Principal I O Engineer - Telecommute at Optum

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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)
As part of our OptumRx Architecture team, in this role you will play a significant part in supporting the IBMi infrastructure for RxClaims. This position will be one of two Architects responsible for providing direction and solving technical problems for RxClaim running on IBMi. This position will provide input to the Director of Architecture and assist in developing long range Architectural plans supporting RxClaim running on IBMi.
Positions in this function design, engineer, and manage the organization's infrastructure and operational platforms. From a cloud services model, this includes services commonly thought of as IaaS and PaaS and their underlying foundational components. Additionally, this function also has responsibility for traditional enterprise infrastructure and operational platforms such as email, file transfer, and collaboration technologies, among others. This role must understand functional and non-functional requirements to ensure they can be achieved through system design and engineering to meet the needs of the customers. Work closely with business and technology stakeholders to develop roadmaps for their respective technology portfolios, resolve cross-system and domain dependencies, ensure effective integration among the services offered to the end customer, and efficient usage of infrastructure and operational platforms. Monitor technological advancements and industry trends to influence company standards and ensure that solutions are continuously improved and maintained through product management practices, including recommendations to invest in a solution or retirement of redundant or out-of-date systems. Understand the interactions between systems, the applications and services hosted, and evaluate the impact of changes and additions. Perform analysis on existing systems to ensure performance and reliability, enhance scalability, meet security requirements, and interoperable and maintainable technology portfolio.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Knowledge of IBMs support processes and structure
  • Evaluate and implement new ISV products in a multi-lpar environment
  • Familiar with replication using hardware and software replication technologies
  • Knowledge of IBM DB2Mirror
  • Working knowledge of utilization of IBMi Exit Point programs
  • Knowledge of NPIV configurations
  • Knowledge of SEA adapter configuration for automated failover
  • Direct "Evergreen" projects to ensure LPAR currency
  • Familiar with LPAR migration across organizations / data centers
  • Knowledge of VIOS configuration to support virtual storage and ethernet
  • Knowledgeable of IBMi security constructs
  • Experience building IBMi lpars from scratch
  • Partition sizing and frame assignments in collaboration with the Performance and Hardware Teams
  • Manage the assignment and configuration of IP's on the lpars
  • Manage/maintain the frame and partition naming convention
  • Manage and support the execution of the LPM process
  • Contributing to major project works including projects such as: DB2 Mirror, OS Upgrades, managing small hardware lifecycle projects, Tracking tasks and assignment of work,
  • Provide guidance to application development on: New lpar sizing and lpar placement, Usage of flash copy partitions for full system testing
  • Knowledge of IBMi backup and recovery processes
  • Provide knowledge transfer to iCOE members in the following areas: Base partition configuration (set system name, IPs, couple software configs, etc), SMTP configuration, IP cleanup on existing partitions after a partition decommission, Resource tracking, IP assignment/firewall/NAT/GTM/LTM

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:
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 15+ years' experience with IBMi Servers
  • 10+ years' experience in design and architecture solutions
  • Mentoring other team members

Preferred Qualification:
  • Solid communication and personal interaction skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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.
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 $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for 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
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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