Manager/Sr. Manager Software Engineering @ Salesforce - San Francisco, CA

Job Overview

11 days ago

Manager/Sr. Manager Software Engineering

Salesforce - San Francisco, CA

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Job Category

Products and Technology

Job Details

The Security Engineering and Operations organization is hiring a Manager/Senior Manager to lead the development and operational support of our vulnerability scanning infrastructure. Our mission is to build highly-available and performant distributed systems, capable of collecting information from millions of hardware and software assets, and to provide our security teams with the ability to query and act on vulnerability-related information. Our dynamic vulnerability scope covers multiple dimensions, including perimeter/internal scanning, container/VM/hardware device, public cloud and on-premise infrastructure.

As an engineering leader, you will manage a multi-functional

(engineering and operations) scrum team responsible for designing, implementing and running such innovative security platforms. You will be responsible for hiring and retaining the best security talent around, growing your team and the people on it, and helping guide the technical direction. You will drive a transformative change to a world-class autonomous infrastructure that can automatically scale and grow with the largest enterprise cloud in the world.


  • Develop product and service strategies for vulnerability detection and management in partnership with product management

  • Drive design and implementation of innovative distributed software platforms for continuous assessment of threats and vulnerabilities, risk and policy compliance across Salesforce software and hardware assets, in private and public clouds

  • Drive integration of vendored solutions for vulnerability management in the Salesforce infrastructure and implement their control plane as fully-autonomous platforms

  • Identify and lead development of automation solutions for the team’s operational processes

  • Lead a team of developers and devops engineers in a full-service ownership model following Agile methodologies

  • Lead owned services in a 24/7 runtime environment, including driving investigations to resolve

root cause and implement remediations

  • Hire, train and assess the performance of direct reports according to corporate policies and procedures

  • Assist in the growth of employees through coaching, training and career development activities

  • Interact with industry experts, vendors, partners, internal staff and auditors to bring in innovative solutions in the vulnerability management space, as well as contribute to the security community

  • Work effectively as part of a geographically distributed team

Required Expertise

  • Industry experience . 7+ years of experience in software development, including:

    • 3+ years experience in SaaS, PaaS or IaaS software development

    • 3+ years experience in a high-availability 24/7 environment (cloud platforms are a plus)

  • Management experience . Management experience. 2+ years of direct people management experience, with at least 5 reports in the org. Leading multi-functional

teams (development, operations) is a strong plus.

  • Platform development . Proven track of designing, coding and delivering large-scale PaaS or IaaS systems, especially for public cloud providers (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP). DevOps approach

  • and strong ownership over owned code (test, monitor, deploy, maintain)

  • Agile . Prior experience leading teams using agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)

  • Security awareness. Solid fundamentals in security basics (IAM, Data Protection, PKI, Network Security). Expertise implementing and operating vulnerability management solutions for applications and infrastructure is a plus.

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Government space experience . Prior experience in implementing and running systems under FedRAMP/FISMA, DoD IL requirements is desired.

  • Distributed systems . Expertise in designing, implementing and operated distributed systems architectures and concepts, including several of the following:

    • High-performance, high-availability (99.999%) and self-recoverable systems

    • Control, orchestration and automation platforms using containers or VMs

    • Storage solutions, in particular MySQL (e.g., Cassandra, MongoDB, Hadoop, Redis, Zookeeper)

    • Consensus and consistency frameworks (e.g., Paxos, Raft, eventual consistency)

    • Data-processing systems (e.g., Lambda architecture, Kafka, RabbitMQ, ELK)

    • RPC frameworks (e.g., Protobuf/gRPC, Thrift, Bond)

  • Software design . Demonstrated expertise in applying systems patterns (e.g., Client-server, N-tier, Master/Slave, MVC) and API constructions (e.g., Swagger, OpenAPI)

  • Programming. Proficiency in object-oriented and multi-threaded programming to support code-reviews and guiding engineers in at least one of the following languages: Golang, Python, Java

  • Vulnerability scanners . Experience operating or implementing vulnerability scanning systems, including vendors such as Tenable, Qualys, Rapid 7, Sonatype, Snyk.

  • Certifications. Security based credentials (SSCP, GIAC GCUX, GSEC, GCED, GCIH, GCIA, etc) are a plus


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