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IT Security Consultant - Plymouth, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Plymouth, MN
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729523 IT Security Consultant Plymouth MN

IT Security Consultant - Plymouth, MN (729523)

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)

Individuals in this position will function at a senior expert level to develop, implement, and support security tools in a 24/7/365 operations environment to ensure the protection, conservation, and accountability of proprietary, personal, or privileged electronic data. The individual will also work in a lead capacity and work directly with other departments to develop and implement information security policies, standards, and procedures.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serves in a leadership capacity, formulating and implementing systems, process, and minor projects
  • Serves as a senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) for approaches, procedures, and implementation of Cybersecurity systems
  • Oversees the day to day operations and administration of Cybersecurity systems ensuring continuity of service. Duties include, but are not limited to: system health monitoring, patching, upgrades, roadmap development, feature/function development and implementation, capacity and lifecycle management
  • Oversees the monitoring and security incident response, offering expertise to ensure prompt and effective resolution
  • Mentors and coaches Cybersecurity individuals to provide guidance and expertise, promoting continued integration of technological advances to further enhance security
  • Develops, collaborates, and oversees innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems, risk mitigation, and incident resolution at all levels (Director, Manager, Architects, Teams, and Customers)
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot in highly complex, technical situations within a matrixed organization
  • Ability to obtain and keep required (government and other) security clearances
  • Ability to work hours mirroring the hours of teammates typically 7/9AM – 4/6PM CST
  • Availability to work on-call and non-standard hours when necessary
  • Minimum 5 years IT experience (5+ preferred)
  • IT Infrastructure experience (Non App Dev experience - i.e. Operations, System Administration, Desktop & Helpdesk, Network, IT Technician, other applicable experience)
  • Cybersecurity Support Experience (Firewall, Proxy, Threat, Network Forensic, Threat, SEIM or like technology administrative or support experience)
  • Linux support experience
  • Experience working for or closely with Government Agencies
  • Must be able to work in Plymouth, MN office.  Relocation will not be offered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiar with SEIM, Data Loss Protection, Deep Packet Inspection, Network Forensic, Behavioral Analytics, Next Generation Firewall, or like Cybersecurity technologies
  • Familiar with AGILE and or KANBAN methodologies
  • Fundamental understanding of IT networking (OSI models and application in the context of Cybersecurity)
  • Fundamental understanding of Cybersecurity practices
  • Cybersecurity Certifications: Security +, CISSP, or like certification

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 Number729523
  • Job TitleIT Security Consultant - Plymouth, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Plymouth, MN
    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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