Data Governance Specialist

Posted on 5/16/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Unified networking and security platform

Consumer Software


Washington, DC, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and 3+ years of experience with data management and governance policies, standards, metrics, controls, and processes.
  • Experience working with data management tools.
  • Strong partnership and collaboration skills, including the ability to work in a cross-functional manner with business and technology stakeholders.
  • Experience creating and automating data flows diagrams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a knack for troubleshooting process-related issues.
  • Familiarity with data structures and databases.
  • Experience driving compliance with data privacy standards or policies.
  • Experience with GDPR, CCPA/CPRA and other privacy laws and regulations is a plus.
  • CIPP/US/E/CIPM or CIPT or other privacy or risk and compliance related certifications is a plus.
  • Technical expertise and an understanding of the way that the Internet, and companies like Cloudflare, operate is a plus.
  • Maintain and grow Cloudflare’s data governance program, including overseeing data inventory, classification, and retention.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to document and inventory data elements, ensuring a clear understanding of data flows and dependencies.
  • Take part in the vendor review process to understand and document the data flows between Cloudflare and third party vendors.
  • Work with business teams to classify and categorize data based on the data classification policy.
  • Make continuous improvements to data inventory, data flows and maps across the enterprise.
  • Develop and maintain governance policies, standards, toolkits and guidelines that can be leveraged by Cloudflare team as they implement the data risk management requirements.
  • Own data governance programs and develop processes/controls/procedures to operationalize them.
  • Foster a culture of data governance awareness and provide training as needed.

Cloudflare, Inc.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive salaries

Take-what-you-need paid vacation policy

Comprehensive health plans and benefits

Paid maternity and paternity leave

Commuter and ride share options