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Privacy Counsel

Posted Jul 02
Full Time
New York

About Ramp

Ramp is the ultimate platform for modern finance teams. Combining corporate cards with expense management, bill payments, vendor management, accounting automation and more, Ramp's all-in-one solution is designed to save businesses time and money, and free finance teams to do the best work of their lives. Our mission is to help build healthier businesses, and it’s working: over 25,000 businesses on Ramp to save an average 5% and close their books 8x faster.

Founded in 2019, Ramp powers the fastest-growing corporate card and bill payment platform in America, and enables tens of billions of dollars in purchases each year.

Ramp's investors include Founders Fund, Stripe, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, General Catalyst, and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. The Ramp team comprises talented leaders from leading financial services and fintech companies—Stripe, Affirm, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Capital One—as well as technology companies such as Meta, Uber, Netflix, Twitter, Dropbox, and Instacart. In 2023, Ramp was named Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in North America, LinkedIn’s #1 Top Startup in the U.S., a CNBC Disruptor, and a TIME100 Most Influential Company.

About The Role

As the founding member of Ramp’s Privacy team, you will help develop, execute and scale our global privacy strategy.

You will drive initiatives to identify and address domestic and international data protection requirements, define technical and policy solutions, and support internal education and training. You will also represent the company externally in customer, partner and regulatory matters.

The ideal candidate will have experience building and managing privacy programs for businesses operating in complex, rapidly changing, nebulous areas of law and policy, balancing competing concerns, and translating broad principles into concrete solutions.

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with Product, Engineering, Security and Legal to develop and optimize our privacy strategy by combining a deep understanding of regulation with creative product strategy and technical acumen
  • Monitor and help Ramp maintain compliance with state, federal and international privacy laws, and the implications of product development, marketing strategies and employment practices
  • Develop and help negotiate data privacy terms and produce collateral for partnerships and customer deals
  • Manage and help identify ways to automate privacy processes like data subject requests, privacy impact assessments, customer diligence and audits
  • Serve as the main point of contact for employees and regulators on issues related to data protection
  • Continuously improve privacy practices through training and education

What You’ll Need

  • Minimum of 6 years working in a privacy-focused role, ideally for a top-tier law firm that supported high-growth technology companies or directly for a high-growth technology company
  • J.D. with a strong academic background or experience in a privacy officer, privacy program management, or related role
  • Experience leading broad cross-functional initiatives, including managing resourcing from other teams, getting alignment on contentious topics, and completing large projects
  • Deep knowledge of privacy laws in the US, Europe, and other international markets
  • Hands-on experience building privacy programs
  • Excellent communication, relationship-building, and stakeholder management skills

Nice to haves

  • Experience working with payment or financial technology systems
  • Background in engineering or computer science

Benefits (for U.S.-based full-time employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you
    • Partially covered for your dependents
    • One Medical annual membership
  • 401k (including employer match on contributions made while employed by Ramp)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Fertility HRA (up to $5,000 per year)
  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs
  • Wellness stipend
  • Parental Leave
  • Relocation support for NY
  • Pet insurance

Other notices

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.