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Managing Counsel, Security and Privacy

$160,000- $200,000/ year
Posted Mar 26
Full Time

About Rimini Street, Inc.

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a Russell 2000® Company, is a global provider of end-to-end enterprise software support, products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software and a Salesforce and AWS partner. The Company has operations globally and offers a comprehensive family of unified solutions to run, manage, support, customize, configure, connect, protect, monitor, and optimize enterprise application, database, and technology software, and enables clients to achieve better business outcomes, significantly reduce costs and reallocate resources for innovation. To date, over 5,300 Fortune 500, Fortune Global 100, midmarket, public sector, and other organizations from a broad range of industries have relied on Rimini Street as their trusted enterprise software solutions provider. To learn more, please visit, and connect with Rimini Street on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. (IR-RMNI)

We are seeking a Managing Counsel, Privacy and Security to join the company’s Ethics & Compliance Department. This individual will work remotely in the United States.

Position Summary This position will support Rimini Street and its clients to comply with global privacy and security regulations. The Managing Counsel, Security and Privacy will report to the GVP, Chief Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer as part of the Ethics and Compliance Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review laws and guidance to provide advice to Privacy team, as well as Legal and Ethics and Compliance department.
  • Manage Privacy team which includes the Security and Privacy Counsel and Data Protection Specialist.
  • Manage global privacy program for the company and provide guidance to the GVP, Chief Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer regarding compliance with privacy laws, rules and regulations.
  • Align and merge Rimini Street’s privacy and security policies for mutual support and simplicity.
  • Provide legal analysis, cross-jurisdictional comparison, and other resources to the company’s Question and Answer database, contracting playbooks, and sales enablement platforms.
  • Partner with sales and marketing on legal positions with regard to contracts and requests for production.
  • Partner closely with the security, product, service delivery, sales, and marketing departments to assess potential data, privacy and security risks and regulatory controls and governance for Rimini Street and client products and technologies.
  • Ensure Rimini Street’s cybersecurity controls comply with Rimini Street’s policies and procedures, as well as global regulatory requirements and vice versa.
  • Design strategy to align with internal and external security teams on, incident response, threat detection, containment, and mitigation.
  • Review and provide guidance and legal support on security plans and audits.
  • Develop and maintain effective policies, procedures, and documentation to demonstrate compliance; and further develop integrated strategies across Rimini Street to optimize new data use and innovations for customer benefit.
  • Advise on the continued development and improvement of policies and procedures, supporting all aspects of Rimini Street’s incident response and security program.
  • Help influence and shape data security and incident management, cross border data flows, and support for regulated data and spaces.

Required Experience, Skills and Attributes

  • J.D. degree and membership in at least one state bar preferred.
  • Minimum 15+ years of relevant privacy experience working with privacy laws and principles and 5+ years of cybersecurity experience (including prior in-house or law firm experience) supporting threat detection, investigation, containment and mitigation
  • Experience with information security standards, frameworks, risk assessments, and certification processes (e.g., SOC 1, 2 & 3, ISO/IEC 27001, 27002 & 27005, NIST, etc.)
  • Experience with both US and global cybersecurity laws, regulations, and standards
  • Proven track record of advancing large, sophisticated projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic problem solver with excellent legal and business judgment including demonstrated experience assessing information for risk mitigation opportunities.
  • A meticulous, business-friendly teammate who can think creatively.
  • Strong understanding and experience with both domestic and international privacy and security requirements.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a great sense of humor and commitment to professionalism.
  • Experience working collaboratively and effectively with cross-functional teams.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Desired Attributes

  • Privacy or security certifications
  • Experience maintaining and or collaborating on a knowledge base
  • Familiarity with software development, tech, security, privacy or IP industry
  • Comfortable working remotely from a home office
  • Experience supporting an internal sales organization
  • Inherent respect for a variety of cultures
  • Openness and interest in international legal standards

Why Rimini Street? Rimini Street Inc. is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State, and Local Laws regarding recruitment and hiring.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable Federal, State, or Local laws. Rimini Street Inc. offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to employees. Compensation is based on role, location, and level of applicable experience. Rimini’s target pay for each position is available upon request during the applicant’s Interview process.

The general salary range for this type of role is 160k - 200k depending on skills and experience. Benefits for US employees include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) program
  • Generous Paid time off (PTO)