Information Security and Data Privacy Counsel

Full Time
Farmington Hills, MI
Areas of Interest: Legal Advice and Advocacy
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Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology - with us, you will have the change to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch!

Job Description

Many important Bosch Group business processes depend on available and reliable information, information processing equipment and communication media. The Bosch Group aims to protect information according to need and to safeguard it regardless of its origin (Bosch information or information from business partners) and type (e.g. correspondence, IT data, telecommunication, videos).

Information security means ensuring the security of information and information processing equipment and data protection means ensuring compliance with requirements in relation to processing personal data as well as compliance with national laws and Bosch guidelines. Information Security and Privacy (ISP) covers all areas of use in automated information processing (IT), non-automated IT, and telecommunications, as well as IT authorizations for IT infrastructure.

To aid and assist the Bosch Group accomplish this, Data Security Officers at both the Regional and Divisional level work closely with the Corporate Information Security and Privacy (C/ISP) leadership and together play a major role in the Information Security Management System at Bosch.

This position, reports directly to the Regional Data Security Officer. 

The Information Security and Data Privacy Counsel works to ensure compliance with all Legal, Governance and Operational security and privacy regulations of the Region (United States, Canada, Mexico). This includes the protection of intellectual property, proprietary manufacturing processes and personal information.

The Information Security and Data Privacy Counsel performs a supervisory role in all locations in his region in relation to maintaining national legal provisions and regulations for ISP. In addition, supports the divisional Data Security Officers in accordance with a corresponding working agreement.

The Information Security and Data Privacy Counsel advises and supports the regional division management for establishing suitable and appropriate ISP measures, and performs ISP audits to monitor the implementation
of these measures. Furthermore, the Information Security and Privacy Manager ensures that users and operators are aware of data security risks and that these are reduced using appropriate measures.

The Information Security and Data Privacy Counsel consults with corporate and divisional Data Security Officers on cross-departmental information security issues as well as international or country-specific issues. The DSO support C/ISP, e.g. in developing workable guidelines and tools topics and adjusting central rules to meet national legal regulations.


  • Juris Doctor Degree
  • 3-5 years legal experience
  • Knowledge of US Privacy laws
  • Knowledge of EU & US Privacy Shield and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Excellent usage of MS Office Tools (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent management, communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Travel as required (~15% - 25%) - Domestic and International


  • Passport
  • Computer and network knowledge

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at roughly 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, Energy and Building Technology, Connected Industries, Internet of Things, Automated Driving, Smart Home
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Company Industry: Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Company Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 10,001+