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Privacy Analyst
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

At Lyft, community is what we are and it's what we do. It's what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Our drivers and passengers entrust Lyft with their personal information and travel details to get where they are going and expect us to keep that data safe. Lyft's Privacy team is comprised of engineers and analysts dedicated to ensuring appropriate data protections are applied at all times. We conduct privacy risk assessments, consult with organizational stakeholders, maintain Lyft's privacy program, develop privacy policies, and advise on all matters related to privacy.

As a member of the Privacy team you will help ensure that privacy is built into our products by design. Every day, you'll meet and work with stakeholders across the company working on exciting new projects, help de-risk their product development, conduct Privacy Impact Assessments, work with the Security team to ensure both privacy and security are built into products, and serve as an adviser to teams coming to you with burning privacy questions.


* Conduct Privacy Impact Assessments of internal and external partners during the development or adoption of new technologies, systems, or programs
* Contribute to maintaining compliance and regulatory frameworks
* Develop and maintain privacy policies and guidelines for Lyft
* Serve as an internal adviser to engineers, data scientists, compliance and legal teams on data privacy related issues
* Assist in creating and delivering awareness campaigns, training, and orientation for all Lyft associates
* Identify trends in privacy and regulatory requirements and compliance enforcement and account for the necessary changes in data privacy program
* Proactively find, document and drive resolution of data use violations by Lyft's products and services
* Explore, understand and analyze system designs, internal code base, and flow of data to identified vulnerabilities

Experience & Skills

* Depth of knowledge in privacy components related to product development lifecycle, data handling, and asset classification
* Knowledge of the role of a privacy professional in ensuring customer data is properly managed
* Ability to articulate and influence the importance of customer privacy
* Ability to manage multiple tasks and high priority projects
* Ability to prioritize, adapt, and autonomously work with cross-functional teams in a dynamic work environment
* Experience in GDPR and Privacy Law
* Experienced privacy professionals preferred (Privacy consulting, CIPP, CIPM, CIPT)

Set Yourself Apart

* Familiarity with software development life cycle, data systems (RDS/Hive/Presto) and large scale data flows
* Basic experience in scripting language (Python, Ruby) and SQL
* Contributions to the privacy community (bug bounty programs, public research, blogging, presentations)

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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