Technical Expert - Senior Platform Security Engineer

Technical Expert - Senior Platform Security Engineer

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Technology & Software Development
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 942114BR

What you'll do at

@WalmartLabs is the technical powerhouse behind Walmart Global eCommerce. We employ big data at scale -- from machine learning, data mining and optimization algorithms, to modeling and analyzing massive flows of data from online, social, mobile and offline commerce. We don’t just engineer cool websites, mobile apps, and new services; we use our own open source tools to create the framework. Deployment is automated and accelerated through our open cloud platform. This makes us incredibly nimble and able to adjust in real-time to our global customers.

Department Summary: The Information Security team has the herculean task of assuring that customers can safely shop with peace of mind knowing their data and information will be safe and secure. Solving some of the most unique cyber security problems in the industry, our team members share an elevated level of creativity and ingenuity to secure data for one of the largest e-commerce operations in the world.

Position Description: We are seeking a “Talented Security Professionals” with a strong work ethic and the ability to work at many levels of the technology stack.

Title: Senior Platform Security Engineer (2 New Roles)
Role: 942114BR: US100010739 Technical Expert(CA)-WEC(ISD1496)
Location: San Bruno, CA 94086 – Also, possible to work out of the Sunnyvale Location if needed
Organization: Global eCommerce
Department: Information Security

Highly Desirable Skills: Hands on 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.
• Ubuntu, CentOS or similar Linux flavors
• Web Services and HTTP products such as Nginx, Apache HTTPD and Squid
• Backend Datastores and databases such as MariaDB, Cassandra and Reddis
• Light to moderate scripting experience in one or some of PHP, Python, BASH, Ruby, Go, Java, and/or Perl
• Some Public Cloud experience in Azure, GCP, AWS, Rackspace and/or Openstack

Position/Project Summary
• We are seeking a talented cloud security professional with a strong work ethic and the ability to work at many levels of the technology stack.
• Maintain a high level of expertise on various technologies relating to cloud services and security
• Guide other teams on developing agile solutions while supporting security best practices
• Facilitate communication across multiple teams to drive progress
• Develop proof of concepts for new technology to solve challenges while reducing cost and risk and improving overall productivity
• Participate and drive high level enablement for design of cloud based security services

Minimum Qualifications

• Maintain a high level of expertise on various technologies relating to cloud services and security
• Guide other teams on developing agile solutions while supporting security best practices
• Facilitate communication across multiple teams to drive progress
• Develop proof of concepts for new technology to solve challenges while reducing cost and risk and improving overall productivity
• Participate and drive high level enablement for design of cloud based security services

Recommended Experience:
• Ideally, a potential candidate would match some or most of the below criteria.
• A deep understanding of risk in a real world datacenter and which attributes contribute to both increasing and reducing risk
• Experience in OS hardening and how an OS may be secured
• Network security experience and how segmentation may be implemented effectively in a virtual environment
• Examples of contribution to open source/community projects and/or a personal github profile
• Experience on various security controls and utilities such as but not limited to NIDS, HIPS, Forensics utilities, etc.
• Experience implementing new concepts and technologies ahead of the industry or in parallel with industry leaders
• Indications of awareness of trending technology:
• Community memberships
• Contributing to community projects
• Conference attendance and presentations
• Published whitepapers or other media

Preferred Qualifications

Specific technologies a candidate shall be experienced in will include:
• Ubuntu, CentOS or similar Linux flavors
• Web Services and HTTP products such as Nginx, Apache HTTPD and Squid
• Backend Datastores and databases such as MariaDB, Cassandra and Reddis
• Light to moderate scripting experience in one or some of PHP, Python, BASH, Ruby, Go, Java, and/or Perl
• Some Public Cloud experience in Azure, GCP,AWS, Rackspace and/or Openstack

About Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs is the technology arm of Walmart reimagining retail for our 260 million daily shoppers. Our teams of engineers, designers, and product leaders are experimenting for a smarter future—where online and in-store shopping is an interconnected, consistent, and customer-first experience.
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