Privacy Counsel- US Remote Option

United States - Remote

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Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. ​We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and...
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Ready for a new challenge? Join Guidewire as a Privacy Counsel within the Guidewire Legal Team!  Our legal team plays a pivotal role in Guidewire's Cloud transformation. Our industry is undergoing a technology-led transformation, and the legal team are vital partners to our company in helping our company manage this journey.   Come join our team as a Privacy Counsel where you will be able to have an immediate impact in supporting our complex product and sales model, and supporting cross-functional operating teams where you will be able to greatly expand your privacy experience and expertise in a transparent, innovative management and collaborative atmosphere! The ideal candidate has expertise in contract negotiation, operationalizing global data privacy regulations, and supporting varying business needs from a privacy perspective. You work well in a fast-paced, challenging environment as part of a dynamic team of professionals and have the ability to communicate effectively in group settings and before senior management. You will report to Guidewire’s Vice President of Legal. You must be a self-motivated team player with the ability to identify and resolve legal issues, balance legal and business concerns and draft and negotiate privacy-related agreements. Experience with issues pertaining to domestic and international SaaS software licensing and data privacy is preferred. This position will focus on developing, implementing and enforcing privacy-related processes and controls across the organization.  Familiarity with privacy compliance frameworks is preferred.  Provide privacy-related guidance across the global organization.  You will provide support to Guidewire’s commercial legal team in the negotiation of customer contracts for privacy and information security related terms.  You will anticipate problems and initiate actions to ensure privacy issues are addressed efficiently across the global organization.  Provide legal support for procurement and various business units regarding negotiation of vendor agreements.   Maintain and revise template privacy-related agreements as required.   Minimum Qualifications ·   

Minimum Qualifications

  • Qualified attorney in your jurisdiction
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of legal experience at technology companies and/or law firms
  • 3 years experience focused on data privacy related issues
  • Understanding of contract and negotiation principles from a privacy and legal context
  • Familiarity with a wide variety of commercial and data privacy terms
  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work closely with both internal clients and customers/partners/suppliers
  • The ability to perform well under tight deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • JD and CIPP certification required
About GuidewireGuidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.
Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.
Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.
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