Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version

IT Active Directory Security Specialist- Schaumburg, IL

UnitedHealth Group

Schaumburg, IL
Job Code:
Apply on the Company Site
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details

739477 IT Active Directory Security Specialist Schaumburg IL

IT Active Directory Security Specialist- Schaumburg, IL (739477)

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)

In this role you will participate and operate on large scale implementation from medium to high complexity of Active Directory environments, participating in engineering and operational responsibilities on the team to accomplish initiatives and tasks.  This role would participate in the work intake, act as an advisor for application teams and business owners looking to connect their service(s) or application(s) to Active Directory, and assist in the tactical and strategic tasks within larger projects and objectives.  Additionally, this individual is a key resource in the organization’s effort to migrate, consolidate, and simplify Active Directory environments from mergers and acquisitions.  Deliverables include independent or participation in group efforts, leadership of small groups to perform specific goals or objectives, clear communication of issues and goals met, technical documentation, investigation/research of unusual Active Directory activity, participation in the 24x7 On-Call rotation, and on-going stability and performance monitoring of Active Directory.


  • Provide subject matter expertise on large scale implementations of medium to high complexity.
  • Act as an advisor on best practices for designing a robust architecture to enable the business.
  • Maintain industry leading knowledge of current and emerging technologies, products, and trends related to Active Directory architecture and management.
  • Participating in the definition and assisting programs that support the enterprise strategy and architecture for secure access management services, mechanisms and safeguards.
  • Work in active partnership with stakeholders to understand business requirements and develop supporting security principles and objectives that will enable the secure growth and evolution of UnitedHealth Group (and communicating those requirements to security and risk management stakeholders throughout the enterprise).
  • Contributing to consistent patterns and frameworks to evolve the company’s security architecture and a clear, comprehensive security framework (and promoting those requirements through partnership with enterprise architecture and IT governance functions).
  • Providing consulting to business owners and application teams in addressing their requirements to connect their application(s) or service(s) to Active Directory.
  • Participating in the 24x7 On-Call rotation supporting the Active Directory infrastructure.
  • Recommending changes, when appropriate, to security policies and control standards and operational practices.





  • 5 or more years of experience designing, managing, or maintaining Active Directory environments for a large enterprise, or as a consultant to large organizations.
  • Knowledge of AD architecture, infrastructure, platform, and data security.
  • Specific experience in architecture, engineering, deployment and/or operational management of enterprise access management solutions.
  • PowerShell scripting experience preferred. 

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 Details

  • Contest Number739477
  • Job TitleIT Active Directory Security Specialist- Schaumburg, IL
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    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.

Powered ByLogo

Featured Jobs[ View All ]

Featured Employers [ View All ]