Resume & Skills for Data Protection Officer

Data protection officers are part of the  Cyber Security Team in businesses that process or collect personal data. They are trained to assist in designing, deploying and managing technology and process solutions to reduce the potential of data compromise. Additionally, they train staff members involved in data processing, educate employees about data compliance, and conduct routine security audits. 

Skills required for a Data Protection Office role

  • Data Security 
  • Access Management 
  • SQL 
  • Security Procedures  
  • Risk Assessments 
  • Security Systems 
  • Information Security 
  • Application Security 
  • Security Administration
  • Windows GPO
  • SIEM/logging 
  • EDR/Antivirus
  • Security Information Event Monitoring (SIEM)
  • Scripting Languages
  • Privileged Account Management

What recruiters look for in a Data Protection Officer resume: 

  • Adept with supporting devices or systems at manufacturing or distribution facilities
  • Prior experience in Information and Physical Security, Internal Audit, Data Privacy, or other Governance, Risk & Compliance Fields 
  • Acquainted with the networking and core networking protocols
  • Team-oriented with excellent legal (and business-friendly) judgment
  • Assessing and designing internal controls for large-scale organizations

What can make your Data Protection Officer resume stand out:

A strong summary that demonstrates your skills, experience and background in data management & protection

  • Data Protection Officer with over 10 years of experience in negotiating data protection terms in contracts. Expertise in data protection and privacy metrics development, implementation, and maintenance. Successful in coordinating the execution of data protection and data privacy activities among global governance teams. Successfully created and maintained cross-business collaboration with key executives and stakeholders in information security, business, and IT areas.

Targeted job description 

  • Serve as the primary point of contact within the organization and for public bodies on issues related to data protection
  • Administer updates to workflows for processes relating to data protection controls, including data mapping tools in OneTrust, and updates to data protection resources to advocate privacy and data protection compliance
  • Develop data protection, data privacy, and compliance policies and procedures
  • Ensure the organization has and maintains appropriate privacy and confidentiality consents, authorization forms and information notices and materials reflecting current organization and legal practices and requirements

Related academic background 

  • M.Sc. in IT & Software from Chandigarh University | 2009
  • B.Sc. in IT & Software from CT Institute of Higher Studies | 2007

Resume of Data Protection Officer in Text Format

DEV CHAUHAN 

Data Protection Officer

9878965789 | devchauhan@gmail.com | https://www.linkedin.com/in/devchauhan/ |Bangalore, India

SUMMARY

Data Protection Officer with over 10 years of experience in negotiating data protection terms in contracts. Expertise in data protection and privacy metrics development, implementation, and maintenance. Successful in coordinating the execution of data protection and data privacy activities among global governance teams. Successfully created and maintained cross-business collaboration with key executives and stakeholders in information security, business, and IT areas.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Data Protection Officer at Cologix, Inc, Bangalore | 2020 - Present

  • Administer updates to workflows for processes relating to data protection controls, including data mapping tools in OneTrust, and updates to data protection resources to advocate privacy and data protection compliance
  • Assist in developing data protection, data privacy, and compliance policies and procedures
  • Ensure the organization has and maintains appropriate privacy and confidentiality consents, authorization forms and information notices and materials reflecting current organization and legal practices and requirements.

Director of Data Protection at Allied Universal, Bangalore | 2018-2020

  • Acted as the primary point of contact within the organization and for public bodies on issues related to data protection
  • Aligned the company‚Äôs policy with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and codes of practice
  • Evaluated the existing data protection framework and identified, and rectified areas of non or partial compliance
  • Informed and advised the Data Controller or Data Processor on all matters related to data protection
  • Promoted a culture of data protection compliance across all units of the organization

Vice President -Data Protection at BigID, Bangalore | 2016-2018

  • Drafted new and amended existing internal data protection policies, guidelines, and procedures
  • Reviewed records of all data processing activities carried out by the company
  • Served as the point of contact between the company and the data protection authorities

Senior Data Protection Manager at Riot Games, Bangalore | 2013 - 2016

  • Ensured privacy forms, policies, standards, and procedures are up-to-date, accurate, and within risk tolerance levels
  • Assisted information security team with tracking, investigating and reporting inappropriate access and disclosure of protected information
  • Monitored patterns of inappropriate access and disclosure of protected information;
  • Performed initial and periodic information privacy risk assessment, mitigation and remediation
  • Conducted compliance monitoring activities in coordination with other compliance and operational assessment functions
  • Assisted with the development and delivery of privacy training to the workforce

Data Protection Manager at  EY, Bangalore | 2011-2013

EDUCATION

M.Sc. in IT & Software from Chandigarh University | 2009

B.Sc. in IT & Software from CT Institute of Higher Studies | 2007

SKILLS (TECHNOLOGY/FUNCTIONAL)

Data Security | Access Management | SQL | Security Procedures | Risk Assessments | Security Systems | Information Security | Application Security | Security Administration

LANGUAGES

English 

Hindi

Spanish