Principal Software Engineer - Cybersecurity

Principal Software Engineer - Cybersecurity

What you'll do

From our technology teams at the home office to our ecommerce group in Silicon Valley, everyone at Walmart plays a part in revolutionizing the shopping experience for millions. From logistics specialists to data gurus and software engineers, our teams are developing innovative solutions that will have an effect on millions of customers every day!

@WalmartTech Strategic Tools Support, we create the products that help the Infosec team fulfill its role of securing the largest retailer on Earth. We use cutting edge technology to create products that solve the complex and ever-changing challenges that the Infosec team faces.

What about you?
• Do you like to develop cutting edge tools for Security?
• Do you have a passion for technology?
• Do you enjoy amazing challenges?
• Do you enjoy solving the “hard” problems?
• Do you like Coding and implement best practices?

If so this job may be for you…

Essential Functions:
Supports Walmart Technology teams and applications by responding to complex business and technical problems; identifying, proposing, and creating solutions.

Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities. Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans;

Exhibit and implement strong security standards, practices, and architecture; Demonstrate up-to-date software engineering expertise and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans; Provide expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information security best practices; Support and align efforts to meet customer and business needs; Build commitment for perspectives and rationales.

Work closely with our customer’s to meet their needs. Analyzes systems or business processes to design security solutions (for example, software, hardware, or a combination thereof) by meeting with customers and end users; investigating business requirements and ongoing operations; reviewing solution pros and cons with team members and customers.

Identifies and implements security solutions and follows Information Systems Development Life Cycle (ISDLC) processes by gathering requested information; conducting business and technical impact analysis of proposed solutions or changes; writing, testing, and debugging programs and scripts; using commands, utilities, or control languages; participating in code reviews; using version control for maintenance of code and configuration; monitoring alerts and other system checks and balances; checking system performance, availability, and reliability; implementing test scripts and procedures; installing and maintaining third-party software and hardware changes; implementing improvements to products, alerts, and monitors; compiling documentation; and participating, creating, and delivering communication on application solutions to diverse audiences (for example, management, customers, suppliers, technical staff).

Extensive experience in designing and developing web front ends/services and/or distributed messaging and event-based systems and/or high performance system software; Demonstrated success in high volume, low latency business critical systems and database management systems.

Hands-on programming experience in multiple language including but not limited to C, C++, Java/J2EE, MVC, SOA/WebServices, REST, API’s, AngularJS, BackboneJS, C#, JavaScript, Scripting languages. Most important it is not about one technology, it’s about getting the best of out technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 5 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 10 years OR 7 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 10 years.
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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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