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Staff, Penetration Testing Engineer



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart continues to grow an elite Information Security team and is looking for a talented and experienced Penetration Tester/Ethical Hacker to join our Security Testing practice! Walmart Global Technology is on the cutting edge of security for a wide variety of platforms and technologies including cloud services, Internet of Things (IoT), identity and access management, mobile development, virtualization, AI and Robotics and custom hardware, all operating at massive scale.

If you want to be part of the Information Security team that develops innovative solutions that balance security and business priorities, this is the position for you! As a seasoned Penetration Tester/Ethical Hacker, you will be expected to have strong knowledge in multiple domains while providing meaningful contributions to the Walmart Information Security team and business partners throughout the global Walmart ecosystem. You will also be a thought leader and mentor junior security practitioners throughout the organization.

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:

  • Performing expert security testing techniques against unique targets in a diverse global technology footprint
  • Identifying exploitable security vulnerabilities in IoT, embedded devices, cloud-based technologies and services, mobile solutions, APIs, hardware, firmware, source code and applications
  • Developing exploits and customized proof of concepts for diverse targets and tech stacks
  • Developing and utilizing advanced tools for penetration testing and exploiting vulnerabilities
  • Researching, learning, and continuously improving skills to emulate attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Influencing technical and business strategies by articulating technical risk associated with key business solutions
  • Providing security and vulnerability remediation expertise to technology stakeholders and partners
  • Mentoring and sharing knowledge with other security practitioners and technology stakeholders

What you'll bring:

  • 10+ years Information Security experience
  • 7+ years expert experience executing penetration testing/ethical hacking against IoT, embedded systems, cloud-based technologies, mobile, hardware, APIs, web applications
  • Expert-level experience security testing in dynamic enterprise cloud environments
  • Possess one or more of these credentials: OSCP, OSWE, GXPN, GWAPT, GPEN (preferred but not required)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate and translate security and risk management terminology in business terms
  • Motivated by challenges and have a proven track record for delivering results at scale

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 4years’ experience in penetration testing or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.
Option 2: 6 years’ experience in penetration testing or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Certifications in Security+, Network+, GISF, GSEC, CISSP, CCSP, or GPEN, Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or related area and 2 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