Privacy Engineering Manager

at Meta in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Meta is seeking a Privacy Engineering Manager to manage and grow a team specializing in Privacy Incident Investigation. This critical team helps protect the privacy and security of over 3 billion people. As its leader, you will be working with engineering teams to triage, mitigate, remediate, and learn from incidents and application-level weaknesses. You will also be a key partner to cross-functional teams, such as Legal and Policy, to ensure that incidents are accurately communicated and documented. We are looking for someone with strong leadership skills, background in incident investigation or application privacy/security and a passion for supporting engineers in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will also be comfortable working across the company, and enjoy finding innovative ways to mitigate risk while protecting billions of users.

Required Skills:

Privacy Engineering Manager Responsibilities:

1. Support a team of highly capable engineers that provide Privacy expertise to identify, classify, and remediate all privacy related incidents across Meta.

2. Drive investigations and retrospectives to ensure Meta’s privacy posture keeps improving.

3. Partner with Privacy Leadership and engineering leaders across the company to prioritize Privacy issues across products and infrastructure while balancing tradeoffs and business goals.

4. Grow the team and its impact by recruiting, retaining and growing top industry talent.

5. Develop a roadmap for future work, track progress against it, and evaluate the team’s performance.

6. Identify and prioritize projects that improve Meta’s ability to handle Privacy Incidents, consistently, better and faster.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

7. 6+ years of work experience in software engineering, privacy engineering, or security engineering, including 2+ years of hands-on management of a high-performing team of engineers.

8. Experience recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management.

9. Experience building relationships and influencing stakeholders across multiple disciplines.

10. Coding experience in at least one language.

11. BS in Computer Science or technical field of study, or equivalent industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

12. Experience driving business-critical incidents in a big technical organization.

13. Technical experience in Incident Response for Application and/or Infrastructure breaches.

14. Experience driving business-critical incidents in a large technical organization.

15. Experience running highly technical operational teams.

Public Compensation:

$177,000/year to $251,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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Job Posting: JC261652149

Posted On: Jun 22, 2024

Updated On: Jul 12, 2024

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