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JR-0000059512 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!

In this role, you will be responsible for assisting the Director, Global Privacy and the Data Protection Officer with an international privacy program.  Coordination with IT, legal, ethics and compliance, sales, procurement, and management of all levels will be critical for this role.  While the company headquarters are in San Jose, California, this position will be located in Irvine.


  • Responsible for managing the company’s Data Subject Requests (“DSRs”) response process
  • Oversees privacy vendor management processes, including special projects for vendors of Western Digital
  • Project manages training and awareness campaigns; partnering with training and communications teams, where appropriate
  • Project manages Records of Processing procedures; partnering with and taking direction from Director, Employment Privacy
  • Maintain privacy records in the company’s document management system and manages the Company’s internal Privacy Page
  • Actively leads the development of privacy dashboards for review by senior management
  • 8 years of experience working in a large and/or global organization in a privacy, paralegal, compliance or related field;
  • Privacy certification (CIPP or CIPM or similar) is plus, but not required
  • Excellent collaboration skills and demonstrated team player
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills and a demonstrated record of cross-functional collaboration
  • Integrity, professionalism and a keen understanding of the sensitivity and confidentiality of the work is a must 
  • Professional presence, excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, and experience delivering crisp, clear executive presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and manage multiple projects simultaneously, focus on critical priorities and apply appropriate judgment in escalating competing priorities and substantive issues for guidance
  • Strong work ethic and ability to produce high quality work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a global environment and sensitivity to and an understanding of cultural differences around the globe


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.



Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.


Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.

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