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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Information Security Engineer - Telecommute


Information Security Officer


Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

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)

If you are located in Eden Prairie, MN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute*, as well as work in the office as you take on some tough challenges. If you are located outside of Eden Prairie, MN, you will enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop authentication & authorization patterns and frameworks for Cloud Identity using Azure AD IAM
  • Actively participate in the development and socialization of Azure AD/Cloud Identity Solutions as part of the organization's Product Delivery
  • Partner with our HCC cloud migration teams to strategize how to effectively and efficiently perform on premise to cloud migrations within the guardrails set by the IAM Cloud Engineering Team
  • Maintain architectural diagram designs and documentation to help partnering cloud application identity patterns and application AuthZ/AuthN to understand the boundaries and capabilities of the tools, libraries, and frameworks available to them within set of approved Architectures
  • Act in a capacity as a senior technical expert for all current Azure Cloud-based Azure AD Authentication solutions while keeping abreast of future technologies including policies and frameworks to implement Zero Trust Security policies with (Identities, devices, Apps, data, Infrastructure & Network)
  • Lead the evaluation, design, and development of Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and Single Sign On (SSO) technical requirements, solutions, and implementation roadmap to ensure a functional, reliable, secure and cost-effective technology environment
  • Ensure continuous improvement within the IAM security architecture by introducing and implementing emerging security technologies and practices
  • Provide leadership and guidance throughout the project lifecycle, including evaluating business requirements and security technologies, planning technology deployment, mentoring security engineering teams, and soliciting feedback from security operations teams and other internal customers
  • Work across the business and IT teams to analyze and define requirements for Active Directory & Azure Active Directory integrations
  • Effectively liaise with other teams in information security & risk management, infrastructure & architecture management as well as business functions to deliver the target technology environment
  • Interact skillfully with business stakeholders and third-party technical organizations

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent Azure AD development experience building and deploying applications to the Azure cloud using Infrastructure as Code tools (such as Terraform)
  • Experience with evaluation, design, and development of Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, and Single Sign On (SSO) technical requirements, solutions, and implementation roadmap to ensure functional, reliable, secure and cost-effective technology environment
  • 8+ years of enterprise experience in Hybrid Identity Platforms with deep understanding of Cloud Identity, Cloud Security and Networking (VPN/VPC)- Hybrid Security Setup with 7+ years hands on experience working with production workloads in a public cloud environment
  • 5+ years working in Azure Active Directory or GCP cloud environments
  • 5+ years working in Microsoft Azure in an Identity solution engineer or architect role
  • AZ-500: Microsoft Security Technologies
  • SC-300 : Microsoft Identity and Access Administrator
  • AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proactively automate infrastructure, application and services to enable an automated delivery through the CICD pipelines to the cloud Proficiency with Azure, Linux, PowerShell
  • Expertise in performance and scalability optimization
  • Knowledge of software and infrastructure security practices
  • Experience with Azure DevOps, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Fortify)
  • Experience with migrating applications to the Azure cloud
  • Experience building and deploying applications to the Azure cloud using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
  • Experience working in an Agile & Lean/DevOps environment
  • Expertise with modern programming languages, systems, and architectures
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
  • AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.

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.