Senior Counsel, Tech and Data Americas, Walmart, Bentonville, AR

The Senior Counsel, Tech and Data Americas will provide advice and counsel to teams within Walmart’s technology and product organizations, partnering with key business and engineering stakeholders.

Detailed Position Description:

  • Keep the ethical use of data and responsible use of technology at the forefront of your legal work, with an eye toward promoting fairness, privacy, and  information security.  At Walmart, the customer is #1!
  • Provide legal advice to the company clients that emphasizes the client's legal rights, obligations, and risks and promotes informed decisions affecting global customers and suppliers.
  • Collaborate with senior executives on significant risks; seeking authority and obtaining informed consent to proceed with legal matters.
  • Proactively collaborate with technical engineers, developers, and product managers to build creative solutions to challenges impacting the privacy and security of services.
  • Partner with Compliance and Business leaders to define best practices and policies to ensure compliance with global laws and regulations and cross border data transfer matters to mitigate corporate risk.
  • Direct highly sensitive investigations and assessments.
  • Identify the need for, and effectively overseeing, outside legal support for business transactions and projects.
  • Consult with outside resources and experts to facilitate the responsible and effective implementation of high priority business initiatives around the world.
  • Maintain expertise in the rapidly changing policy positions and legal requirements impacting data privacy and security; providing legal support to associates on matters related to privacy and information security.
  • Leverage technology to streamline processes, communication, and workflows.

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