Facebook Privacy Policy Manager in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

Facebook is looking for a Privacy Manager experienced in building innovative products. The team's mission is to develop privacy-protective and innovative approaches to data that help bring the world closer together and improve people's lives. In this role, you'll help shape the company's approach to privacy across the suite of consumer or advertising products and services that we're building for the more than two billion people in our community.

You'll work closely with product managers, engineers, and cross-functional partners across the company to build privacy into the products and services that we're developing and shape Facebook's privacy vision in these areas. You'll serve as a subject matter expert for Facebook's global policy team on Facebook's consumer products and work with our teams to evaluate and respond to legislative and regulatory developments around privacy.

The ideal candidate for this role is a self-starter, a good team player, and creative problem solver that is able to switch easily between detailed work and high-level strategic thinking. This candidate will be deeply familiar with consumer privacy, have a meaningful understanding of stakeholders and perspectives in the privacy community, and be able to use this understanding to promote privacy in Facebook's products and services, and to drive privacy improvements across our industry. You should be passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve.

This is a full-time position located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

Required Skills:

  1. Evaluate and provide guidance on the privacy implications of new products and features

  2. Work with software developers, designers, lawyers, product managers, and others to help interdisciplinary teams simultaneously address policy, legal, engineering, user interface, business, marketing and other privacy requirements

  3. Serve as an effective voice for Facebook regarding privacy issues, including in external meetings and conferences

  4. Analyze global legislative and regulatory proposals concerning privacy, data security and other technology issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree

  2. 6+ years of experience with privacy, data security, or technology policy issues (4+ years with advanced degree in a similar field)

  3. Experience counseling clients around privacy, data security, or policy issues and managing multiple business priorities

  4. Experience prioritizing multiple simultaneous projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. JD or equivalent, MPP, or technical degree

  2. Experience working directly with executives to support business decision making

  3. Understanding of mobile and Internet technologies and how data is processed to support them

  4. Working familiarity with privacy legislative frameworks

  5. Experience with policy analysis

  6. Experience planning and executing cross-functional initiatives

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal 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. Facebook 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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.