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Data Privacy Analyst in Chesterfield, MO at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 4/22/2019

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Data Privacy Analyst Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Data Privacy Analyst for an opportunity in Chesterfield, MO. This position is responsible for completing work efforts within the Data Privacy Governance domain of Global Risk Services with a primary focus on data discovery (Varonis) and data loss prevention (DLP) services (Digital Guardian). Utilizing a risk based approach, this position will identify DLP and/or Varonis polices necessary to reduce risk of data loss, and will work in conjunction with technical teams to fine tune and implement these policies. This role will drive a culture of data protection throughout the organization and help reduce data loss risk through the advancement of initiatives and the performance of related Data Privacy Governance activities.


  • Contribute to on-going strategic planning activities within the Data Privacy Governance program
  • Support other key Data Privacy Governance program elements in compliance with relevant privacy laws, internal policies, and standards
  • Play a leadership role on key projects such as DLP and ensure that key data privacy risks are being adequately addressed
  • Engage business partners to design and deploy DLP and/or data discovery policy requirements to securely manage sensitive data
  • Develop and refine key Data Privacy Governance metrics and reporting (KRIs, KPIs, etc.)
  • Partner with Information Security in researching emerging data protection technologies and best practices to stay abreast of current industry trends
  • Manage periodic sensitive data discovery exercises and coordinate active risk reduction activities to appropriately protect and manage sensitive data identified
  • Develop, implement, and provide on-going support of Data Privacy Governance policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Manage privacy risk relative to sensitive systems and confidential data throughout the organization
  • Support the resolution of Internal Audit, Compliance, and/or Risk Management related issues that could impact the confidentially, availability or integrity of information
  • Represent the Data Privacy Governance team in IT, governance groups, committees or other projects, as needed.
  • Serves as the subject matter expert on DLP and data discovery services
  • Escalates key data privacy issues accordingly
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and privilege when required
  • Performs additional duties as required


  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external business partners at all levels
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in information security, data protection/assurance or data privacy
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to effectively resolve moderately complex situations and issues
  • Experience in a large-scale organization or technology environment preferred
  • Expertise with a variety of information protection technologies, including DLP, data classification, and data discovery solutions (e.g. Varonis)
  • Anticipates and interprets business partner needs to identify, design, and implement data privacy/data protection solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and learn new technologies and products, along with the ability to work with vendors to deliver enhancements, upgrades and out-of-the-box solutions.
  • Detail-oriented with strong project management, organization, and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple projects effectively
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent work experience


  • Experience working successfully with internal enterprise risk management, compliance, audit, business controls and legal partners
  • Experience implementing information protection technologies in support of data privacy and security regulations such as HIPAA, and GDPR and understanding of baseline, supplemental and compensating information protection controls frameworks

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit