Seattle or San Francisco

Full time

Legal

Privacy and Product Counsel

Seattle or San Francisco

Full time

Legal

Stripe strives to build the best products and services helping entrepreneurs around the world to grow their businesses. We work on complex technical and legal problems every day, and we’re looking for a technical and product-minded lawyer with a love for data, technology, and privacy. This role will be based in the US and will help develop and drive privacy compliance in our products and transactions.

You will:

  • Help ensure that Stripe’s products and services comply with applicable law and our commitments to our customers
  • Serve as part of a team of lawyers advising on Stripe’s contractual negotiations as it relates to data protection and assist product teams and management on privacy and data protection issues
  • Contribute to Stripe’s privacy and data protection compliance program, including monitoring emerging our continuous compliance efforts for existing and emerging global privacy laws
  • Analyze existing and new legislative and regulatory developments to ensure that Stripe understands and remains compliant with evolving requirements
  • Work closely with other members of Stripe’s legal and product teams to help develop policies and procedures to comply with privacy and data protection laws around the world
  • With other members of the team, represent Stripe externally before data protection regulators, industry groups and other key stakeholders

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 10+ years’ experience as a practicing lawyer
  • Transactional experience, including drafting and negotiating security and privacy provisions across a variety of business relationships (supplier, customer, distributor etc.)
  • Experience providing counsel on data protection and global privacy legal issues for products
  • A strong background in software technology and a demonstrated ability to converse with software engineers with specificity and depth about the ways we collect and process data
  • Worked in a technology company or in a law firm or consulting firm as product or privacy counsel
  • Strong organization and project management skills with the ability to work well on both long and short-term projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

The person we want to hire for this role will also be:

  • A skilled advisor and  negotiator who can actively work with the business to engineer pragmatic solutions
  • A team player who is willing to pitch in where needed in a fast-paced, growing company
  • The ability to balance legal risk with the commercial needs of the business
  • A familiarity with financial products would be useful
  • Decisive, and capable of making smart decisions in the face of ambiguity and imperfect information
  • An exceptionally hard worker, capable of getting things done as well as strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • Passionate about Stripe’s mission of helping businesses grow and thrive

To apply:

  • Please provide a resume and LinkedIn profile

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.

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