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Privacy & Compliance Counsel

Company: Credit Karma
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Credit Karma is a mission-driven company, focused on championing financial progress for our more than 100 million members in the U.S., Canada and U.K. While we're best known for pioneering free credit scores, our members turn to us for tips as they work on their financial goals, including helping them monitor their credit, identity monitoring, searching for credit cards, shopping for loans (car, home and personal), and growing their savings* -- all for free. Credit Karma has grown significantly through the years: we've added more than 70 million members in the last five years alone and now have more than 1,100 employees across our offices in Oakland, Charlotte, Los Angeles and London. *Banking services provided by MVB Bank, Inc., Member FDICAs Privacy & Compliance Counsel, you will proactively assess legal risk and use your experience to provide smart, practical guidance to stakeholders about the privacy and data security challenges our company faces. You will also look for opportunities to distinguish Credit Karma as a privacy and data security leader, and use your expertise to influence big picture decisions, such as how the company approaches privacy and data security generally. You will report to Credit Karma's Head of Privacy and work closely with members of our Legal team and cross-functional teams across the organization. The role requires a self-motivated and highly collaborative individual who excels in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.What you'll do:Manage complex cross-functional efforts related to privacy and data securityProactively assess how evolving privacy and data security requirements apply to new and innovative financial services products and other technologiesProvide actionable, business-savvy guidance to business stakeholders related to privacy and data securitySupport our International Team in the areas of privacy and data securityHelp to develop and mature a privacy program across the entire company, including developing processes and policiesEducate stakeholders in a simple, easy to understand way about privacy and data security issues and innovating on ways to continue fostering a culture of learningStay up-to-date on new and evolving regulatory requirements related to privacy and data securityMentor and provide thoughtful feedback to junior team members and other coworkers to help them growWhat's great about the role:A satisfying mission, working to make financial progress possible to everyone - free of chargeThe opportunity to work on cutting edge issues at the intersection of technology and financial servicesA dynamic work environment with a team of smart, fun, collaboration-minded attorneys who enjoy learning from each otherA chance to grow with the company as Credit Karma progresses in its missionMinimum BasicRequirements:Four years of experience as an attorney, with at least two advising companies on U.S. (federal and state), European, and/or Canadian privacy and cybersecurity lawsJD from accredited law school and excellent academic credentialsMember of at least one state BarComfort working in ambiguous or outdated areas of lawDemonstrated ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholdersIntellectual creativity and problem-solving skills that involve taking smart legal risksA passion for data, technology, and privacy innovation trendsThe confidence to make quick and decisive decisionsPreferred Qualifications:CIPP-E and/or CIPP-USKnowledge of privacy or cybersecurity-related financial services regulations such as GLBA, FCRA, and the NYDFS cybersecurity regulationExperience building or maturing privacy or compliance programsEqual Employment OpportunityCredit Karma is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that such an environment advances long-term professional growth, creates a robust business, and supports our mission of championing financial progress for everyone. We offer generous benefits and perks with a single eye to nourishing an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions of all and fosters diversity by supporting our internal Employee Resource Groups. We've worked hard to build an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and the opportunity for professional growth. As part of the Credit Karma team, your voice will be heard, your contributions will matter, and your unique background and experiences will be celebrated.Credit Karma is also proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, veteran or military status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.COVID-19 update: Protecting the health of our employees and the candidates interested in a career at Credit Karma is our top priority. We appreciate your understanding and being open and flexible with any changes related to our interviewing process.Credit Karma is strongly committed to protecting personal data.Please take a look below to review our privacy policies:GDPR Privacy PolicyCalifornia Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)SDL2017

Keywords: Credit Karma, Oakland , Privacy & Compliance Counsel, Other , Oakland, California

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