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Senior Corporate Counsel - Privacy

Posted Nov 12
Full Time
On Site
Bellevue, Washington

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

Snowflake is seeking an experienced privacy generalist to help shape and mature our privacy program. This role calls for a practical and self-motivated team player who can translate complex laws into operationally viable programs and is effective cross-functionally.  This role will report to the Head of Privacy in the United States. This is an in-person role based in either Bellevue (Washington) or Dublin (California).   


This is a generalist role that will broadly support Snowflake’s global privacy program. Responsibilities may include:  

  • Analyzing global privacy laws and creating and executing operationally viable implementation plans.  For example, US/EU Data Privacy Framework, new U.S. state privacy laws, BCRs, global cookie compliance, data mapping and privacy assessment processes 
  • Providing privacy guidance to internal teams, including as it relates to the Snowflake Data Cloud product
  • Advising on developing AI/ML laws and Snowflake’s AI/ML strategy  
  • Working closely with the Security Compliance team to achieve and maintain privacy certifications
  • Providing privacy guidance in M&A transactions and post-close integration activities
  • Consulting on privacy issues arising in internal and external incident response
  • Assisting with global privacy-related employment compliance
  • Conducting and reviewing privacy risk assessments and data protection impact assessments, if necessary, and provide privacy advice to business leaders
  • Developing and updating privacy-related notices, policies, procedures, training, and guidelines
  • Partnering closely with our HR, IT, Security, Marketing and other business teams  


  • 7+ years of substantive privacy legal experience, preferably with recent experience in-house with a successful, high-growth enterprise SaaS company 
  • Recognized certification(s) as a privacy compliance professional (e.g., CIPP/US)
  • Experience with EU and international privacy and data protection laws, regulations and standards 
  • Experience with employment-related and IT-related privacy issues 
  • Exceptional organizational, project management, and prioritization skills 
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking skills, with the ability to pragmatically weigh the risks and benefits of complex situations 
  • Ability to work with people at all levels in the organization, in a fast-paced environment
  • Service-oriented, professional and strong integrity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A good sense of humor and passionate about privacy 

The following represents the expected range of compensation for this role:

  • The estimated base salary range for this role is $180,000 - $252,000.
  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake’s bonus and equity plan.

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; at least 12 paid holidays; paid time off; parental leave; employee assistance program; and other company benefits.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.

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