Staff, Incident Response Engineer - AI Red Team

(USA) VA RESTON Home Office ISD Office


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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Walmart Red Team’s mission is to provide valuable insights into our cyber security defenses and identify gaps and weaknesses that need to be addressed and continuously increase the resilience of Walmart against sophisticated attacks. By acting from a hostile perspective, we uncover digital, physical and social vulnerabilities and challenge our staff to react under real conditions.  


About the Team:   

At Walmart, we believe it is essential to keep innovating while safeguarding our data. Our team ensures that Walmart maintains a secure operating environment and the trust of our customers, associates, and stakeholders. We bring together a variety of services and capabilities to help prevent fraud, detect threats, and manage digital risk and access. In addition to mitigating attack risks and securing cloud transformation, we foster in our team members a secure and reliable working ethics.  


What you'll do:  


  • Perform testing on a wide scope of systems, including web applications, security controls, network infrastructure, wireless, and mobile deployments. 

  • Work as a team to explore the network until you reach their goal, taking time to avoid detection. 

  • Plan, execute, lead, and report on testing activities and outcomes. 

  • Execute covert operations to mimic adversary and threat actor tactics, techniques and procedures and work closely to test exploits. 


What you'll bring:  


  • Expertise in web application security and practical experience penetration testing in large e-commerce environments 

  • Ability to automate discovery and analysis of new web applications as they are deployed 

  • Practical Reverse Engineering and Vulnerability Research experience. Ability to translate reports and intelligence into real world attacks. 

  • Experience in offensive security tooling and development, including creation of scripts and debugging proof of concept code to leverage in campaigns. 

  • Strong knowledge of concepts and practices in infrastructure engineering and broad networking and systems experience either as a former administrator or in a formal red/blue/purple team role prior. 

  • Be able to leverage social engineering skills and understand human psychology for exploitation and persistence on campaign targets. 

  • Be able to parse and act on threat intelligence. Leverage awareness of tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) to mimic adversaries for scoped engagements. 

  • Be versant in technical writing for delivery of reporting to various leadership levels. Ability to clearly document and communicate findings and attack paths. 

  • Expertise relating to Machine Learning (ML) and Large Language Models (LLM) in both concept and adversarial actions 


About Walmart Global Tech  

From entry-level to executive positions, Walmart provides limitless opportunities for growth, and career development. Walmart started small, with a single discount store and the simple philosophy of selling more for less. Today, we are a growing technology-enabled company founded on the same values as our first store. We establish clear expectations, empower associates to manage their work, and hold ourselves and one another to a high standard. Walmart's scale enables us to have an. No other company has the reach of Walmart, with 2.3 million associates worldwide and over 230 million weekly customers. Walmart is reshaping retail by investing in an expanding workforce. While technology is at the heart of our digital transformation, people are the reason we succeed and the force behind our innovations. We train our team in the skillsets of the future and bring in experts like you to help us grow.  


Flexible, hybrid work  

We use a hybrid way of working that is primarily virtual, while remaining near the locations Global Tech calls home. This approach helps us make quicker decisions, remove location barriers across our global team, be more flexible in our personal lives and spend less time commuting. Of course, being together in person is an important part of our culture and shared success. We use our campuses to collaborate and be together in person, as business needs require and for development and networking opportunities.  



Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.  


Equal Opportunity Employer:  

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.  


The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.  


At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.




You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.


For information about PTO, see



Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.


Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.


For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.


Reston, Virginia US-07759:The annual salary range for this position is $132,000.00-$264,000.00


Bentonville, Arkansas US-09050:The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00











Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.


Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:



- Stock



Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, information systems, cybersecurity, or related area and 4 years’ experience in incident response or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.Option 2: 6 years’ experience in incident response or related area at a technology, retail, or data-driven company.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Certifications in Security+, Network+, GISF, GSEC, CISSP, CCSP, or GCIH, Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Information Systems, Cybersecurity or related area and 2 year’s Exposure of leading/ working on Information Security / Cybersecurity Projects, We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart’s accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.

CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional - Certification

Primary Location...

10790 Parkridge Dr. Suite 200, Reston, VA 20191, United States of America
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Tags: Application security CCSP CISSP Cloud Computer Science E-commerce Exploits GCIH GSEC Incident response LLMs Machine Learning Offensive security Pentesting Red team Reverse engineering Threat intelligence TTPs Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Competitive pay Equity / stock options Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Salary bonus Startup environment

Region: North America
Country: United States

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