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Sr Attorney - Cybersecurity

Company: Crown Castle USA Inc
Location: Chandler
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world's most revolutionary technologies. As the largest shared infrastructure provider in the United States, Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers, 80,000 small cells and over 80,000 route miles of fiber across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service - bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is a NYSE S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $110 billion. Position Title: Senior Attorney (8E) Position Summary This role will be responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to various business units within Crown Castle on a broad spectrum of technology, cybersecurity and privacy issues, including the review, drafting and negotiation of various types of agreements (e.g., vendor/service provider agreements, customer agreements, data processing, data transfer, and data usage agreements). Monitor and advise on implementation of evolving cybersecurity regulations and frameworks, and conduct awareness and training efforts as needed and/or required to increase employee understanding of company privacy policies, data handling practices and procedures, and legal obligations. Will advise our business leaders on cyber incident response, and partner with other Legal, Tax & Policy Department colleagues on regulatory inquiries and compliance matters. Essential Job Functions * Assist in the development of internal cyber/physical security risk management and regulatory compliance programs. * Assist in the development of incident response plans to guide the company through security incidents. * Interpret federal and state laws/regulations involving cybersecurity, physical security, national security and privacy. * Support other groups within Crown Castle's Legal, Tax & Policy Department, which will include: * Supporting complex, strategic commercial transactions involving data privacy protection terms, including reviewing and negotiating customer and vendor agreements with emphasis on applicable data security and data privacy laws and regulations; * Interacting with Crown Castle teammates in other departments and external third parties to understand and advise on complex legal, technical, and sensitive issues; * Monitoring and analyzing applicable privacy laws and working cross functionally with IT, Enterprise Security and other business stakeholders to advise on complex legal, technical, and sensitive issues and assist in designing programs and policies to achieve compliance; * Working cross-functionally with Crown Castle's business units to proactively identify areas which may be vulnerable to data privacy/data security risk and assist in implementing pragmatic solutions; and * Supporting complex, strategic commercial transactions involving data protection and privacy issues, including reviewing and negotiating customer and vendor agreements with emphasis on applicable data security and data privacy laws and regulations. Education/Certifications * Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school. * Member in good standing of a state bar, or with ability to obtain full or limited in-house counsel licensure in the applicable state. Experience/Minimum Requirements * Seven (7) or more years of related legal experience * Three (3) or more years' experience in data security and privacy law and practice Other Skills/Abilities * Working knowledge of U.S. state and federal data privacy, security, breach notification, and consumer protection laws, regulations and proposed legislation. * Technical knowledge relating to cybersecurity, physical security, business continuity, or national security. * Demonstrated transactional experience, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating privacy and data protection contract terms and conditions. * Experience working in privacy and/or cybersecurity, physical security, and/or national security, ideally including such work performed within a US critical infrastructure sector (preferably Communications), the Defense Industrial Base, or Financial Services. Military, law enforcement, or past government experience working on security matters is also a plus. * Experience interacting with non-lawyer clients and stakeholders, including business, technical, and legislative policy clients. * Cyber or privacy-related certifications are preferred. Examples include: (1) IAPP CIPP, (2) SANS Institute GLEG, (3) ISC2 CISSP, or (4) academic concentration in privacy, cyber/national security and/or technology. * Excellent drafting, negotiating, problem solving, and communications skills. * Ability to work effectively with colleagues, management, and operations personnel. * Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality results. * Self-motivated and independent, but able to discern when matters should be escalated and when further guidance is needed. * Ability to translate legal requirements into practical guidance and formulate creative solutions to accomplish the company's objectives. * Ability to work independently with moderate supervision. * Sound judgment, strong work ethic, excellent problem solving and organization skills, practicality, a focus on business outcomes and flexibility to manage multiple matters simultaneously. Organizational Relationship Reports to: Associate General Counsel Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): Associate Attorney, Attorney Working Conditions: Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions. ??We offer a hybrid working model with 3 days in local office and up to 2 days working remotely each week.

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