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Senior Director, Data Privacy


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

The Sr. Director, Data Privacy will report to the Vice President, Data Privacy, and will provide privacy support and subject matter expertise on privacy, data protection, and data governance issues as they relate to the evaluation of business initiatives, processes, and applications within Equifax. The position will help implement the data privacy and protection program, partnering with Security, Technology, Legal, Data & Analytics, and other stakeholders, and will also have further responsibility for corporate privacy projects.

What You'll Do:

  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify gaps in privacy implementation across regions and business units

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for corporate data privacy consultations and exceptions

  • Facilitate the privacy impact assessment process

  • Work closely with stakeholders to embed privacy by design principles

  • Adapt privacy controls for the Equifax business practices, identifying control owners and establishing processes to monitor and test control effectiveness

  • Serve as the subject matter expert on data classification consultations and exceptions

  • Research and respond to privacy-related questionnaires and requests for onsite audits

  • Raise privacy awareness and acumen

  • Maintain visibility into corporate privacy issues, including US and international privacy laws and regulations and their impacts on Equifax’s business

What Experience You Need:

  • 5+ years' experience in data privacy, data protection, or data governance experience, or analogous experience, preferably in the financial services industry.

  • Bachelor's degree with a focus on data science, technology, computer science, business, or similar field.

  • 3 years experience conducting Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA)

  • 2 years experience translating privacy or security regulations into actionable project plans

  • 2 years experience writing policies and standards

  • Experience performing contract reviews

  • Experience working with a global team located outside the United States

  • Knowledge of Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

What Could Set You Apart:

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) -- a plus.

  • Experience in privacy program build or development activities, and implementing privacy controls and/or frameworks and adapting controls per region or jurisdiction.

  • In-depth understanding of privacy policies, principles, and technologies.

  • Experience interpreting privacy regulations and conducting privacy risk assessments, including privacy impact assessments, in diverse operational environments.

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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