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IT Network Consultant - Ontario, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Ontario, CA
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729789 IT Network Consultant Ontario CA

IT Network Consultant - Ontario, CA (729789)

Position Description

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)


The primary responsibility of the IT Network Consultant is to provide the technical expertise needed to support day - to - day operations. This position requires a vast knowledge of various systems, engineering concepts involving information security, IT software and hardware, internal data communications systems and network infrastructure. You will also be tasked with providing technical guidance and leadership to engineering team members and will be the technical point of contact to provide design, migration and deployment guidance. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leverage Cisco routing and switching technologies to solve enterprise and local networks requirements using EIGRP, TCP / IP, VLANs, ASAs, MPLS, VoIP, OSPF and BGP
  • Work with IT operations teams in troubleshooting customer issues and resolution
  • Install and configure software systems that support the network infrastructure such as network monitoring systems, log monitors, DNS servers, firewall / DMZ designs, and IDS / IPS systems
  • Network capacity planning, disaster recovery, proactive monitoring practices / tools, and performance analysis
  • Write functional requirements / specifications documents
  • Create Low and High Level design documents in accordance with customer standards
  • Assist in the development of infrastructure and services standards documentation and configuration guidelines
  • Research and evaluate new tools that enhance operation of the network
  • Remain current with the advances in network, network security, network monitoring, and problem determination technologies as well as troubleshooting techniques
  • Upgrade network hardware and software components as required
  • Serves as a leader /  mentor
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface with all levels of Management


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Information Technology related field OR High School Diploma plus 10 years of equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience with WAN / LAN, routing, switching, firewall environments
  • 5+ years of experience with Data Center infrastructure with Cisco switches including Nexus 7K, 5K, 2K and 1K and UCS, FC and iSCSI
  • 5+ years of experience with network security technologies including Firewall, network access control, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention systems
  • CCNP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in enterprise class healthcare organizations
  • CCIE
  • Experience with layer 2 & layer 3 firewalls with Cisco ASA, VSG
  • Experience with network provider services, QoS and HA implementation principles
  • Candidate must be strong in OSPF, EIGRP and BGP theory and application
  • Experience and knowledge implementing and troubleshooting VRF and VRF - lite
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Communication Systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge with Layer 2 Technologies and well versed in IP, TCP / UDP, SPT, HTTP, and SSL / TLS concepts

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: IT, WAN/LAN, CCNP, CCIE, Ontario, CA, California

Job Details

  • Contest Number729789
  • Job TitleIT Network Consultant - Ontario, CA
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Ontario, CA
    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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