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Corporate Counsel, Data Protection Compliance

Company name

Splunk, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Nov 12, 2020

Valid Through

Feb 25, 2021

Posted on

Oct 06, 2020

Years of Experience

6-9 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Information Technology >> Information Technology
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Corporate Counsel, Data Protection Compliance
The candidate will support Company’s privacy and security program initiatives. This role’s primary focus is to support the development of Company’s Privacy Operations program globally with a focus on the AMER, APAC and LATAM regions. The Corporate Counsel will help align and scale Company’s data protection obligations across these regions and integrate them into Company’s international framework for global data protection compliance. Will work closely with and support members of Company’s Data Protection team and will also engage with key business partners (IT, Security, Marketing, Sales) to operationalize, maintain, and evolve Company’s global data protection program. The role will report to Company’s Director, Privacy Operations. Have a high EQ and a strong history of successful cross-functional collaboration with others. Work independently with a high degree of accountability. Speak/write clearly and concisely with a flexible style adaptable to different needs globally. Rapidly adapt to evolving developments. Express complex ideas in easily understandable and effective ways. Be agile when managing conflict and creating/influencing/implementing policies and procedures. Possess excellent business judgment and outstanding critical thinking and analytical capabilities. Collaborate with the Data Protection team to help identify, develop and mature new processes, operations, technologies, and agreements to scale support for Company’s Data Protection Compliance Program in AMER, APAC and LATAM. Work collaboratively with legal and business partners to identify, develop and implement process interlocks with other data protection program requirements globally and assist with building a Common Control Framework for Company’s Global Data Protection Compliance Program. Keep up with legal requirements (commercial and public sector) in AMER, APAC and LATAM for data protection and integrate them into Company’s Common Control Framework for data protection. Be familiar with the requirements of key security certifications/guidelines that relate to Company’s cloud services, such as SOC2, ISO, HIPAA, PCI-DSS and FedRAMP. Provide second level support to members of the Data Protection team who support marketing, HR, IT and Security in fulfilling various data protection requirements. Support the fulfillment of privacy requests globally—work closely with key business partners to develop repeatable playbooks and processes to ensure their timely completion. Assist with operationalizing support for website tracking technologies globally. Advise, educate and train on Company’s data protection policies/compliance programs globally. Assist with developing, maintaining, and improving Company’s auditing capabilities globally to help ensure ongoing compliance of the Global Data Protection Program. Build strong internal and external corporate relationships while balancing the needs of Company’s global strategy and priorities. Perform other legal responsibilities as requested.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree with excellent academic credentials. Must have license to practice law in applicable work location. Should have 6-9 years’ experience in data protection compliance, in-house experience with a U.S.-listed company strongly preferred. Written and spoken fluency in English is required. Must have sstrong understanding of emerging technologies, cloud computing, SaaS infrastructure. Should have significant experience with SaaS-standard security programs, such as SOC2, ISO 27001, HIPAA/PCI, and FedRAMP, including a fundamental understanding of program elements. Must have significant prior experience building data protection compliance programs in AMER, APAC and LATAM. Ability to deliver in a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment in a timely manner is required. Should have expertise in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Prior experience with OneTrust preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Splunk, Inc.
250 Brannan Street
1st Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107

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