Data Protection Officer (DPO)

  • Boston, USA (or Ukraine)
  • Full Time

MacPaw is a software company with headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine, that develops and distributes software for macOS and iOS. At MacPaw, we believe that humans and technology can reach their greatest potential together. Today, our products have more than 30 million users worldwide.

MacPaw is proud to be Ukrainian. The support and development of Ukraine are significant parts of the company’s culture. MacPaw gathers open-minded people who support each other and aspire to change the world around us.

At MacPaw, safeguarding our customers' data is our top priority. We take data protection legislation seriously, so we're excited to announce that we're looking for a proficient Data Protection Officer to join our team. We're looking for someone up for a challenge, as this role requires staying up to date with the constantly changing regulatory landscape. 

This critical role will help us enhance our management of potentially sensitive information and ensure we're meeting global privacy standards like GDPR, CCPA, and others.

In this role, you will:

    • Identify and evaluate data protection risks, offer compliance advice, and conduct monitoring activities
    • Guide data protection impact assessments and risk evaluations
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the company's data protection governance framework, including policies and standards
    • Participate in reporting activities concerning data protection risks and governance framework
    • Raise awareness about data protection and provide training across the company
    • Ensure software products, services, and third-party tools comply with data protection laws in the US and EU/UK
    • Collaborate closely with legal, security, and product development teams

    Skills you’ll need to bring:

    • Degree/practical experience in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
    • Experience in data protection, privacy law, and cybersecurity, preferably within IT services or software development
    • In-depth understanding of privacy laws such as GDPR and CCPA
    • Proficiency in technical and software development processes
    • Excellent communication and project management skills

    What we offer:

    • We are a Ukrainian company, and we stand with Ukraine against russian aggression
      We maintain workplaces and salaries for the mobilized Macpawians and provide financial support to colleagues or their families affected by the war. 
      Here you also can read about MacPaw Foundation, which intends to help save the lives of Ukrainian defenders and provide relief to as many civilians as possible.
    • Hybrid work model
      It’s entirely up to you whether to work remotely or at the hub. If you decide to mix it, our Kyiv headquarters (HQ), which works as a coworking space, is open around the clock. The HQ is supplied with UPS and Starlink for an uninterrupted work process.
      We also reimburse the costs of renting a coworking space in any other city.
      If you decide to work at home, we cover the costs spent on your workspace organization: portable power stations, power banks, etc.
    • Your health always comes first
      We cover 100% of your medical insurance costs and 50% for your dependents. We also offer a 50% refund for psychotherapy.
    • Flexible working hours
      You can choose a schedule that is comfortable for you. No one here tracks your clock in/clock out because MacPaw is built on trust and cooperation.
    • Space to grow both professionally and personally
      Whatever your dreams and aspirations are, we got you. Education budget, annual development reviews, free English classes, and regular lectures. We also offer personal coaching with organizational coaches.
    • Teams we are proud of
      We build honest, transparent, and reliable relationships within teams. Every Macpawian can improve processes and implement their ideas. We encourage open and constructive feedback and provide training for Macpawians on giving and receiving feedback.
    • HQ designed for people (and pets)
      Our headquarters has it all. A spacious workplace with enough room for sitting up, lying down, and running around. A gym for recreation, fitness, and yoga. Cozy kitchens with coffee, snacks, and lunches. Sleeping/meditation rooms. A terrace with a view where we throw summer parties. Also, we have two cats living in the office, and you are welcome to bring your pets to the office (we have separate floors for cats and dogs).
    • Time-off policy that covers life’s needs
      20 vacation days, unlimited paid sick leaves, xDays (2 days a month to work on side projects), days for personal time-off designed to help you take care of essential matters in your personal life, and parental leaves. On top of all that, sabbaticals are open after 5 years of being with MacPaw.
    • Join social initiatives with MacPawCares
      MacPaw participates in numerous humanitarian aid and charity projects across many fields, and you are welcome to jump in and spend up to 24 working days per year making the world a better place.
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