Technical Program Manager

Technical Program Manager - Privacy Assurance and Engineering

  • Los Gatos, California

  • Cloud Security

Are you an impact driven privacy professional looking for an opportunity to join a newly formed and exciting team? This might be the right role for you!

The Team

The Privacy Assurance and Engineering team focuses on proliferating Netflix’s privacy values and practices throughout Netflix’s systems and technical infrastructure to protect our member, studio, and employee data. To accomplish this, we collaborate with key partners - including Legal Privacy, Data Engineering, and Product - to set direction for privacy, execute on this vision, and provide assurance that our solutions are operating effectively.


The Opportunity

As we continue to expand and grow, data privacy becomes even more vital, and we are looking for an experienced and motivated Technical Program Manager to help lead our privacy engineering and assurance efforts. 


This is a great opportunity to be on the leading edge of security and privacy and, simultaneously, gain intimate knowledge of Netflix products and services. You must be a quick learner and have strong technical, program management, and communication skills.

We need you to . . .

  • Be a key product and technical leader for data privacy across Netflix.

  • Work closely with key stakeholders to understand priorities and needs. 

  • Manage cross-functional projects involving multiple stakeholders, prioritize deliverables, drive and track decision-making and deliverables.

  • Serve as a privacy engineering subject matter expert for product designs, decisions, and implementations.

  • Translate requests from internal customers and partners into product and technical requirements.

  • Demonstrate technical expertise in back-end data collection, sharing and utilization.

  • Build architecture diagrams that explain how our tools interact with data so as to bring clarity and drive decisions.

  • Communicate your accumulated insight clearly and concisely in writing to a diverse set of audiences with varying technical and subject matter backgrounds. 

  • Collaborate and build relationships both internally and externally. Leverage your external relationships to benchmark and maintain knowledge of industry best practices.

  • Possess strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.

  • Be able to navigate complexity and operate in a highly fluid environment

  • Have a “Fail Fast” mentality

  • Be excited by Netflix's culture, and contribute to its growth.

Desired Background (Technical Skills):

  • General knowledge of security and privacy issues relevant to international consumer web services and e-commerce  

  • An understanding of the challenges and advantages unique to security and privacy in the public cloud  

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with various security and privacy-related compliance regimes/regulations/standards (e.g. VPPA, COPPA, GDPR)  

  • Familiarity with the purpose, design, and implementation of various control frameworks (e.g. ISO, COBIT) 

  • Experience in product management is a plus 

Desired Background (Education and Other Qualifications):

  • BS/MS in computer science, engineering, or information technology (or equivalent)  

  • Security and/or privacy-related certifications such as CISA, CISM, CIPP, CIPM  

  • Project/program management certifications such as PMP is a nice to have