Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
 
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
 
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

Who You Are

This is a unique opportunity to help build global privacy and AI programs from the ground up.  You won’t be inheriting what didn’t work; you will be creating what will work – and on a global scale with the company’s key business stakeholders. You will report to Verkada’s Deputy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer and play a significant role in shaping the direction of the privacy and AI programs. The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running on day one, excited to roll up their sleeves and dive in while also eager to set the strategic vision  (and know how to have fun in the process). We are an “in the office” company and this role is based in our headquarters in San Mateo, CA.

What You’ll Be Expected To Do

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on all privacy issues, including across all aspects of global privacy laws and regulations
  • Work with key privacy, security and product leaders at Verkada to develop and lead the company’s Privacy program, including its operation, policies, and procedures to ensure ongoing compliance with Verkada’s evolving data privacy obligations
  • Work with key privacy, security and product leaders at Verkada to  develop and lead the company’s AI framework and governance program, including its operation, policies, procedures, and SDLC implementation and support
  • Develop and maintain form agreements in support of the Privacy Program, including intra-group agreements, DPA/BAAs, and security terms
  • Oversee program auditing for compliance and global harmonization
  • Provide advice and counsel to leaders and stakeholders at Verkada about privacy incidents and respond to inquiries from global regulators regarding privacy issues 
  • Advise Verkada on transactions involving privacy issues, data sharing, biometrics, AI/ML, and related laws and regulations worldwide
  • Monitor new and emerging developments in privacy and AI/ML laws and regulations, including identifying potential impacts on current and future Verkada products and services
  • Actively promote the importance of data privacy and security at Verkada, both internally and externally

What You'll Need

  • J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school
  • 10+ years of relevant privacy experience (preferably with at least 4 years of in-house counsel experience at a B2B technology company)   
  • Expertise in the evolving landscape of data privacy, biometrics, AI/ML regulations with experience spotting emerging trends and new issues
  • Experience advising multinational, complex fast-growing global companies, preferably with both hardware and software product offerings
  • Experience advising clients in global transactions involving privacy issues, data sharing, AI/ML, and privacy law and regulations
  • Experience advising clients on global policy matters, new legislative and regulatory developments, and legal and policy advocacy options and strategies 
  • Strong interest and skills in privacy adtech a plus!

US Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare programs that can be tailored to meet the personal health and financial well-being needs - Premiums are 100% covered for the employee under most plans and 80% for family premiums
  • Nationwide medical, vision and dental coverage
  • Health Saving Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with tax saving options
  • Expanded mental health support
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
  • Time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, flexible PTO and personal sick time
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness/fitness benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily

Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range
$215,000$325,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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