Data Privacy Analyst

Data Privacy Analyst

at LyftSan Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA

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 build tools, develop policies, conduct assessments, consult with stakeholders, maintain Lyft’s Data Privacy Program and advise on all matters privacy.

As a member of the Data Privacy team you will work with teams across Lyft ensuring products, services, and partnerships are protecting company and individual data from unauthorized or unnecessary access. You will contribute to defining, refining and managing Lyft’s Data Privacy Program; assess existing processes refining them to a more mature state; conduct privacy risk and impact assessments; and regularly consult with others throughout the organization to minimize risk exposure and improve data safeguards.

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Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Privacy Impact Assessments of internal and external partners during the development or adoption of new technologies, systems, or programs

  • Consult with engineers developing the appropriate data handling controls for processing user’s and Lyft data

  • Develop and maintain privacy policies and guidelines for engineers, data scientists, and business partners

  • Assist in the implementation of our privacy management framework that includes personal information asset inventory, data protection risk and impact assessments

  • Serve as internal advisor to engineers, data scientists, compliance and legal teams on data privacy related issues

  • Assist internal teams developing corrective action plans for identified privacy compliance 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

  • Recognize emerging privacy threats through anticipatory and predictive data analyzation

Experience & Skills:

  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to grasp technical concepts

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to explain complex technical problems to business partners.

  • Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented

  • Knowledge of the privacy aspects of the product development lifecycle, data handling and asset classification and knowledge of the role of a privacy professional in ensuring customer data is properly managed

  • Ability to articulate the importance of customer privacy

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

  • Ability to prioritize, adapt and work with cross-functional teams in a dynamic work environment with minimal supervision.

  • Willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities as needed

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.