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Sr. Data Governance and Privacy Operations Analyst
San Mateo, CA

At Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), data is a critical business asset that facilitates business operations, empowers decision making, and provides vital insights into improvement and innovation of PlayStation products and services. With exponential data growth brought on by PlayStation’s success, the Data Governance and Literacy team is tasked with the mission to instill a culture of responsible and effective use of data. This is accomplished by governing data as a valuable enterprise asset and continuously elevating the organization’s data literacy. With a focus on data privacy and data sharing, successful candidate hired into this role will operationalize data governance processes to advance the understanding of and compliance with data handling policies within SIE as well as across broader Sony.

Responsibilities:

  • Enable the business by working closely with policy teams to develop clear data handling standards and guidelines. Be a trusted partner to assigned business units by building domain expertise, by understanding their rhythm of business, and by offering balanced advisory.

  • Facilitate global privacy reviews at scale - a key data governance process designed to instill proactive thinking of privacy implications pertaining to a business unit’s data activities. Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders of the privacy review process (e.g. business units, privacy attorneys) by ensuring that all parties involved in the process have a thorough understanding of relevant data operations, that necessary information for the privacy reviews is provided and that the reviews are conducted on a timely basis. Maintain and scale documentation of privacy reviews, including data flow diagrams, assessment notes and outcomes, and inventories of systems and activities

  • Operationalize data governance to select business units within SIE. Take a metrics-based approach and a continuous improvement mindset to data governance operations

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in role/s operationalizing data policies - e.g. data privacy operations, privacy regulatory compliance, security GRC, Trust & Safety function - executing cross-functional organizational processes in data governance/ digital transformation
  • Experience with issue/ project-tracking and content management tools like Jira, OneTrust and Confluence
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills with proven ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams
  • An analytical and curious mind, a strong sense of ownership, and a bias for structure and action
  • Ability to balance attention to detail with a focus on impact
  • Passion and energy for working in the video gaming industry
  • Broad understanding of software system design and database concepts
  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • Preferred IAPP certification such as CIPM, CIPP or CIPT
  • Interest/ proficiency in Japanese language would be a plus, but not required

 

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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. 

In addition, this role
is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

 

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$140,700$211,100 USD

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