scale efficiencies and privacy controls Develop and iterate on privacy-related notices, policies, procedures and guidelines Assist product lawyers in evaluating the applicability of privacy laws and regulatory guidance on product features and service offerings Work with other members of the legal team to promote a culture of privacy in the Snowflake Partner Network and negotiate relevant agreements Evaluate the impact of US and international legislative, regulatory, legal developments and industry guidelines involving privacy and security Work collaboratively on and lead cross-functional projects related to data governance, data protection and privacy by design REQUIREMENTS: 8+ years of substantive privacy legal experience, preferably both in-house and at a law firm Experience with US and international privacy and data protection laws, regulations and standards JD from an accredited law school Ability to pragmatically weigh the risks and benefits of complex situations Ability to quickly grasp technical issues and explain them in simple terms A good sense of humor and passionate about privacy Snowflake is growing fast, and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. Snowflake is an equal opportunity employer . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. SHARE THE LOVE Email this job to yourself or a friend. Your Name Recipient's email address STAY IN THE KNOW Receive updates on similar jobs once a week Enter Email address (Required) Share this Opportunity OUR HIRING PROCESS Get personalized job recommendations based on your interests

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