Facebook seeks a highly motivated and experienced professional to serve as Lead Counsel, Information Security based either in Washington, DC, or Menlo Park, California. The position will be responsible for protecting our users and their data by counseling our physical and information security teams, and by building and maintaining relationships with private and public sector entities focusing on Internet safety and security. The position will provide counsel and guidance to Facebook's security teams during investigations, incident response, information sharing and threat mitigation, and work directly with business and engineering teams to design and implement innovative privacy and security solutions. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team and to work on novel issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment. This position is a full-time role located in Washington, DC, or Menlo Park, CA, and would entail frequent domestic and occasional international travel.
Work with Facebook's security teams and human resources to assess and mitigate insider threats
Review and provide guidance on security plans such as ISO certifications
Counsel teams in developing products with privacy and security by design
Maintain and update security investigation guidelines
Provide support and counsel during investigations to insure they are conducted and documented in an appropriate manner that minimizes risks and protects users' privacy
Support efforts to constantly maintain and enhance Facebook's security posture
Work with investigation teams to prevent spamming, fraud, malware, and other abuse types on the platform
Support Facebook's Bug Bounty Program
Support and oversee the Threat Exchange product and other industry information sharing efforts
Travel within the United States and abroad
BA/BS and JD degree
5+ years of experience working with law enforcement authorities
5+ years of experience working in the field of cybersecurity
Knowledge and experience related to cybercrime and online investigations
Experience investigating and/or prosecuting Internet safety and security matters
Experience with US national security and cybercrime laws
Experience in drafting and/or executing legal documents (e.g., civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders and search warrants)
Experience working with data protection authorities, financial institutions, and Internet industry associations
Experience working off hours and overtime, including the weekend and occasionally holidays, in order to support emergency matters and interact with globally based company employees
Communication and presentation experience
Experience working with or in support of diverse communities
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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.