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Senior Product and Privacy Counsel

Posted Feb 12
Full Time
Remote
 

About The Role & Team

Embark on a meaningful journey as a Senior Product & Privacy Counsel with Amplitude's legal team. In this pivotal role, you'll be at the forefront of shaping Amplitude's product and privacy program and collaborating closely with various business units to support product development. We're seeking an individual with stellar business judgment, capable of striking the right balance between legal considerations and business strategy. As a key member of our legal team, you'll engage cross-functionally across the organization, interfacing directly with our employees, customers, and partners, providing support across all aspects of the business.

 

As a Senior Product & Privacy Counsel, you will:

  • Serve as lead product and privacy counsel to multiple product teams and gain an in-depth understanding of Amplitude’s products and development processes.
  • Partner with product, engineering, design, and marketing teams, proactively supporting them throughout the product development life cycle and providing practical advice to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and industry best practices.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable global privacy and data security laws.
  • Offer legal advice on marketing campaigns and collateral, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and other relevant laws.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining Amplitude’s global privacy program, crafting related policies, procedures, and training materials.
  • Maintain expertise and provide counsel on global privacy laws and regulatory requirements, including GDPR and US State privacy laws.
  • Partner with commercial counsel to draft, review, and negotiate various customer and vendor agreements related to data privacy, including DPAs and BAAs.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of standard privacy agreements and terms, scaling legal operations and processes.
  • Support the general needs of a growing legal team and business, contributing to the dynamic environment of a startup where managing multiple projects simultaneously is the norm.

 

You'll be a great addition to the team if you:

Experience and Certification:

  • Bring 6+ years of privacy/product counsel experience, ideally blending in-house and law firm expertise. 
  • JD and active membership in at least one state bar.
  • CIPP/US or CIPP/E certification a plus.
  • Experience working at a B2B SaaS company preferred.
  • Demonstrate expertise in privacy and data protection issues, with a strong understanding of global privacy laws, including the CCPA and the GDPR.
  • Possess broad experience with product counseling, extending beyond privacy and data protection issues.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, managing ambiguity and multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excel as a communicator, adept at conveying complex legal concepts in a human and approachable manner.
  • Be a collaborative team player with no ego, yet capable of working independently.

 

Who We Are

The Company: Amplitude is filled with humble, life-long learners who are eager to help one another and the company succeed. Our values of growth mindset, ownership, and humility are core to the way we work: we’re tenacious in the face of challenges, we take the initiative to solve problems that drive our shared success, and we operate from a place of empathy and openness, seeking to understand many points of view. 

The Product: Amplitude is a digital analytics platform—we help companies capture data they can trust, uncover clear insights about customer behavior, and take faster action. This empowers teams to build better product experiences that drive business growth. We’re super proud of what we’ve built and continue to expand: a platform that empowers companies to thrive in the digital era.

We care about the well-being of our team: We offer competitive pay and benefits packages that reflect our commitment to the health and wellbeing of our Ampliteers.

Some of our benefit programs include:

  • Excellent ​M​edical, ​D​ental and ​V​ision insurance coverages, with 100% employer-paid premiums for employee ​M​edical, ​D​ental,​ ​​​​​​​​Vision on select plans
  • Flexible time off, ​p​aid holidays, and more
  • Generous stipends to spend on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness (monthly), learning and development (annual), commuter transit/parking (monthly), home office equipment (annual), and much more
  • Excellent Parental benefits including​:​ 12-20 weeks of Paid Parental Leave, Carrot Fertility Benefits/Adoption/Surrogacy support, Back-up Child Care support 
  • Mental health and wellness benefits including no cost employee access to Modern Health coaching & therapy Sessions and high quality physician office experience via One Medical membership (select U.S. locations only)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program​ (ESPP)​

 

Other fun facts about Amplitude: 

  • G2: #1 product analytics solution and #3 best software product according to the 2022 G2 Best Software report.
  • Business Insider: A top tech company to bet your career on.
  • Fast Company: #3 most innovative enterprise company in the world.
  • Amplitude went public via a direct listing in September 2021 and is now trading under the ticker AMPL. 
  • Founded in 2012, Amplitude is backed by Benchmark Capital, Sequoia Capital, IVP, Battery Ventures, Y Combinator and other top tier investors.
  • We’re a global and fast-growing team! We have offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, Vancouver, Amsterdam, London, Paris, Singapore, and employees around the world.
  • Our mascot is the datamonster, who loves to chow down on numbers, charts, and graphs. Nom nom.

Amplitude provides equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


This role is eligible for equity, benefits and other forms of compensation.

Based on Colorado law, the following details are for individuals who will work for Amplitude in Colorado. Colorado range: $181,000 - $272,000 total target cash (inclusive of bonus)

Based on legislation in New York City, the following details are for individuals who will work for Amplitude in New York City. New York City salary range: $201,000 - $302,000 total target cash (inclusive of bonus)

Based on legislation in California, the following details are for individuals who will work for Amplitude in San Francisco Bay Area of California. Salary range: $201,000 - $302,000 total target cash (inclusive of bonus)

Based on legislation in California, the following details are for individuals who will work for Amplitude in California outside of the San Francisco Bay Area. California salary range: $181,000 - $272,000 total target cash (inclusive of bonus)

Based on legislation in Washington state, the following details are for individuals who will work for Amplitude in Washington state. Washington salary range: $181,000 - $272,000 total target cash (inclusive of bonus)

Based on legislation in Washington state, the following details are for individuals who will work for Amplitude in Washington only: unlimited PTO, 10 to 13 holidays annually (will vary), medical dental and vision PPO and CDHP plans. Finally, a company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan.

By applying for this job, you acknowledge that Amplitude processes your personal data in accordance with the Amplitude Applicant Privacy Notice.