Data Protection Officer

X-Mode Social
Reston
Virginia
United States
Posted on: 
01/29/2019
Company Information
Company Profile: 

X-Mode provides real-time location data and technologies that power location intelligence for advertising and business decisions in financial services, healthcare, high tech, real estate, retail, and the public sector. X-Mode’s flagship product is a fast-growing big data location platform that maps daily the precise routes of 10% of the U.S. population and maps monthly 1 in 3 adult U.S. smartphone users. X-Mode strives to produce and monetize the world’s largest location platform and ultimately create a global “living map” of 1 billion people with the highest quality location data in order to fuel the best location intelligence business solutions.

Position Information
Job Responsibilities: 

X-Mode is looking for a full-time Data Protection Officer to oversee X-Mode's data protection strategy and implementation, and to ensure compliance with GDPR requirements.

What You'll Do:

  • Educate the company and employees on important compliance requirements
  • Conduct audits to ensure compliance and address potential issues proactively
  • Serve as the point of contact between the company and GDPR Supervisory Authorities
  • Observe performance and provide advice on the impact of data protection efforts
  • Interface with data subjects to inform them about how their data is being used and measures the company has put in place to protect their personal information
  • Maintain comprehensive records of all data processing activities conducted by the company, including the purpose of all processing activities
  • Monitor any potential changes to GDPR and other data privacy legislation
Qualifications: 
  • Minimum B.A./B.S. required
  • Expertise in data protection law and practice
  • Management-level experience in cybersecurity, IT, and/or governance, legal risk and compliance (or any of the above)
  • Ability to understand the company's IT infrastructure, data processing operations, technology, and organizational structure
  • Certifications such as IAPP - CIPP/E or CIPM
  • Leadership and project management experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively with business, product, and legal teams
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Superb written and oral communication skills
Compensation: 
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 15 days of paid time off
  • Lunch provided two times a week
  • Snacks, snacks, snacks!
  • Casual dress code
  • Free parking onsite
Type of Position: 
Full-Time
MBA Required: 
No
Years of Experience Required: 
5 - 10 years
Application Information
Application Instructions: 

Please apply for the position at this link: http://bit.ly/xmode-data-protection-officer

Application Due Date: 
03/31/2019