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Senior Information Security Engineer

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

-Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernising the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.
Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries - from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

About the Role:
As a Fortune 5 business, we're one of the world's leading healthcare companies. There are no limits here on the resources you'll have or the challenges you'll encounter.
We have been supporting global healthcare systems from Ireland and the UK for more than 20 years, building a dynamic and diverse team of more than 2,100 talented individuals. With a continued record of growth and stability, we're on the constant lookout for fresh talent to join our expanding teams.
If you're looking for a career where you can make a positive impact every day, using the latest advances in technology and innovation, this is truly the opportunity to do -your life's best work.
The Senior Security Engineer supports the Office of the Optum CISO as part of the Enterprise Information Security (EIS) program and supports both line of business and enterprise security initiatives. - The role requires a technical expert with a focus on cloud security, vulnerability management and identity and access management to act as a central point of contact for security process issues and questions. -
The role is deemed a critical integration point with the business and is considered a change agent for the business in understanding security risks and the role and responsibilities of EIS, as well as ensuring that EIS fully understands and is engaged to support the needs, objectives, and priorities of the business.
Primary -Responsibilities: -

  • Work with businesses across the UK & Ireland to ensure alignment with EIS policies and standards and establish risk prioritized cyber security processes and controls.
  • Serve as a local point of contact for EIS policy and process issues and escalations, particularly cloud and network security.
  • Contribute as a team member in major programs or change initiatives aimed at increasing the enterprise security capabilities e.g., acquired entity integration, vulnerability management, etc.
  • Communicate to senior management on risk management concepts, as well as specific project risks and risk mitigation options/scenarios.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the business, our patients and healthcare-delivery models. This understanding includes key systems, key contacts, priorities and concerns within the business and IT.
  • Maintains current knowledge on information security topics and their applicability to the enterprise and the healthcare industry.

    You will be rewarded and recognised 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 providing development for other roles you may be interested in. -Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in an IT related discipline or equivalent experience.
    • Experience working in large and highly regulated organizations.
    • Demonstrable experience with securing public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP).
    • Experience with practical interpretation and application of policy and standards.
    • Subject matter expert knowledge of the technology aspects of security.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Technical security certification like CISSP, CCSP, CEH, etc.

        Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

        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.
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        All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
        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 marginalised 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 employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. - 2023 UnitedHealth Group. All rights reserved.

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