Technical Expert

Technical Expert

What you'll do at Walmart Labs

The "Technical Expert- Application Penetration Testing" will:

•Identify and exploit vulnerabilities in commercial, open source, and custom software applications; infrastructure; people; and processes running across one of the world’s largest networks
• Manage vulnerability and exploit data in large scale tests using collaboration tools across a tight-knit team
• Compose test reports and record vulnerability data according to Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) processes
• Deliver technical debriefs to engineers and developers as needed
• Never stop learning the latest and most advanced security testing techniques, development tools, and frameworks
• Maintain testing tools, hardware, and equipment, creating new tools where appropriate

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 6 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 10 years OR 8 years’ experience in information technology or related field within the last 10 years.

Preferred 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) is highly preferred
• Demonstrable strong experience with penetration testing tools (e.g. Metasploit, Burp Suite, etc) and also capable of manually executing these same types of attacks without the use of the tools
• Demonstrable experience conducting post-exploitation activities is required
• Demonstrable experience conducting code reviews is preferred
• Excellent written communication skills
• Prior experience developing communication on technical subjects to be read by individuals with diverse levels of technical knowledge.
• Excellent verbal skills preferred, security conference talks or publications are a plus
• Excellent knowledge of common operating systems is required, knowledge of less popular and legacy operating systems is a plus.
• Strong knowledge of common networking configurations, load balancing, firewalls, and security controls
• Strong knowledge of authentication and SSO technologies
• Strong knowledge of applied cryptography and common implementation flaws
• Knowledge of virtualized infrastructures is preferred
• Prior experience with retail technologies is preferred
• Ability to develop software in python and ruby is highly preferred
• Ability to develop software in Java, C#, JavaScript (especially NodeJS), C/C++, Go, and other common languages is a plus
• Ability to build automation to eliminate reoccurring/repetitious work
• 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

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