Privacy Specialist


Boston, MA, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Industry: Health
  • Post Date: 10/17/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 33 Arch Street, 16 Fl Boston, Boston, MA, 02110

About Biofourmis

Biofourmis is the world’s most sophisticated HIPAA compliant personalised health analytics platform based on human physiology that uses digital mHealth devices and bio-sensors to capture important clinical information towards building a precise predictive analytics engine.

Job Description

Biofourmis is a digital therapeutics company that pioneered and is the leader in Personalized Predictive Care. Our disruptive turnkey technology uses advanced clinical grade wearable sensors to continuously monitor bio vitals and process them using our patented and FDA approved AI/ML algorithms to predict changes in physiology that are co-related to medical and disease events in the cardiac, oncology, respiratory, and other therapeutic areas.

We are a dynamic high-growth company, having quadrupled in size in the last 12 months. We have offices in Boston, Singapore, Bangalore, and Zurich, backing from some of the premier venture capitalists in the world, and enjoy the confidence of customers who are leaders in the healthcare space. Our talented team sports PhDs in Data Science and Biostatistics, world class systems and mobile software engineers, accomplished hardware and firmware engineers, and leaders in the clinical operations space.

Privacy Specialist

We are seeking a Privacy Specialist with strong HIPAA experience to support the daily operation and ongoing maturity of the Biofourmis Privacy Program. The Privacy Specialist is responsible for performing day-to-day privacy activities that support the strategy, design and execution of Biofourmis’ US privacy program and reports to the Privacy Compliance Officer based out of Boston, MA.


  • Receive and respond to data subject requests and queries both internally and externally
  • Support the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HIPAA and other US privacy laws and regulations
  • Assist with client qualification processes by responding to client questionnaires and preparing relevant supporting documentation
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of third-party vendors to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed
  • Work with other teams to assist with data mapping and data classification of all Biofourmis data processing activities in the US
  • Assist with incident and breach management processes
  • Conduct data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) for high-risk data processing activities
  • Conduct internal audits to test compliance and implement corrective action plans to remediate findings
  • Support external audits and Biofourmis compliance certification projects (e.g., HITRUST, etc.)
  • Provide training and awareness on HIPAA requirements for employees and contractors


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in HIPAA privacy compliance, preferred in healthcare system, hospital, or healthcare provider setting
  • Ability to read complex regulations and interpret legal and regulatory requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more professional certifications related to privacy such as CHPC, CIPP-US, or equivalent is strongly preferred
  • Experience with CCPA and other US state privacy and data breach laws
  • Experience with TrustArc privacy management tools
  • Experience working with cross-functional global teams spread across time zones

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