Ankura Solution Architect (Remote) in Montana
Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth.
Ankura’s Data Privacy Practice offers a full-service suite of data privacy solutions for clients, regardless of industry or size. Our experts assess data privacy risk and readiness relative to existing and emerging privacy regulations and help organizations build and mature their privacy programs.
Ankura's Data Privacy practice within Data & Technology is currently seeking a Data Privacy Solution Architect to join the team. The Solution Architect will work in a collaborative team environment that spans across Ankura’s multidisciplinary areas of expertise. Ankura invests in its people through training, mentorship, and performance feedback to provide continuous development opportunities. Ankura is focused on hiring candidates who will serve as the foundation of a growing firm dedicated to its people, culture, and delivering the highest quality service to clients.
*This role is remote and can be located anywhere in the United States.
The Data Privacy Solution Architect will engage with Ankura clients who require technical assistance with a variety of the solutions we implement in support of their privacy programs. Depending on the project, he/she may:
Define functional and technical requirements for privacy solutions
Create and review consistent and thorough documentation including functional requirement documents, technical requirement/design documents and process flow diagrams
Serve as the “technical expert” on Ankura project teams, complementing others with deep expertise in emerging privacy regulations, information governance and other domains driven by regulatory compliance requirements
Contribute to and/or lead technology demos as part of helping clients or prospective clients to evaluate solution options
Design and implement integrations between core privacy systems such as OneTrust, TrustArc or Wirewheel and various other systems in support of fulfilling data subject requests, managing user preferences, etc.
Develop APIs or other technical solutions for sharing data and/or integrating systems
Guide clients with respect to “Privacy by Design” techniques and practices which they can integrate into their ongoing development practices
Implement automated tools such as ActiveNav, BigID or Varonis used for data scanning/identification, including configuration suited to the client’s needs
Lead the day-to-day activities of engagements including interaction with other team members, subject matter experts, and client contacts
Actively participate in internal and external team meetings including client assessments, presentations and status meetings
Contribute to the growth and development of junior team members through trainings, informal mentorship, recruiting efforts, and culture building
Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience
5-10+ years of experience functioning as a senior developer or architect, including the guidance of technical work being done by other team members
Willingness and ability to learn new technologies quickly and determine strategies for how best to implement/integrate them into a solution
Prior consulting experience, preferably with a “big 4” or other sizeable company
Ability to discuss in-depth technical topics with clients as needed
Comfort with presenting to and speaking with executives, legal and compliance stakeholders and others, conveying technical topics as needed in layman’s terms
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively across multiple simultaneous projects
Prior experience or interest in developing junior team members
Willingness and flexibility to travel as required, though our projects don’t usually require heavy travel
Prior experience related to data privacy or other compliance-driven domains (must have an interest in learning data privacy at minimum)
Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) certification (or willingness to purse such certification)
Project management experience including understanding of project life cycles and methodologies
Prior experience working with OneTrust Platform
Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.