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Director of IT Security - Richmond, VA

UnitedHealth Group

Richmond, VA
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738305 Director of IT Security Richmond VA

Director of IT Security - Richmond, VA (738305)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference?  Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


As the Director of IT Security you will work with our data warehousing team in Richmond, VA to help us design and implement a state of the art data warehouse and analytics system.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with other architects to design and deploy high performance data warehouse and analytic systems which adhere to the strictest standards of security
  • Use your knowledge of frequently employed government security controls to work with auditors and other risk and compliance personnel to come up with cost effective and secure solutions that meet ever changing and more extensive security requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of experience working with data warehousing or analytics systems
  • 7+ years of information security and technology management experience (experience and understanding of all security domains)
  • 10+ years of IT experience (server/desktop hardware & software, networking, storage, disaster recovery, and backup/restore)
  • 5+ years of working knowledge of networking, application, database, infrastructure and/or server administration
  • 5+ years of  working knowledge of security management tools and applications, such as, Qualys, LogRhythm, Symantec, Barracuda, Parity, Tufin, and  Splunk
  • 2+ years of experience  with of HIPAA and other security controls commonly employed in health care IT deployments such as NIST 800-53, MARS-E 2.0, IRS 1075, and FISMA
  • 2+ years of experience with of audits types and security controls typically employed in government IT domains such as SSAE 16, SOC 2 Type 2, SOX, PCI, etc.
  • 2+ years of Experience with VMWare and managing and deploying virtual environments
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time on a sporadic basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and/or MIS
  • MBA in MIS or another advanced degree in a technical domain such as computer science, statistics and mathematics
  • 5+ years of experience in the health care domain
  • Experience with infrastructure architecture and design  and data center architecture including disaster recovery
  • Microsoft Project experience
  • Ability to analyze system metrics to monitor and improve performance
  • Knowledge with multiple operating systems, such as, Windows, Linux, etc.
  • Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Office Suite of tools in facilitating written communication and communication with team members, stakeholders, end users
  • Global Information Assurance Certificate such as GIAC Information Security Professional, Systems Security Certified Practitioner, ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor, ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional or equivalent
  • Experience in IT project management including costing, scheduling, coordination of multiple teams from project inception through QA and UAT to customer acceptance
  • Experience in oral communication in a variety of situations such as interacting with the user community (e.g. State staff, vendors, and Data Center staff), making presentations, facilitating meetings and walkthroughs, and user training
  • Architect level knowledge of business intelligence tools and ETL tools
  • Conversant in data warehousing concepts (e.g. Kimball, Inmon)
  • Understanding of AWS, Azure, and other cloud offerings

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: 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: security management, IT architecture, IT infrastructure, Richmond, VA

Job Details

  • Contest Number738305
  • Job TitleDirector of IT Security - Richmond, VA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Richmond, VA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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