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Senior IT Security Engineer - Plymouth, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Plymouth, MN
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740936 Senior IT Security Engineer Plymouth MN

Senior IT Security Engineer - Plymouth, MN (740936)

Position Description

The Senior IT Security Engineer will be directly responsible for the Enterprise Security Content Filtering Platform.  The successful applicant will be sought out as an IT Security expert who is result oriented, innovative and has experience working multiple IT projects.  This position should be highly desirable to one with a real passion for IT security, positive attitude, and exceptional technical skills.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Self-motivated individual with leadership and organizational skills
  • Monitors security advisory groups to ensure all necessary network security updates, patches, and preventive measures are in place
  • Anticipates customers' needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
  • Analyze performance, identify areas of concern, and formulate action plans
  • Progressively advanced experience in area of expertise
  • Strong planning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot in highly complex, technical situations within a matrixed organization
  • Experience in Fortune 500 company
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks
  • Ability to document and communicate on an expert level
  • Mentoring/guidance capabilities
  • Have or be in process of obtaining advanced certifications pertinent to area of expertise
  • Ability to obtain and keep required (government and other) security clearances
  • Collaborate in the development of training content for issues related to IT Cybersecurity
  • Serves as a senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) for approaches, procedures, and implementation of Web Proxies/Web Content Filtering
  • Develops and oversees the development of innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems and issues
  • Oversees the monitoring and responses to security incidents, offering expertise to ensure prompt and effective resolution
  • Provides analysis of and suggested solutions to complex issues, as well as complex conceptual analysis
  • Collaborates with director, managers, project managers, architects, and other technical leads to ensure continuity and communication across teams
  • Collaborates with director, managers, and other technical personnel to ensure mitigation of risks to the company
  • Mentors and coaches cyber security individuals to provide guidance and expertise, promoting continued integration of technological advances to further enhance security
Required Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience in IT Security
  • 2+ years of experience with Security Consulting
  • 2+ years of experience with Web Proxy/Web Content Filtering using one or more of these tools but not limited to this list.
    • Websense Web Proxy
    • Palo Alto Firewall
    • Cisco Web Security appliances (aka Web Ironport)
    • Blue Coat Web Proxy
    • Zscaler
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ year(s) of work with the following tools
    • network Data Loss Prevention
    • Next-gen firewall experience
    • SSL inspection experience
  • Certifications
    • Security
    • CISSP

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 Keywords: IT Security, Web Proxy, Web Content Filtering, Palo Alto, Firewall, Cisco, Ironport, Plymouth, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number740936
  • Job TitleSenior IT Security Engineer - 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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