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Technical Expert, Application Penetration, Security Testing


Bentonville, AR 72712
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815077BRReq ID:815077BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. Its all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Technical Expert, Application Penetration, Security TestingEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:The Application Security Technical Expert is a very experienced, seasoned, and well-rounded penetration tester, belonging to Walmarts Technology Team, protecting the globally distributed information assets of the worlds 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 worlds 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 Walmarts overall security postureMinimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields, plus 4 years working in security roles, OR, 7+ years working in security testing rolesAdditional 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 workCategory:Information Technology Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartDivision Summary: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 sustainabilityand 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 industriesall 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?Requisition Template:Home Office
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