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Privacy and Product Counsel


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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Kronos is seeking an experienced, motivated, practical and solution-oriented attorney with expertise in privacy, data protection and technology products and transactions to join our Legal Department leadership team. In this role, you will work closely with Product Management, Cloud Operations, Engineering, Information Technology, Human Resources and Information Security teams, as well as with customer-facing functions to help solve complex legal and operational problems. The role will report directly to the General Counsel.

• Advise internal stakeholders and offer actionable guidance and solutions on the application, impact and implementation of all applicable global privacy and data protection laws, including GDPR, HIPAA, the California Consumer Privacy Act and other national, state and industry-specific laws, regulations and standards.
• Advise product management and engineering teams on a full range of issues related to new and existing products and services throughout the entire product life-cycle such as those relating to privacy and security by design and default, software licensing, intellectual property protection, open source issues and data governance and retention
• Negotiate and review commercial agreements, with focus on privacy and data protection risks in licensing, OEM arrangements, partnerships, contractor and vendor agreements
• Draft and/or revise internal and external-facing privacy and security policies and program documents
• Collaborate with Information Security and other stakeholders to handle incident response, including the review, coordination and management of potential privacy or data security incidents and related investigations, notifications and other resolution efforts
• Create and provide relevant training and ongoing awareness and evangelism to legal team colleagues and internal clients, translating complex issues into clear and actionable guidance across a range of use cases
• Serve on Kronos’ Privacy Committee and provide legal and strategic guidance on Kronos’ privacy program and activities, including cross-functional initiatives
• Review marketing materials and other communications relating to the design and operation of Kronos’ products, including to assist in the communication of data use and protection


• J.D. and current admission in at least one U.S. jurisdiction
• IAPP certification, CISSP a plus
• At least 4-6+ years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or global corporation (a combination of both is preferred)
• Strong knowledge and expertise in global data privacy and protection laws as they apply to a US-based technology company
• Experience with and interest in complex technologies and familiarity with legal issues surrounding Cloud/SaaS product offerings, software licensing and product development
•Experience negotiating technology transactions and complex commercial transactions
• Exceptional communication skills and an ability to engage effectively with a variety of levels and audiences
• Ability and confidence necessary to work independently and across multiple functions and give pragmatic legal advice


Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.