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Sr. Lead Counsel, Product Privacy

$175,000- $260,000/ year
Posted Jun 05
Full Time

About the Role 

This is a newly created cross-functional position on our global privacy team. As a Senior Lead Product Privacy Counsel, you will work remotely, reporting into our Privacy & Public Policy team and partnering with CrowdStrike’s Legal team in order to advise and guide our Engineering, Data Science, Information Security, Threat Intelligence teams, and other stakeholders to implement privacy-by-design principles into development of CrowdStrike’s products and professional services. Your responsibilities include engaging directly with technical staff to provide practical legal advice to ensure compliance with relevant privacy laws and regulation. Moreover, you will serve as a subject matter expert, creating internal and customer-facing documentation, assisting with privacy and AI impact assessments and contributing to new legal terms. Strong legal and technical knowledge, as well as excellent communication and collaboration skills, are essential for this role. 


What You’ll Do: 

  • Provide practical legal advice on the engineering of CrowdStrike’s offerings to ensure privacy considerations are integrated into the design and development of products and professional services from the outset. 

  • Help build an effective privacy product review function in order to improve CrowdStrike’s ability to identify and mitigate privacy risk throughout the product life cycle. 

  • Collaborate with CrowdStrike’s Legal team on privacy to prepare, review, and negotiate complex agreements including inbound and outbound licensing and OEM agreements, software licensing, software-as-a-service, co-marketing, strategic alliances, professional and hosted services, services contracts, privacy notices, and customer-facing documentation on an as needed basis as part of a team.

  • Conduct AI, privacy, data protection and transfer impact assessments. Develop and conduct privacy training for internal technical, legal and compliance stakeholders.

  • Monitor legal and regulatory changes that impact CrowdStrike’s business and regularly update the data protection program based on emerging risks and best practices, implementing means to monitor compliance.

  • Serve as a knowledgeable internal data protection expert, with an expertise in GDPR, CCPA/CPRA, PIPEDA, EU AI Act, and other potentially applicable data protection and cybersecurity regulations.

  • Maintain detailed information repositories and help scale the Privacy team by developing innovative processes to support the fast-moving Engineering, Product/Design, Marketing and Sales teams.

  • Interact with customers to facilitate understanding of CrowdStrike’s data protection compliance.

  • Brief senior attorneys and business leaders on issues to provide sound guidance to decision makers.

  • Advise on legal aspects of UX/UI design and language considerations.

  • Conduct due diligence on, and participate in integration of acquired technologies and products including privacy due diligence reviews in M&A.

  • Manage outsourced legal vendors on projects as needed.


What You’ll Need:

  • J.D. and attorney licensed to practice in the US. Privacy certification (e.g., CIPP/E/US, CIPT)

  • 7-10 years of data protection law and product development legal experience working at a law firm or as in-house counsel.

  • Strong technical background, especially with regard to cloud-based SaaS technologies, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, APIs, and general business operations.

  • Experience advising product and engineering teams from ideation to product launch, drafting customer-facing resources and completing privacy impact assessments.

  • Understanding of global privacy principles and standards with solid experience and knowledge of global privacy laws, and best practices, international data transfer mechanisms, and regulatory obligations. 

  • Experience dealing with privacy supervisory authorities.

  • Significant breadth of knowledge in as many of the following areas as possible: data privacy and protection, mobile, cloud computing and cybersecurity, UX/UI design legal implications, IP, consumer protection with the ability and willingness to tackle other areas of privacy and cybersecurity law as needed.

  • Team player who welcomes responsibility and thrives in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to be proactive, exercise independent judgment and strong work ethic.

  • Resourceful self-starter who enjoys wearing multiple hats and digging into challenging projects, big and small with the ability to effectively communicate legal and compliance issues verbally and in writing in a clear and understandable manner; strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work varying hours to accommodate global workforce, as needed within an international operating privacy team that is remote (pre-COVID). 

  • You must love our business. CrowdStrike is a leader in cybersecurity.  We don’t have a mission statement.  We are on a mission to protect our customers from breaches. You must be genuinely committed to our mission and eager to learn the details of our business.


Bonus Points:

  • Experience working remotely.

  • Experience working with global teams and diverse cultures. 

  • Experience working in a startup environment, in cybersecurity, in technology, or in a SaaS company.

  • Fluency in additional languages.


Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements 

  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption 

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration


We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

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CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $175,000 - $260,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.