Senior Paralegal, T-Mobile, Bellevue, WA

T-Mobile has an opportunity for a results-oriented Senior Paralegal in the T-Mobile Privacy Office within the T-Mobile Legal Department. This role helps ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, in particular those focused on consumer protection. This includes compliance with data security and data breach notification requirements in the Communications Act, data security obligations enforced through the FTC Act and state law equivalents, and other federal and state laws requiring notice of a breach of security impacting personal information.

This paralegal manages the administration of incident intake, evaluation, and processing, working closely with Fraud, Corporate Investigations, and other Legal staff, and with Customer Support teams. The role also involves tracking and reporting of company compliance performance and work to prepare and respond to customer inquiries. The role will have a major role in integrating these processes with operations of an acquired company in the event of a successful merger or acquisition.

Details of this work involve:

  • Monitor information security and privacy incidents and fulfill breach response obligations;
  • Respond to customer inquiries received by the Privacy Office;
  • Support development and maintenance of policies & procedures;
  • Translate policy requirements into operational and technical solutions;
  • Work closely with the Director and Managing Corporate Counsel to ensure that customer operations procedures incorporate reasonable and effective safeguards for consumers;
  • Identify and implement process and systems improvements;
  • General privacy related team support and other duties as assigned.


  • At least 3-5 years of compliance management and privacy experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of state and federal privacy, data security, and breach notification laws, regulations, industry best practices, or equivalent experience in compliance roles;
  • Strong legal impact analysis skills;
  • Experience in managing and developing privacy and consumer data programs and policies;
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, and progress multiple assignments;
  • Technical writing skills producing clear and unambiguous deliverables;
  • Strong personal computer skills including MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio);
  • Compliance audit experience a plus;
  • Strong understanding of telecommunications, internet and wireless technologies;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills and a proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment;
  • Mature and sound business judgment with strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work across various business functions and to facilitate meetings and collaboration
  • Prefer experience within a public company and/or in the wireless industry
  • Paralegal Certificate strongly preferred
  • IAPP Certification preferred (CIPP-US, CIPT or CIPM)

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