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Senior Guardium Engineer - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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740490 Senior Guardium Engineer Telecommute

Senior Guardium Engineer - Telecommute (740490)

Position Description

Senior Guardium Engineer - Telecommute



If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


Position Summary

We are seeking a Senior Guardium Engineer to support large-scale deployment of Guardium for the Company to monitor data activity in order to prevent computer security breaches of sensitive information. Ensure successful data activity monitoring implementation that supports critical business applications for the enterprise. Provide leadership to the team. Responsible for capacity planning and System design lifecycle. Serve as an IBM Certified Specialist, InfoSphere Guardium. Advise engineering strategy to propose alternative courses of action for Guardium deployment iterations. Refine Guardium data activity monitoring processes, protocols, and automation methods by working with the technical leads on Service Delivery teams to communicate technical designs and resolve implementation details for all network, server, storage and software components. Engage in Guardium engineering activities for Product Lifecycle Management, Business Continuity Procedures, Disaster Recovery, High Availability, and Infrastructure Monitoring. Ensure Guardium architectural integrity and compliance with UHG hardware and software infrastructure standards. Identify areas of technical risk and develop contingency plans consistent with architectural standards to ensure situational and application availability requirements are met for data activity monitoring. Identify optimization opportunities and changes to resource utilization to improve efficiency through automation of the deployment of Guardium components. Serve as the Guardium subject matter expert to internal stakeholders. Identify and engage the appropriate IT stakeholders from all applicable areas for the coordination of infrastructure requirements for networks, hardware, software, and access management to support Guardium engineering design. Build and maintain key engineering metrics for enterprise data activity monitoring solution. Ensure alignment of engineering deliverables with key business metrics. Support implementation teams with robust configurations and automation. Configure and deploy IBM Guardium to ensure collectors/aggregators, load balancers, software TAP agent (S-TAP), Guardium Installation Manager (GIM), and Change Audit System (CAS) are properly installed. Provide continuous support for trouble shooting and maintenance of Guardium deployments. Run, test, and validate Guardium configuration settings and fully document technical and procedural requirements. Ensure operations are normalized and monitored to include Guardium Central Manager reporting and alerting for infrastructure fault and fail overs as well as monitored security events.


May telecommute from anywhere in the U.S.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field,
  • Five (5) years related, progressive, post-baccalaureate experience. Employer will accept experience gained concurrently.
  • Must have three (3) years of experience (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following: 1) Guardium suite of tools; 2) Team leadership experience; 3) Disaster recovery; 4) Capacity planning; and 5) System design lifecycle.
  • Must also be an IBM Certified Specialist, InfoSphere Guardium.

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 Details

  • Contest Number740490
  • Job TitleSenior Guardium Engineer - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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