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Lead Specialist, Security Testing in BENTONVILLE, AR | Walmart Careers

Lead Specialist, Security Testing

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 815077BR

What you'll do at

The Application Security Technical Expert is a very experienced, seasoned, and well-rounded penetration tester, belonging to Walmart’s Technology Team, protecting the globally distributed information assets of the world’s largest company through end to end solution testing. This person is a relentless and creative bug hunter among bug hunters with an eagle eye, disciplined methodology, and willingness to collaborate with some of the brightest security minds.

• Identify and exploit vulnerabilities in commercial, open source, and custom software applications; infrastructure; people; and processes running across one of the world’s largest networks
• Manage vulnerability and exploit data in large scale tests using collaboration tools across a tight-knit team
• Compose test reports and record vulnerability data according to Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) processes
• Deliver technical debriefs to engineers and developers as needed
• Never stop learning the latest and most advanced security testing techniques, development tools and frameworks
• Maintain testing tools, hardware, and equipment, creating new tools where appropriate
• Foster a Purple (Red + Blue) Team environment to share information with defensive teams to increase Walmart’s overall security posture

Preferred Qualifications

• 5+ years Penetration Testing Experience or related certifications (e.g. OSCP, OSWP, OSCE, GPEN, GWAPT, GXPN)
• Demonstrable experience identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in commercial, open source, and custom software products
• Demonstrable experience identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in mobile applications (iOS, Android) is highly preferred
• Demonstrable strong experience with penetration testing tools (e.g. Metasploit, Burp Suite, etc.) and also capable of manually executing these same types of attacks without the use of the tools
• Demonstrable experience conducting post-exploitation activities is required
• Demonstrable experience conducting code reviews is preferred
• Excellent written communication skills
• Prior experience developing communication on technical subjects to be read by individuals with diverse levels of technical knowledge
• Excellent verbal skills preferred, security conference talks or publications are a plus
• Excellent knowledge of common operating systems is required, knowledge of less popular and legacy operating systems is a plus
• Strong knowledge of common networking configurations, load balancing, firewalls, and security controls
• Strong knowledge of authentication and SSO technologies
• Strong knowledge of applied cryptography and common implementation flaws
• Knowledge of virtualized infrastructures is preferred
• Prior experience with retail technologies is preferred
• Ability to develop software in python and ruby is highly preferred
• Ability to develop software in Java, C#, JavaScript (especially NodeJS), C/C++, Go, and other common languages is a plus
• Ability to build automation to eliminate reoccurring/repetitious work

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
"I feel like my manager wants to help me become a better developer and a better person overall."
— Roel, Program Analyst

Hello, NW Arkansas

With over 200 miles of trails, an emerging locally-sourced food scene, the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum—NWA has something for everyone.

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