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Senior Manager Information Security - Remote - 2228040

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

UnitedHealth Group is a health care and well-being company that’s dedicated to improving the health outcomes of millions around the world. We are comprised of two distinct and complementary businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, working to build a better health system for all. Here, your contributions matter as they will help transform health care for years to come. Make an impact with a diverse team that shares your passion for helping others. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Enterprise Technology Infrastructure, Platforms & Services (ETIPS) delivers services and operational support to meet business integration objectives. Architecture leadership to provide scalable, secure, and highly available infrastructure solutions to meet care delivery business needs and enable future business growth.

As an enterprise enabling team, we will partner with CIOs and their Lines of Business to build faster, better, and cost-effective solutions powered by elastic, resilient and secure infrastructure, services, and platforms by:

  • Running 75% of our business in the public cloud
  • Transforming our customer and advocate experience with a modern Omni Platform
  • Delivering Best-In-Class Digital Workplace Experience
  • Accelerating NIEs (Non-Integrated Entities) Integration with Excellence
  • Building high performing, engaged teams

Our culture of integrity, diversity and inclusion is the foundation of all we do. Our platforms and services empower speed to market to meet consumer needs while improving the overall health care experience. We strive to provide an exceptional experience to those with whom we work and serve.

As a Senior Manager, Information Security you will focus on firewall security for core infrastructure and cloud experience across the enterprise including our global locations. You will manage the Security Firewall team responsible for overseeing and supporting Optum Security Infrastructure including defining and aligning security policies, strategy, standards and controls, risk management, 3rd party risk, assessments, baseline security controls as well as technology compliance initiatives. This includes completing projects, ensure the resilience of the business against ever-evolving cyber threats, controlling business processes, and maintain effective capability maturation in support of the business and build out of core and cloud environments. You will be responsible for hiring, developing, leading, and motivating an engineering team including performance management and coaching a cross-section of security and technology professionals and managers.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Managing and driving a team of security engineers including cybersecurity team leads and individual contributors through mentoring, coaching, providing guidance and expertise, and promoting continued integration of technological advances to further enhance security
  • Serves in a managerial capacity, ensuring the formulation and implementation of procedures and systems; providing forecasting and planning input
  • Empowers architecture and infrastructure security staff in the successful performance of their tasks and responsibilities while encouraging innovation
  • 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
  • Oversee network security best practices and standards are executed through auditing: change controls, process documentation, firewall configurations, and monitoring
  • Evaluates analysis of solutions and innovative approaches to complex issues, as well as complex conceptual analysis, ensuring implementation
  • Plans, conducts, and respond to internal and external cyber security audits and questionnaires; interprets and documents audit results; recommends and implements corrective actions
  • Collaborates and offers managerial direction to other managers, project managers, architects, and technical leads for continuity and communication to ensure mitigation of security risks across the enterprise
  • Defines, implements, audits, and maintains firewall security policies ensuring mitigation of risks to the IT infrastructure as well as the company
  • On-call responsibilities include the ability to work irregular hours to respond to and support high priority security incidents/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:

  • 8+ years of technical experience working in IT security operations center and/or related functions such as IT security management and architecture
  • 5+ years of experience in Next Gen firewall engineering (Ex: Palo Alto)
  • 5+ years of experience in cyber security including analyzing, auditing, documenting, researching, and developing security policies, standards, and procedures
  • 5+ years of experience with security network devices (switches, antivirus, proxies, IPSs, WAF, firewalls, cryptography, SIEM) and other security networking hardware or software tools
  • 5+ years of experience managing/leading a team of direct reports

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Computer Science, information technology or related discipline)
  • Professional security certification(s) (ex. CISSP)
  • Demonstrate ability to anticipate and handle critical situations, negotiating solutions, resolving conflicts, and driving projects to completion
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, as well as communicate with high-level management
  • Solid knowledge of Palo Alto firewalls and Panorama in large enterprise environments
  • Deep understanding network security principles, including firewall configurations, network traffic analysis and risk management
  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills

*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, Washington, Washington, D.C. Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $104,700 to $190,400 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.