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Privacy and Information Security Consultant

Cox Communications

Atlanta, GA
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Cox Communications
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Company Cox Communications
Title: Privacy and Information Security Consultant
JobID: 1715381
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Communications, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time


Cox Communications is looking for a talented individual to analyze, develop, deploy, and operate privacy and security processes and systems, conduct Privacy and Data Protection Impact Assessments, and educate Cox employees on key Security and Privacy requirements and best practices. The ideal candidate works well with general direction, completes assigned tasks with minimal oversight from the program leadership team, is results-oriented, and is committed to providing outstanding service to customers and employees every day. This individual will need to balance policies and practices within different business environments, business units and locations, while being cognizant of new products, services, and business transactions across the company.
  • Implement privacy and security strategy and tactics; including execution of Security triage, Privacy Impact Assessments, privacy and security risk remediation, and management of Security projects.
  • Partner with the business and assist in determining and implementing privacy and security requirements for new business and technology projects.
  • Conduct risk assessments and communicate both detailed and summarized results to key Technology, Legal and business process stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with departments across the company on privacy and data protection matters, ensuring that adequate procedures are in place to comply with privacy laws, regulations, and company policies.
  • Communicate privacy policies and practices to stakeholder groups.
  • Communicate security and privacy issues and champion ideas for remediation.
  • Create consensus across cross-functional Technology teams and the Business for win-win approaches to managing security and privacy risks.
  • Keep current with privacy legislation and industry trends, analyze and deftly communicate potential impacts to existing business practices.
  • Plan, organize and manage projects and process enhancement work efforts.
  • Directly contribute to major projects or programs within the department or functional area.
  • Apply project management methodology to the privacy program work efforts to ensure project or phase goals, budgets and timelines are met.
  • Lead training and education sessions for product, development, testing, and operations teams.
  • Contribute to the development and deployment of security and privacy training and awareness materials for company-wide use.
  • Provide general guidance/direction or train junior-level support and professional personnel.
  • Champion established strategic vision and drive adoption of key long term goals with clear communication of security risks and objectives to Technology and Business partners.
  • Determine patterns and gaps at a strategic level and recommend appropriate course of action to support privacy and security strategy and company goals.
  • Facilitate process and workflow review, documentation, and re-engineering to meet company privacy and security goals.


Required Certifications, Skills and Experience:
  • IAPP privacy certification (e.g. CIPT, CIPP, CIPM)
  • Bachelor's degree in a technology field, or equivalent experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in Privacy, IT Security, Compliance, Audit, Legal, or Systems/Application Development or related technology field
  • Ability to independently perform assignments with instructions limited to results expected
  • Ability to clearly summarize complex problems and tailor messaging for intended audiences
  • Familiarity with project management principles and methodologies
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Motivated team player with history of collaboration and willingness to learn and adapt quickly within changing environments
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills, creative problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and stand-up presentation skills; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to communicate with internal clients and stakeholders regarding the importance of privacy and security
  • Strong attention to detail, well-organized and able to manage time effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work in a timely fashion
  • Proven ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to travel as required; estimate 25%
  • Graduate degree (e.g. MS/MA, JD) and 3 years of experience in a related field.
  • Security industry certification strongly desired (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM).



About Cox Communications


Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at and

Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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