We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced, all-electric, self-driving cars to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving cars will help save lives, reimagine cities, redefine time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

At Cruise, our engineers have opportunities to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the cutting-edge of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to solve one of today’s most complex engineering challenges, see the results of your work in hundreds of self-driving cars, and make a positive impact in the world starting in our cities, join us.

About the role: 

Privacy Engineering’s mission is to make Cruise the industry model for consumer privacy through differentiated products and services, standards in engineering, policy, and transparent communications. We are seeking a Privacy Engineer with experience in building highly scalable, robust, and fault-tolerant products and platforms in big data environment to join our Privacy Engineering effort. We are focusing on building services that give our users choice around their data, build trust, advance data privacy, and enable our business. You should be comfortable in uncharted territory as we build unique privacy technologies and grow user trust. We need your skills and enthusiasm to make it happen.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:
  • Set the technical vision for Privacy Engineering, identify and tackle strategically important problems, create plans and build software solutions to address real world privacy concerns.
  • Improve the definition of best practices and architecture with deep domain knowledge.
  • Deliver on solutions that few others can, either by your own heavy lifting or the ability to orchestrate large group efforts.
  • Build highly scalable, robust, and fault-tolerant services that support a high rate-of-growth.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest architectural advancements, understanding how architecture impacts privacy and security.
  • Create alignment and improved collaboration within and outside the security organization.

You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a similar technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 3 years of experience in a related role and experience with concepts and practices such as threat modeling, data anonymization and classification, auditing access to data, and review of requests for data access.
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Go or Python
  • Code maintenance and review experience in one or more general purpose languages
  • Understanding of technical privacy issues (e.g., cookie management, encryption, geolocation, machine learning, IoT privacy and security challenges), and experience with the software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge and experience in approaches to securing user data and keeping it private. You have broad knowledge of integrating privacy principles in the systems and product design process.
  • Patience and negotiation skills with a track record of achieving good user outcomes
  • Ability to communicate across disciplines (e.g. engineering, legal, policy)

Perks of being a Cruiser:

While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our self-driving cars go:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including 401(k) Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
  • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
  • Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
  • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
  • Monthly gym stipend
  • Quarterly offsites & working retreats
  • On-site massages
  • State-of-the-art equipment for your work station

Learn more about Life at Cruise through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page.

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