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Senior Counsel - Dell Digital (IT)

Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies

IT, Legal
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024

Senior Counsel - Security & Dell Digital (IT)

As you would expect from a global business that pushes the boundaries of innovation, the scope and scale of expertise we require from our Legal Counsel is staggering. Their expertise spans litigation, commercial and corporate transactions, IP, employment, immigration, compliance and regulatory matters. Their broad remit involves managing legal business matters, advising on legal issues affecting our business, coordinating outside counsel and reviewing legal data. The challenges are always evolving – and always fascinating.

What you’ll achieve

We are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel to join our team as Security & Digital Senior Counsel reporting to Dell’s Vice President – Security, Resiliency and Digital Legal. You will play a key role in supporting Dell’s global Digital (IT) and Security & Resiliency organizations and manage a variety of cybersecurity, information technology and data protection legal matters, with particular focus on overseeing regulatory compliance in the EU. In this role you will partner with cross-functional business functions including Security & Resiliency Organization (SRO), Digital (IT), Supply Chain and Procurement, Privacy, and Dell’s product teams.

You will

  • Provide legal advice and counsel to the on the development and enforcement of policies, procedures, protocols, assessments related to cybersecurity, data protection, information technology, accessibility and eCommerce.

  • Review and evaluate the impact of legislative, regulatory, and industry proposals applicable to Dell’s IT and security operations and support related compliance programs.

  • Support procurement legal team in negotiating cloud computing, technology licensing, outsourcing contracts, and IT development, and other agreements, as required.

  • Provide legal support of Dell's Third-Party Risk Management program, to include drafting and negotiation of third-party security requirements.

  • Provide legal support for privacy and security incidents relating to Dell Digital applications.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with product lawyers and other teams to evaluate IT requirements for new product launches.

  • Work with cross functional team members on projects to enhance, standardize and scale IT compliance processes.

Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum 5-7 years of PQE law firm and/or in-house experience

  • Deep subject matter expertise on regulatory compliance related to cybersecurity and data protection

  • Understanding of global security and data protection laws, including in the EU and UK

  • Knowledge of global industry standards and security frameworks, information security and privacy laws and regulations (e.g. ISO, NIST CSF, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, GDPR, CCPA et al)

  • Familiarity with AI/ML and GenAI technologies

Desired Requirements

  • Understand IT and/or cyber security technical concepts and methodologies and has ability to communicate and discuss technical concepts

  • Familiarity with third-party risk management processes related to data protection and cybersecurity

  • Experience in IT contracting, with an emphasis on drafting and negotiating security requirements, cloud services (e.g. SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, information technology and software licensing agreements, collocation agreements, software development agreements

  • Legal project management experience is helpful

Who we are

We believe that each of us has the power to make an impact. That’s why we put our team members at the center of everything we do. If you’re looking for an opportunity to grow your career with some of the best minds and most advanced tech in the industry, we’re looking for you.

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps individuals and organizations transform how they work, live and play. Join us to build a future that works for everyone because Progress Takes All of Us.

Application Closing Date: 23rd of Feb 2024

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