Senior Privacy Engineer

Posted Jul 30

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Privacy is part of the Reddit DNA and we are dedicated to ensuring that our platforms, services, and products are built with privacy as a core principle. We hold the privacy of our users as fundamental to our mission at Reddit and this role will support the evolution of our Ads Privacy practices with a focus on practical and data-driven decisions that enable us to support our business. As a Privacy Engineer you will be support the development of privacy procedures and resources.

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 building clean, maintainable, and well-tested code.
  • 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
  • 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

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits Package
  • Quarterly Dependent Care or Pet Care Stipend
  • Family Expansion Benefits
  • 4 Months Parental Leave with Flexible Return-To-Work Programming
  • Professional & Personal Development Stipends
  • Unlimited Vacation, Annual Travel Stipend, and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Onsite Wellness Classes and Wellness Stipend
  • 401k Plan with Employer Contributions
  • Monthly Commuter Stipend
  • Monthly Cell Phone Allowance
  • Paid Volunteer Days, plus Reddit For Good Volunteer Opportunities

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