Sr. Compliance Analyst (Privacy) – Remote


Job Description

Symetra has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr. Compliance Analyst in our Privacy Office !

About the role

Symetra is seeking a Senior Privacy Lead to join our Privacy Office within the Corporate Compliance team. The position will help manage privacy program initiatives and responsibilities across the company, including establishing, enhancing and maintaining our controls and reporting mechanisms. Strong technical knowledge of privacy compliance matters as it relates to a life insurance company will be important to undertake day-to-day activities and responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

Interpret privacy compliance requirements, legal regulations and industry best practices as well as identify relevant impact to business stakeholders, priorities, and technology initiatives
Stay informed of and help implement changes to the privacy program required by developments in US and international laws and regulations
Support and collaborate on cross-functional privacy initiatives
Lead privacy incident investigations and determine if they meet any 50 state or federal breach notification thresholds
Partner with various business owners to conduct Privacy Impact Assessments and ensure all products, tools, offerings, and practices comply with data privacy and compliance requirements
Build out and enhance existing metrics and reporting tools
Assist in the preparation and presentation of reports to business leaders
Facilitate related privacy and HIPAA training and content delivery as well as influence stakeholders in strengthening desktop procedures
Facilitate requirements gathering and drive creation of integrated project plans and timelines
Lead the maintenance and update of privacy-related policies and procedures
You will report to the Compliance Privacy Manager who champions the program’s efforts for privacy compliance.

What we offer you

“If you want to invest in yourself and build a career, this is a great place to work. If you don’t want to put in the effort to learn the industry and become a student of the business (it takes real effort!), there are easier places to work.” Cris H. – AVP Internal Sales, Training and Development

“Symetra is inclusive of all employees regardless of their personal differences.” Darrell J. – Actuary III

“Symetra values learning. Symetra has so many resources – whether that is the Student of the Business courses, sponsorship of professional certifications, or just individual employees being so willing to teach and answer questions.” Felicia D. – Financial Reporting Lead Senior Analyst

Benefits and Perks

We don’t take a “one-size-fits-all” approach when it comes to our employees. Our programs are designed to make your life better both at work and at home. Flexible full-time or hybrid telecommuting arrangements
Plan for your future with our 401(k) plan and take advantage of immediate vesting and company matching up to 6%
Paid time away including vacation and sick time, flex days and ten paid holidays
Give back to your community and double your impact through our company matching
Want more details? Check out our Symetra Benefits Overview

Salary Range: $73,200 – $122,000 plus eligibility for annual bonus program


Your education, experience and skills 4+ years of experience in Privacy as a Senior Analyst, Analyst, or in a similar role with directly related compliance experience
4+ years of experience performing Data Privacy Impact and Risk Assessments or similar business practices
Experience with and knowledge of laws and privacy regulatory frameworks such as: US state Data Breach Notification, CCPA/CPRA, Data Protection, and Comprehensive Privacy Laws, and sector-specific laws, GLBA, HIPAA, CCPA, GDPR, etc.
Excellent communication and analytical skills that demonstrate the ability to distill complex challenges into actionable solutions
Project Management experience preferred
Demonstrated ability to perform and document detailed privacy research and synthesize advice into concise summaries
Demonstrated ability to identify relevant facts (and separate irrelevant facts) and apply a governing legal framework, policy or law
Demonstrate knowledge of privacy requirements and best practices, and understand how they apply to business practices and projects
Understanding of internal and external data flows and their impact to privacy
High level of personal integrity, confidentiality and trustworthiness
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Teams

We empower inclusion

At Symetra, we aspire to be the most inclusive insurance company in the country. We’re building a place where every employee feels valued, respected, and has opportunities to contribute. Inclusion is about recognizing our assumptions, considering multiple perspectives, and removing barriers.

We accept and celebrate diverse experiences, identities, and perspectives, because lifting each other up fuels thought and builds a stronger, more innovative company. We invite you to learn more about our efforts Here.

Creating a world where more people have access to financial freedom

Symetra is a national financial services company dedicated to helping people achieve their financial goals and feel confident about the future. In our daily work, we’re guided by the principles of Value, Transparency and Sustainability. This means we provide products and services people need at a competitive price, we communicate clearly and openly so people understand what they’re buying, and we design products-and operate our company-to stand the test of time. We’re committed to showing up for our communities, lifting up our employees, and standing up for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Join our team and help us create a world where more people have access to financial freedom.

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Work Authorization

Employer work visa sponsorship and support are not provided for this role. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at hire and must maintain authorization to work in the United States throughout their employment with our company.



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