Salesforce.com, Inc Systems Security Engineer- Government Cloud in Herndon, Virginia
Job CategoryProducts and Technology
Job Title: Systems Security Engineer - Gov Cloud
Salesforce is looking to grow our expanding Gov Cloud team. To join this team, you'll need to have a passion for security, and love hands-on systems administration/automation. As a Systems Security Engineer for the Government Cloud, you will work with various teams, app. owners, and should have understand Unix/Linux. Working with multiple teams will require strong core skills with confidence in general networking knowledge and have strong security understanding.
As a key member of our team, the Systems Security Engineer will work on the 'front lines' of the Salesforce production environment, the largest SaaS platform on the planet, protecting our critical infrastructure and proactively defending our customers' data. The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for operations tasks such as patching, releases, building new roles/services in production as required, assisting teams with trouble shooting, enhancing the security of our production systems, developing the tools to help us maintain our production environment, ensuring that we maintain our external compliance certifications, and deploying and maintaining the systems in our production data centers.
Management/Review of systems host configurations
System vulnerability assessments and remediation, including the assessment/deployment of vendor security updates
Support ongoing and new service/compliance initiatives
Security incident response in coordination with other teams across the company and/or externally as required
Deploy and manage systems, security, and application systems
Design and develop tools to automate operations or reporting tasks
Ability to work with multiple customers, context switch, learn fast, and communicate well
Demonstrated understanding of general Unix/Linux systems administration (Or similar, e.g. Ubuntu, Solaris, etc.)
Knowledge of host-based security
Working knowledge of standard Unix infrastructure tools/protocols. (DHCP, DNS, NTP, SYSLOG, SSH, IPSec etc.)
Familiarity with OSI model
Basic cross-functional understanding of network engineering concepts and protocols (e.g., TCP, UDP, SSL, VLAN, etc.)
Experience with production and customer-facing data center environments
Experience with writing scripts and automation (Perl, Go, Shell, Python etc)
Familiarity with Linux authentication and authorization methodologies, such as Kerberos, LDAP, NIS, Sudo, etc.
Experience undergoing audit and implementing new controls specific to with Government standards including FedRamp, DOD SRG, PCI, SOC, ISO
Host-based firewall security experience (access control list (ACL) management, secure remote management practices, IDS, etc
Host-based security to include HIDS/HIPS, system auditing frameworks, etc.
Configuration management with open-source tools, such as puppet, chef, salt, or ansible
Working in high-availability, 24x7x365 large-scale multi-data center environment
TACACS+, RADIUS, multifactor authentication systems (SecurID, YubiKey, etc.)
Cloud Infrastructure Experience SaaS
Securing, troubleshooting, and operating multi-tiered applications
Strong communication skills
Security based credentials highly desired (SSCP, GIAC GCUX, GSEC, GCED,GCIH,GCIA, etc)
BS/BA degree, or equivalent work experience
**U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship. You agree to complete a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position with the U.S. federal government or other clearances as deemed appropriate for the role.
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This candidate must be a U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship and agrees to complete a U.S. federal government Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position.
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