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(USA) Senior Manager, Information Security



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart is seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior Manager of Security Engineering to lead and mentor a team of engineers in enhancing our capabilities in network access authorization, network discovery, and the automation of network security-related tasks. This role, based in Bentonville, AR, is part of the Network Security team and will be critical in ensuring operational excellence in one of the world's largest private enterprises.

About Team:

At Walmart, we prioritize innovation and data security. Our team is dedicated to maintaining a secure operating environment and preserving the trust of our customers, associates, and stakeholders. We combine a range of services and expertise to prevent fraud, detect threats, and manage digital risk and access. Our focus is on mitigating attack risks, securing cloud transformation, and fostering a culture of security and reliability within our team

What you'll do:

Leadership and Team Management:

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a team of network systems engineers, developers, and operations engineers.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance team culture, promoting continuous learning and innovation.
  • Provide strategic direction and technical guidance to the team, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and industry best practices.

Network Access and Authorization:

  • Oversee the design, implementation, and management of network access control systems.
  • Develop and enforce policies, procedures, and standards for network access authorization.
  • Ensure robust security measures are in place to protect against unauthorized access and breaches.

Network Discovery:

  • Lead initiatives to enhance network discovery capabilities, ensuring comprehensive visibility of the enterprise network.
  • Implement tools and technologies for effective network mapping, monitoring, and management.
  • Conduct regular assessments and audits to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities.

Automation of Network Security Tasks:

  • Drive automation initiatives to streamline and enhance network security operations.
  • Develop and implement automated solutions for network security tasks, such as configuration management, threat detection, and incident response.
  • Ensure scalability and efficiency in network security processes through automation.

Operational Excellence:

  • Maintain a strong focus on operational excellence, ensuring high availability, reliability, and performance of network security systems.
  • Monitor and analyze network security metrics, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions.
  • Collaborate with other security teams and stakeholders to ensure a cohesive and comprehensive security posture.

What you'll bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or a related field. A Master’s degree or relevant certifications (CISSP, CISM, etc.) is a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in network security engineering, with at least 5 years in a managerial role.
  • Proven hands-on experience in network access control, network discovery, and the automation of network security tasks.
  • Strong technical background in network security, including knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and VPNs.
  • Experience with network security tools and technologies, such as NAC solutions, network discovery tools, and automation platforms.
  • Deep understanding of network protocols, architecture, and security best practices.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of complex systems integrations, designing and troubleshooting highly available systems.
  • Unix background is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, capable of interacting with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

About Walmart Global Tech
Imagine working in an environment where one line of code can make life easier for hundreds of millions of people. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech. We’re a team of software engineers, data scientists, cybersecurity expert's and service professionals within the world’s leading retailer who make an epic impact and are at the forefront of the next retail disruption. People are why we innovate, and people power our innovations. We are people-led and tech-empowered. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow. We have roles for those chasing their first opportunity as well as those looking for the opportunity that will define their career. Here, you can kickstart a great career in tech, gain new skills and experience for virtually every industry, or leverage your expertise to innovate at scale, impact millions and reimagine the future of retail.

Flexible, hybrid work:
We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily in office coupled with virtual when not onsite. Our campuses serve as a hub to enhance collaboration, bring us together for purpose and deliver on business needs. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team and be more flexible in our personal lives.

Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, information systems, cybersecurity, or related area and 5years’ experience in information security or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.Option 2: 7 years’ experience in information security or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.

2 years’ supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Certification in Security+, GISF, CISM, or CISA, Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, information systems, cybersecurity or related area and 3 years’ experience leading information security or cybersecurity projects, We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart’s accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.

Primary Location...

805 Se Moberly Ln, Bentonville, AR 72712, United States of America