Threat Investigator, Child Safety

Seattle, Washington

Posted in Retail

$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

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Job Info

The Integrity Investigations and Intelligence (i3) team is dedicated to protecting the users of the Meta family of applications (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus) from dangerous organizations and individuals, human trafficking and exploitation, and crimes against children; the worst kinds of threats we experience. We are a mission driven team with a passion for protecting people. You will have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging, complicated, and high-visibility security risks the company is facing. The impact of your work will be substantial, as outcomes could affect the billions of people who use our products. The ideal candidate will be an innovative self-starter, who is motivated by our mission, is results-driven, and will be able to extract, assimilate, and correlate a wide variety of data in order to surface and disrupt sophisticated actors.We are seeking an experienced Threat Investigator to deeply understand and mitigate how child sexual abuse and exploitation manifest on our family of apps, in addition to investigating complex threats, advancing investigative methods, and using innovative research approaches to prevent harm to children on our platforms.

Threat Investigator, Child Safety Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of how bad actors use and target the abuse and exploitation of children on Meta's Family Of Applications and Services (FOAS)
  • This role involves exposure to graphic and/or objectionable content including but not limited to graphic images, videos and writings, offensive or derogatory language, and other potential objectionable material, i.e. child exploitation, graphic violence, self-injury, animal abuse, and other content which may be considered offensive or disturbing.
  • Investigate complex cases to understand in granular detail how abuse is occurring and attribute the person(s) responsible. Identify enforcement strategies to mitigate harm both in the current case and from similar forward-looking abuse
  • Analyze and interpret large datasets to advance investigations, quantify trends or support findings
  • Identify effective strategies to prevent or disrupt abuse at scale and consult on mitigations to effect those strategies
  • Inform the company's understanding of previously unidentified threats and trends through the production of strategic and tactical intelligence, and its dissemination to the appropriate audiences
  • Proactively identify for currently undetected abuse by leveraging internal data, open-source intelligence and third party private intelligence
  • Work on projects with cross functional teams to collaborate on product changes that make the Facebook family of apps safer for children and more difficult for bad actors to exploit
  • Prioritize and execute with minimal direction or oversight
  • Willingness to learn the concepts behind automated investigative actions in order to best propose mitigation strategies/recommendations based on identified trends.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years investigating, analyzing, assessing risk, or acting on internet crimes against children threats based laws or policies (i.e intelligence, law enforcement, legal analysis, or NGO)
  • 2+ years experience viewing graphic and/or objectionable content related to child sexual exploitation and/or human trafficking.
  • 2+ years of experience quantifying and qualifying assessments and investigations into clear and concise intelligence and/or recommendations for a larger audience.
  • 4+ years total experience in working in the broad field of online safety, trust & safety, digital crimes/abuse field, offender behavior, or victim services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with a second language
  • BS/MS or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Intelligence Studies, Cybersecurity, Criminal Justice, or related field
  • Experience in utilizing SQL, Python, or other programming languages for data manipulation.

About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment 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. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta 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

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