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Cloud Application Security Architect - Multiple locations

UnitedHealth Group

Raleigh, NC
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750672 Cloud Application Security Architect Multiple locations

Cloud Application Security Architect - Multiple locations (750672)

Position Description

Ready to raise your game by a quantum leap? At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. We've spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster. We've developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow. And we've created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses. Now, we invite you to bring your knowledge of enterprise architecture and standards to assist in the development, communication and implementation of our evolving technology architecture.


The Cloud Security Architect candidate will partner with application owners and service providers to design security and privacy controls for cloud hosted applications.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a senior cloud security architect / SME for high visibility cloud computing initiatives
  • Devise a strategy to secure information assets and cloud application services
  • Create/review/update security policies and standards for the public/private/hybrid cloud contexts
  • Create security standards compliant patterns & reference architectures for public, private, or hybrid cloud deployments
  • Partner with stakeholders to assess public & private cloud services / technologies for security standards compliance
  • Analyze and design controls to secure public/private/hybrid cloud deployments
  • Will work with leaders and team members at all levels and across functional lines
  • Will utilize analytical skills and the ability to think outside the box
  • Will utilize critical thinking skills and not hesitate to question status quo

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of information technology systems design and planning experience; in systems, applications, or architecture
  • 5+ years of information security experience
  • 1+ year of experience developing secure cloud deployments
  • 2+ years of experience securing public cloud services

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Application development and/or solution architect background
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working with cloud security management or governance tools
  • Cloud security certification such as Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), Certified Cloud Professional (CCP) or Cloud Computing Architect (CCA), Cloud vendor certification such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and/or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Knowledge and understanding of threat analysis and assessment of potential and current information security risk/threats
  • Knowledge and understanding of application or software security such as: web application penetration testing, secure code review, secure static code analysis, and vulnerability remediation
  • Knowledge and understanding of application security planning and security architecture
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse platforms and operating systems, including current and emerging technologies such as Docker
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical design patterns including MicroServices.
  • Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment

Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing 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.



Job Keywords: Cloud Security CCSK AWS Azure, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Boston, MA, Massachusetts

Job Details

  • Contest Number750672
  • Job TitleCloud Application Security Architect - Multiple locations
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Raleigh, NC
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsEden Prairie, MN
    Boston, MA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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