Senior Counsel (Product and Security) at Alteryx

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We're looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you're a high performer who's an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when the whole team crosses together.
JOB SUMMARY:
Alteryx is seeking a business-minded, technology focused attorney to support its Privacy team in the role of Senior Counsel, Privacy (Product and Security). You will leverage your expertise, good judgement and strong business sense to carry out the company's privacy program imperatives while assisting product, platform, engineering, data, security and other teams to develop thoughtful strategies towards product development and licensing while assessing and mitigating legal risk. You will have a deep understanding of the technical capabilities of Alteryx's products and the company's product roadmap, and will work closely with product and engineering leaders on various initiatives and related privacy compliance matters.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Serve as the primary legal advisor for product and engineering teams and help build scalable and effective review processes throughout the product development lifecycle, from initial idea to launch, while balancing the user experience and compliance considerations;
  • Provide legal guidance to business stakeholders across various subject areas, including data protection/privacy regulations, internet laws and regulations, consumer protection laws, and other global legal frameworks;
  • Lead compliance efforts with respect to global privacy and data security laws and other product- related regulations and industry standards, including supporting global security operations, with a focus on cloud offerings;
  • Implement, maintain, govern, and provide guidance and training on the company's open source policies;
  • Assist product owners with data mapping and documenting data privacy impact assessments and records of processing activities, updating risk registers, and developing risk mitigation plans as needed;
  • Champion privacy within the business and incorporate privacy-by-design and privacy-by-default concepts into product roadmaps, and provide related training and self-service materials to product and engineering teams;
  • Support go-to-market launch for cloud offerings and the creation and maintenance of associated governance documents and related contract templates, policies, procedures, and reporting requirements related to product security;
  • Provide strategic and tactical advice to the product and engineering organizations to minimize legal risks while advancing business interests;
  • Research, analyze, train, and provide legal direction to internal stakeholders on legal, regulatory, and compliance issues, including emerging product security and privacy issues impacting Alteryx products;
  • Negotiate vendor and customer-facing agreements, including information security agreements, data processing agreements, technology license and similar agreements;
  • Support the development and communication of product strategies regarding product technology features and security safeguards, applicable SDLC processes, privacy by design, and data governance to empower business stakeholders to communicate internally and externally; and
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant state, federal, and international laws and regulations pertaining to privacy, cybersecurity, and data governance; identify and assess the potential impacts of emerging privacy and security regulations to Alteryx's business and product offerings (including related industry standards and best practices) and develop appropriate, corresponding compliance strategies.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong relationship-building, problem-solving, and collaboration skills and the ability to effectively influence and clearly communicate privacy-related concepts.
  • Proven ability to successfully multi-task, remain responsive and agile to changes in business priorities, and to deliver pragmatic, risk-based recommendations to the business.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and manage time spent on projects independently and with little supervision while performing duties with a high degree of accountability.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience interpreting and applying key global privacy regulations, product security and cybersecurity regulations, and related industry frameworks.
  • Understanding of product and/or cybersecurity terms, concepts and methodologies and the ability to communicate and discuss technical concepts.
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND/OR LICENSES:
  • JD from a top law school; member of at least one state bar in good standing.
  • Minimum of 8 years active practice in a legal counsel advisory role; minimum of 5 years direct experience in product, cybersecurity, or privacy law.
  • Strong technical background and significant hands-on experience advising engineering and product teams on privacy and product related regulatory and compliance matters, including with respect to open source code and incorporating privacy and security into the SDLC.
  • In-house experience with a global technology or telecommunications company preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Legal project management experience is helpful.
  • Experience guiding teams on privacy and product matters pertaining to technology platforms is highly valued.
  • A basic understanding of software engineering, and an ability to quickly learn new technology concepts, is desired.
  • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or willingness to complete such certification within a reasonable time following hire.

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Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At Alteryx, we support a growth mindset for our associates through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we're invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
Benefits & Perks:
Alteryx has amazing benefits for all Associates which can be viewed here.
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Location

Right at the entrance to the Interlocken Technology Park, our office is easily accessible from Denver and Boulder. You can see the mountains from the office -- need we say more?!

An Insider's view of Alteryx

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is casual, but we're driven and work hard! We're empowered to be independent, creative, and innovative. Not only do we care about our platform, but we are deeply passionate about how the work we do impacts the community and our world.

Katelyn

Office Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Bringing Alteryx to more people; democratizing our platform.

Simon

Team Lead, DX

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team members to spend time learning - whether it's joining on-site study sessions to learn more about our product, to participating in Alteryx Academy. I think having a commitment to constant learning and self-improvement allows for creativity to flourish and opens up the doorway to new ideas.

Stephanie

Manager, Product Management Operations

What makes someone successful on your team?

Not being afraid to speak out is key. I think everyone (man or woman) is familiar with the scenario of being overshadowed in a meeting by someone with the same idea, but a louder voice. When you are the only woman on a team, ​I believe this happens more often. Take risks and be the person to speak out no matter what!

Laurie Linz

Software Delivery Manager

What are Alteryx Perks + Benefits

Alteryx Benefits Overview

Company Perks & Benefits include:

• 100% company-paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

• Life insurance, disability, and accidental coverage

• Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO per year)

• 401k with company match

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Fitness & Wellness reimbursement program

• Bicycles and frisbee golf to rent in office

• Gym and The Hut Restaurant on the first floor of the building

• Yoga monthly and massages weekly

• Happy hours, release parties, and networking events throughout the year

• Fresh fruit delivery, bagels on Thursdays and catered lunch every other Wednesday

• Beer taps and comfortable lounges throughout the office

• Video and arcade games, ping pong, pool table, and shuffleboard

• Free form "Innovation Days" and "Learning Days" for self-improvement monthly

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Alteryx For Good empowers associates to volunteer 20 hrs/year helping charities such as: Fourmile Watershed Coalition, Habitat for Humanity, A Precious Child or any organization of their choice.
Partners with Nonprofits
AFG Co-Lab is a group of Alteryx experts who have a passion for using analytics for good and want to volunteer their time to help non-profits such as: Connect2Help 211 or Pathways of Hope.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
In our Broomfield office we have an activities committe which plans events for our team including Bring your Child to Work Day and other celebratory events.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We are committed to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Alteryx. Our ERG's include: BIPOC, Caregivers, Alter.Eco(Green), Alter.Q (LGBTQ+), Veterans and Service, and Women & Allies.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Alteryx pays the full cost of the Associate's medical, dental, and vision coverage.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an associate's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Alteryx offers free In-office yoga.
Mental Health Benefits
Free access to Headspace, multiple companywide mental health days per year, and more!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary and secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Alteryx provides associates with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program allows associates to work from home as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Alteryx sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Alteryx associates receive between 1 and 15 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our associates receive 20 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Associates receive 5 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
We provide free bagels on Thursdays. Employees get an office catered lunch every other Wednesday.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Alteryx hosts virtual lunch and learn meetings for associates on a regular basis.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, and Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Upon approval, we offer $5,250 annually for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
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