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UnitedHealth Group Senior SAN Storage Engineer - Telecommute in Plymouth, Minnesota

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Ready to raise your game by a quantum leap? At Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable until we thought of them. We have spent decades investing in the technology and information capabilities that help us bring new ideas to market faster. We have developed solutions that are practical today and scalable for tomorrow. And we have created collaborative teams dedicated to innovation across each of our businesses. Now, we invite you to bring your knowledge of enterprise architecture and standards to assist in the development, communication, and implementation of our evolving technology architecture.

The complexity of this role can be challenging. You will be working on strategic programs with responsibility for providing architectural leadership to key initiatives across the organization. You will be expected to ensure that the programs align to the IT strategy, leverage enterprise components and capabilities, advance the state of our IT assets, and expand and improve on our enterprise engineering strategy.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide engineering support and direction in storage related projects

  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of new products and technologies

  • Ensure best practice solutioning across storage platforms

  • Assist with the planning, design, and implementation of storage technologies

  • Promote standards, guidelines, and policies for the use and integration of technology

  • Collaborate with key support, architecture, and operations teams

  • Educate customers and provide easy and clear roadmap of the storage platform

  • Provide storage design consulting for customers as well as root cause issue analysis

You’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:

  • Bachelor's Degree or related field experience

  • 5+ years of experience with SAN, NAS, object storage, software defined storage and/or hyper-converged infrastructure

  • Storage engineering experience with knowledge in all aspects of designing, developing, managing large real-time systems

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience around networks and iSCSI protocol

  • Scripting and/or Python programming experience

  • Public (AWS, Azure, Google, etc.) and private (VMWare) cloud storage and container technology (OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, etc.) experience

  • Engineering experience with a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, HDS, HPe, NetApp, IBM, INFINIDAT, Dell/EMC, Brocade FC technologies

  • EPIC architecture experience

  • Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks

  • Interest in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with solid communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive

  • Great communication skills

  • Great time management skills

  • Ability to lead a design initiative from start to finish

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.

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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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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