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Data Privacy Analyst

  • Location: Coppell, Texas, 75019
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

Client is seeking a Data Privacy Analyst for a contract opportunity. 

Job Summary: The Data Privacy analysts resides within the IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program and works in strong collaboration with Legal Compliance. This role includes oversight of compliance with applicable global data protection regulations.


  • Serve as IT subject matter expert for data protection regulations
  • Partner with internal and external counsel to determine scope, perform risk assessments, and support audits of data protection program
  • Govern privacy by design principles through IT environment
  • Perform gap analyses and design, document, and oversee the implementation of controls to ensure compliance with new data protection regulations
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within the data protection program and work to close those gaps
  • Support ongoing initiatives for data lifecycle management and governance and incorporate privacy-by-design principles
  • Monitor data protection controls
  • Provide data regarding program maturity and compliance on a regular basis, including for executive leadership consumption

Skills and Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of data protection regulations such as GDPR, LGPD, and CCPA,
  • 4+ years of compliance
  • 2+ years exposure to data protection regulations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Visio)

Professional Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organization, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Ability to adapt to dynamic work environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional)
  • CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager)
  • Working knowledge of Varonis DatAdvantage, Data Privilege, and Classification Engine