Senior Information Security Engineer - MN or Telecommute (Minneapolis, MN or Remote)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN +25 more | Remote
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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)
The Senior Information Security Engineer is responsible for large-scale Active Directory security. You will participate and operate on large scale implementation from medium to high complexity of Active Directory environments, participating in engineering and operational responsibilities on the team to accomplish initiatives and tasks. This role is a key resource in the organization's effort to migrate, consolidate, and simplify Active Directory environments from mergers and acquisitions.
If you are located in MN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide subject matter expertise on large scale implementations of medium to high complexity
  • Act as an advisor on best practices for designing a robust architecture to enable the business
  • Maintain industry leading knowledge of current and emerging technologies, products, and trends related to Active Directory architecture and management
  • Participating in the definition and assisting programs that support the enterprise strategy and architecture for secure access management services, mechanisms and safeguards
  • Work in active partnership with stakeholders to understand business requirements and develop supporting security principles and objectives that will enable the secure growth and evolution of UnitedHealth Group (and communicating those requirements to security and risk management stakeholders throughout the enterprise)
  • Contributing to consistent patterns and frameworks to evolve the company's security architecture and a clear, comprehensive security framework (and promoting those requirements through partnership with enterprise architecture and IT governance functions)
  • Providing consulting to business owners and application teams in addressing their requirements to connect their application(s) or service(s) to Active Directory
  • Participating in the 24x7 On-Call rotation supporting the Active Directory infrastructure
  • Recommending changes, when appropriate, to security policies and control standards and operational practices
  • Provide weekly activity reports describing activities
  • Communicate effectively both orally and written with customers, stakeholders, and technical engineers
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently or in groups
  • Ability to create detailed technical documentation
  • Passionate commitment to quality, success, teamwork, and customer service

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:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 10 + years of experience designing, managing, or maintaining Active Directory environments for a large enterprise, or as a consultant to large organizations
  • 10+ years of experience troubleshooting Active Directory infrastructure issues (e.g. replication issues, authentication issues, performance issues, etc.)
  • 8 + years of experience utilizing monitoring tools (e.g. SCOM) to monitor and alert on Active Directory functionality and performance
  • 8 + years of experience utilizing configuration management tools (e.g. SCCM / MECM) to perform software distribution, updates, and configuration management of end points
  • 5+ years of experience in SaaS, PaaS, IaaS or Cloud computing environments
  • Familiarity with IT Governance standards including ITIL and CoBIT

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrable knowledge in one or more support tools (MS SQL, SCCM/MECM, InTrust, Change Auditor, Enterprise Reporter, RMAD)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of managing and maintaining Group Policy Objects (Quest GPOAdmin experience preferred)
  • Demonstrable knowledge in Microsoft Azure and Azure AD Connect
  • PowerShell or other scripting/programming language
  • Demonstrable collaboration, communication, conflict resolution, and problem-solving skills
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

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 COazVID-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.
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)
*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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