Sr. Manager Info Security - San Antonio or Dallas, TX at Optum

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)
The Information Security team is closely connected to the IT Department and Business teams Enterprise serving the Optum Care Central Region by providing strategy consultation, standardization policies and guidelines, system design, architecture documentation, performance evaluations, and collaboration support. The Information Security team links the goals of the companies within the Central Region with those of Optum and Optum Care, providing support and advice for the overall improvement of our collective security posture. The team is not large yet provides value to operational teams by active involvement in assessment of risk, planning risk treatments and technical analysis.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Member of a small team with deep ties to system architects, and Information Technology teams
  • Contribute to various teams from WellMed, USMD, Optum, OptumCare and EIS regarding execution of security operations, management of documented risk, and management of documented vendor risk, security exhibit creation and security related service requests
  • Oversee the design/deployment reviews with department leads and executive leadership to ensure adherence to organizational policies or capture technological debt
  • Partner with business owners, application teams, and the broader Optum Technology teams to define/enhance IT solutions in order to meet both business needs and performance, operational and security requirements
  • Provide direction and guidance to Optum infrastructure teams with regards to security best practices and enterprise guidelines, strategies, and initiatives with the goal of controlling risk management and creating a cohesive environment
  • Ensure successful reviews, on an ongoing schedule, of existing architectural documents and policies to provide feedback to teams on recommended process or system improvement and policy changes related to Information Security
  • Closely partner with each Care Delivery Organizations Integration team and Optum Network Services to ensure that Central Region business needs are being met in addition to providing guidance with regards to enterprise guidelines, strategies, and initiatives
  • Manage key Information Security resources in working with various technical teams to diagnose troubleshoot Tier 2/3 (medium, complex and/or critical) issues across multiple technology boundaries in potentially stressful situations
  • Manage the work queue and operate in a ServiceNow ITSM environment with at least a portion of work received through face-to-face interaction, project plans, email, Instant Messaging and ServiceNow tickets

Ideal Candidates
  • Eager to collaborate and seek common understanding in furtherance of security
  • Seek to improve, innovate and encourage others to do the same
  • Possess the ability to communicate security requirements to developers in a constructive manner that promotes understanding
  • Experienced and comfortable in overseeing architecting, engineering or Security operations
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft and Linux Operating Systems
  • Possess exceptional work planning and project management understanding
  • Possess exceptional communication skills
  • Possess exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Possess the ability to prioritize and balance workload in a high-demand environment

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
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (in Information Technology or similar field required.) Four additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree
  • (ISC)2 CISSP certification
  • 5+ years of experience with security administration and/or engineering
  • Experience working with security standards including those promoted by NIST, PCI DSS, ISO and HIPAA
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree (in Information Technology or similar field.)
  • (ISC)2 HCISPP certification
  • Microsoft Certification (s)
  • Experience with HITRUST (engineer or auditor)
  • Experience with Optum Technology teams
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft Azure Services Architecture or Security
  • Exceptional planning and project implementation skills to achieve high visibility solutions
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and balance workload in a high-demand environment
  • Ability to incorporate opinions of others and promote understanding and collaboration

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.
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.
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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