Director, IT Security

Full Time
San Francisco, CA
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We are looking for a strong technical manager who can join our security team. The primary goals of this role is to provide deep partnership with and technical advisory to our IT business partners, to gain understanding of the specific domain and its unique security risks, and to reduce this risk together.

The ideal candidate will share our passion for solving complicated business and security problems, while minimizing friction and maximizing productivity and impact. While this is a management position, the ideal candidate will possess both deep and broad technical knowledge across a range of security disciplines.


Requirements:
  • Manage and mentor a team of individual contributors, drive role definition and hire the best in the industry.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define and drive the security agenda in IT
  • Partner with leaders across the company, to ensure that information security efforts receive appropriate prioritization and resources.
  • Take a leadership role in working across the company on security projects and provide security guidance on a constant stream of new projects and technologies.
  • Drive security risk decisions in IT, and influence technical architecture.
  • Identify growth areas for the team, set clear expectations, and provide frequent feedback while showing care.
  • Have passion for real security and be able to positively spread this enthusiasm to partner teams. 
Qualifications / Experiences:
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience, including technical advisory and proven ability to contribute at both strategic and operational levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit and manage technical teams, including performance management.
  • A proven ability to communicate security risks and plans to address them to senior leadership.
  • Demonstrated technicality across a range of security disciplines.
  • Ability to translate technical concepts into language for audiences.
  • A proven ability to build relationships with key stakeholders and business leaders.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering with an emphasis in Information Security or a related field, or equivalent experience.
     
Desired Skills / Experiences:
  • CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) or equivalent
  • Knowledgeable in security trends, products and tooling.
    Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes's "World's Most Innovative Company" six years in a row and one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" nine years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world. 
About Salesforce:
Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes's "World's Most Innovative Company" five years in a row and one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world. 
 
Salesforce.com is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Salesforce.com does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce.com will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce.com.
 
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Pay Transparency Policy Statement – The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 



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