Senior Network Engineer - Telecommute at Optum

| 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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Leading and supporting network integrations of new acquisitions into Optum Secured Internet Edge
  • Configuring, maintaining and supporting network infrastructure in multiple sites across the country
  • Providing 24-hour support for network infrastructure in an on-call rotation
  • Prioritizing multiple work streams simultaneously and still meet project deadlines
  • Use your vast knowledge of networking architectures and tools to troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Create detailed network documentation
  • Think critically to solve complex issues both with a team as well as independently
  • Pitch ideas and solutions to complex problems, leading brainstorming sessions (must be comfortable in front of a whiteboard, marker in hand)
  • Use your effective communication skills to translate requirements to other network engineers and business leaders

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
  • 5+ years of experience implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting converged IP networks
  • 5+ years of experience with core networking concepts Vlans, VRFs & VPNs
  • 5+ years of experience with advanced knowledge of routing protocols EIGRP, OSPF & BGP
  • 5+ years of experience in supporting Cisco Nexus Series Switches
  • 5+ years of experience with application architectures and DNS migrations
  • 3+ years of experience supporting VMware compute and networking knowledge
  • 3+ years of experience working in a change-controlled environment
  • 2+ years of experience with SD-WAN Solutions, specifically Cisco Meraki/Viptela

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 $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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.
Job Keywords: Sr. Network Engineer, Senior Network Engineer, Vlans, VRF, VPN, Converged IP Networks, IP Networks, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, Cisco Nexus, Vmware, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota
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