Cybersecurity Counsel-Americas#207256

at Credit Suisse
Published November 22, 2022
Location Raleigh, NC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Join us as in the General Counsel Global Data Privacy team as a legal expert and person with a curiosity about cybersecurity. It is a challenging and interesting position where you manage legal questions with regards to cybersecurity matters and related themes for cross jurisdictional projects and queries.

Key Responsibilities Encouraged:

Legal advisory role for cybersecurity risk-related matters, working closely with and supporting a number of internal key partners.

Supporting and collaborating with CISO colleagues on group policies and procedures to ensure that adequate technical and administrative controls are implemented in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Participating in data security incident legal assessment and responses affecting Credit Suisse with the support of external counsel (where appropriate).

Supporting and collaborating with contract functions, including Sourcing General Counsel, by providing advice on global cybersecurity laws and regulations, significant policies and positions, and implications for cybersecurity and data protection safeguard/controls.

Maintaining up to date knowledge of globally cybersecurity and related data protection laws and regulations, monitoring financial services authority developments, legal enforcement trends, and industry practice trends.

Your future colleagues

Applicant will join the Global Data Privacy Projects team within the General Counsel division at Credit Suisse. We pride ourselves on promoting an excellent team work ethic and engaging in a collaborative manner with key partners and colleagues. We play a crucial role in supporting the bank on major projects in relation to data privacy as well as the bank's duties and strategic aims in this regard. The legal and regulatory advice we provide includes analyzing legal requirements, providing guidance regarding upcoming laws and regulations, leading and supporting projects where data privacy aspects are relevant. We also refine the way we offer legal advice and move into a more automated approach. This role is open to discussion regarding flexible / agile working. This position offers remote working opportunities for an agreed amount of days per week. We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values

We are looking for a US qualified lawyer with an equivalent experience of at least 4 years at a law firm or in a fast-paced in-house environment.

* Equivalent experience advising on cyber security and privacy laws and regulations in multiple jurisdictions. A proven ability to draft, analyze, and advise in an effective manner in relation to complex cybersecurity or data protection projects and arrangements across different client and functional groups.
* Detailed understanding of technical concepts and creative tools and resources that may impact cybersecurity and data protection.
* Solid analytical and problem-solving skills and a very strong focus and understanding of processes their automation in the legal field
* Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills with an ability to take full ownership of your area of responsibility
* Ability to work under pressure and take clear decisions combined with a proactive way of working, a strong desire to learn and a high willingness to perform
* Excellent command of written and spoken English and German
* Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value varied perspectives.

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