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Sr. Information Sec Engineer - Data Protection

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 26, 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. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) -You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Optum is hiring a full-time Senior Information Security Engineer focusing on Data Loss Prevention. Individuals in this position will function at a senior expert level to develop and implement security tools in a 24/7/365 operations environment, ensuring the security and protection of data while formulating and implementing procedures and systems to ensure the protection, conservation, and accountability of proprietary, personal, or privileged electronic data. Provides Subject Matter Expert (SME) level support for establishing operational readiness and for ongoing data protection operations for UHG. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and experience with deployment of Microsoft (M365/O365) Security and Compliance capabilities
  • 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 performance and capability degradation.
  • Respond to alerts from monitoring 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 to preemptively minimize the possibility of system breaches.
  • 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.
  • Work in a leadership capacity, working directly with other departments to develop and implement information security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams across multiple support tiers including desktop support, network, security, and information security teams, analyzing issues/incidents, establishing/working war rooms, diagnosing issue severity, computing problem resolution and recovery.
  • Resolve or work with SMEs to resolve issues. Required Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years providing SME level capabilities in varied enterprise level security technologies
    • 3+ years' experience with DLP or data protection platforms
    • 2+ years' experience with VMWare / Powershell
    • Previous mentoring/guidance experience
    • Experience working in an Agile workflow environment
    • Experience with commercially available data protection technologies such as Symantec, Microsoft, Zscaler, Netskope, etc.
    • Experience collaborating in the development of training content for issues related to IT Cybersecurity Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree
      • Previous Information Security Engineering experience in healthcare, insurance or Fortune 500 company
      • General Programming/Scripting proficiency (i.e. Python, Perl, BASH, etc.)
      • Professional Certification (i.e. CISSP or CCSP)
      • Strong planning and problem-solving skills
      • Strong networking and architecture experience
      • Ability to troubleshoot in highly complex, technical situations within a matrixed organization
      • Ability to identify and mitigate risks
      • Ability to document and communicate on an expert level 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. Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $103,988 to $137,926. 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. 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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