Associate General Counsel, Security - India

Facebook seeks a highly motivated, team player to serve as Associate General Counsel of Security for India. This is a unique opportunity to have regional and global impact while working on cutting edge and novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment across a range of complex regulatory, safety, security and user data issues. The role requires analytical skills, good judgment, strong work ethic and communication proficiency along with a keen interest in learning and working with new technologies and laws across jurisdictions. This position will be based in Gurgaon.

ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL, SECURITY - INDIA RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Advise the Law Enforcement Response team, based in the US and Ireland responding to governmental requests for user data.
  • Develop and implement effective policies for processing legal requests and protecting user data.
  • Guide and execute litigation strategy in relation to high-profile matters relating to data requests.
  • Work closely with the company's safety and security teams to protect the people who use our service from abuse.
  • Support legal and public policy teams' engagement with regulators and legislators on safety and security policy.
  • Collaborate with members of Public Policy, Legal, Community Operations, Product, Engineering and others on safety and security matters.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 12+ years of legal experience in a law firm and/or in house.
  • Experience strategically managing and handling contentious, regional, litigation and regulatory matters.
  • Previous experience providing guidance to providers in responding to law enforcement requests strongly preferred.
  • Experience advising on international surveillance laws, including an understanding of data privacy laws, and its application to online platforms.
  • Passion for and understanding of technology.
  • Team player who enjoys building and maintaining cross-functional relationships and working with others.
  • Ability to think strategically to solve legal challenges.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience advising technology or telecommunication companies as in-house or outside counsel on regulatory, safety and security matters, data protection, investigations, policy or criminal process.
  • Experience regionally on issues pertaining to data protection and analogous international laws.
  • Experience providing guidance to providers in responding to law enforcement requests.
  • Experience with Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty requests, Letters Rogatory, and other forms of international cooperation.
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