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Director, Cybersecurity Software Engineering- Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Positions in this function are involved in the body of technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect and defend networks, computers, programs, and data from attack, damage, theft, or unauthorized access, including firewall, digital forensics, investigative services, and incident management. Primary Responsibilities

  • Overall development life cycle of cyber defense operations platform, architecture, frontend, backend, dev best practices.
  • Work with team, leadership, and product management in developing a vision, strategy and road map for the primary platform used to deliver security operations and incident management
  • Work closely with architects and engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for delivery of the cyber defense operations platform
  • Project management - prioritization, planning of projects and features, Stakeholder management and tracking of external commitments
  • Translate security, business, and design requirements into technical solutions, recommend alternative technical approaches, and lead security engineering efforts to meet critical strategic goals
  • Career management and development of team members
  • Develop long term cost effective, high performing architecture roadmap for security operations and cyber defense platform
  • Develop user-centric designs and continually seek out and incorporates customer feedback
  • Apply technical expertise and leadership to guide team in design decisions
  • Evaluate design solutions objectively and facilitate conflict resolution
  • Research and recommend security engineering best practices
  • Research emerging technology that will optimize or automate systems or evaluate feasibility to recommend secure solution that delivers security operations
  • Establish an environment of innovation and accelerate the tech forward agenda
  • Design and develop the framework of the operations platform and be able to explain choices made.
  • Write and review design document explaining overall architecture, framework and high level design of the cyber defense operations platform
  • Create, understand and validate design and estimated effort for given module/task, and be able to justify it
  • Review architecture and design on various aspects like extensibility, scalability, security, design
  • Manage and be accountable for professional employees and/or supervisors
  • Create high-functioning, enterprise-class cyber defense and incident management platform
  • Review project objectives and determine best technology for implementation
  • Partner with other competency leads / developers and support project planning, technical design, development and solution deployment functions
  • Assess and interpret cyber defense customer needs and requirements
  • Identify/quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • Support, design and improve on monitoring, alerting and tooling/framework efforts
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written forms, and be able to present and demonstrate work to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Provides leadership to and is accountable for the performance and direction through multiple layers of management and senior level professional staff Required Qualifications
    • 5 or more years in information security / cybersecurity / security engineering
    • 5 or more years managing, leading teams and projects for a cyber defense or information security program
    • 5 or more software engineering, software development
    • Proven experience of professional software engineering & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing and operations
    • Hands on Experience with SDLC, Agile, DevOps, Public Cloud, CI/CD, Graph DB's, Django, VueJS, Docker, nginx, gunicorn, Gremlin, terraform, Jenkins, AWS, Neptune, Kubernetes, Python, Java
    • Experience working with many different types of cybersecurity technologies (firewalls, EDR, proxy, SASE, SIEM, DNS, CASB, IPS/IDS, DLP, etc.) Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience in cybersecurity and incident response operations
      • Bachelors degree in computer science, security engineering, information security, or cybersecurity
      • Experience in cybersecurity application development
      • Understands incident response lifecycle and security operations
      • Experience with application security and industry best practices
      • Solid software development background including design patterns, data structures and test-driven development
      • Experience working in cross functional Design and Engineering spaces at scale
      • Ability to estimate the financial impact of technical architecture alternatives
      • Advanced critical thinking skills to creatively solution for cybersecurity system needs with demonstrated ability to drive engagement and optimize results 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 Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) *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 $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. 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. #EISecurity

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Eden Prairie , Director, Cybersecurity Software Engineering- Remote, IT / Software / Systems , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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