Senior Technical Expert – Internet and Cloud Cyber...

Senior Technical Expert – Internet and Cloud Cybersecurity

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Department Technology & Software Development
  • Team Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Salary
  • Requisition 739399BR

What you'll do


What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last fifty years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 65 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2015 net sales of $482.2 billion, Walmart employs 2.2 million associates worldwide – 1.4 million in the U.S. alone. It’s all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.

Minimum Qualifications

Essential Functions:

•Maintains and advances security expertise by reviewing new technologies; maintaining knowledge of current security standards (e.g., NIST 800-53,ISO27001, Cloud Security Alliance); participating in continuing education and training; maintaining expert level knowledge of enterprise technologies; teaching techniques and methodologies to Security Technical staff.
•Leads technical direction and coordination between large projects; providing security consulting services for all stakeholders; leading in the development and evaluation of detailed technical specifications, performance criteria, and test criteria; assisting project management with timeline creation; evaluating and recommending vendor products.
•Leads implementation of diverse advanced technology solutions to increase security posture by leading feasibility studies, proof of concept, product comparison, and/or optimization analyses; participating in project artifact and technical reviews; challenging suppliers to improve technology; researching technology and software development for secure information technology solutions; assessing risk and compliance of solutions and technologies and delivering technology strategy presentations to diverse audiences.
•Directs coordination between large projects and the technical execution plan by converting requirements into viable technical solutions per security standards.
•Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
•Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards as well as coaching for success and improvement.
• Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
•Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.


•Make Informed Judgments - Uses relevant business metrics, analyses, and reports to measure, monitor, and improve performance.
•Ensure Customer/Member Centered Performance - Analyzes data and information, and develops plans to exceed customer/member expectations.
•Ensure Execution and Achieve Results - Conveys a sense of urgency in ways that motivate others to complete responsibilities and achieve goals.
•Ensure Planning and Improvement - Sets clear expectations, performance measures, and goals, and helps others do the same.
•Ensure Ethics and Compliance - Actively communicates, trains, and guides associates on compliance with policies and procedures.
•Adapt and Learn - Demonstrates creativity and strength in the face of change.
•Strengthen Reputation and Local Involvement - Participates in and supports community events, and conducts business in a manner that creates and maintains a "good neighbor" image.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in IT, CS or related field and 8 yrs experience in IT orr related field within the last 10 years OR 10 yrs experience in IT or related field within the last 12 yrs.

Preferred Qualifications

•5 yrs experience creating and presenting technical strategies and solution recommendations.
•3 yrs experience leading cross-functional teams.
•Preferred certifications:
•5 yrs experience with at least 4 cybersecurity technologies: SIEM, IDS/IPS, Firewall, Antivirus, Web Proxies, Authentication, Cryptography, Unix/Windows server and Network administration
•2 yrs experience integrating new technologies into existing technology portfolio.
•4 yrs experience with at least 1 of the following scripting/programming languages: Python, Perl, Powershell, VB Script, Ruby, PHP, Bash, C, C++, C#, or .Net.
Walmart Associate
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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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