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Senior Info Security Engineer - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job 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. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Positions in this function are involved in monitoring, evaluating, and maintaining systems and procedures to safeguard internal information systems, networks, databases, and Web-based security. Conduct vulnerability assessments and monitor systems, network, databases and Web for potential system breaches. Respond to alerts from information security tools. Report, investigate, and resolve security incidents. Recommend and implement changes to enhance systems security and prevent unauthorized access. Research security trends, new methods, and techniques used in unauthorized access of data in order to preemptively eliminate the possibility of system breach. May oversee internal or external systems security (i.e., cloud services). Ensure that customers and users have the right access to the right systems at the right times.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Serve as the functional subject matter expert for the F5 AWAF technology
  • Reporting and reviewing the compliance status and taking remediation actions
  • Determine the severity and complexity of issues pertaining to the security and protection of systems data, (autonomously or as part of a team) to ensure the protections, conservation and accountability of proprietary, personal, or privileged electronic data
  • Collaborate with director, managers, Service Level Owner and other technical personnel to ensure mitigation of security risks pertaining to the company
  • Promote continued integration of technological advances to further enhance security and reduce risks
  • Oversee web application security best practices and standards are executed through auditing: change controls, process documentation, firewall configurations, and monitoring
  • Evaluates analysis of suggested solutions and innovative approaches to complex issues, as well as complex conceptual analysis, ensuring implementation
  • Defines, implements, and maintains web application firewall security policies ensuring mitigation of risks to the IT infrastructure as well as the company
  • Promote the development of innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems and issues



    You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
    Required Qualifications:


    • Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise and/or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years relevant experience Web Application Firewalls (Ex: F5 AWAF)
    • 3+ years experienced analyzing, auditing, researching, developing security policies; standards and procedures
    • Ability to manage and ensure compliance with IT structures/processes/technologies
    • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, as well as communicate with high-level management
    • Ability to manage the identification and mitigation of risks and communicate business and technical risk to all levels of audience
    • Solid understanding principles and practices of cyber security audits and audit documentation
    • Broad knowledge of wide range of Information Technology systems and a deep understanding of the inherent security risks associated with these technologies


      Preferred Qualification:


      • Demonstrate ability to anticipate and handle critical situations, negotiating solutions, resolving conflict and driving projects to completion



        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

        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)

        Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

        *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.


        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.
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