Lead Cloud DevOps Engineer - Telecommute

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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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)
A Senior DevOps Azure Cloud Engineer is responsible for serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Azure Infrastructure. This role will advise and consult with organizational business and IT teams and leaders on Azure Cloud solutions based on corporate standards and industry trends. This selected candidate will work to build out the infrastructure of our client's Azure Cloud environments to support either born-in-the-cloud or hybrid cloud designs.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Network, Storage, and Compute Architects to define requirements, best practices, and execute cloud infrastructure builds on behalf of our clients
  • Actively participate in the development and socialization of Infrastructure Solution Road Maps as part of the organizations Infrastructure Center of Excellence for Azure
  • Partner with team members to strategize how to effectively and efficiently perform on premise to cloud migrations without impact to operations
  • Maintain architectural diagram designs with sufficient detail to include technology and vendor components and maintain run books suitable for implementation
  • Understand written scope of services, solution descriptions and assumptions to develop a technical approach while documenting risks and mitigation plans
  • Act in a strategic capacity as a senior technical expert for all current Azure Cloud based solutions while keeping abreast of future Azure Cloud solutions
  • Develop and direct other Cloud engineers during out ITO and BPO engagements

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:
  • 6+ years of enterprise infrastructure experience with understanding of Compute, Storage and Networking
  • 3+ years of working in or around public or private cloud environments
  • 2+ years of working in Microsoft Azure in a solution engineer or architect
  • 1+ years of being a product owner with experience Road Mapping the lifecycle of a security tool
  • Experience migrating infrastructure from on premise environments to Azure cloud
  • Automation experience with ARM Templates, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or equivalent experience
  • Scripting experience with Power Shell, Python, or equivalent language

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or equivalent Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field
  • ITIL v3 certification
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification
  • Healthcare IT experience with compliance such as HIPAA and/or HITRUST, experience with security controls
  • Background in Azure monitoring, alerting, and diagnostics, including Application Insights, Log Analytics, Network Monitoring, Service Health, and dashboards
  • Provide engineering / architectural support of containers as a service on Azure cloud

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.
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Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
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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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