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Infrastructure Architect - La Crosse, WI or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

By joining OptumServe you are part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a leader across most major segments in the U.S. health care system.OptumServe specializes in creating and managing health care programs through on - location services, patient - specific in - clinic appointments, telehealth assessments, or any combination based on customer need. OptumServe's customizable solutions serve the diverse needs of commercial customers, as well as federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services.There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm) -The Infrastructure Architect collaborates with application architects, infrastructure engineers, security engineers, key business stakeholders and IT leadership to architect Infrastructure designs required to meet OptumServe customer needs. -This person will participate in RFI responses and competitive proposals. -The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with the other IT Infrastructure Team members and managers, as well as other operations departments to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the system designs. This role must understand functional and non-functional requirements to ensure they can be achieved through system design and engineering to meet the needs of the customers. -The Infrastructure Architect is responsible for creating and assessing design options to ensure solution meets business needs in terms of security, scalability, reliability and feasibilityYou'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Applies understanding of infrastructure (Network, Hosting, Storage, Cloud Hosting, Telecommunications, Desktop) and operational platforms to support and optimize business applications and systems
  • Evaluates current infrastructure and recommend solutions, vendors and products to improve
  • Review contract requirements, OptumServe applications and provide Infrastructure designs
  • Work with application architects to determine Infrastructure designs to meet application designs
  • Present high-level overviews and solutions of system architecture and integration capabilities to IT partners on cross-functional teams
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to the Infrastructure team to implement designs
  • Implements information architecture by preparing drawings and participating in testing to prove designs
  • Shares learnings with others to influence change
  • Effectively communicates with business stakeholders and technical team
  • Comply with enterprise and government security protocols
  • Consider security implications in activities and designs
  • Identifies applicable security/data standards when reviewing requirements and recommends controls to ensure complianceYou'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:
    • 8+ years IT Experience
    • 5+ years of IT Infrastructure Experience
    • 2+ of IT Architecture Experience
    • Proven experience with Cloud transformation and containerization
    • Proven track record delivering complex, unique business solutions
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Proven ability to mentor Infrastructure Engineers
    • Bachelor's Degree in IT, MIS, computer science, Engineering. Equivalent experience or related field and/or applicable military experience will be considered
    • Willingness and ability to travel quarterly to La Crosse, WI (If not on-site in La Crosse, WI)
    • United States Citizenship
    • Ability to obtain favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationPreferred Qualifications:
      • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) or CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional)
      • 2+ years of experience with Federal Government security controls including FedRAMP and NISTAs a requirement of UnitedHealth Group's contract with the Department of Defense, this position requires U.S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense , (the National Agency Check Legal and Credit or NACLC). Successful completion of the NACLC process is a requirement for continued employment in this role. NACLC processing will be initiated by our TRICARE Security Officer post-offer and can take 3-6 months for a final decision communication from the Department of Defense. Candidates will be allowed to begin employment with UnitedHealth Group in this role based on an interim clearance, and final results will be communicated as they are received. Failure to obtain final NACLC approval will result in termination from this role.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)Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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.

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