Senior Data Privacy Analyst

Posted Date: Jun-29-2017

Job ID: 8144

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Legal

City: Kent

State: Washington


What's cool about this job

This job contributes to REI’s success by collaborating with all levels of external and internal REI partners to assess Information Privacy and align to support the coop’s privacy goals. Leads Information Privacy risk by identifying, evaluating, assessing, designing, monitoring, administering, reporting and implementing privacy policies and processes. Models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

Your Planning & Navigating Requirements (the plans the job is responsible for creating and executing, and how the job ensures they are implemented)

  • Guide the strategic direction to management focusing on Information Privacy risk of development projects, departmental initiatives and other special projects. Identifies and leads requirements and recommends system privacy configurations.
  • Day to day responsibility for identifying, investigating, remediating and reporting privacy incidents.
  • Provides advanced advice and acts as an Information Privacy subject matter expert between the coop and external partners through formal and ad-hoc inquiries.
  • Provides governance and leads identifying, analyzing and initiating changes in the Information Privacy policies, guidelines and standards including advising company and staff agencies in support of developing and managing the Information Privacy awareness program.
  • Ensures that internally developed and commercially available business applications include adequate Information Privacy controls; Consults process owners on the identification, development and testing of Information Privacy controls for risk mitigation effectiveness.
  • Leads the planning, design, development and execution of the Information Privacy risk and control identification, evaluation, documentation, analysis and reporting processes. Provides expert analysis and recommendations on Information Privacy risk assessment and mitigation; influences Information Privacy risk management strategies and approaches and educates risk owners on best practices. Regularly advises management on key Information Privacy risk management efforts.
  • Establishes strategic partnerships to anticipate, advise, and effectively communicate (written and verbal) Federal and State regulatory and business partner Information Privacy risk requirements.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Information Privacy in lieu of a degree.
  • 5+ years work experience in Information Privacy or related discipline.
  • 3+ years leading within a matrixed corporate environment.
  • 5+ years facilitating privacy risk assessment sessions with all levels of management and executive management.
  • Advanced knowledge privacy risk, controls and assessments.
  • Advanced knowledge relevant industry data sources. 
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Information Privacy in lieu of a degree.
  • 5+ years work experience in Information Privacy or related discipline.
  • 3+ years leading within a matrixed corporate environment.
  • CIPP or CIPM, preferred

Why you'll love it here

Join a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a life well-lived. REI is a co-op, born in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest in 1938. We’re here to help our over 6 million active members have amazing experiences outside—and do the same ourselves. Bring your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoors—we can’t wait to meet you!

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NEW YORK CORRECTION LAW
ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.