Coinbase is hiring a
Web3 EMEA Privacy Compliance Lead

Compensation: $90k - $107k *

Location: Dublin, Ireland

At Coinbase, our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people. We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy. You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there.
  • You’re never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0.
  • You appreciate direct communication. You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener - because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other. You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. You’re not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.

Privacy Operations is a group within Security. We work very closely with Privacy Legal to understand different Privacy regulations that are applicable to Coinbase and work with product teams to ensure we are building products that are compliant with these regulations. We build Privacy awareness within the company and partner with Eng teams to build tools that enables easier integration to Privacy.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties)

  • Conducting gap assessments against GDPR and other relevant EMEA/ APAC regulations and tracking issues to remediation
  • Independently perform privacy assessments, data reviews, maturity benchmarking, and operational effectiveness testing against Coinbase’s common controls including:
  • Performing privacy impact assessments on products launching in the EMEA/APAC
  • Oversight into DPIA’s and auditing Coinbase Inc.’s privacy program
  • Developing, implementing, and scaling Coinbase’s data protection program and governance model in partnership with Privacy Legal including: cross-functional projects focused on issues like user rights and data protection impact assessments, and developing and establishing of data protection safeguards (e.g. for purpose-use limitation, data retention/deletion, etc)
  • Collaborating closely with DPO and with data protection authorities in EMEA/APAC as necessary
  • Partner with Privacy Legal to develop durable, scalable frameworks for addressing data-related incidents, regulatory inquiries, law enforcement demands, user information requests
  • Support efforts related to user-facing privacy notices, disclosures, and privacy controls/settings, to address product and regulatory developments
  • Collaborate with Privacy Legal to build cross-functional relationships and spearhead data protection training and awareness programs to develop a privacy-centric environment throughout Coinbase
  • Collaborate with product teams to implement privacy-forward, secure, and customer-centric product design

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements)

  • 5+ years of experience in Data Protection / Privacy experience
  • 2+ years of experience working within Financial Services or FinTech
  • Fluency in performing risk assessments and compliance gap assessments against relevant regulatory requirements and driving issues to remediation
  • Knowledgeable about privacy by design framework and applying it to complex and rapidly changing products
  • Articulate the importance of privacy to technical and non-technical stakeholders and deliver training
  • Experience with developing security/privacy reporting and recommendations that are meaningful, defensible and practical for a variety of audiences
  • Experience developing and submitting audit and compliance reports to governing bodies, legal entities, and/or external authorities
  • Experience in managing DPO functions
  • Experience tracking privacy gaps to remediation
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Managing Data Protection requirements across EU / UK entities taking into account difference in governance processes
  • Experience with evaluating/testing security and data protection common controls

Nice to haves:

  • CIPP/E and other certifications
  • Direct engagement with multiple EU regulators
  • Experience working within Cloud native environments
  • You have a relevant BA/BS degree in a technical field or equivalent experience
  • Experience working within a global company with a complex regulated entity structure

Job ID: P55590

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. For US applicants, you may viewPay Transparency,Employee RightsandKnow Your Rightsnotices by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Coinbase participates in theE-Verify programin certain locations, as required by law.

Coinbase is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please complete thisintake formto let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here).

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Compensation: $90k - $107k *

Location: Dublin, Ireland


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