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UnitedHealth Group

Network Consultant - Taguig City, NCR


Healthcare Network Director



Taguig City, Philippines

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and build the network infrastructure projects and technology initiatives based on the customer or business requirements
  • Perform all phases of network engineering including requirements analysis, network design, and implementation
  • Lead network migrations, remediations, and integrations
  • Participate in reviewing and approval of proposed network design and changes and ensuring they are aligned to network standards
  • Work with Project Management/Design Teams to translate initial scope into actionable items
  • Review designs and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
  • Develop Bill of Materials (BOM) and participate in the decision making for the acquisition of current/new technologies for the customer network environment
  • Develop reusable designs and encourage innovation that will enable team velocity
  • Explore emerging technologies
  • Provide effective engineering by demonstrating ownership and accountability for all assigned tasks and projects
  • Define, document, and adhere to technical and operational standards
  • Document solutions risks, issues and mitigation strategies
  • Create and maintain network diagrams and method of procedure (MOP)
  • Provide forward thinking and be agile in adopting new technologies to meet evolving business requirements
  • Provide peer reviews to deployment engineers to ensure design compliance
  • Perform after-hours systems support, installation, and maintenance as required
  • Act as level 3 escalation and on call support for high severity issues and available to work after hours
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • 8 - 10 years of extensive Network Engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience in IP Traffic Management: F5 Load balancers
  • 5+ years of experience in Palo Alto Firewalls
  • Knowledge in LAN/WAN Wireless Enterprise Networks
  • Knowledge in TCP/IP Fundamentals
  • Knowledge in Routing and Switching Protocols: BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, STP, VTP
  • Knowledge in Cisco and Aruba LAN Switching
  • Knowledge in QoS, HSRP, IP SLA, DHCP, DNS, NetFlow, TACACS, Cisco ISE, Dot1x, IPSEC
  • Knowledge in Cisco, Aruba, and Meraki Wireless Technologies
  • Knowledge in ServiceNOW, HP OpenView, NNMi, Splunk, Rally
  • Skilled in a scripting language such as Python
  • Documentation skills and use of programs such as Visio
  • Ability to troubleshoot network-security incidents
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects
  • Strong interpersonal, and communication skills with the ability to cross between technical and non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CCNP Certification, SDWAN Certification or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge in Palo Alto, CISCO ASA
  • Knowledge in F5, A10 loadbalancing
  • Knowledge in SDWAN (Cisco Viptela and Meraki), MPLS, Metro-E, Site to Site VPN

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum 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.

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