Principal Privacy Research Engineer

Posted 25 January 2024
Salary 170000-200000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Privacy
Contact NameGeorge Ratcliffe
Remote working Remote

Job description

I am working with a leading Research & Development entity, based in the US to scale their privacy and security team. We are looking for a researcher, who has a proven background in taking conceptual designs through to production and release.


If you have a post-graduate degree and a passion for working on the cutting edge of privacy-enhancing technologies, then this could be a great opportunity for you to do so, in a role that will be highly visible within Global forums, as well as across the group.



  • Passion for preserving user privacy and developing privacy-preserving technologies
  • Ability to write production-level code in one or more of Python, Java, Javascript, C, C++, or Go
  • Strong technical knowledge of core privacy regulations and frameworks, e.g., NIST Privacy Framework, GDPR, PIPEDA, CCPA, CPRA, etc.
  • Experience with one or more of the following PETs: Privacy by Design, Differential Privacy, Privacy Preserving Encryption, Homomorphic Encryption, Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning, Secure Multi-Party Computation, Privacy Enhanced Federated Learning, Self-Sovereign Identity, Zero Knowledge Proofs.
  • Strong desire to work independently and manage your own workload


Nice to have:

  • Exposure to device-level privacy, or experience within an IOT-based industry
  • Privacy Certification(s) such as CIPT, CIPP/US, CIPM
  • Published work within the privacy and/or Security spaces