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(USA) Director, Information Security - Global Tech Assurance Engineering



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

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As an Engineering Leader in the Information Security (InfoSec) Global Tech Assurance team, you will play a key role in overseeing the design, implementation, and support of solutions/tooling that aide in our objective of creating automated processes and preventative/detective controls to ensure policy compliance as well as systematic testing for continuous compliance. You will be responsible for building a talented team of engineers, setting technical and architectural standards, collaborating with other functions to define scope and objectives, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality, secure, compliant, and efficient solutions. As an Engineering Leader, you must stay updated with the latest technology trends, implement engineering leading practices in accordance with policy, and contribute to the strategic planning and growth of the function.

About Our Team

In an environment where IT-related risks are on the rise and constantly changing, the ability to provide confidence that our technical controls in high-risk areas are operating effectively is paramount. The Global Tech Assurance team collaborates with business partners, Governance, and Global Tech teams to ensure applications are properly deployed, monitored, and controlled to meet appropriate levels of compliance for industry, legal, governmental, risk, and safety standards. We also work to create automated preventative and detective controls and processes as well as implementing systematic testing for continuous compliance to provide confidence key technical controls are functioning as intended.

What you'll do...

As a Director of Information Security – Global Tech Assurance Engineering, you’ll have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the Global Tech Assurance Engineering function that align with the overall objectives of InfoSec and Global Governance stakeholders.
  • Oversee development projects from conception to completion, ensuring they are completed on time within agreed upon commitments.
  • Ensure product quality by developing and executing quality assurance plan; using data and experience to determine customer needs; directing continuous improvement and eliminating non-value-added work; measuring milestones for quality; and developing mitigation plans to ensure quality.
  • Drive implementation of telemetry features based on the domain requirements to improve the overall operational excellence of the solution.
  • Work with stakeholders to define the future roadmap of the solutions, adopt latest technology innovation wherever necessary.
  • Technical leadership in building a complex platforms or products that are highly reliable, and scalable.
  • Cultivate an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.

What you’ll bring…

  • Deep working knowledge of all aspects of Cloud native distributed system development. Azure/ GCP/ WCNP preferred.
  • Knowledge of Software architecture, Distributed systems, Scalability, Design patterns, Disaster Recovery.
  • Technical Proficiency in one or more of the languages such as Java, Python, React Native, Node JS, React JS, GraphQL
  • Experience working with and developing monitoring/tooling/logging solutions like Splunk, Grafana, Kibana, Graphite, Nagios, New Relic, DynaTrace, and Prometheus
  • Experience working with micro-services architecture and distributed systems.
  • Experience managing software development engineers, leaders, architects and leading engineering projects, guiding engineering teams on engineering excellence & solid system design.
  • Experience partnering with cross-functional project development and in collaborating with other scrum teams, QA, Release Management, Program Management, and TechOps.
  • Methodical and systematic problem-solving approach, combined with a solid awareness of ownership, initiative, and drive
  • CI/CD Automation experience with tools like Git, Maven, Jenkins & Azure DevOps
  • Experience in data science/machine learning would be advantageous
  • Work exposure on Agile and DevOps methodologies
  • Experience in data infosec tools and techniques would be significantlyadvantageous
  • Familiarity with retail, health & wellness, and financial systems would be a plus

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.

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 $130,000.00-$260,000.00

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 6years’ experience in information security or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.Option 2: 8 years’ experience in information security or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.

3 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 4 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