Privacy and Data Governance Architect (EST/CST)

Remote - USA | Security

Come join the company that is reinventing cloud security and empowering businesses to thrive in the cloud. As the fastest-growing startup ever, Wiz is on a mission to help organizations secure cloud environments that will accelerate their businesses. Trusted by security teams all over the world, we have a proven track record of success and a culture that values world-class talent.  

Our Wizards from over 13 countries work together to protect the infrastructure of our hundreds of customers, including over 40% of the Fortune 100, who trust us to scan and secure over 230 billion files daily. We’re the leading player in a massive and growing market, but it’s still early enough for you to make a significant impact. At Wiz, you’ll have the freedom to think creatively, dream big, and use your full range of skills to contribute to our record growth. Come join our team and help us create secure cloud environments that allow the best companies to move faster. 

SUMMARY  

As a Privacy and Data Governance Architect at Wiz, you will play a crucial role in designing technical controls to implement robust data protection strategies. Working closely with the Wiz legal, data protection, GRC and security teams, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining comprehensive privacy and data governance frameworks to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our and our customers’ data.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO 

  1. Develop Privacy and Data Governance Frameworks: Partner with our Legal and Privacy teams to design and implement comprehensive frameworks for privacy and data governance aligned with industry standards and regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and others. 
  2. Data Lifecycle Management: Define and enforce technical procedures for the collection, storage, processing, and disposal of data to align with Wiz’s internal data policies and ensure compliance with privacy regulations and minimize data exposure. 
  3. Privacy and Data Governance by Design: Integrate privacy and data governance principles into the design and development of our solutions and the use of third-party applications. Collaborate closely with product development teams to implement privacy-enhancing features and controls. Advise teams across Wiz on best practices and implementing controls when implementing third party tools that will handle Wiz or its customers data. 
  4. Security Controls Implementation: Implement security controls and best practices to protect sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access. 
  5. Continuous Compliance Monitoring: Implement continuous compliance monitoring and testing solutions to ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards. 

 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING 

  • 6+ years of experience in privacy and data governance roles within the cybersecurity industry, preferably in a SaaS environment. 
  • Security Controls Implementation: Implement security controls and best practices to protect sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access. 
  • Proven in-depth knowledge of and hands on experience in practically implementing data protection laws and regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and others. CIPT or equivalent certifications preferred.  
  • Strong understanding of privacy-enhancing technologies, data encryption, anonymization techniques, and identity and access management principles. 
  • Experience with risk assessment methodologies, privacy impact assessments, and developing privacy-by-design principles. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate complex concepts to non-technical stakeholders. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field. Advanced degree or relevant certifications (e.g., CIPP, CISSP, CISA) preferred. 

 

For this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you meet EAR part 772 and ITAR 120.15 definition of a U.S. person (Any individual who is granted U.S. citizenship; or, any individual who is granted U.S. permanent residence (green card holder); or, any individual who is granted status as a “protected person”) and that you reside in the contiguous United States. 

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If your experience is close but doesn’t fulfill all requirements, please apply. Wiz is on a mission to build a special company. To achieve our goal, we are focused on hiring Wizards with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

Wiz is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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