Lead Specialist, Security Testing

Lead Specialist, Security Testing

What you'll do

The Lead Specialist, Security Testing, is an experienced and well-rounded penetration tester, belonging to Walmart’s Technology Team, protecting the globally distributed information assets of the world’s largest company through specialized security testing. This person is a persistent and resourceful security practitioner with a knack for finding vulnerabilities, practices a persistent approach for proving exploitable findings and possesses a steadfast willingness to collaborate with some of the brightest security professionals.

• Performs application, web, mobile and network penetration tests using both automated and manual techniques
• Identifies and exploits vulnerabilities in commercial, open source, custom software applications and infrastructure across one of the world’s largest networks
• Composes test reports and records vulnerability data according to Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) processes
• Effectively communicating with others both verbally and in writing
• Effectively delivers technical debriefs to stakeholders including technical staff, stakeholders and leaders
• Consistently learns the latest and most advanced security testing techniques, development tools, and frameworks
• Proactively and consistently shares technical knowledge with others
• Maintains testing tools, hardware, and equipment creating new tools where appropriate
• Collaborates with the Red and Blue teams to enhance Walmart’s security posture
• Develops scripts, tools, methodologies and best practices to improve team capabilities
• Demonstrates deep knowledge of common operating systems

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields, plus 4 years working in security roles, OR, 7+ years working in security testing roles

Additional Qualifications

• 5+ years penetration testing experience or related certifications (e.g. OSCP, OSWP, OSCE, GPEN, GWAPT, GXPN)
• Demonstrable experience identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in commercial, open source, and custom software products
• Demonstrable experience identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in mobile applications (iOS, Android)
• Demonstrable experience with penetration testing tools (e.g. Metasploit, Burp Suite, etc.)
• Proven experience manually executing attacks without the use of tools
• Demonstrable experience conducting secure code reviews
• Strong knowledge of multiple common operating systems
• Strong knowledge of common networking configurations, load balancing, firewalls, and security controls
• Solid knowledge of authentication and SSO technologies
• Solid knowledge of applied cryptography and common implementation flaws
• Ability to develop software in Java, C#, JavaScript (NodeJS, Angular), C/C++ and other common languages
• Ability to build automation to eliminate reoccurring/repetitious work
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