At Xapo, the largest custodian of Bitcoin in the world, we offer the convenience you would expect from an online checking account with the high tech security of our Bitcoin vault.Our business is growing fast, and we want to make sure we can keep providing the best quality support to our customers. We are looking for an experienced
Data Protection Officer (DPO) based in Europe / UK who can actively contribute to a challenging / technological work environment.
This job opportunity is remote - you could work from anywhere in Europe or in the UK
To inform and advise the organization about obligations to comply with the GDPR and other data protection laws including: monitor compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws, and with Xapo´s data protection policies.
To manage internal data protection activities; raising awareness of data protection issues, training staff, and conducting internal audits;
To advise on, and to monitor, data protection impact assessments by functioning as the first point of contact for supervisory authorities and other parties involved whose data is processed (employees, customers etc).
Prioritise and focus on the high risk activities of the organization, for example where special category data is being processed, or where the potential impact on individuals could be damaging.
Some Perks of working with Xapo
TOP-TIER COMPENSATION PLUS STOCK OPTIONS
Remote work enviroment
Working as part of a global team
Learning from Silicon Valley’s brightest
Skills and Experience:
+5 years of professional experience in a similar role in a multinational business
Expert knowledge in national data protection laws and legal compliance with particularly solid experience with GDPR
Familiarity with Information and Cyber security risks and information security standards, IT security knowledge, or IT audit background
Experience in negotiating data privacy terms, privacy impact assessment, incident management, and subject access requests ideally in a tech-environment
Ideally to have experience of working in a financial or professional services environment
Familiarity and experience with the application of data protection regulations in a technology context
Certification in Data Privacy: e.g., CIPM, CIPP, C-GDPR-P, BCS/ISEB or PDP
Ability to assess data privacy risks and prioritise resources and activity to manage those risks
Proven ability to establish and maintain a high level of confidentiality, respect, trust and credibility
Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail
Fluent in English, ability to speak a second language ideal, preferably Spanish, but not a requirement
At Xapo, they believe that bitcoin’s ultimate success will be based on trust – whether individuals trust the digital currency’s stability and whether they trust the industry’s security. That’s why we’ve assembled a team of financial services and security experts to build an entirely new bitcoin storage experience. By offering two distinct products – an easy access wallet and a locked-down vault – they’re marrying the convenience bitcoin users want for everyday needs with the security they require for confident bitcoin saving. It’s the most secure, the reliable, and the most convenient. That’s something we can all trust in.