Privacy Engineer (remote)

for the Tech Company in the Digital Health Industry

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Privacy Engineer to help our client address the security and privacy challenges of their Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) platform as part of commercialization stage. The Privacy Engineer will be a critical member of the team, supporting the company with building and delivering ethical and trustworthy technology.

What You'll Do:

  • Partner on data profiling and database structure/model research to advise on relevant data and ModelOps best practices regarding privacy and security
  • Monitor and report on the latest developments in legislative and regulatory instruments as it pertains to privacy and security
  • Help the technical team implement secure solutions that are complying with best-in-class industry standards using coding and architecture best practices
  • Support risk reporting and mitigation strategies
  • Research the latest trends in anonymization and report on evaluations and make recommendations for improvements
  • Lead the implementation & certification for Privacy by Design and Governance by Design principles
  • Define and document compliant procedures for end-to-end Data Lifecycle Management Drives compliance in the collection, protection and use of healthcare data assets and enroll other functions like Regulatory, Quality, Clinical, Architecture & Product R&D

What You Bring:

  • 5+ years of engineering experience with 2+ years as a privacy engineer 
  • Strong familiarity with Privacy by Design (PbD) Foundational Principles, FIPPS and the NIST Privacy Framework
  • IAPP Certified CIPP/CIPT or in the process of obtaining & processing data assets
  • Demonstrated understanding of AI governance activities including oversight mechanisms, documentation, development processes
  • Solid understanding of healthcare data privacy concerns and regulations (like Privacy by Design, Governance by Design and HIPPA compliance) including data use agreements, country and regional regulations, state/country/region data sovereignty regulations is preferred
  • Exceptional engineering skills and experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale applications
  • Proven software development background using languages such as: Java, JavaScript and Python and being comfortable diving into the code and interacting with developers
  • With little supervision, must be able to define, shape, and drive tasks and projects to completion while effectively collaborating strategically with others is required.
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of cybersecurity principles with regards to cloud technologies and platform architectures 

Would be a plus: 

  • Master’s degree or higher education and certifications within the fields of Data Management, Machine Learning and AI, and technology ethics
  • Exposure to healthcare regulatory submissions and processes (i.e., FDA premarket authorizations)
  • Experience in overseeing security principles in clinical validation studies
  • Experience in decentralized privacy: the use of a blockchain to provide more secure anonymous data management and analysis of healthcare big datasets. 


  • Amazing culture & development environment
  • Accelerated Career Progress and Learning Plan
  • Flexible working hours | Remote Work Possible
  • Premium Extended Health & Paramedics Plans
  • Life & Accidental Death insurance
  • Dental & Vision Care Plans
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Employee & Family Assistance program
  • Company covered Gym Access Canada wide
  • Global Travel Assist Plan
  • Paid Extra Vacation / Super Weekends Plan
  • Unparalleled Cash Bonus Scheme up
  • Permanent job contract
  • Stock Options Grant
  • Market competitive cash salary + cash bonus + stock options grant

About our client: 

Our client is a VC-backed global deep tech company applying frontier technology & AI research to some of the biggest pain points in digital health. They are launching a novel digital health platform  that can screen various disease states like active infection of COVID-19 and others from just selfie images, producing results within 30 seconds. 

About the project: 

Every decade or two a revolutionary product is launched that re-defines the role of its class and ‏exponentially impacts the life of people around the world. Working on such a product is a privilege in itself as you can impact a billion people around the world. If this is an opportunity that excites you, we love to hear from you.

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