Privacy Engineer (Future Opportunities)

Company Description

Please note: This job posting is not for immediate hire but rather an opportunity to submit an application for future consideration.

Twitter promotes and protects the public conversation. Twitter is the town square of the internet. At Twitter, we work with one goal in mind: to improve Twitter for our customers, partners, and the people who use it across the world. Brand safety is only possible when human safety is the top priority – This mindset is what drives us forward.

The Position

Responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with cross-functional partners across Engineering and Product to embed sound technical privacy practices in everything we ship and help uncover risks before they become issues;
  • Proactively explore Twitter’s products and services to identify improvements in the way we look after data or institute a new privacy-preserving technology;
  • Identify important privacy issues within system designs or implementations, and suggest and drive robust designs to fix them.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in technical privacy review to find common failures, good design patterns, and trade-offs;
  • Possess strong privacy domain knowledge;
  • Familiarity with technical privacy issues within the software and systems development lifecycle: Can identify common hurdles and solutions to effective privacy and security;
  • Ability to grasp business, user, and technical requirements, and can identify common privacy dependencies in large-scale systems;
  • Ability to build partnerships across subject areas and teams (e.g. engineering, legal, policy) and engenders trust with partners;
  • Experience engaging and operating within the goals of partner teams, and effectively working with them to integrate privacy into their designs;
  • Experience implementing privacy engineering principles, culture, and standard methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience handling privacy incidents through investigation, fixes, and resolution;
  • Familiarity with human-centric threat modeling, data anonymization, and/or other privacy-preserving techniques, process, or technologies;
  • Passionate about the privacy engineering mission.

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other status or characteristic protected by, state, or local laws.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Twitter provides reasonable accommodations during the recruitment and hiring process upon request. Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially. To request an accommodation, please contact accommodation@twitter.com.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in San Francisco is USD $142,000 - USD $200,000. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for participation in Twitter’s Equity Incentive Plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Twitter 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, sick time, and parental leave. Twitter’s benefits prioritize employee wellness and progressive support to our diverse workforce.

Team

Software Engineering

Location

San Francisco

 

Application

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