Senior Privacy Engineer at RapidDeploy

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Join a purpose-driven, fast-growing enterprise software company that is working to transform 9-1-1.
The power to do remarkable things when it matters most is the heart of 9-1-1 and public safety. At RapidDeploy, we believe that regardless of size, geography or budget, everyone in public safety should have access to the data they need when it matters most to save more lives. That’s why, since 2016, our mission has been to reduce emergency response times and improve public safety. We are the industry’s only truly open and integrated emergency response platform with a portfolio of web-based cloud solutions that includes analytics, mapping, dispatch and first responder applications.
Over the past year, we have signed four state contracts and our software has been deployed in more than 350 9-1-1 centers across the U.S. We have increased our annual recurring revenue by more than 20X. We’re hiring passionate team members to help propel us into the next stage of growth.
The Senior Privacy Engineer will be the individual primarily accountable for identifying, advising on, investigating and mitigating privacy violations and/or exposures in our products. This role will require the engineer to develop and maintain documentation of all teams across the business, be the technical advocate for privacy decisions and discussions across the company and serve as the single point of contact for data privacy and trust. The engineer will report to the Chief Information Security Officer and work with others in Security Engineering such as penetration testers and engineers as well other groups within RapidDeploy such as Quality Assurance, Product Management, and Architecture. 


  • Establish governance for both privacy and overall engineering documentation practices such as data flow diagrams, data types/structures, and other technical requirements 
  • Build and maintain documentation on the data practices of RapidDeploy focused primarily supporting engineering and software development and infrastructure operations 
  • Play a critical and technical role in driving code, infrastructure, and architecture reviews 
  • Define and articulate a clear vision for privacy throughout the organization supporting both privacy and business objectives 
  • Put policies, processes, and procedures for data governance and privacy into operation 
  • Develop automation in support of privacy and trust focusing on software application development and infrastructure operations 
  • Work with product and engineering teams to ensure that RapidDeploy’s data collection and usage practices are transparent, respect privacy, and mitigate risk 
  • Identify and resolve potential data challenges and privacy concerns discovered throughout the product and software development lifecycle 


  • 4+ years of technical experience in one or more of the following areas: Software Architecture, Cloud and DevOps, Penetration Testing, and/or Information Security applied to Cloud and Big Data environments 
  • 2+ years using software security tools such as Source Code Analysis and Software Composition Analysis 
  • 2+ years of work supporting Infrastructure as Code (Terraform preferred) 
  • 2+ years of work in configuration management using tools such as Ansible or Puppet 
  • Practical subject matter expertise in General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and data encryption and anonymization 
  • Previous experience in agile and the ability to integrate with full-stack teams 

Preferred Certifications

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) - ISC2 
  • Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE) - ISACA 
  • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) - IAPP 
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate 

About RapidDeploy Inc.
- Raised Series A financing from GreatPoint Ventures, Samsung NEXT & Tao Capital 
- Strong revenue growth (20x+ in last 12 months) & huge recent customer wins (e.g., State of California)
- Fast-growing, passionate, mission-driven team – we care about saving lives through technology!
- Offices in Austin, TX and Cape Town, South Africa 
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance options, with benefits that kick in on your first day! Benefits are highly subsidized by RapidDeploy Inc. 
- In addition to 8 observed holidays, RapidDeploy employees receive 20 days of PTO and unlimited sick leave. 
RapidDeploy is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status
Notice: RapidDeploy’s hiring policy prohibits hiring from existing or prospective customers.

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The vibe in the office is very easy-going. We have snacks, a ping-pong and pool table, and an open-door policy for collaboration.


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What makes someone successful on your team?

Success on our team is all about how well you collaborate to solve problems. Although each team member has individual responsibilities, architecture, design, code reviews, and troubleshooting tasks are shared among the team. This takes concise, effective communication delivered in a manner that makes everyone feel like a valued contributor.


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What is your vision for the company?

We are building an ecosystem to enable every part of the public safety workflow, from 9-1-1 to disaster response, to improve situational awareness of first responders and reduce response time. We believe that every public safety agency, regardless of size, geography or budget, should have access to cutting edge, life-saving technology.


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What are RapidDeploy Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 75% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
RapidDeploy covers the cost of parking for all employees, as well as offers Transportation Spending Accounts.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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