Counsel, Privacy

Date: Jul 14, 2024

Location: Fountain Valley, CA, US, 92708

Company: Hyundai Motor America

At Hyundai, we’ve rethought our business and created cars that combine performance, quality, design and innovation into a complete package.

It’s time you rethink what you expect from an employer.

At Hyundai, we understand you're not just building a career – you're building a life. We believe in our people and realize that our success is a direct result of our commitment in offering you great opportunities for your career. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for a chance to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.





  • Provide privacy and related advice and counsel to the business and work with the Privacy Office in the development, implementation, maintenance of, and adherence to the company’s policies and procedures, statutes and regulations regarding the privacy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and biometrics.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation, maintenance and adherence to the company’s privacy strategy and program.
  • Track and report on legislative and regulatory changes.
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of compliance with local, state, and federal privacy legislation and regulations.
  • Review privacy, data protection and AI risk assessments.
  • Support the internal privacy awareness program.
  • Assist in corporate alignment to industry privacy and cybersecurity frameworks (ISO, NIST, including, without limitation, ISO 27701 and CIS 18).
  • Maintain internal privacy policies.
  • Review and negotiate privacy and security provisions in service agreements.
  • Manage third party data sharing including affiliate and dealer data sharing.
  • Support vendor management program.
  • Support data governance and data mapping/lineage activities.
  • Support third party audit of company data practices and remediation of gaps.
  • Support response to information security incidents.
  • Assist with creation of regular privacy reports.

Major Responsibilities (continued)


~ Problem identification.

~ Problem solving.

~ Advice and counsel.


~ Juris Doctorate required.

Related Experience

  • Six or more years of overall work experience. .
  • Two or more years of privacy and data protection, compliance, technical, information security, audit, or legal experience.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to allow effective interaction with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently, work under pressure of deadlines, handle multiple priorities, and pay close attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of IT, security, and automotive/vehicle technologies a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong legal and factual analytical abilities.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong project management skills


  • Must be a licensed attorney in the United States.
  • One of the following certifications required: Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and/or Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) designation from the International Association of Privacy Professionals and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation from ISACA.

Physical Requirements

Normal office duties

Work Model

#LI-Hybrid (60% Onsite/40% Remote)




$86,800.00 - $124,000.00 Annual


  • Monthly Hyundai/Genesis vehicle lease allowance (including insurance and maintenance)
  • Holiday Pay - the company shuts down with pay between Christmas and New Years.
  • Vacation and sick time off
  • Healthcare insurance (medical, dental, and vision)
  • 401(K) company match
  • Additional 401(K) Employer Enhanced Contribution program – eligible after 1 year of employment, in addition to the regular employer matching contribution
  • Basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability
  • Mental health, wellbeing, and employee assistance program
  • Health advocate (coordinate care and services, assistance with claim and billing issues, understanding Hyundai benefits)


Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant based on race, religion or creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sex or gender (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related circumstances), gender identity, gender expression, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, military and veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles