IT Security Patform Engineer -Plymouth, MN or Eden Prairie, MN
Plymouth, MN 
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Job Description

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 systems data and formulating and implementing procedures and systems to ensure the protection, conservation, and accountability of proprietary, personal, or privileged electronic data. The individuals will work in a leadership capacity, working directly with other departments to develop and implement information security policies, standards, and procedures.The individuals will work directly with Platform Support, Cyber Defense Support, and ISO-Change teams, analyzing issues/incidents, establishing/working war rooms, diagnosing issue severity, computing problem resolution and recovery. These individuals will resolve or work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to resolve issues. If unable to do so, they will, in collaboration with the SMEs, determine the escalation of issues.

This position requires the ability to work hours mirroring the hours of teammates, as directed, typically starting at 8:00 am CST. This position will also require availability to work on-call and non-standard hours when necessary.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves in a leadership capacity, formulating and implementing procedures and systems
  • Serves as a senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) for HyTrust Platform
  • Determine the severity and complexity of issues pertaining to the security and protection of systems data, (either alone or as part of a team) to ensure the protections, conservation and accountability of proprietary, personal, or privileged electronic data
  • Develops and oversees the development of innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems and issues
  • Oversees the monitoring and responses to security incidents, offering expertise to ensure prompt and effective resolution
  • Provides analysis of and suggested solutions to complex issues, as well as complex conceptual analysis
  • Collaborates with director, managers, project managers, architects, and other technical leads to ensure continuity and communication across teams
  • Collaborates with director, managers, and other technical personnel to ensure mitigation of risks to the company
  • Mentors and coaches cyber security individuals to provide guidance and expertise, promoting continued integration of technological advances to further enhance security

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:

  • 2 or more years' experience with HyTrust or other info security platform
  • 2 or more years' experience with VMWare / PowerShell

  • 2 or more years of Linux Administration & Troubleshooting

  • 2 or more years of Windows Server Administration & Troubleshooting

  • Ability to obtain and keep required (government and other) security clearances

Primary Assets:

  • Mentoring/guidance capabilities
  • Experience providing SME level capabilities in key management environments supporting SSL, SSH, file, database and application encryption

  • Experience supporting key management technologies, including hardware security modules (HSM), on premise and in a cloud environment

  • Experience working with vRealize Architecture, OVF tool, Chef, Jenkins, REST/API

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)

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.

Job keywords: IT HyTrust Senior Information Security Engineer -Plymouth, MN or Eden Prairie, MN


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day Job
Required Experience
2+ years
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