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Facebook Return to Work - Privacy Analyst in Menlo Park, California


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.


As a Privacy Analyst, you will help a growing team within the Privacy organization to manage the Facebook Privacy Incident lifecycle from initial identification through completion of remediation tasks. This position has a 16-week duration. All candidates are expected to commit to a consecutive 16 week timeframe for successful completion of the program. At the end of the term, those participants who have demonstrated their ability to succeed and make an impact at Facebook will be considered for a full-time position. Roles are filled as candidates are identified. This program is open to all candidates who have relevant professional experience and have been out of the workforce for 2 years or longer immediately prior to the start of the program. New graduates with less than 1 year since matriculation, please apply for open positions through the students and grads career page.

Required Skills:

  1. Translate and summarize technical conversations to non-technical audiences.

  2. Communicate information to technical and non-technical individuals.

  3. Monitor incoming incidents and ensure they are properly categorized and actioned.

  4. Capturing and maintaining contemporaneous documentation of all aspects of Incident Response through the entire lifecycle of the Incident.

  5. Attend and document all notes, action items and decisions during fact gathering and cross functional meetings for each incident.

  6. Engage with Data Science team to gather relevant information for impact assessment.

  7. Partner with Privacy Incident Management on call, relevant engineering owner of incident in identifying root cause and contributing factors.

  8. Partner with Privacy Legal compliance and aid in unblocking them on moving incidents through the process.

  9. Schedule, track, and follow up incident remediation tasks.

  10. Schedule, track, and document privacy incident (SEV) review process.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

  2. 2+ years experience in the Privacy or Security domain.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working on Privacy technical issues within Privacy Engineering or Privacy Compliance.

  2. Experience working cross-functionally and knowledge in creating consensus with many different teams from technical to non-technical extremes.

  3. Familiarity with privacy related laws, including in the U.S., and EU, e.g., GDPR.

  4. Comfortable working in a fast changing privacy industry with an ever-changing legal landscape.

  5. Experience thriving in working on open-ended, ambiguous problems.

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