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Data Protection Manager

Job Description

Date: Jan 28, 2020

Creating the future world

Add your career to the resources of Ericsson and amazing things can happen. We are a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – by providing hardware, software, and services to enable the full value of connectivity.


We are now looking for a Data Protection Manager.


Position purpose

Ericsson Expert Analytics (EEA) is a real-time, multi-vendor, cross-domain, big data analytics solution that is tailored for telecom. EEA measures perceived customer experience for each individual customer based on correlated metrics and events from network nodes, probes, devices, OSS/BSS and other sources. EEA allows operators to predict, prioritize and resolve customer impacting events, as well as to retain and upsell customers based on customer experience and customer behavior profiles. EEA is sold to mobile telecommunication operators around the globe to enable them to analyze all the information that is generated in their mobile networks in near real-time. Our site consists of both data scientists, subject matter experts with telecommunication domain expertise, and software developers.


About your job

Keywords: IT Security, legal advisory, law, compliance, big data, mobile telecommunications

Protecting personal data and managing them within a complex framework of changing international rules is a key concern for an international company like Ericsson. We are looking for a Data Protection Manager (DPM) based in our Research & Development office in Budapest, Hungary to the Ericsson Expert Aanlytics.


As a DPM you will work on the definition, implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of Ericsson’s Global Data Protection Strategy - in relation of our locally developed EEA product - to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations as well as best practices with a specific focus on EU/non-EU laws and regulations.

More particularly, you will work on the following:

  • Ensure continuous compliance with fast-changing laws and regulations with a specific focus on European and non-European regions in accordance with Ericsson’s global compliance strategy
  • Monitor compliance of Ericsson’s activities with the global data protection program its underlying policies and procedures as well as with applicable laws and regulations and work closely with EEA teams to adapt the strategy
  • Undertake a full assessment of projects involving the processing of personal data, including the review of contractual documentation.
  • Support EEA development and release management in formal compliance questions
  • Drive or support key EEA data related activities
  • Collaborate on developing training material with EEA management and relevant stakeholders in order to maintain a high- level awareness of applicable privacy and data protection laws and policies throughout the European/non-European regions
  • Working out legal and technical solution for data management.
  • Drive and follow the alignments with operators and monitor they requirements
  • Discuss the different proposals and solutions with operators
    Apply if you have:
  • University degree (degree in IT or compliance or law but with tech background)
  • 2-5 years of work experience
  • In-depth knowledge of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (General Data Protection Regulation for Non-EU countries e.g. US is a plus)
  • Ability to make good judgements regarding data privacy risks and to prioritize resources and activity around managing those risks
  • Fluency in English (both spoken and written)
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication capabilities, both verbal and written and comfortable working with diverse cultures
  • Ability to work with peers and senior management, inspiring trust and confidence
  • Good organizing and coordinating
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Legal or compliance background, experience in a consulting company or in a law firm and/or in the legal department of a multinational company is an advantage
  • Experience in similar position
  • Experience in Data Science and Data analytics
    What we offer
  • Flexible working hours
  • High standard working environment (recreation room, bicycle storage, parking lots…)
  • Easily accessible location
  • Competitive compensation package, wide range of cafeteria elements, annual bonus
  • International career opportunities
  • Great team spirit, fun events
  • Professional communities
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • Subsidized language courses
  • Mobile with 4G, laptop
  • Local medical service
  • Relocation support
    Ericsson House
    Budapest, Hungary


What you need to know about Recruitment at Ericsson?

As a first step within our selection process, you will be asked to fill out our technical tests based on your experience and preference to work in.

The candidates who best match the criteria for the position, will move on to the next step in the process – the interview.


Ericsson Overview

Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world.

For us at Ericsson it is important that we can bring the networked society to everyone, from metropolitans like New York to the country sides of India. For us, it is important to create possibilities for school children in isolated areas of Bhutan to use remote learning and to be able to enable remote health care for patients in rural Africa. Moving into 5G, we take connectivity, communication and the networked society to the next level. We feel a pride in making the world a better place, simplifying and enhancing the lives for billions.

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.


Primary country and city: Hungary (HU) || || Budapest || R&D

Req ID: 322962