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Senior Network Engineer - Remote at UnitedHealth Group

Senior Network Engineer - Remote

UnitedHealth Group New York, NY (Remote) Full-Time

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)





General Security Engineering:




  • Making critical decisions on enterprise security policies

  • Reporting and reviewing the compliance status and taking remediation actions

  • Understanding of network security best practices and standards through auditing, policy analysis, firewall request review and processing

  • Implement suggested solutions and innovative approaches to complex issues, as well as complex conceptual analysis, ensuring implementation





Cyber Security:




  • Use cybersecurity tools to detect and analyze events to mitigate threats

  • Perform assessments of systems and networks and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations and standards

  • Measure effectiveness of defense-in -depth architecture against known vulnerabilities and in compliance with applicable contractual, regulatory, statutory, and company policies

  • Use cyber indicators to maintain awareness of status of environment and assess threats Employs discovery techniques to examine events, assess validity and, if applicable, understand cause

  • Analyzes data and highlights areas of risk or opportunities for improvement

  • Understands the purpose of the control

  • Pro-actively increases scan coverage by width and depth conducts organization specific analysis





You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.





Primary Responsibilities:




  • Making critical decisions on enterprise security policies

  • Reporting and reviewing the compliance status and taking remediation actions

  • Apply network security best practices and standards through auditing, policy analysis, firewall request review and processing 

  • Implement suggested solutions and innovative approaches to complex issues, as well as complex conceptual analysis, ensuring implementation

  • Promote and practice team collaboration

  • Defines, implements, audits, and maintains firewall security policies ensuring mitigation of risks to the IT infrastructure as well as the company 





You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


Required Qualifications:




  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and / or training in the network security and security compliance

  • 5+ years experienced analyzing, auditing, researching, developing security policies; standards and procedures

  • 3+ years of experience in information security analysis or similar role

  • 2+ years relevant experience Next Gen Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) engineering (Ex: RSA NetWitness)

  • 1+ years of experience with development, scripting and infrastructure are additional preferred skills (Shell, Bash, Python, Java, Jenkins, salt) 

  • 1+ years of experience with RHEL, CentOS or Fedora 

  • Broad knowledge of wide range of Information Technology systems and a deep understanding of the inherent security risks associated with these technologies

  • Solid understanding principles and practices of cyber security audits and audit documentation

  • Deep understanding network security principles, including firewall configurations, network traffic analysis and risk management





Preferred Qualifications:




  • Professional security certification(s) (ex. CISSP) 

  • General technical know-how of security network devices (switches, antivirus, proxies, IPSs, WAF, firewalls) and any other security networking hardware or software tools

  • Ability to interpret and apply security standards in all applicable network security environments

  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal and team skills

  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, as well as communicate with customers and other security teams

  • Ability to manage the identification and mitigation of risks and communicate business and technical risk to other team members and management

  • Ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation





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)





California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. 





•All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy





At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

 

 

 

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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