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PwC Info Governance and Privacy - Privacy Technology Senior Associate in New York, New York

Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics will provide you the opportunity to solve our clients most critical business and data protection related challenges. You will be part of a growing team driving strategic programs, data analytics, innovation, deals, cyber resilency, response, and technical implementation activities. You will have access to not only the top Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics professionals at PwC, but at our clients and industry analysts across the globe. Our Information Governance team focuses on helping our clients protect their business in today’s evolving landscape by applying advanced and strategic approaches to information management. We focus on assisting organisations manage vast amounts of electronic data and navigate the legal and business processes demanded by critical events, which includes litigation, regulatory requests and internal investigations. Our team helps our clients understand their current capabilities and assist in the implementation of governance controls to effectively mitigate information risk and maximise exploitation of their information assets.

To really stand out and make us fit 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, you'll 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 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 firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Preferred Qualifications :

Additional Educational Preferences :

Computer and Information Science, Engineering, Information Security, Information Technology, Political Science, Privacy Law, Juris Doctorate

Certification(s) Preferred :

  • IAPP Certification(s) Preferred: Obtained or demonstrates an active pursuit of one or more of the following certifications: Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), CIPP certification in European privacy (CIPP/E), Canadian privacy (CIPP/C), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP)

  • Privacy Technology Certification(s) Preferred:Obtained or demonstrates an active pursuit of one of more of the following certifications: Privacy technology software certifications on one or more of the following products: OneTrust, BigID, and/or Collibra

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following:

  • Exhibiting thorough knowledge of the privacy industry, including the regulatory environment, and how it relates to the implementation of privacy technology solutions;

  • Understanding of common privacy and information security industry standards and regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, LGPD, PIPEDA, HIPAA / HITECH, COPPA, U.S. State Breach Disclosure Laws, CAN-SPAM, GLBA,) and industry frameworks (e.g., NIST, GAPP, ISO);

  • Understanding of implementation of privacy technology software (e.g., OneTrust, BigID, Collibra);

  • Exhibiting the ability to support the functional and technical implementation and platform adoption for all clients from start to finish;

  • Demonstrating the ability to work closely with the privacy technology software product teams to stay in touch with recent developments;

  • Demonstrating familiarity with the agile development framework;

  • Demonstrating the ability to share privacy technology/engineering knowledge with junior colleagues;

  • Demonstrating the ability to support the implementation of privacy technology solutions; and,

  • Demonstrating the ability to optimize resource efficiency and effective deployment of tools and resources.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in, solving complex privacy and information governance issues through the following capabilities:

  • Understanding of common privacy-related issues that companies face across different industries;

  • Understanding and applying technical and operational industry leading practices involving privacy regulations/standards in order to assess the maturity of a client’s privacy program and providing recommendations and advice to improve it; and,

  • Understanding of privacy and data protection technologies and other emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics is advantageous.

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

  • Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats, e.g. delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts;

  • Demonstrating aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;

  • Creating high-quality deliverables using appropriate business and technical language;

  • Demonstrating 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 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.