Senior Privacy Engineer

Remote from
Salary, USD
183,500 - 275,300/yr
Job function
Finance & Legal
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
Apply before
3 Jul 2023
Industry
Internet

About Reddit

Dive into anything

Actively Hiring
4.7 Rated

Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions. Our mission is to bring community, belonging, and empowerment to everyone in the world. Reddit users submit, vote, and comment on content, stories, and discussions about the topics they care about the most. From pets to parenting, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit and with over 50 million daily active users, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. For more information, visit redditinc.com.

The Reddit Privacy and Assurance team is rapidly developing and looking for a Senior Privacy Engineer. This is an exciting  opportunity to get in and have an outsized impact on a highly skilled and motivated team. We look for humble experts with a relentlessly resourceful and entrepreneurial, “can do” view of privacy. We want to deliver facts and not FUD to the business to enable Reddit to manage risk more effectively. Culture is important to us and a learning and developing mentality is vital regardless of the work assigned.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design, build, and implement effective technical solutions that enable privacy and data protection by design and by default
  • Translate privacy rules and policies into robust, scalable, reusable solutions that protect user privacy while enabling safe, transparent use of data
  • Deep dive and become an expert in a complex and heterogeneous codebase and cloud infrastructure to find and harden all data stores and microservices that process personal data
  • Be the technical expert for the product and engineering organization that ensures compliance in data protection, governance, and lifecycle management
  • Integrate privacy by design into the software development lifecycle including system requirements collection, architecture, design, development, and testing
  • Develop solutions for data mapping, governance, classification, and protection
  • Leverage knowledge of probability and statistics to build solutions that protect user privacy and mitigate re-identification risk to enable compliant and safe use of user data for analytics, machine learning, and product development

What We Can Expect From You:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems, or a similar STEM field or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in working with engineering organizations who can do code review, understand the architecture and micro services.
  • Deep knowledge of large scale cloud analytics and storage technologies and SDLC best practices
  • Comfortable navigating unfamiliar tech stacks and working with new languages and technologies
  • Preferred Experience with any of the following:  Python, JavaScript / TypeScript, or Go
  • Experience with data privacy requirements stemming from regulatory and legislative mandates including CCPA, GDPR, and state data breach notification laws
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to learn and research new technologies and standards rapidly, assess them for privacy exposures, and drive changes to enhance privacy
  • Strong interpersonal, consultative, consensus builder, and issue resolution skills
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of conducting data privacy compliance reviews and audits.
  • Have the ability to develop Privacy Awareness and communications at all levels within Reddit.
  • Ability to review, analyze and organize documentary and factual evidence
  • Ability to analyze and assess data privacy control capabilities and provide remediation recommendations

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Health benefits
  • 401k Matching
  • Workspace benefits for your home office
  • Personal & Professional development funds
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Vacation & Reddit Global Days Off
  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Volunteer time off

Pay Transparency:

This job posting may span more than one career level.

In addition to base salary, this job is eligible to receive equity in the form of restricted stock units, and depending on the position offered, it may also be eligible to receive a commission. Additionally, Reddit offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, and parental leave. To learn more, please visit https://www.redditinc.com/careers/.

To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base pay ranges for all US-based job postings regardless of state. We set standard base pay ranges for all roles based on function, level, and country location, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including, skills, depth of work experience and relevant licenses/credentials, and may vary from the amounts listed below.

The base pay range for this position is: $183,500 – $275,300.

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