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Senior Privacy & Security Counsel

Company: Houzz USA
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Privacy & Security Counsel About Houzz Houzz is the world's leading platform for home remodeling and design, helping more than 2.5 million home professionals in over 100 categories to grow and manage their business. Through Houzz, a community of more than 65 million homeowners and home design enthusiasts, find ideas, hire professionals, source products and access tools to update their homes from start to finish. Houzz is available in every country around the world with localized platforms in more than 10 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. About the Role Houzz is looking for a business-minded privacy attorney to join our growing Legal team and lead our privacy and information security function. This person will be a key advisor to our product and engineering teams across the company. The role will also partner with our Security team to continue to improve our information security posture. This role will help define and drive the processes that ensure our company's and our users' data is managed securely and in compliance with all relevant laws as our product grows rapidly to meet the demands of more than 65 million homeowner and home design enthusiasts and over 2.7 million home renovation and design professionals. - The position will report to our General Counsel and will manage our Privacy Program Manager. - __________________ What You'll Do Advise the product and engineering teams on all relevant data privacy and security laws regulations; Monitor developments in privacy and security laws in all of the jurisdictions where Houzz operates (including state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR and other global privacy and data protection laws); Partner with colleagues on the Legal team to provide effective product counseling and help complete commercial transactions including privacy-related provisions; - Assist with the development and enforcement of compliance programs related to privacy, payments (PCI), marketing, communications and consumer protection regulations; and Help respond to, investigate, respond to, and manage any potential security incidents. At a Minimum, We'd Like You to Have At least 6 years of relevant experience, including startup or other in-house experience; preferably at a consumer internet platform or SaaS business; Subject matter expertise in state, federal and international privacy laws; A technical background, or be tech-savvy; Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work efficiently while collaborating on multiple deals, and escalate issues when needed; An understanding of and enthusiasm for the Houzz platform; and A JD and admission to a state bar. __________________ Be Who You Are and Do What You Love at Houzz - At Houzz, we strive to create and foster a strong family environment in our workplace. We collaborate to accomplish our goals, always working as a team. We aim to build a culture of inclusion - celebrating and leveraging our differences for the betterment of one another, our products and our community. - Houzz team members come from many backgrounds and bring diverse experiences to the company. We take pride in making each person feel at home. We Build the Future Join Houzz in revolutionizing the home remodeling and design industry and have an impact on the more than 40 million homeowners who use our platform every month and the 2.5 million-plus home professionals around the world who are active on the site. Houzz has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world by CNBC and others, and is backed by top venture capitalists. At Houzz, you can help drive the future of an industry worth $1.2 trillion in the U.S. and Europe alone. We Make Things Happen - Our team members play a key role in guiding the direction of our company and are able to work across multiple groups to implement fresh ideas that allow Houzz to be the industry leader. If you are interested in applying your passion to create products that will transform the lives of millions of people who are designing, remodeling and decorating their homes, welcome to Houzz. Benefits and Perks --- Flexible paid time off --- Medical, dental, vision and pet insurance Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve or design their homes from start to finish. On Houzz, people can find design inspiration, research and hire home professionals, and shop for products and materials to complete their projects. For home professionals, Houzz provides an all-in-one solution that empowers them to stand out, win more clients and manage their projects efficiently and profitably. The Houzz community is made up of millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals around the world. Houzz is available on the web and as a top-rated mobile app. Director, Financial Planning & Analysis - Industry Solutions (SaaS) Senior People Services Partner - Product & Technology Senior Product & Commercial Counsel Website Services Designer (Remote)

Keywords: Houzz USA, Palo Alto , Senior Privacy & Security Counsel, Legal , Palo Alto, California

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