Full Time Job

Counsel, Data Privacy & Security


Los Gatos, CA 10-19-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Work location: Los Gatos, CA or Los Angeles, CA

Netflix is the world's leading internet television network and with more than 193 million paid subscribers in over 190 countries, it's an exciting time to work at Netflix. Visit our culture memo and long-term view to learn more. As Netflix continues to grow and expand, we are looking for an talented, flexible, highly-organized, and detail-oriented candidate to join the Data Privacy and Security legal team. The position may be based in either Los Gatos or Los Angeles. The position will report to the Director of Data Privacy and Security and will work in an ongoing and collaborative way with members of the legal, business, and policy teams on a range of privacy and security-related legal matters.

This candidate will advance compliance with privacy, data protection, and security laws in a balanced, risk-based manner that allows our business to grow and expand, drawing on knowledge and experience with specific government/industry requirements and best practices. The candidate will need to develop a deep functional understanding of Netflix's data assets and information flows across the company as well as with partners. The position will support a wide range of areas, including helping manage regulatory responses, incident response, as well as vendor contract issues related to privacy and security, including templates, workflows, and negotiation escalations, and adapting compliance practices proactively. This position will assist product, marketing, and business development legal professionals in evaluating the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions, and related privacy guidelines.

Desired Skills and Experience

At least 5+ years' experience handling privacy, data protection, and security legal and policy issues with excellence. Experience in the entertainment and/or technology industries, as well as in-house legal work, is a plus. This position also requires, at a minimum, the following experience and personal skills:
• Active membership in at least one U.S. state bar; California Bar admission preferred
• A working knowledge of US privacy and security laws, as well as international privacy and data protection laws
• Experience supporting security and engineering teams preferred
• Ability to create and execute detailed project plans and effectively collaborate with stakeholders
• Interest in learning and leveraging online collaboration tools to increase process efficiency
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work well under pressure with diligence, organization, and minimal supervision, and provide practical advice to clients
• Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
• Ability to manage a diverse and complex workload while maintaining priorities and proactively anticipating issues, particularly in a fast-paced corporate setting
• Strong collaborative leadership skills
• A sense of humor