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Meta Encryption Policy Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


Meta is looking for an experienced Encryption Policy professional to help us build more private and safe messaging services in the best interests of our users. In this role, you'll play a key role in shaping and delivering the company's move to a privacy focused vision for social networking, serving over 2 billion people around the world. You'll work closely with product managers, designers, engineers and our Communication, Legal and Marketing teams across Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp and Reality Labs to align on how we can build and communicate safe, private cross app communication that meets the needs of our diverse community and businesses of all types who use our platform. You’ll think about the broader societal issues in messaging and help develop internal safeguards and policy guidelines. You will build partnerships with a range of external stakeholders, and facilitate legislative and regulatory advocacy. The ideal candidate for this role is a public policy and encryption expert, a creative problem solver and skilled communicator who is able to work independently and switch easily between detailed work delivering projects and high-level strategic thinking. This candidate will be knowledgeable about encryption and consumer and/or business messaging, have a meaningful understanding of key stakeholders and their perspectives on those issues, and be able to use this understanding to promote Meta's messaging products and drive meaningful improvements across our industry.

Required Skills:

Encryption Policy Manager Responsibilities:

  1. Evaluate and provide guidance on the privacy and encryption related implications of new products, services, and features

  2. Work with developers, designers, lawyers, product managers, and others to help interdisciplinary teams build creative solutions to policy, legal, engineering, user interface, business, marketing and other privacy and security challenges

  3. Help develop and deliver a detailed encryption narrative that resonates with external policy audiences, as part of our privacy focused vision for social networking

  4. Consult with relevant experts to improve our approach to building messaging products and effectively represent Meta's perspective

  5. Analyze global legislative and regulatory proposals concerning encryption and messaging

  6. Develop and maintain policy resources required for products including hard Q&As, internal white papers and briefing memos

  7. Respond promptly to a wide range of requests from Product, Legal, Policy, Communications, and Business teams across the company

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 6+ years of experience with relevant encryption policy issues (4+ years with advanced degree in relevant field)

  2. Experience counseling clients or partners on relevant policy issues and managing multiple business priorities

  3. Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with complex policy analysis

  2. JD, MPP, or technical degree

  3. Understanding of mobile and Internet technologies and how data is processed to support them

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at