Sr. Counsel – Privacy & Cybersecurity

About the Role

Uber is changing the world, and we’re looking for a Senior Privacy Counsel on Uber’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Legal team to help us do it. This role will work closely with teams throughout Uber, including Legal, Product, Security, and Engineering, to ensure that privacy is built into our products and features, that we adhere to data protection laws globally, and that we maintain a culture of privacy within Uber!

What You’ll Do:

  • Advise Uber product and engineering teams, particularly those involved in Uber’s delivery business, regarding data privacy and cybersecurity requirements and best practices
  • Drive privacy-by-design and -default throughout Uber’s product development process
  • Track and research developments relating to new and pending privacy and data protection laws, including the GDPR, CCPA/CPRA, and other U.S. state laws; translate that into practical, effective advice; and lead compliance efforts relating to these laws
  • Develop and drive implementation of Uber’s Privacy Notices and internal data handling policies and procedures
  • Negotiate privacy requirements in third-party agreements
  • Build and present engaging company-wide training regarding data privacy and security requirements and standard methodologies
  • Drive awareness among the Privacy and Cybersecurity team regarding cutting-edge legal and business developments, and lead team morale and collaboration efforts
  • Contribute to our ongoing mission to make magic in the marketplace, and drive Uber’s efforts to be a trusted steward of our user’s personal data in every market where Uber operates


Minimum Education Level: JD

Basic Qualifications:

  • J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of legal experience, including in-house.
  • Minimum 3 years experience within privacy and/or cybersecurity law

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience within privacy and/or cybersecurity law
  • Knowledgeable about software development and generally tech-savvy.
  • Strong knowledge regarding global privacy and data security requirements, particularly CCPA/CPRA and GDPR.
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment where innovating through cutting-edge legal issues is the norm.
  • Collaborative, thoughtful, passionate about your work, and good sense of humor.
  • CIPP certification
  • Enthusiastic about Uber!
Posted: December 16, 2021
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