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Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com


Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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IT Disaster Recovery Specialist - San Juan, PR

UHG - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Posted: 11/6/2018

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


The core mission of Optum Connect is to provide end-to-end Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) and core administrative Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services to the commercial market. Optum Connect solutions incorporate products, capabilities, services, and other offerings from across Optum into end-to-end solutions that differentiate from commodity competitors by connecting the breadth of Optum assets into transformative solutions.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Application Disaster Recovery plan development and maintenance
  • Support of Disaster Recovery exercises for infrastructure and application teams
  • Perform maintenance and support updates to the Business Continuity Management System in place to support the DR program
  • Work closely with Business Continuity, as well as business and application teams to support DR
  • Ensures that business requirements are captured within the solution designed for recovery
  • Support forecast of Disaster Recovery program development, refresh, and exercise schedule up to a year and a half out
  • Contribute to, and ensure Disaster Recovery process is continually maintained and applied in all facets of the enterprise
  • Disaster Recovery process document maintenance
  • Support key metric deliverables related to Disaster Recovery
  • Participate in facilitation of recovery efforts, if necessary
  • Assist in training facilitation and program material upkeep
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years Disaster Recovery program experience
  • 2+ years working with data center applications in an audited environment (SOX / PCI / HIPAA)
  • 1+ years working in IT related field
  • Bilingual (Spanish / English)
  • Experience working in a dispersed and segregated environment with many different teams
  • Occasional travel off site
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communications and documentation skills
  • Business Continuity/ Disaster Recovery program certificate or equivalent
  • Agile Training/Certification
  • Understands System Architecture Plans


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)



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.



Job Keywords: IT, Information Technology, Disaster Administration, Disaster Recovery, IT Recovery, Disaster Lead, San Juan, PR, Puerto Rico

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