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Senior Software Engineer, Privacy Engineering



Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard-earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.


  • Oversee the technical vision, strategy, and systems of the privacy engineering team.

  • Design and implement data privacy-enhancing features, tooling, and mechanisms, ensuring compliance with relevant privacy regulations such as GDPR and CCPA.

  • Develop tech privacy procedures and guidelines for our products and internal processes.

  • Work with cross-functional teams to build software for privacy.

  • Collaborate with security teams to ensure that privacy-by-design is integrated throughout the development lifecycle.

  • Design for technical scale, write system design specs, and implement privacy systems through code.

  • Report to the Engineering Manager, Privacy Engineering.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ Years of Full-stack software development experience with both backend and frontend technologies.

  • 5+ years of experience in Cloud (AWS or equivalent).

  • 3+ years of experience building privacy tooling.

  • Experience designing and implementing software solutions at scale in Golang, Python, or equivalent.

  • Led projects end-to-end and implemented solutions involving multiple technologies, systems, and cross-functional teams.

  • Have built large-scale API Integrations and Data systems.

  • Can find and address privacy risks and vulnerabilities.

  • Experience with data privacy and Data governance software implementations for GDPR and CCPA.

If you have experience with privacy engineering and have experience building privacy tooling, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our team of passionate engineers.

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off.

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching

  • Company contributions to your HSA plan, if you choose one

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees

  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $159,090 - 210,000. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan. Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.