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Senior Cloud Security Engineer - Remote - 2225613

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Nashville, TN, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The Senior Cloud Security Engineer will lead the deployment, integration, and operationalization of the Cloud Security Posture Management and Cloud Workload Protection Platform within our Gov Cloud environment. The Cloud Security Engineer will have very solid interpersonal skills, be a self-starter, and have a desire to maintain enterprise-wide visibility to initiatives related to cloud-based technologies and services. The Cloud Security Engineer is an individual contributor role with deep expertise in Cloud Security and Cloud Engineering best practices.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the deployment and integration of the CSPM and CWPP tools in a GovCloud environment
  • Design, implement and manage security controls to safeguard cloud infrastructure and data
  • Conduct security assessments and audits to ensure compliance with federal regulations and standards (e.g. FedRAMP, NIST)
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to identify security requirements and develop solutions
  • Develop and maintain security documentation including policies and procedures
  • Stay current with emerging security threats and technologies, providing recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior security engineers and other team members

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:

  • 3+ years of experience in cloud security engineering with at least 2 years in a senior or lead role
  • 3+ years of experience working with a wide array of operating systems (e.g. Linux, Windows, Ubuntu, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS Gov Cloud, Azure Gov or other government cloud environments
  • 2+ years of experience in scripting and automation focused on cloud-based deployments utilizing languages/frameworks such as Python, Terraform, Cloud formation, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience with container security and orchestration tools (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant security certifications – CISSP or equivalent
  • Experience with DevSecOps practices and integrating security into CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of advanced threat detection and response techniques
  • Solid understanding of fundamental security principles/concepts (Networking, Encryption, IAM)
  • Familiarity and in-depth knowledge of FedRAMP and NIST security frameworks and compliance standards
  • Proven outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proven excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex security issues and develop effective solutions

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $88,000 to $173,200 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes – an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.