Privacy Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

Job Summary
Market pressures are pushing towards a consumer-centric, technology-enabled, healthcare ecosystem. Horizon 3 (H3) will transform healthcare by addressing these needs through a personalized, physical and digital healthcare platform. We believe creating a simple, delightful experience for users will improve health outcomes and lower costs for the entire system. Backed by WBA and with the direct consumer access of Walgreens, H3 has a head start on the typical technology startup – and is building a leading team to use the resources of WBA to disrupt US healthcare.

The Privacy Engineer supports and develops privacy impact assessments, technical risk analyses, and coordinates internal and external audits/assessments of H3 privacy controls and procedures. This role works across H3’s product portfolio, services, and infrastructure to ensure compliance with privacy requirements.
The position is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise during the product/services planning and development process as well as analyzing existing systems and processes.

Job Responsibilities

• Plays a key role in H3 user-facing architecture with the goal of increasing quality and throughput. Works across product lines and participates in discussions on the technical implementation of features impacting privacy.
• Develops and upholds quality standards of the privacy review and/or incident management process
• Provides technical guidance to an expanding team and chooses actionable goals in an unstructured environment. Disseminates learnings from privacy reviews and incidents to raise awareness and avoid reoccurring problems.
• Determines root cause of privacy incidents and implementation failures through an in-depth and technical investigative process.
• Scales capabilities via identification and implementation of foundational tooling and process improvements
• Develops actionable plans from the strategic roadmap for the technology that powers privacy solutions. May run test scenarios to measure and improve the usability of privacy features across H3 products.
• Writes pragmatic, testable code that works consistently across devices.
• Assesses complex problems, proposes high-impact solutions, and implements against a set of effective criteria. Proactively encourages the development of new privacy features and tools.
• Analyzes existing systems and processes against privacy requirements and assist in designing changes when needed to improve compliance with regulations.
• Develops privacy impact assessments, technical risk analyses, and facilitating clarifications to the engineering aspects of regulations.
• Contributes to product/business strategy and initiatives to address and mitigate privacy risks.
• Guides engineering teams during product development to ensure data collection and usage practices are transparent, secure user privacy, and mitigate risk.
• Responds to privacy incidents, if necessary, including collecting information on scope and root cause. Manages remediation activities.
• Tracks product issues impacting privacy and ensures adequate remediation.
• Identifies areas of improvement in local practices relative to managing data privacy.
• May represent Walgreens/WBA externally as part of industry privacy working groups, conferences or standards discussions.
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience in privacy and/or technology industry standards/regulations OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 7 years of experience in privacy and/or technology industry standards/regulations.
  • Experience working on privacy solutions in an engineering capacity
  • Knowledge of online privacy threats and the existing solution space of protection
  • Knowledge of privacy and Web compatibility trade-offs.
  • Experience assessing architectural designs and implementation details for privacy shortcomings
  • Experience translating regulatory requirements (GDPR, CCPA, ePD) into actionable technical specifications
  • At least 2 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership, and/or cross functional team leadership.
  • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial business decisions in the workplace.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
One of the following Certifications:
  • CIPT (Certified Information Privacy Technologist)
  • CIPM (Certified Information Privacy Manager)
  • CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional)