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Data Privacy Advisor in Los Angeles at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

The Global Privacy Team’s mission is to protect critical customer data from misuse by consistently bringing a privacy-first mindset to a constantly evolving industry. We are seeking an experienced and passionate privacy professional with privacy and technical depth, product intuition and practical self-starter mindset to advise and embed privacy by design in our products and experiences. This position reports into the Director of Global Privacy Advisory, and will be responsible for working closely with Product, Marketing and UX content teams to conceptualize and design successful product strategies with privacy as the competitive advantage that will drive customers to use PayPal as their payment platform of choice.

Position Summary/Responsibilities:

Develop innovative market leading

  • Use knowledge of the law and policy to act as a bridge between regulatory needs and competing priorities with product and engineering
  • Collaborate with product and UX designers on wireframes and specification requirements to build best in class products and experiences with privacy by design at the forefront
  • Create guidelines and best practices for the product and engineering team on how to build privacy into the products and technology 
  • Establish and motivate stakeholders across various levels of management by acting as a trusted advisor
  • Participate in cross functional initiatives, providing value-add solutioning and subject matter expertise on privacy relevant matters
  • Resourceful solutioning and rationalization of complex challenges in product design and Privacy
  • Support in the design of customer facing products to ensure privacy by design and privacy compliance at launch
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable privacy requirements and be able to apply this to the  PayPal Privacy program framework, procedures and broader strategies
  • Through a genuine interest in product design, support development of easy to understand privacy product frameworks to further enhance the education and awareness of product, engineering, marketing and UX teams
  • Develop strong partnerships with key stakeholders from product, marketing, legal, & compliance teams.
  • Organize and manage a global “Data Privacy Week” to raise awareness and foster a culture of Privacy including curating and planning experiential and thought-provoking events, managing budgets, and creating external/internal messaging, infographics, and visual media.
  • Experience working with acquisitions and external vendors of data and technology

The successful candidates should also be able to offer a strategic perspective, sound business judgment, adaptability to changing priorities at hand, and be able to effectively work and communicate collaboratively / cross-functionally with multiple teams located in different geographies. Candidate must have a hands-on approach, strong intellectual curiosity and attention to detail and organization, and a passion for achieving practical business impact.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • 5-7 years of privacy experience.
  • Product design or product engineering experience.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excitement and passion to spread the privacy culture.
  • Ability to navigate a complex organizational structure to drive results.
  • Proven track record of driving results and building effective relationships with all levels of management.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask effortlessly and manage competing priorities under demanding deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, manage projects and drive/achieve results, while working with minimal direction.
  • Experience with the solving customer privacy challenges across cross functional teams.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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