Analyst Privacy and Data Protection


IBM’s Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM’s market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Your Role and Responsibilities

Promontory is a premier strategic, compliance and risk consulting firm operating as a unit within IBM Global Business Services. Our senior professionals have served as partners of top law firms and leaders of financial regulators and global financial institutions. We are often engaged by the board or senior executives to assist with their most pressing, sensitive, and complex assignments. With Promontory and IBM offices located around the world we serve clients wherever their needs arise.

Eugene A. Ludwig, former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency and former Vice Chairman of Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank, founded Promontory in 2001 and remains the head of the unit. We have more than 300 professional employees, including many individuals who have held some of the most senior positions in leading regulatory agencies around the world. IBM is a leading, global technology company and provides clients with advanced AI, cloud, blockchain, security, technology and services solutions.

We offer bright and ambitious individuals an excellent opportunity to develop their careers and build expertise. IBM provides a portfolio of competitive benefits which include competitive base salaries and discretionary bonuses, comprehensive medical benefits packages and other industry leading benefits


The Promontory Privacy and Data Protection practice is involved in some of the most urgent and pressing privacy and data protection issues of the day. Our team is primarily located out of our New York, Washington D.C., London and Singapore offices, with some team members located in other locations such as Boston and California. Our global scope allows us to provide innovative and comprehensive privacy solutions and services to leading multi-national organizations.

We work with leading companies across industries, including Financial Services, Technology, Pharma, Life Sciences, Media, Entertainment, Auto and Retail, and provide privacy services related to strategy and design, regulatory change management and building/tooling/operationalizing programs. We also provide managed privacy services as an outsourced service to support the operations of client privacy programs. Current engagements include work on strategy and target operating models, CCPA/GDPR, privacy related governance, frameworks, documentation, process, notices, choices/consent management, program operations, risk assessments, data mapping, cross-border data transfer, third party assessments, tooling, AI governance and cloud migration. We are also working with IBM on leading technology products, services and solutions related to Cloud, AI and Blockchain.

The Promontory team is diverse, talented and passionate about its work. We would like to attract applicants who are equally passionate and enthusiastic about privacy and data protection. As part of the privacy practice, you will work within a team of senior industry figures and experienced professionals, including many former Chief Privacy Officers. You will be intellectually challenged and will play a role in how privacy evolves in our increasingly digital world.

The Analyst position is the first step in your career with Promontory/IBM. As an Analyst, you will have a unique hands-on experience in business development, client work, and other projects. You will be challenged to develop your knowledge in our areas of expertise, the financial service industry, and our client’s business issues while building your skills in communications, problem solving, and consulting.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support and research to projects involving data privacy and information rich management.
  • Gather, analyze, and interpret data related to the scope of the project.
  • Prepare presentations and participate in crafting other documents for the project team and client.
  • Participate in interviews of executives, corporate directors, and regulators.
  • Assist with project planning, team organization, and coordination.
  • Participate in business development and in the client strategic planning processes.
  • Analyze legal or regulatory requirements, including as developed through administrative or judicial proceedings.
  • Review and analyze client written materials, such as policies, procedures, and governance artifacts.
  • Monitor and prepare reports on global regulatory developments.
  • Travel as required to client sites in the United States and internationally. Time spent traveling ranges from 10% to 75%, depending upon the project.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Superior writing and editing skills with the ability to construct well-founded, clear, and concise analyses and recommendations.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to handle complex information, solve problems, and manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and within all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships and build teams.
  • Strong reputation for integrity and ethics.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 0-3 years experience, relating to data privacy, information/cyber security and information risk matter
Posted: December 30, 2020
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