Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.
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Location: Teaneck, New Jersey
Cognizant seeks to recruit a Data Privacy Attorney with in-depth knowledge of United States federal and state regulations in particular, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, New York Cybersecurity Regulation, and data incident management, as part of its global privacy team to support the continued growth of Cognizant’s global operations. The global privacy team is comprised of privacy attorneys and subject matter experts located in India, Europe and the United States. You will work closely with the various business units based in North and South America, with particular emphasis on the United States, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. This position will report to the Lead Privacy Counsel for the Americas and may be located anywhere across North America, either office-based or home-based.
The Senior Privacy Counsel for the Americas will be involved in the coordination and management of data privacy issues across the Americas and will work closely with the wider privacy team to draw on local legal knowledge around the globe. Although you will be part of the privacy team, all of our lawyers work closely with Cognizant’s legal teams located across the globe. Senior Privacy Counsel will collaborate with external counsel (as required) on issues of local law and practice.
You will be a licensed lawyer with at least eight years’ experience in private practice or as in-house counsel, although professionals at all levels of experience with demonstrable ability to fill the role will be considered. Extensive data privacy knowledge and experience is essential both in terms of statutory/regulatory compliance, process and a commercial attitude; an interest in the technology industry and familiarity with cloud services is highly desirable. CIPP/CIPM/CIPT certification (or equivalent) is also highly desirable.
Skills that are necessary to fulfill the job successfully:
The role may require occasional travel within North America
Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for people. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration.
If you’re comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we’d love to hear from you.
It takes a lot to succeed in today’s fast-paced market, and Cognizant Technology Solutions has become a leader in the industry. We love big ideas and even bigger dreams. We stand out because we put human experiences at the core.
We help clients engage customers by envisioning and building creative products and services. But we don’t stop there. We develop go-to-market strategies and invent entirely new business models, ensuring that every company we work with walks away with both inspiration and a plan.
Everything we do at Cognizant we do with passion—for our clients, our communities, and our organization. It’s the defining attribute that we look for in our people.