Senior Data Privacy Analyst

Depends on Experience

Full Time

    Job Description

    As an employee of the Boston Fed, you will work to promote sound growth and financial stability in New England and the nation. You will contribute to communities, the region, and the nation by conducting economic research, participating in monetary policy-making, supervising certain financial institutions, providing financial services and payments, playing a leadership role in the payments industry, and supporting economic well-being in communities through a variety of efforts. The Boston Fed is one of 12 Reserve Banks and we serve all or parts of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Our mission is accomplished through our Bank's values: diversity, equity and inclusion, innovation, integrity, and leadership.

    This job is eligible for a hybrid schedule with some on-site work expected.

    The Senior Data Privacy Analyst is responsible for leading the Boston Reserve Bank's implementation and operations of the Federal Reserve System Privacy Program. This includes managing a local PII inventory, performing privacy risk assessment and remediation, monitoring for compliance with privacy standards, providing staff training, engaging and advising business areas regarding data privacy practices, drafting or reviewing local applicable procedures, reviewing vendor relationships and contracts, supporting the Data Privacy Officer with local data privacy incident response, and collaborating with other areas of the Bank on privacy initiatives. This position resides within the Compliance and Data Privacy function of the Corporate Strategy & Risk department and reports to the Director, Compliance and Data Privacy.

    Principal Accountabilities:
    • Serves as a visible and highly engaged privacy program leader.
    • Coordinates and manages local implementation and operations of System privacy program, drafting privacy notices and local procedures based on System requirements.
    • Consults with business areas on PII collection, use, sharing, and minimization.
    • Manages local PII inventory, risk assessments, and privacy risk reduction efforts.
    • Monitors and manages Bank compliance with the privacy program.
    • Provides local data privacy training to Bank staff and management.
    • Provides advice on data privacy standard applicability and monitors overall Bank compliance with the System framework.
    • Reviews automated data privacy controls for local IT systems.
    • Supports the Privacy Officer with local data privacy incident response.
    • Coordinates vendor privacy assessment efforts.
    • Serves as a privacy Subject Matter Expert for the Boston Reserve Bank.
    • Leads and participates in System-wide workgroups focused on maturing and advancing privacy practices for the System.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Other Accountabilities:

    Perform other duties as assigned.


    This position is not required to directly supervise others.

    Knowledge and Skills:
    • Knowledge and experience normally acquired through, or equivalent to, the completion of a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience.
    • Experience in the following areas: Leading/chairing cross-functional projects or project teams; managing and implementing a privacy program, including policy/standard/control application and vendor/third party management; data privacy incident response; understanding of security and privacy principles and relevant technologies.
    • Resourceful, flexible, and open to new ways of thinking, with the ability to drive change with influence.
    • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and identify priorities, drive performance, and execute plans on schedule.
    • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) with demonstrated ability to convey complex concepts to all levels of an organization.
    • Strong business acumen and interpersonal skills, with an ability to excel in working with a diverse group of colleagues and stakeholders.

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

    All employees assigned to this position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/ criminal background and Patriot Act/ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time.

    Full Time / Part Time
    Full time

    Regular / Temporary

    Job Exempt (Yes / No)

    Job Category

    Work Shift
    First (United States of America)

    The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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