Full Time Job

Enforcement Detection Analyst, Trust and Safety


San Bruno, CA 4 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Fast-paced, dynamic, and proactive, YouTube's Trust & Safety team is dedicated to making YouTube a safe place for users, viewers, and content creators around the world to belong, create, and express themselves. Whether understanding and solving their online content concerns, navigating within global legal frameworks, or writing and enforcing worldwide policy, the Trust & Safety team is on the frontlines of enhancing the YouTube experience, building internet safety, and protecting free speech in our ever-evolving digital world.

As an Enforcement Detection Analyst on the YouTube Trust and Safety team, you will be directly responsible for ensuring that we effectively identify and remove disruptive content and users as quickly as possible, in an environment where new content is uploaded rapidly.

At YouTube, we believe that everyone deserves to have a voice, and that the world is a better place when we listen, share, and build community through our stories. We work together to give everyone the power to share their story, explore what they love, and connect with one another in the process. Working at the intersection of cutting-edge technology and boundless creativity, we move at the speed of culture with a shared goal to show people the world. We explore new ideas, solve real problems, and have fun - and we do it all together.

• Develop and implement strategies and solutions to enforce YouTube content policies at scale, and leverage machine learning, as appropriate.
• Deliver improvements to our performance metrics based on understanding of drivers of operations, and leverage programming skills to ensure that solutions fit within the current complex product and backend infrastructures.
• Work closely with the Policy and Operations teams to understand the ever-changing policy enforcement landscape, and with Engineering teams to develop and test new features that address operational needs.
• Provide rapid incident response for abuse problems, operating with minimal guidance, and analyze and draw conclusions on root-causes and define and implement mitigation steps.
• Understand the abuse landscape, covering key vectors including insights towards drivers/intention of the abuse, methods to acquire accounts, gaps in our enforcement, etc.


Minimum qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
• 2 years of analytical work experience.
• Experience with machine learning, programming (e.g., Python, Java), database querying (e.g., SQL), and statistics.
• Experience with creating metrics to measure performance of models, building dashboards, and reporting.

Preferred qualifications:
• Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related technical field.
• Experience or demonstrated interest in content policy and/or anti-abuse operations at scale.
• Experience of going above and beyond to make operational improvements and solve tough problems, with developed problem-solving and analytical skills.
• Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders to gather requirements, explain models, and iterate to make improvements.
• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rox351-3-237-16-210-42 in your application.