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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Information Security Engineer (IPS / Anti-Malware)- CT,AZ, TX, NC, MN, WI, MA and CT

UHG - Dallas, Minnesota

Posted: 12/13/2018

Individuals in this position will function at a senior expert level to develop and implement security tools in a 24/7/365 operations environment, ensuring the security and protection of systems data and formulating and implementing procedures and systems to ensure the protection, conservation, and accountability of proprietary, personal, or privileged electronic data. The individuals will work in a leadership capacity, working directly with other departments to develop and implement information security policies, standards, and procedures.

This position requires the ability to work hours mirroring the hours of teammates, as directed, typically starting at 8:00 am CST. This position will also require availability to work on-call and non-standard hours when necessary.

The Senior Information Security Engineer will provide operational support to and report to the ISO Senior Manager Information Security .

Major Responsibilities

  • Serves as a senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) for approaches, procedures, and implementation of data systems for FireEye advanced malware technology

  • Serves in a leadership capacity, formulating and implementing procedures and systems

  • Develops and oversees the development of innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems and issues

  • Oversees the monitoring and responses to security incidents, offering expertise to ensure prompt and effective resolution

  • Provides analysis of and suggested solutions to complex issues, as well as complex conceptual analysis

  • Collaborates with director, managers, project managers, architects, and other technical leads to ensure continuity and communication across teams

  • Collaborates with director, managers, and other technical personnel to ensure mitigation of risks to the company

  • Mentors and coaches cyber security individuals to provide guidance and expertise, promoting continued integration of technological advances to further enhance security


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of security concepts and best practices
  • 3 or more years of experience supporting or operating IT security systems and platforms
  • 2 or more years of experience supporting or operating intrusion prevention systems (IPS) or advanced malware technologies such as FireEye
  • Ability to obtain and keep required (government and other) security clearances


  • FireEye operational technology experience
  • SSL decryption technology experience
  • Packet broker technology experience
  • Cisco network experience
  • Experience in Fortune 500 company
  • Have an advanced security and technology certification or plans to pursue

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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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