IT Security Consultant Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group ( Learn More )

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Job Description UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work on-call and non-standard hours when necessary

  • Serves as a senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) for approaches, procedures, and implementation of Cybersecurity systems

  • Ability to troubleshoot in highly complex, technical situations within a matrixed organization

  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks

  • Serves in a leadership capacity, formulating and implementing procedures and systems

  • Ability to document and communicate on an expert level

  • Have or be in process of obtaining advanced certifications pertinent to area of expertise

  • Ability to obtain and keep required (government and other) security clearances

  • Collaborate in the development of training content for issues related to IT Cybersecurity

  • Develops and oversees the development of innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems and issues

  • Mentors and coaches cybersecurity individuals to provide guidance and expertise, promoting continued integration of technological advances to further enhance security

  • Oversees the monitoring and responses to security incidents, offering expertise to ensure prompt and effective resolution

  • Collaborates with director, managers, project managers, architects and other technical personnel to ensure mitigation of risks to the company

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer

  • 2+ years of experience with next gen/firewall (ex. Palo Alto)

  • 3+ years of experience with WAN/LAN routing, switching, proxy and firewall environments

  • 3+ years or experience in IT Security for large enterprise environments

  • Strong planning and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to troubleshoot in highly complex, technical situations within a matrixed organization

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP, CompTIA Security +, or related certification

  • Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.SM

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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