Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst

Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1137401BR

What you'll do at

Walmart is looking for a talented and driven person ready to jump in and complement our Information Security Decision Science (IDS) team as a senior risk analyst (SRA). The primary duties of the SRA are to perform risk assessments and analyses using defined processes and tools. The SRA works with, and is able to calibrate, various subject matter experts (SME) to produce standard and customized analysis and reports. The SRA is well-versed in basic statistical risk and decision modeling techniques and is able to interpret its output for various stakeholders, including conversion to established qualitative scales. The SRA is expected to have a strong understanding of risk response options, including technical and nontechnical asset-level, variance, and decision-making controls. In this role, you will provide measurable risk response options to decision-makers reflecting a measurable effect on risk exposure using techniques such as return on security investment (ROSI). The incumbent must be able to employ risk and decision modeling techniques (primarily FAIR) sufficient to connect mathematically-modeled results to real-world actions that could be taken.
To be successful in this role, you will need to engage a wide range of technical and nontechnical SMEs and stakeholders throughout the enterprise. This role requires a blend of technical and interpersonal skills as you consult with risk analysts, technical experts, and analysis requesters to produce valuable, defensible, and actionable response analysis. You will be required to interpret quantified risk output and the related response options for a wide variety of stakeholders. The SRA will be expected to fully understand how tactical cybersecurity risk fits into the broader Walmart risk landscape.
You will be expected to demonstrate:
  • A solid ability to execute defined processes for assessing and analyzing cybersecurity risk
  • A solid understanding of basic analytical and statistical risk analysis methods
  • A broad understanding of IT and IT-related risk factors
  • A working knowledge of key information assurance principles and methods
  • The ability to guide subject matter experts in providing calibrated estimates for relevant risk factors
  • Expertise in the various control types, including technical and nontechnical options
  • Experience assessing and advising on risk response options

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or risk related field and 2 years' experience in information technology or risk related field within the last 7 years OR 5 years' experience in information technology or risk related field within the last 7 years OR a Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or risk related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NIST 800-37 and 800-53
  • Desired certifications:
  • FAIR or OpenFAIR
  • CISSP (ISSEP highly desired)
  • GSEC

About Walmart

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 sustainability—and 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 industries—all 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?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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