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Counsel, Privacy & Security

Legal in San Francisco, CA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.


We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role


Uber is hiring a U.S. privacy and security counsel as part of a larger effort to build its expert team of global professionals who manage and improve our privacy and data security programs.  


What You Will Do

  • Represent a diverse group of global clients on domestic and international legal issues related to cybersecurity and privacy.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders to manage security and privacy incident preparedness, investigation, communication, and remediation.
  • Collaborate with security, engineering, safety, and litigation teams on legal guardrails for data security issues and opportunities.
  • Research and track global cybersecurity and privacy legislation, evolving regulations, and enforcement and translating that into practical advice.
  • Assist business and engineering teams on incorporating privacy and security by design into products/services and adopting innovative privacy and security solutions from inception to end-of-life.
  • Create and presenting engaging training and awareness content.
  • Further develop Uber’s legal notices, policies, playbooks, and other materials supporting Uber’s privacy and cybersecurity programs.
  • Contribute to our ongoing mission to drive Uber’s efforts to be a trusted steward of our users’ personal data in every market where Uber operates.


What You Will Need

  • J. D. with a minimum of 5+ years of legal experience, including 3+ years experience with privacy and/or cybersecurity law.
  • Active membership in at least one U.S. state bar.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage a diverse and complex workload while maintaining priorities and proactively anticipating issues.
  • Consistent good judgment and ability to apply legal knowledge to help create practical business solutions.
  • Flexibility, a positive attitude, a sense of humor and ability to constructively manage change.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of international cybersecurity and privacy laws, particularly in the US and EU.
  • In-house legal experience preferred, particularly in connection with technology platforms.
  • CIPP certification preferred.


About the Team

Join a growing team of global legal professionals who manage data privacy and security by accounting for ethics, laws, business risks and growth opportunities.

See our Candidate Privacy Statement

At Uber we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Uber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.