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PwC Governance, Privacy & Ethics - Data Protection Sr Associate in Tampa, Florida

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Internal Firm Services - Other

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Products and Technology would provide you the opportunity to be part of an organization that is building a leading tech experience that solves big challenges for our firm and our clients. Our products and tech-driven solutions are how we move faster, cut through complexity and fuel growth. We start with the problem and solve it with experience and tech know-how. Our skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists are passionate about using technology to accelerate change.

Our team is responsible for establishing the privacy, ethics, and accessibility requirements are included from the outset of development of products and accelerators. We focus on developing the policies, standards, and guidelines to provide direction to developers to assist them in developing products that align with PwC standards in privacy, ethics, and accessibility.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.

  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Share relevant thought leadership.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

A career in Governance, Privacy, & Ethics will provide you with the opportunity to solve PwC’s most critical data protection-related challenges. You will be part of a growing team driving strategic data protection and compliance program, data analytics, and technical implementation activities to protect our business in today’s evolving regulatory landscape. Our team establishes privacy and ethics considerations from the outset of the development of our products and technology.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Additional Educational Requirements:

In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations.

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Computer Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Management Information Systems, Information CyberSecurity, Information Technology

Certification(s) Preferred :


Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success of developing and implementing data protection and compliance strategies to assist organization with the following capabilities:

  • Understanding and applying technical and operational industry leading practices to evaluate and improve data protection posture;

  • Understanding of common security and privacy industry standards and regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA / HITECH, COPPA, U.S. State Breach Disclosure Laws, GLBA,) and industry frameworks (e.g., ISO 27000 Series, SSAE-18 SOC 1/ SOC 2, NIST-P, FedRAMP, PCI-DSS), especially as it relates to building and operating a data protection and compliance program and/or managing internal security controls, risk assessments, business processes or operational auditing;

  • Understanding of common data protection operational documents including policies, procedures, standards and guidelines;

  • Possessing knowledge of technical concepts relevant to cloud computing environments such as access control, secure coding principles, network security, security architecture, vulnerability management; and,

  • Possessing knowledge of data protection technologies and other emerging technologies, such as data encryption, data de-identification, cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), is advantageous.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success of consulting, implementing, or supporting projects in the following types of data protection and compliance related areas:

  • Identifying, prioritizing and protecting sensitive or high value business assets;

  • Collaborating with product teams (e.g., engineering, privacy, operations) to define compliance needs and roadmaps in a multi-product environment;

  • Managing privacy and security governance policy framework including:

  • Developing policies, standards, procedures, guidelines,

  • Developing strategies for policy harmonization;

  • Supporting a continuous improvement culture through establishing, monitoring, and reporting on policy governance metric targets;

  • Providing policy liaison support, including communication and interpretation of policy requirements;

  • Preparing product teams for independent third-party assessments against regulatory and compliance frameworks;

  • Partnering with external auditors to conduct compliance risk assessments;

  • Providing continuous compliance monitoring and reporting of controls and defining metrics to track compliance adherence;

  • Overseeing documentation, reporting and closure of compliance-related issues; and,

  • Conducting security risk assessments and supporting formulation of corrective action plans.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success leveraging creative thinking, problem-solving, and individual initiative concurrently with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to accomplish the following results:

  • Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats, e.g. delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts;

  • Demonstrating aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;

  • Creating high-quality deliverables using appropriate business and technical language; and,

  • Collaborating with business and product teams; identifying and addressing business needs through building relationships, understanding the products and delivering clear requests for information and proposed solutions.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more:

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

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