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Senior Cyber Incident and Vulnerability Manager



Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Enterprise Technology & Infrastructure

Job Details

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Overview of the Role:

Our Incident and Vulnerability Managers are a critical part of Salesforce’s Cyber Security Response Center. As commanders on the most impactful cyber security incidents and vulnerabilities, we lead Salesforce’s response while acting as the security executive liaison with Security and Business Leadership across the lifecycle of events. Responsible for the response strategy and its timely execution, we leverage on our unique perspective to partner with the wider Security organization to identify, prioritize and remediate critical cyber risks across Salesforce. We are constantly looking at ways to reduce the toil and we drive continuous improvement initiatives across our tooling, playbooks and automated workflows. The scale of our environment and the variety of problems to solve provides unique opportunities to learn and to grow surrounded by a diverse and supportive team and incredibly helpful partners.


  • Act as Incident or Vulnerability Commander for Salesforce’s high risk cyber security events.

  • Establish Salesforce’s cyber response strategy and coordinate its delivery until remediation of security threats.

  • Ensure the highest standards of the execution and documentation of the NIST incident response lifecycle to timely scope, contain and remediate critical security threats.

  • Command Executive Briefings and response calls, act as security executive liaison.

  • Maintain timely communications on progress and findings to Leadership and address incoming escalations from executives.

  • Partner closely with Legal, Software Engineering, Operations, Technical Support, Customer Success and Sales Leadership to ensure the best outcomes for customers and partners.

  • Lead cross-functional post-incident process reviews to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Contribute to the team sprint and lead critical cyber uplift projects.

  • Educate, train and mentor external teams on the incident response lifecycle and cyber best practice.

Required Qualifications:

Successful Incident and Vulnerability Managers thrive on challenge, are calm under pressure, and leverage on their business acumen and cyber technical expertise to drive timely outcomes. Integrity, flexibility and creative problem-solving skills are prerequisites for this role.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in cyber security operations, cyber incident management and cyber risk management within an enterprise environment

  • Experience responding to and leading complex cyber security incidents in a large-scale environment.

  • Broad knowledge of cyber security best practices, the current threat landscape and the cyber incident response lifecycle.

  • Strong teamwork approach with the ability to build and grow relationships with a wide range of technical and business stakeholders.

  • Ability to stay composed under pressure and to think critically on the spot.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Project management skills with demonstrated ability to drive, influence and coordinate cross-teams and cross-region projects.

  • Ability to work in a follow-the-sun model with a 24/7 operating model.

  • EU or UK citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep technical knowledge of Cloud environments (AWS, GCP, Azure).

  • Deep technical knowledge of network fundamentals and common Internet protocols.

  • Strong technical knowledge of incident response frameworks with operational experience across Windows, Mac and Linux forensics

  • Experience in conducting root cause analysis

  • Familiarity with cyber security standards and regulatory frameworks (NIST, PCI-DSS, GDPR, ISO 27001)

  • Relevant cyber security certifications


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