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Optum's Enterprise Information Security organization is looking for a Manager, Information Security to support government engagements.
In this challenging and rewarding role you will be asked to take initiative, foster organization, responsibility, customer service skills, and the ability to be flexible and adaptive to a fast-paced, fluid business environment. Our Managers are cyber security leaders who manage security for systems and developing solutions for the healthcare industry. We are searching for a seasoned Leader with a passion for cyber security, excellent communication skills, and a leadership mindset to manage the latest threats and related laws and policies governing information security.
  • Responsible for maintaining security with an objective to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive data within systems.
  • Oversee and manage compliance with state and federal security and privacy standards.
  • Primary liaison to customers on all security, privacy, and compliance matters.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report effectiveness of cybersecurity safeguards to ensure the appropriate level of protection at an acceptable risk.
  • Ensure security improvement actions are evaluated, validated, and implemented as required.
  • Evaluate and approve development efforts to ensure that baseline security safeguards are appropriately installed.
  • Coordinate and participate in the continuous monitoring program of audits/assessments, penetration testing and vulnerability scanning.
  • Oversee vulnerability and POA&M management, remediation, and reporting to leadership and customers.
  • Lead efforts to obtain and maintain authorizations to operate.
  • Recognize possible security violations, take appropriate action to initiate the incident response plan.
  • Supervise protective or corrective measures when a security incident or vulnerability is discovered.
  • Collect and maintain data needed to meet cybersecurity reporting. Advise leadership on risk levels, security posture and changes affecting the security posture.
  • Provide technical documents, incident reports, findings from Develop and/or review various security documentation (i.e., Incident Response, System Security Plan, Security Management Plan, etc.)

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Five 5 or more years of Information Security experience is required
  • 3 or more years of FISMA related experience.
  • Hold in good standing at least one of the following certifications:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM)
    • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Ability to balance security needs with mission/business needs.
  • Specialized knowledge and experience with the implementation of the NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 family of publications, particularly those associated with the Risk Management Framework.
  • Specialized knowledge and experience with evaluating system, network, or infrastructure security controls against requirements such as FISMA, NIST, MARS-E, HIPPA, SSA and IRS standards.
  • Knowledge and experience with incident management and vulnerability management.
  • Strong understanding of how to manage risk profile for large organizations required to meet federal privacy and security requirements while maintaining a tolerable risk level.
  • Strong understanding of security architectures, operating systems, databases, networks, applications, and security tools.
  • Knowledge and experience with information security and assurance principles (e.g., Defense-in-depth) and associated supporting technologies and architectures.
  • Ability to assess and weigh current and evolving security threats in an operational environment
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in an Information Security, Cybersecurity, Computer Science or equivalent; Master's Degree in a related field a plus.
  • Current experience providing information security support to government clients.
  • Experience working in multi-tenant and/or Cloud environments.
  • Experience supporting systems in Agile and DevOps environments.
  • Specialized knowledge of financial audit standards, sensitive system IA requirements and Privacy Act requirements.

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. SM
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.
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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Team workouts
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