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Cybersecurity & Privacy Protection Senior Associate

Seattle, WA 98101

A career in our Information Privacy Protection practice, within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. Youll play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.Our team helps organisations safeguard critical assets by identifying, prioritising, and protecting sensitive or high value business assets. In joining, youll focus on conducting privacy, security, and identity theft prevention assessments to build a privacy roadmap for our clients that can be integrated into a global privacy compliance and risk framework.

To really stand out and make us t for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.As a Senior Associate, youll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:- Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.- Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.- Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.- Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in business area.- Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.- Share relevant thought leadership.- Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.- Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.- Uphold the firms code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification(s) Preferred:
Obtained or demonstrates an active pursuit of one or more of the following certifications: Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), CIPP certification in European privacy (CIPP/E), Canadian privacy (CIPP/C), Technology (CIPT), FIP or other certifications.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success with developing and implementing privacy and risk strategies/solutions for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas:

  • Providing and leveraging technical and operational privacy and/or standard industry practices to assist clients with assessing their posture and improving their programs in the following areas - privacy, advanced analytics, and emerging technologies, such as Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), et al.;
  • Understanding and applying technical and operational standard industry practices involving privacy regulations/standards to build programs and/or manage internal controls, risk assessments, business processes, or operational auditing - GDPR, HIPAA / HITECH, EU GDPR and Privacy Shield, COPPA, State Breach Disclosure Laws, CANSPAM, GLBA, et al.; and,
  • Understanding the common privacy-related issues clients face in several industry sectors, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Media, Entertainment, and Energy.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in a professional services firm or enterprise emphasizing consulting and implementation of data privacy-related projects in the following areas:

  • Enhancement of data privacy programs;
  • Privacy impact and gap assessments;
  • Data inventories;
  • Binding Corporate Rules;
  • Creation of incident response plans;
  • Review of third-party data exchange/international agreements;
  • Cross-border data transfer issues, including Safe Harbor certification;
  • Investigations and investigatory responses to data privacy and security incidents with regulatory agencies; and,
  • Project work pertaining to compliance and reputational risk mitigation, emphasizing U.S. and international Privacy, Data Protection and Information laws and understanding the privacy risks impacting a particular industry.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success leveraging creative thinking, problem-solving, and individual initiative concurrently with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) to accomplish the following results:

  • Communicate in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats, e.g. delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts;
  • Demonstrate aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;
  • Create high-quality deliverables using appropriate business and technical language;

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success developing and implementing privacy and risk solutions for a global network of professional services firms, including the following areas:

  • Collaborating with clients; identifying and addressing client needs through building solid relationships, understanding the client's business, and delivering clear requests for information;
  • Utilizing available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge; and, - Enhancing work product and remaining current with client and firm hot topics, sharing the research and results to the team, where applicable.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Posted: 2020-02-19 Expires: 2020-03-21

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