Senior Manager, Cyber Defense Ethical Hacking- Telecommute (Minneapolis, MN)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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As part of Cyber Defense Breach and Attack Readiness Team (BART), the Senior Manager is responsible for implementing and refining BART strategy for United Health Group and its affiliates. The portfolio of services includes ethical hacking, penetration testing and the related technologies and processes that enable the service to run at scale within a large, heavily segmented Fortune 6 company.
Major Responsibilities
Leadership:
  • Implement and support the vision and mission of Cyber Defense and BART
  • Broker a collaborative security culture to the larger Optum community
  • Sets team strategy and direction, resolves problems, and provides guidance and direction to a global staff
  • Subject matter expert of ethical hacking and penetration testing assurance for Optum Tech and its customers
  • Drive cyber assurance standards and standard adoption across the organization
  • Participate in, and influence, enterprise governance processes and drive standards evolution as Optum's risk profile and posture evolves
  • Assists and influences customers, entities, and affiliates with the execution of penetration and remediation testing through a risk-based approach
  • Articulate and prioritize goals and supporting objectives through a risk-based lens
  • Realize vision and goals both as an individual and as a leader of a team
  • Build and expand effective relationships with constituent stakeholders - affiliates, audit and compliance, application and platform teams, and the larger EIS.
  • Holds team and self responsible for maintaining the highest possible performance standards and meet agreed upon commitments even under difficult circumstances
  • Build effective relationships and accountability models within an intense, highly fluid work environment containing varied and sometimes opposing requirements

Other Responsibilities:
  • Define and curate high quality assurance capabilities including ethical hacking and penetration testing
  • Create and define profiles that illustrate security risk through multiple spectrums - ranging from enterprise wide to an individual entity, or ranging from all enterprise capabilities to a single specific capability
  • Enumerate and report on key performance indicators to measure and mature accountable results
  • Define actionable, measurable metrics for existing and net new services and lead activities that use that data to continually improve operational effectiveness and quality
  • Allocates resources ensuring the right people are assigned to the right activities
  • Adapts and adjusts delivery model with agility based on the needs of the business, customer, and evolving security trends

Required Qualifications:
  • 5 or more years demonstrated technical expertise in ethical hacking and penetration testing
  • 3 or more years demonstrated leadership in the following areas:
    • Mentoring and coaching experience across a broad spectrum of environments and personalities
    • Technical and operational oversight of tiered services within an enterprise level business
    • Delivery of technical services for a diverse set of internal and external customers
    • Iterative development and delivery of KPIs, specifically productivity metrics
  • Ability to break complex topics into meaningful chunks of information
  • Demonstrated ability to assess new technologies or modifications that improve business outcomes against a set of objective requirements
  • Ability to analyze broader cyber defense environment, apply it to the organization's attack surface, and recommend appropriate action
  • Understanding of ethical hacking methodologies and industry resources, e.g. OWASP, NIST publications, SANS/CWE

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to leverage best practices from commonly used frameworks to define and mature delivery models (ex: HiTrust, Agile, COBIT, ITIL, Kanban etc.)
  • Familiarity and/or fluency with DevSecOps
  • BS/BA or equivalent work experience
  • Security certifications desired (e.g. CISSP, CEH, OSCP, GWAPT, GPEN, CISM)

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
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.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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