Technical Privacy Investigator

Technical Privacy Investigator
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Meta is seeking a Technical Privacy Investigator to join our Central Privacy Incident Management team. This role will serve Meta’s privacy org to ensure we learn from our mistakes (privacy incidents) through a number of deep dive investigations. The role will be leveraging an armory of tools, systems, and databases that provide advanced correlation and analysis capabilities to identify privacy trends across our platform. The Technical Investigator will determine areas that warrant a formal investigation via data analysis and work cross-functionally to execute deep-dive analyses that uncover actionable insights. The candidate will have experience working with data sets and will have in-depth experience in data-driven decision making. This candidate must have a drive for privacy, value the protection of user data, and want to learn and grow. You will work closely with a team of highly technical engineers, with a diverse set of skills to tackle the panoply of challenges that we encounter at Meta’s scale. This is truly a unique opportunity to help build a better tomorrow for our almost 3 billion users.
Technical Privacy Investigator Responsibilities
  • Conduct complex, cross-product investigations and root-cause analysis involving multiple stakeholders across Meta
  • Analyze and interpret data on which to devise hypotheses
  • create investigation reports that clearly communicate issues and risks both from a technical and business perspective
  • Work with cross-functional teams (legal, policy, product engineering, data science) to drive improvements to policies, processes, and products across teams
  • Serve as a privacy advocate and subject matter expert for the company
  • Understand the privacy needs of internal and external stakeholders, regulators, and auditors
  • Effectively communicate investigation findings, feedback, recommendations, and potential solutions with multiple product areas across Meta
  • influence product teams to adopt findings and integrate solutions into existing products
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience in communicating and collaborating with product development teams and privacy teams
  • Experience making important decisions independently and multi-tasking under pressure
  • Experience responding quickly to changing situations in complex environments without compromising quality
  • Experience summarizing and communicating technical complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proven attention to detail and ability to create high quality work products suitable for executive-level review
  • Project Management experience or otherwise demonstrable experience in balancing multiple projects, programs, or priorities in a fast-paced environment
Preferred Qualifications
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Math/Finance, Physics, Applied Economics, Statistics or other technical field
  • Experience with programming and/or scripting languages such as C++, Java, Python, PHP, JavaScript, SQL
  • Basic understanding of the global privacy regulatory landscape
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $136,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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