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DevOps Systems Engineer - Franklin, TN

UnitedHealth Group

Franklin, TN
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743521 DevOps Systems Engineer Franklin TN

DevOps Systems Engineer - Franklin, TN (743521)

Position Description

At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best? If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care.


Widely regarded as innovators and thought leaders, our executive team has served in key administration roles, on the boards of national and community - based organizations, and in a number of advocacy roles for health care and community - based organizations. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster; we have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow; and we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses to share our best thinking. The world will never be the same. And neither should you.


In this DevOps Engineer role, you will be part of a team of individuals dedicated to drive the adoption of tools and processes to support our evolution into a DevOps model. From continuous integration and testing to deployment and operations, we will scale the model to deliver best in class service to our clients.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working with Software Engineering teams; evaluate system specifications, provision and support delivery of application infrastructure
  • Define and drive VPC decisions to ensure the stability, reliability and availability of applications and services 

  • Create and maintain IAC using Terraform, Chef and/or Puppet

  • Create and configure CI pipeline supporting Continuous Delivery

  • Negotiate and document agreed upon standards to support auto-scaling infrastructure

  • Administer Windows and Linux Servers including configuration, patching and ensure overall server health
  • Analyze all aspects of existing application infrastructure and recommend modifications that will enhance application reliability, availability and scalability
  • Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting; software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Performance analysis using APM and other monitoring tools to identify system performance issues and bottlenecks
  • Work with log aggregation tools like Splunk and ELK
  • Analyze dump files and error codes
  • Provide Root Cause Analysis
  • Troubleshoot, research and analyze complex problems
  • Provide Support in for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • You will be involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysis
  • You will provide explanation and information to others including Senior Leadership on challenging issues
  • You will identify / quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • You will maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each
  • Participate in on - call rotation maintaining application availability
  • Other responsibilities as determined necessary

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience supporting, configuring and engineering applications
  • 2+ years of Windows OR Linux / UNIX System Administration experience
  • Experience troubleshooting complex infrastructure problems in an enterprise environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of network theory, such as different protocols (TCP / IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing)
  • Experience with app and web server configuration and maintenance (JBoss, WebSphere, Apache Tomcat)
  • Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to improve service availability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience configuring and supporting network switches, routers, firewalls
  • AWS (Amazon Web Services) experience
  • Scripting Experience (Bash, Ruby, Python etc.)
  • Working knowledge of relational databases including MS SQL and Oracle
  • Any relevant industry certifications
  • APM experience with New Relic, Dynatrace or equivalent

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.



Job Keywords: devops, engineer, tcp/ip, python, script, sql, infrastructure, Franklin, TN, Tennessee

Job Details

  • Contest Number743521
  • Job TitleDevOps Systems Engineer - Franklin, TN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Franklin, TN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • 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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