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Senior Director, Information Security



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Director to lead our organization responsible for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Privileged Access Management (PAM), and Linux Identity. This role will have the overall responsibility for setting the vision, strategy, and direction for MFA, PAM, and Linux Identity programs, while leading a team of experts in these domains. The Senior Director will play a key role in ensuring the security and integrity of our systems and data, while promoting efficient and effective access management practices.

What you will do

Strategic Leadership: -Develop and execute a comprehensive strategic roadmap for MFA, PAM, and Linux Identity programs, aligning them with the overall organizational objectives and security standards. Provide visionary leadership to the team, setting clear goals, expectations, and KPIs to drive performance and continuous improvement. Collaborate with other senior leaders to ensure alignment and integration of MFA, PAM, and Linux Identity initiatives with broader security and IT strategies.

MFA Implementation and Management: - Oversee the design, implementation, and ongoing management of MFA solutions across the organization. Define and enforce MFA policies, standards, and best practices to enhance security measures and protect critical systems and data. Stay abreast of emerging MFA technologies and industry trends, evaluating their potential impact and relevance to the organization's security needs.

Privileged Access Management (PAM): - Develop and implement a comprehensive PAM strategy, encompassing privileged account management, access controls, monitoring, and auditing. Lead the deployment and ongoing management of PAM solutions, ensuring secure access to critical systems and data while minimizing the risk of unauthorized access. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate PAM solutions into existing infrastructure and workflows, ensuring seamless user experience and minimal disruptions.

Linux Identity Management: - Provide strategic direction and oversight for Linux identity management, including user provisioning, access controls, and authentication mechanisms. Define and enforce Linux identity management policies and standards, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices. Collaborate with IT teams to implement robust Linux identity management solutions, promoting secure access and efficient administration of Linux-based systems.

Team Leadership and Collaboration: - Build and lead a high-performing team of professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning. Provide mentorship, guidance, and support to team members, promoting their professional growth and development. Collaborate and engage with other departments, stakeholders, and external partners to ensure effective cross-functional collaboration and successful project delivery.

What you will bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in information security, with a focus on Authentication, MFA, PAM, or Linux identity management.

  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing teams responsible for MFA, PAM, and Linux Identity.

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of MFA technologies, PAM solutions, and Linux identity management best practices.

  • Strong understanding of security frameworks, regulatory requirements, and industry standards related to access management and identity governance.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on delivering large, enterprise scale solutions.

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 $160,000.00-$320,000.00

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 7years’ experience in information security or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.Option 2: 9 years’ experience in information security or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.

4 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 5 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...

2501 Se J St, Ste A, Bentonville, AR 72716-3724, United States of America