Senior Director, Cybersecurity Legal

Job Details:

This position will lead Salesforce’s Cybersecurity Legal function, which is responsible for advising on and helping to set forth the Company’s strategy on cybersecurity legal matters. Reporting directly to Salesforce’s EVP, Global Privacy & Product Legal, the successful candidate will partner closely with Salesforce’s Security department, various teams within Salesforce’s Legal department, and Salesforce’s Government Affairs department.

Responsibilities:

  • Counseling the Security team on various legal matters, such as incident response, breach notification, and board reporting.
  • Partnering with Security and Government Affairs to help set out and execute on the Company’s cybersecurity policy priorities.
  • Collaborating with Salesforce’s Global Privacy and Product Legal team to help ensure compliance with applicable security-related legal requirements.
  • Advising and reviewing security-related policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Be a resident expert and resource on issues related to cybersecurity legal matters.

Qualifications

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's, JD

Required Skills / Experience

  • Undergraduate degree and a law degree from highly regarded schools.
  • Significant leadership experience.
  • 12+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department, preferably in the technology industry, with significant cybersecurity counseling experience.
  • Substantive expertise in the laws governing cybersecurity.
  • Experience counseling on privacy and data protection issues and strong knowledge of global privacy laws.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Highly responsive with a service-oriented attitude.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage a high-volume workload in a fast-based and demanding work environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal clients.
  • Sound and practical business judgment.
  • Collaborative team player combined with ability to work independently.
  • Sense of humor.

Desired Skills / Experience

  • Computer Science / Engineering background.
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) certification.
Posted: February 11, 2019
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