Privacy Counsel

Job Description

Do you specialize in global privacy law? We are seeking someone with a strong privacy background (either law firm or in-house) to join our team as a Corporate Privacy, where you’ll assist in driving the privacy and other regulatory affairs of the company. We’re looking for someone with a thorough understanding of and experience working with key data security, privacy, information security, communications, advertising, and marketing laws—including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) —who will help us implement our compliance strategy and evolve it along with our business. As Corporate Privacy Counsel, you’ll serve as an invaluable resource to both business leaders and the rest of our legal department, educating, and partnering with them to build out those policies and procedures which will help us remain compliant. You’ll need to be committed to learning, staying on top of new laws and regulations, and determining their applicability to iCIMS. Interested? Let’s talk!

Headquartered in Holmdel, NJ, iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that was recently named #16 on Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work list. With multiple locations across the U.S. and around the globe, we are the industry’s #1 recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers. Dedicated to maintaining an inclusive, inspirational and innovative work environment, and committed to our consistent growth, we have a wide range of opportunity for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!




The role will focus on the following key areas:
• Assist in developing and maintaining compliance programs and policies for iCIMS’ privacy and data protection obligations, which include the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
• Understand, interpret, and apply current domestic and global privacy laws and regulations, applicable to iCIMS' business and long-term strategic plans.
• Work closely with the different areas of the business to provide legal advice on privacy matters, and product designs.
• Collaborate with legal department colleagues and the business on various legal issues, with an emphasis on privacy, data protection, and information security.
• Assist in implementing updates to policies and processes for the business to address legal and privacy requirements, including data subject access requests, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
• Assist in driving compliance through drafting, reviewing, updating, and helping to audit and enforce internal policies and procedures, as well as, conducting various compliance training workshops.
• Participate in conducting annual privacy and regulatory compliance risk management assessment and assist in driving compliance related corrective action and remediation plans.
• Assist with litigation matters, as necessary.
• Conduct research on a variety of privacy and data protection issues.
• Consistently ensure that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS policies, procedures, and core competencies.




• A minimum of 3 years of legal experience at a law firm or government regulatory agency or in an in-house role. 4+ years of related experience is preferred.
• Experience with US and foreign privacy and data protection laws required. Specific desired experience includes such privacy laws as the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, the European Union Data Protection Directive, General Data Protection Regulation, the California Consumer Privacy Act, and Massachusetts Standards (201 C.M.R. 17), California Online Privacy Protection Act.
• Experience in researching and analyzing state, federal, and foreign laws and regulations.
• Ability to work independently, while being a collaborative member of the team
• Ability to analyze case law and provide recommendations.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Strong customer orientation focus and success in creating a superior customer experience.
• Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with management and company employees.
• Ability to mentor peers in areas of expertise.
• Demonstrated success in displaying passion, drive, adaptability and innovation.
• Ability to organize and manage multiple, and at times competing priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to solve practical problems or resolve issues in a timely manner.
• Extremely proficient in the MS Office Suite.
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced, growing organization.
• Strong track record of success in building solid working relationships within various areas/business functions of the company.


Education/Certifications/Licenses Required:

• Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor from an accredited law school.
• Member in good standing with any state bar in the United States (and willing to become a member of the New Jersey bar).
• Additional education or certifications highly preferred but not required (e.g., CIPP/US, CIPP/E).


EEO Statement:


iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.