Associate General Counsel, Cybersecurity Law and Investigations, EMEA

Associate General Counsel, Cybersecurity Law and Investigations, EMEA

Facebook

Berlin, Paris, Hamburg or London

Facebook seeks a highly motivated and experienced lawyer to serve as an Associate General Counsel, Cybersecurity Law and Investigations, for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. The successful candidate for this position will advise the company on a range of integrity, physical security, information security, and compliance initiatives for Facebook, Facebook Reality Labs, Facebook Financial, Instagram, and WhatsApp. The lawyer in this role will lead and coordinate investigative matters across EMEA, the United States, and the globe. The lawyer will support Facebook's security and integrity teams while working with business, engineering, operations, policy, and product teams to design and implement innovative privacy, integrity, and security solutions. The lawyer will be responsible for protecting our users and their data by coordinating cross-functionally within the company, engaging externally with law enforcement and security agencies, and collaborating more broadly with industry on internet safety and security. The lawyer will provide counsel and guidance to Facebook's security and integrity teams during investigations, incident response, information, and threat mitigation. The lawyer will advise on compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other regulatory regimes that impact our investigative work.

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal counsel to the company on innovative privacy, integrity, and security solutions;
  • Oversee engagements with outside counsel;
  • Coordinate with integrity teams, including elections integrity, to protect Facebook's platform and users from abuse by malicious actors;
  • Ensure that investigations comply with applicable laws, regulations, and Facebook policies;
  • Develop, update, and maintain security investigation guidelines to ensure oversight for investigations and security matters.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Solicitor or Barrister (qualified to practice law in at least one European jurisdiction);
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant legal experience, with 4+ years’ cybersecurity and investigations experience, including experience working with European regulatory and law enforcement entities;
  • 2+ years of GDPR practice experience and understanding of the broader regulatory landscape applicable to investigations and cybersecurity, including the interplay with data protection and privacy laws;
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in distilling complex issues into clear, concise, and actionable guidance for non-legal partners and senior leaders;
  • Track record of organizational effectiveness, working cross-functionally in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a prosecutor, ideally handling cybercrime and national security matters
  • Experience working with data protection authorities, other regulators, financial institutions, and internet industry associations
  • Experience with policy issues related to cybersecurity, investigations, and privacy

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