Legal Investigator

Seattle, Washington
$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

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Meta's Technical Legal Investigations Team is dedicated to protecting Meta from serious financial or reputational harm, mitigating legal risk, as well as detecting and remediating threats to the company and its users. ​​On this team, you will have the opportunity to generate new cases through analysis, contribute to the design and construction of new detections and tools to address threats and optimize workflows, as well as run your own investigations into internal and external threats facing Meta.We are seeking a highly motivated team player to support our investigations, fraud detection and cybersecurity missions. The successful candidate will assist in detecting and investigating fraud as well as other violations of Meta's Code of Conduct and policies (both internal and external, which pose a significant financial and reputational risk to the company), cybersecurity events, and integrity matters impacting our users. This candidate will also provide technical investigative insights, including analysis of logs, data and other company resources, build automation for proactive threat detection of legal investigative matters, and assist in implementing the FTC consent decree's requirement for a comprehensive information security program.

Legal Investigator Responsibilities:

  • Investigate complex matters involving internal or external actors abusing a Meta tool, system or product to steal from the company, its users or advertisers, negatively impact the quality of its product or cause direct or indirect harm to Meta or its users
  • Perform extensive financial analysis, to include gathering data from multiple sources, conducting detailed review of transaction level records, and integrating this information for investigative conclusions and presentations to leadership
  • Identify individuals responsible for malicious activity as well as details of the means by which the activity occurred so as to prevent similar, future occurrences
  • Utilize multiple investigative techniques to collect information about vulnerabilities and exploitations, including interviewing, data analysis, document review and collaboration with partners, often combining these methods to draw investigative conclusions
  • Partner with Security Engineering, Physical Security, HR Investigations team, Human Resource Business Partners, People Operations, Employment Counsel, Finance, Engineering and others to drive improvements to policies and processes across the company
  • Share investigative results through detailed reports, discussions and presentations
  • Conceptualize, develop and implement methods of proactive detection where possible

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working in investigations including 2+ years utilizing financial analysis to drive investigations
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant), Chartered Accountant and/or Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Experience investigating, researching, organizing and remediating matters from initial response through conclusion
  • Experience developing and executing short- and long-term projects while managing priorities
  • Experience using a variety of investigative tools and techniques, as well as experience interpreting information from multiple sources, including queries, data analysis, interviews and document review in response to specific legal requirements
  • Experience processing, extracting, storing and delivering data in support of investigations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/MS or equivalent experience in Accounting, Law, Criminology, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Economics, Business or related field
  • Experience conducting white-collar investigations such as financial crimes, fraud, cyber crimes, sophisticated corporate fraud schemes, corruption and anti-money laundering
  • Experience with SQL, PHP, Python, Bento, Tableau, and/or similar tools and languages
  • Experience with open source investigation techniques and familiarity with a variety of internet research tools
  • Experience drafting investigative reports for both law enforcement and non-law enforcement audiences which includes presenting detailed/technical information to a variety of audiences, including engineers, business and technical leaders, and external counsel

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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