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Privacy Analyst

Remote (Canada)

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey.

The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter.

This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life.

Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

Team Description

Our Legal, Policy, Trust & Privacy teams help keep users and their stuff safe, protect Dropbox, counsel Dropboxers on challenging problems, and are always synced with the Dropbox teams they work with. We deal with novel issues every day while standing up for users and helping the company and product grow.

Protecting Dropbox and our users is critical to being worthy of trust. We’re looking for a Privacy Analyst to join our close-knit team. In this role, you’ll partner closely with fellow Dropboxers in Engineering and Product, Product Counseling, and Risk & Compliance in running a dynamic and constantly evolving privacy program.

You’ll help our team build up privacy by design processes, identify and address gap areas, and lead risk assessments such as Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs). This is a unique opportunity that will allow you to interact with a diverse and multi-disciplinary cross-section of our company while building upon Dropbox’s legacy of thoughtful and privacy-conscious innovation.


The Privacy Analyst role supports the operation of key components of the Dropbox Privacy Program. Core responsibilities include:

  • Supporting privacy compliance and regulatory processes, including: Developing an expertise in Dropbox products and, and identifying areas for improvement; Conducting vendor and partner privacy due diligence; Documenting Data Protection Impact Assessments and remediating identified gaps; Increasing privacy awareness for both our global workforce and specific roles; Helping to obtain privacy certifications, such as Codes of Conduct and the EU-US Data Privacy Framework.
  • Partnering with Engineering, Product, Marketing and Sales, as well as across Legal, to weave privacy into all of Dropbox’s workstreams.
  • Leading continuous cross-functional efforts to ensure Dropbox maintains industry-leading practices in protecting customer, employee and candidate personal data.


  • 1+ years of overall experience at a technology company or similar organization. 
  • 1+ years of experience directly working in privacy projects or engagements. 
  • Basic knowledge of global privacy regulations, standards, and frameworks.
  • Experience operating privacy processes such as reviewing vendor and partners for privacy concerns, and conducting Data Protection Impact Assessments or other privacy risk assessments. 
  • Team player with strong attention to detail, and ability to meet tight deadlines amid shifting priorities.
  • Genuine interest in learning about technology and a desire to tackle problems with creative solutions.
  • Great interpersonal skills and a track record of effectively communicating with teammates, product managers, engineers and legal counsel in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to own and deliver projects end-to-end, and create urgency toward completion. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical competence and comfort with technical terms, as well as a willingness and ability to dive into technical and process details. 
  • Comfort and ability to work globally, remotely and cross-functionally, with a broad audience of stakeholders. 

Total Rewards

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). 

Current Salary/OTE Ranges (Subject to change):

C$81,400 - C$95,800 - C$110,200 


Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage*
  • Retirement Savings through a defined contribution pension or savings plan**
  • Dropbox provides a Flexible PTO Policy in addition to your statutory holidays allowing you to unplug, unwind, and refresh
  • Dropbox also provides exclusive additional paid time off for all FTE employees across the Globe, in addition to any relevant statutory holidays
  • Protection Plans including Life and Disability Insurance*
  • A Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Fertility Benefits, Adoptions and Surrogacy support, and Lactation support 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.


Where group plans are not available, allowances are provided

Benefit, amount, and type are dependent on geographical location, based upon applicable law or company policy


Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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