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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

IT Senior Information Security Risk Auditor- Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/15/2018

This individual has a broad business approach and is sought out as a functional expert.  This position manages the delivery and execution of assigned projects and contributes to the achievement of Information Risk Governance (IRG) goals and objectives.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with the development and execution of Information Risk Governance department operations, methodology, technologies and tools. Helps drive continuous improvement efforts in alignment with direction provided by leadership and industry standards
  • Provides staff with professional and technical expertise and guidance to ensure that project objectives and scope are satisfied. This includes assisting staff members and contractors in the development and negotiation of recommendations and responses, evaluating the performance of the team, and providing guidance regarding department and company policies and procedures

  • Creates, reviews, and approves pertinent work papers and communications of assessment results. Work papers should comply with department and professional standards for content and quality

  • Manages the execution and delivery of IT risk assessments including scoping assessments, creates detailed assessment procedures and related testing and reporting in accordance with professional and departmental standards

  • Leads and directs cross functional teams, large complex projects or segment teams to achieve key business objectives and reduce IT security risks

  • Serves as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues

  • Successfully identifies, addresses, manages and/or escalates risks and issues within a project to the segment lead

  • Translates highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences

  • Influences senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products and/or approaches to meet business needs and address IT security concerns

  • Leads special projects undertaken by the department and/or the Company


  • Bachelor's Degree in information technology or equivalent experience
  • 4 or more years of relevant business experience, including internal audit or IT experience
  • Must have a proficient understanding of IT security and internal control concepts and how to apply them


  • Supervisory experience of individuals/teams
  • Experience in health insurance systems is desirable
  • Experience working in a complex IT environment highly desirable
  • Experience with HIPPA, PCI, HITRUST, SSAE18, SOX 404

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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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