Cybersecurity Legal Counsel (Bangkok Based, Relocation Support Provided)

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Bangkok, Thailand

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 3.6 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Get to Know our Team: 

In the age of technology, things are constantly changing. The travel market is much the same, being more dynamic and complex than ever. Agoda’s Legal team is well suited to take on the challenges presented, adopting a proactive mindset to tackle challenges and solve problems. We are quick on our feet, decisive, and collaborate with multiple departments. We hire out-of-the-box thinkers that are well grounded with ethics and legal knowledge to ensure that Agoda achieves the right results, the right way. 

The Opportunity:

As Cybersecurity Legal Counsel – you will be part of a leading and innovative team responsible for the legal risk areas of data privacy, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

Your key areas of focus will be:

  1. Legal incident response: working closely with our IT Security team, you will lead our legal response to information security and cyber events. This includes relevant notification to regulators, impacted data subjects and otherwise to constantly improve our incident response policy and protocols
  2. Cybersecurity contract negotiation and auditing: working closely with our IT Compliance team on contract IT security related negotiations, clauses and cybersecurity related audits
  3. Regulatory change management for new cybersecurity laws and some data protection laws: this includes leading projects for compliance with such laws which may include relevant areas such as data localization

We are looking for a solution-oriented team player with an international mindset and a sense of intercultural understanding who takes initiative, is able to build strong relationships and is fluent in English. If you are somebody who has an interest and aptitude to build out a career in cybersecurity law, this is a great opportunity for you.

The successful candidate:

  • Has 4-6 years work experience as a lawyer, preferably in an international environment
  • Has a degree in Law from a respected university/law school
  • Has experience with incident response in relation to cyber events
  • Is a proactive team player in Agoda’s Legal department interacting cross-team with commercial legal, compliance and product and also with other departments such as IT Security
  • Has experience with cybersecurity laws and data localization requirements
  • Some experience with auditing including the NIST cybersecurity framework
  • Has a hands-on approach to work, not afraid to roll up sleeves
  • Has exceptional time management skills and a flexibility to work outside typical working hours during cyber events
  • Is able to relocate to Bangkok, Thailand

We offer:

  • A dynamic role in a fast-growing team of a reputable global company;
  • Working in an international environment
  • Great opportunities for further development in cybersecurity, data privacy and artificial intelligence  
  • Working in a personal team of flexibly minded and highly skilled professionals

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Meet the Team

Archa Rajeevi Being at Agoda has given me immense growth, progress, opportunities to take a lead on things, ability to work in diverse, inclusive environments, and the chance to work with some of the smartest, kindest people I know. The legal team provides me with a platform to excel every single day. There is so much support, guidance, and mentorship all around me. All of this together makes me sure that this is the best job I have ever had. Archa Rajeevi Specialist Counsel, Compliance & Ethics

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Cybersecurity Legal Counsel (Bangkok Based, Relocation Support Provided)
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