Intuitive Surgical Careers

Privacy and Data Protection Counsel

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California

Job Description

Job: Legal
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 182489


Company Description:

Who is Intuitive Surgical? The numbers tell an amazing story. Learn more about our company.

Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position:

Intuitive is looking for a privacy counsel to join our data protection team. Reporting to our lead privacy counsel, this position will assist in our global privacy efforts and help shape the development of new innovative products.

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Provide legal guidance on privacy and data protection matters to key stakeholders within the company
• Guide product development teams on incorporating privacy by design principles into their products
• Work with cross-functional team on data protection impact assessments
• Support data subject requests, complaints, or queries relating to Intuitive’s privacy and data protection practices
• Support company-wide training on privacy and data protection
• Develop contacts and participate in professional organizations that enhance the understanding of privacy developments and anticipate new data protection trends

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

• 1-3 years of privacy experience, law firm or in-house, with worldwide data protection laws, having a strong understanding of data protection laws in Europe and the US, especially HIPAA requirements
• Working knowledge of technology business models and familiarity with operational security issues
• Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills with the ability to balance business needs with legal risks
• Technology-oriented with a preference for experience in medical devices and/or product design
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly and succinctly communicate legal advice, solicit input and gather information verbally and in writing
• Excellent interpersonal skills, preferably with experience working with international clientele
• Ability to calibrate and advise on risk in connection with transactions and products
• Ability to work autonomously and prioritize multiple matters simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment, while seeking supervision and guidance when necessary
• JD required and member of the California bar
• CIPP certification, technical background and language skills a plus
• Project management and compliance experience preferred
• Experience with commercial transactions helpful

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.