Cyber Risk Salesforce Application Security Senior Consultant

Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional growth and new responsibilities? If so, Deloitte & Touche LLP could be the place for you. Join our Cyber Risk Services Application Security team and help organizations build the application security and controls they need to protect the Salesforce platform.

Work you'll do

As a Senior Consultant in our Cyber Application Security team, you will:

  • Work with the project team and client stakeholders to design and implement security solutions that effectively mitigate business risks during Salesforce implementations
  • Support clients with Salesforce security administration activities including, but not limited to, user roles, security, profiles, object/field relationships, workflow rules, processes, flows, page layouts, validation rules, email templates, custom buttons and triggers, and reports
  • Work collaboratively with client business and IT teams to define the Salesforce security solution including but not limited to Segregation of Duties, Business process and IT controls
  • Work and communicate effectively with cross-functional teams across sales, delivery, operations, etc to obtain security requirements
  • Become a trusted advisor to our clients and help them identify areas to improve their security controls and better manage cyber risks related to Salesforce
  • Evaluate, design, and/or develop security governance operating models, architecture, and security strategies related to Salesforce

The team

Deloitte Advisory's Cyber Risk team helps complex organizations more confidently pursue their growth, innovation and performance agendas through proactive management of the associated cyber risks. Our professionals provide advisory and implementation services that integrate risk, regulatory, and technology skills to help clients transform their legacy programs into proactive Secure.Vigilant.Resilient.TM cyber risk programs. Join the team developing the future state of cyber risk solutions. Learn more about Deloitte Advisory's Cyber Risk Services practice.



  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Security, Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Business
  • Minimal of 3 years' experience with security assessment or security implementation of Software as a Service (SaaS) based solution
  • Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Administrator, and/or Certified Developer, Certified Sales/Service Consultant
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • 95 to 100% travel
  • Demonstrate skills and experience related to security solutions for Software as a Service (SaaS) and Service Oriented Architecture platforms
  • Experience with designing security architecture solution for Salesforce including integration and authentication across systems; manage the development lifecycle to ensure the delivery of highly secure solutions that are optimized for performance and built to scale; articulate design considerations, trade-offs, benefits, and recommendations for a technical architecture.
  • Experience with implementing of Salesforce security architecture, including
  • Salesforce application security – Profiles, Role Hierarchy, Sharing Rules etc.
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Integration with security information and event management (SIEM) solutions
  • Single Sign On (SSO)
  • Designing and generating Salesforce reports and dashboards.
  • Experience with Salesforce shield implementations. Experience with defining organization threat model to create data classification scheme and drive the data encryption solution per the client's regulatory, security, compliance, and privacy requirements.
  • Understanding of Web-based On-Demand software solutions and familiarity with multi-tier, high availability application server environments and data architecture/schema

Preferred Salesforce Knowledge or Experience

  • Knowledge of or experience with integrating with other backend systems and various integration patterns applicable to Salesforce
  • Knowledge of or experience with integrating with Web services including SOAP, WSDL, REST, SSL standards, security models and typical API client architecture
  • Understanding of the Heroku platform security architecture
  • Knowledge of or experience with building sites and customer/partner community portals.
  • Knowledge of or experience with using additional API techniques such as Salesforce Bulk, REST, SOAP, Streaming and Metadata API.
  • Create custom applications or customize existing Salesforce applications using Apex programming language and Visualforce.
  • Knowledge of or experience with usage of architecture tools to define the application data model based on best practices, and Enterprise Reference Architecture.
  • Knowledge of or experience using and customizing AppExchange products.
  • Knowledge of or experience with security features available on Salesforce platform, including Shield including limitations and workarounds.

How you'll grow

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