Polaris Industries Privacy & Cyber Security Attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Req No. 10875BR

Title Privacy & Cyber Security Attorney

Job Category Legal

Job Description


Manages and provides advice to all aspects of issues while advising the company on legal matters related to the internet, e-commerce, and data privacy and security. Provides guidance and focus on the storage and management of information within computer networks and cyberspace. Identifies and manages risks to the business while serving as trusted advisor when counseling management. Identify and drive organizational and cultural changes needed to adapt strategically to changing market demands, technology, and internal initiatives; catalyze new approaches to improve results by transforming organizational culture, systems, or products/services The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership and managerial courage, emotional strength and maturity, and excellent business partnership and relationship-building skills.


  • Guide and educate the business on best practices and trends in regards to consumer protection laws, privacy laws, cyber security, and e-commerce and e-discovery issues.

  • Support the planning, design, development, implementation, maintenance of, and adherence to a comprehensive global privacy plan

  • Advise and support cybersecurity and information security leaders at all levels of governance, oversight, policy development, implementation, compliance, and monitoring; cyber security defense, preparedness and response; security products, systems, networks and operations

  • Draft and implement privacy policies and procedures for the company surrounding privacy and security law

  • Partner with business to help drive innovative products that are privacy centric by design

  • Lead cross functional projects by supporting the strategic business priorities and influence decision making

  • Ensure that corporate data collection, storage and protection programs are consistent and comply with legal requirements

  • Resolve legal information-security issues involving security technology, databases, information networks, and international service delivery of technology

  • Advise on notification and other obligations in connection with security and privacy incidents and incident response programs

  • Identify and assess the legal risks and opportunities and advise accordingly

  • Partner with outside counsel if needed


  • 10+ years of experience as a practicing attorney

  • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school

  • Strong knowledge in privacy and cyber security laws, including international

  • Demonstrates managerial and leadership courage

  • High emotional intelligence that shows emotional strength and maturity

  • Excellent communication both verbally and written are a must

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to juggle multiple priorities & meet short deadlines, and work in a very fast-paced environment

  • Strong advocacy, negotiation, interpersonal, and legal research skills

  • Strategic and innovative thinker

Location US - Minneapolis, MN

Status Full-Time

Education Requirements Master's Degree or MBA Preferred

Years of Experience Required 10+ Years Experience

About this location This opportunity is located approximately 30 minutes from Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. These neighboring cities consistently rank as two of the United States' top cities to live in. Minneapolis's thriving art scene, outdoor culture (even in the winter), affordable prices, and friendly atmosphere make this Midwest metropolis a perfect place to live.

About Polaris Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don’t just create products — they are part of a lifestyle. It’s the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.

Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Click here to access our Affirmative Action Policy - and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. EEO is the law: Click here to read more.