Investigator, Cybercrime

Google - Mountain View, CA (30+ days ago)4.3


Our Legal team needs more than attorneys to keep things moving. Our Legal Operations team is charged with improving and maintaining the Legal team's internal processes, systems and tools. Responsible for tracking objectives, coordinating financial planning and solving technology challenges, you are entrepreneurial, proactive and highly organized. You keep costs down, engage third-party vendors and make the Legal team's services better, faster and more efficient.

The Investigations and User Protection team protects Google and its users by investigating significant malicious activity, abuse, and fraud across all of Google’s products and services. The team is solely responsible for incidents that might result in potential data disclosure and/or law enforcement involvement and ensures that our investigative practices and any data disclosure to law enforcement respects user privacy, and complies with the law and Google policies.

Investigators conduct investigations into illicit actors and work with Legal Counsel, Product Counsel, Product Managers, Engineering and others to develop the most effective course of action including but not limited to law enforcement involvement, civil enforcement, product enforcement, recommendations for improvements to systems and/or operational processes.

20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.

Responsibilities
Lead complex investigations of fraud, safety and other malicious behaviors.
Operate independently with limited guidance to move the team's mission forward.
Solve complex problems with innovative solutions.
Collaborate and build relationships with internal and external entities such as industry, academia and non-profits.
Prioritize and manage multiple investigations simultaneously.
Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
2 years of experience in investigations and Internet based fraud/abuse.
Experience in project management.

Preferred qualifications:
6 years of relevant work experience investigating sophisticated Internet-based fraud or abuse.
Experience collecting, managing and synthesizing large and complex data sets and information from disparate sources.
Ability to independently drive multiple investigations to resolution and handle a large workload.
Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders both inside and outside the company.
Developed analytical, problem solving, communication and leadership skills.
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