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Lead Security Engineer



Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Lead Security Engineer

Trust is Salesforce’s number one value, and we invest heavily in the security space to create the safest enterprise cloud platform. We are looking for an experienced and motivated Lead Security Engineer to join our security team at Salesforce. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a security team that is responsible for the security of MuleSoft’s cloud infrastructure, applications, and data. To be successful in this role, you must have a deep understanding of security principles, industry best practices, and experience with both cloud and on-premises security solutions. You must also be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent communication, problem-solving, and collaboration skills. The Lead Security Engineer will play a critical role in designing, deploying, and maintaining security solutions for MuleSoft’s cloud infrastructure and applications. You will work closely with other security team members, engineering teams, and business stakeholders to ensure the security of Salesforce’s data and infrastructure. If you are passionate about security and have the necessary technical skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.


  • The Lead Security Engineer will play a critical role in designing, building, deploying, and maintaining security solutions (including automation) for MuleSoft’s cloud.
  • Work collaboratively with Salesforce Trust and MuleSoft Engineering teams, leading efforts to integrate security measures into the product and software development lifecycles.
  • Monitor and analyze security events for suspicious activities.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and security audits, providing feedback/best practices to stakeholders.
  • Mentor junior personnel, providing guidance, advice, feedback, and support to help them grow in their careers.


  • 7+ years of proven experience in the security field, including product/application security, penetration testing, threat modeling, and/or network security.
  • Good understanding of cloud security principles with hands-on experience in securing cloud-based applications and infrastructure, with a demonstrated track record of securing products and infrastructure against potential threats.
  • Must be a highly-motivated self-starter with excellent communication (verbal and written), problem-solving, and collaboration skills.
  • Familiarity with common web application testing tools for DAST, SAST, and IAST analysis.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and CI/CD tools such as Jenkins.
  • Experienced with developing Shell (Bash) Scripts deployed in production environments.
  • Experience using Terraform, Python.
  • Experience in AWS services such as EC2, EKS, Lambda, RDS, etc. Experience in cloud service deployment.


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