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Lead Security Software Engineer - 933177

Schaumburg, IL 60193
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This position is responsible for supporting the Cyber Defense Operations Rugged Dev Ops Application Security Platform Engineering initiatives to enable and drive application security through automation, engagement and evaluation through design and development of robust and user-friendly user interfaces. This position will focus on the application of engineering principles to the development of application security tools and processes, combined with a security-focused approach to application development. This role will be responsible for driving a customer-centric focus in the ASPEn development efforts, in order to create a process and tool suites that simplify and automate the onboarding, execution and review of pre-production application security practices.
"Primary Responsibilities
"Lead development of the user interface of software tools designed to optimize or automate the application security process and environment, and to drive increased collaboration among software engineers, security engineers, security analysts and management.
"Evaluate and implement emerging technologies and frameworks to improve the quality and performance of user interfaces, and educate other engineers on the configuration and use of these tools.
"Adhere to secure coding practices, and follow key engineering principles
"Ensure high level internal customer engagement, solicitation of feedback, transparency & openness and support.
"Drive increased productivity through operational process excellence and automation in the security technologies that support our engineering community.
"Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and holistic view; balancing both breadth and depth of knowledge and continuous improvement in the organization.
"Build relationships and collaborate with senior technology leaders and Optum product owners & delivery managers, seeking their feedback, improving the application security technologies that integrates well into their established tools, workflows, and practices.


Required Qualifications
"5+ years experience in a software-development environment, with participation in the full software lifecycle
"Experience architecting, designing and building scalable, responsive user interfaces from conception through successful delivery and maintenance
"Experience investigating, evaluating and implementing tools, technologies, and frameworks
"Blend of professional experience in cybersecurity and application development
"Ability to work effectively with product owners and customers
"Commitment to delivering quality software that meets the needs of the users
"Demonstrated professional experience with one or more of:
"Familiar with Agile methodologies, like Scrum and Kanban
"Familiar with Continuous Integration and Delivery tools like Jenkings, GitLab or Azure DevOps

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations.
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
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"Preferred Qualifications
"Experience architecting and building cloud based solutions using Azure or AWS, including container platforms like Kubernetes
"Experience with unit testing and test automation in key UI frameworks
"Strategic thinking regarding both application interfaces and functionality
"Strong teamwork and collaboration skills, with a demonstrated ability to influence others in a matrix reproting relationship
"Exceptional soft skills, including in the areas of organization, time management and task prioritization
"Knowledge of healthcare industry domain standard practices and patterns
"Strong knowledge of engineering principles, including quality focus, innovation and the simplicity of modularization.
"Driven to guide and mentor others to help build a strong engineering culture
"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


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups 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.

Posted: 2021-05-26 Expires: 2021-06-25

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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