Senior Privacy Engineer

Ref#: 32085
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

Check us out on The Muse, Instagram and YouTube for an inside look into 'Life At CBSi' through employee testimonials, office photos and company updates.
The Opportunity:
CBS Interactive is looking for a Senior Privacy Engineer to help make privacy policy become reality in our products and internal services. This role is key to protecting customer and employee data and enhancing capabilities of teams across the company. You will be collaborating with teams to assess privacy risk, manage privacy vulnerabilities, and design services that enable us to better engage our customers about privacy and data protection. As a Privacy Engineer, you will be responsible for partnering with different engineering teams at CBS Interactive that collect, process, and store user data to define what internal use cases exist and how we should securely manage this data. You will build tools that allow engineers, data scientists, and product managers to build awesome new features while still protecting users’ privacy. You’ll also evangelize best practices in data security across the engineering organization. This role reports into the CBS Interactive’s Chief Information Security Officer’s group.

The Day-to-Day:
  • Develop and implement solutions to ensure privacy policies are correctly implemented.
  • Collaborate with product development teams creating new uses of data to assess data use and employ privacy features.
  • Assist with data subject privacy rights requests; designing services to assist with response and assessing improvements to architecture.
  • Advise on enterprise data architecture.
  • Analyze, design and program software enhancements to mitigate privacy vulnerabilities and prevent potential future privacy risks.
  • Use data anonymization, pseudonymization and encryption to develop systems that preserve and improve privacy protections, and advise on when each solution is appropriate.
  • Collaborate with risk team to perform regular privacy assessments of products and operational processes, and identify and mitigate those risks across the company.
  • Communicate program progress, escalations, and issue analysis to privacy product manager and key stakeholders.
  • Build relationships with a broad set of internal employees to drive positive privacy outcomes throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Act as key interface to data science and analytics communities both within and outside of the organization.
  • Establish and manage tools for documenting and tracking compliance with CBS’s global legal obligations, including data impact assessments, legitimate interest assessments, data subject requests, business process mapping, and breach notification
  • Identify and implement operational technical improvements to embed privacy and data protection in the way teams work at CBS Interactive.
What you bring to the team:
You have –

  • Outstanding written and spoken communications skills
  • Experience or understanding of software applications design tools and languages
  • Working knowledge of web infrastructure and distributed systems
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of software engineering fundamentals.
  • Experience with software engineering best practices: unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, excellent debugging, troubleshooting skills
You might also have-
  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, privacy engineering or related field of study
  • Strong software development skills
  • Prior experience in privacy/data protection or a graduate degree or concentration in privacy engineering
  • Have or be willing to meet the requirements for Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) from the International Association of Privacy Professional
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

< Back to job list