Facebook Privacy Data Misuse Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia


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.


The mission of the Privacy and Data Use team is to discover privacy vulnerabilities and data misuse on the Facebook family of apps. The duties cover both internal infrastructure and externally facing products.

Do you like identifying security and privacy issues in services, data, and products? Join the Facebook Privacy & Data Use team! We are seeking passionate hackers (Analysts and Engineers) who derive purpose in life by revealing potential weaknesses and then working with cross-functional teams on creative solutions to eliminate those weaknesses. Your skills will be the foundation of privacy initiatives that protect over a billion people. You will keep internal engineering and product teams in check to ensure Facebook leads with world-class privacy practices. Join to help us make the connected world more trusted.

Required Skills:

  1. Analyze, assess, and respond to various privacy vulnerabilities we receive as part of our whitehat program.

  2. Follow up with researchers on unclear reports.

  3. Explore, understand and analyze the internal code base and flow of data to identified vulnerabilities.

  4. Work with cross-functional teams to report and improve privacy issues.

  5. Take a leadership role in driving internal privacy initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Experience with internet privacy and security issues

  2. Communication experience with researchers, engineering and product teams

  3. Experience ensuring security and privacy on the internet

  4. Experience with big data and query languages

  5. Experience with big data and relational databases (Hive, Presto, MySQL, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with a scripting programming language (PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc.)

  2. Experience with large-scale systems and data processing pipelines

  3. Ability to follow reports and reproduce them

  4. Contributions to the privacy community (participation in bug bounty programs, public research, blogging, presentations, etc.)

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.