Privacy Counsel

Legal United States


We are seeking a Privacy Counsel to support our fast-growth, international, high-tech energy company.

The Privacy Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support to Enphase’s technically-diverse and multi-jurisdictional organization. Working directly with our head of privacy and security in the legal team, you will have the opportunity to shape our privacy posture and engage with a cross-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional team. You will be working with colleagues around the world on a daily basis, touching on an array of different privacy regulations, products, technologies, and issues.

Qualified Candidates will have the opportunity to:

  • Support privacy needs worldwide, including the role of personal information in hardware, software, and SAAS products, sales agreements, digital marketing, development partnerships, and HR
  • Improve our privacy program based on rapidly evolving privacy regulations worldwide, including all US states, GDPR, LPGD, PIPL, India’s long-anticipated privacy bill, Australia’s Privacy Act, and more
  • Perform M&A privacy due diligence and integration activities, including drafting and modifying privacy policies, maintaining data map, and working with business teams to improve business processes and product features
  • Maintain internal privacy program materials, including data maps, risk assessments, transfer impact assessments, and compliance memos
  • Develop a privacy training program customized for our diverse teams: product, digital marketing, software, hardware, SAAS, and other teams
  • Maintain template materials including: DPA, data sharing provisions in sales and partner agreements, template responses to data subject requests, and M&A diligence and integration checklists
  • Improve and manage data subject response process
  • Support the security team on the frequent overlap of privacy and cyber-security, including internal and external security needs arising from privacy laws, and long-term initiatives such as data retention/destruction policies, incident response plans, and security audits
  • Actively engage with the entire Legal team to develop, implement, and enforce legal and compliance policies
  • Work cross-functionally within the company to influence and create actionable initiatives and reduce legal risk
  • Assisting in other matters as may be requested

The ideal candidate has the following education and experience:

  • JD or LLM from a nationally recognized ABA accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of a US State Bar
  • 5 - 8 years experience as a lawyer, preferably with in-house experience
  • 2+ years experience working with domestic and international privacy laws, including at least CCPA and GDPR
  • Experience in high-tech, including hardware, software, and SAAS products (preferred)
  • CIPP/US and CIPP/E certifications (preferred)
  • Be an independently motivated self-starter to identify needs and propose strategies
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills in order to thrive in a fast-paced and busy environment
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills with an ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to be flexible, think strategically, and exercise judgment to balance legal risks against business needs
  • Possess high integrity and ethics
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and build enduring relationships
  • Passion to accelerate the move to a better world through clean energy

Company Background

Our mission at Enphase Energy is to advance a sustainable future for all.

Founded in 2006, Enphase transformed the solar industry with our revolutionary microinverter technology which turns sunlight into a safe, reliable, resilient, and scalable source of energy to power our lives. Today, our intelligent microinverters work with virtually every solar panel made, and when paired with our award-winning smart battery technology, we engineer one of the industry's best-performing clean energy systems.

The Enphase Energy system enables people to make, use, save, sell, and own their power. This includes our industry-leading app, which provides unprecedented data and control in the palm of your hand. For the first time in the evolution of our centuries-old grid, people can get paid for the clean energy they produce and share with their communities, helping to build a new energy future that harnesses the sun. This clean, free, abundant source of energy can power our lives and ultimately help replace fossil fuels altogether.

Today, if you see a home with solar panels on it, there's a good chance it's an Enphase home. We have installed more than 48 million microinverters on over 2.5 million homes in over 140 countries, helping millions of people gain access to clean, affordable, and reliable energy while creating good jobs and a more carbon-free future for everyone. Enphase is putting people and their power at the center of our shared energy future.

Like our customers, our innovative teams are also worldwide, making Enphase Energy a truly global company. We are one of the fastest growing and most dynamic energy companies in the world. Nimble and acutely focused on developing ground-breaking clean energy systems, each of our teams have a shared goal of creating a carbon-free future.

At Enphase we are also committed to diversity and inclusion. Developing cutting edge technology requires a workforce as diverse as the populations we wish to serve. We are a values-driven company that puts people and their power at the center of our shared energy future.