Director Technology - 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)
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • The Distributed Platform Director will be responsible for multiple IT functions and infrastructure platforms
  • The role is responsible for all infrastructure technologies, operations and processes and information security oversight
  • This includes support and "day to day" operation of on-premise physical and private cloud-based enterprise servers and systems at our major data centers. It is required that this key contributor is technically current and proficient, capable of leading a team of managers and technologists
  • This role ensures the technology team delivers excellent customer service and a high degree of support to our partners and leadership
  • Must be comfortable with managing people, setting standards, and achieving results
  • The Distributed Platform Director should be continually looking for opportunities to improve enterprise technology infrastructure, security, and operational processes to build business value
  • Positions in this family are involved in managing general operations which are not specific to one IT Function
  • Responsible for talent acquisition, onboarding, development, and retention of technical management staff
  • Assesses and develops high potential employees through on the job stretch assignments, internal mobility, and rotational assignments
  • Realistically evaluates employees without bias and can deliver feedback appropriately and timely
  • Maintains/Improves high levels of service delivery with a sense of urgency, ownership, and accountability

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 in IT management in a large-scale enterprise organization
  • 5+ years of experience leading in a Unix Windows and ESX environment
  • 5+ years of experience with ITSM
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Accountable for enterprise scale Distributed Compute environments
  • Implements and maintains governance, monitoring and required controls (ITIL processes) to insure highly available and reliable systems and operating environments
  • Drives continuous improvement through work group facilitation and active leadership within and across the IT organization
  • Mentors and coaches technology talent in support of succession planning and anticipation of future growth
  • Focuses on maintaining and improving operational stability across infrastructure services
  • Leads and sets team direction, removes roadblocks, and provides guidance to functional managers
  • Partners with peers on mutually beneficial organizational goals

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
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 $113,500 to $218,100. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. 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/AffirmativSe 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 bylower 48 law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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