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Lead System and Site Reliability Engineer - Telecommute - 929794

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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    929794

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)

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This role will be supporting the System Reliability Engineering (SRE) program at Optum. The ideal candidate has multiple years experience with SRE, is a self-starter, innovative, and not afraid to challenge the status quo. Successful candidates have a proven ability to network, influence without direct authority, and quickly build relationships to work cross-functionally to achieve a desired result.

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This is a new program at Optum, and the candidate will be on the ground floor of building a new capability and previously unseen technologies at Optum to help achieve extremely high up-time targets for applications across the UHG enterprise. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, and strives in ambiguous, often undefined environments, creating their own path where necessary.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Serve as a subject matter expert to internal stakeholders on all aspects of the System Reliability Engineering discipline, driving reliability into various systems requiring support
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  • Mentor Engineers growing into an SRE role, focusing on methods to drive reliability and influence design & direction
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  • Execute and guide execution of specific tasks through various application work streams to drive best-in-class operational support
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  • Communicate status of various projects to SRE leadership
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  • Provide leadership, guidance, and personal development to SREs
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  • Drive results through increasing reliability of applications and failover capabilities
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  • Guide Reliability via Enterprise Transformation, influencing teams as they work towards maintaining 99.99% reliability targets, and beyond
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  • Lead change and innovation - pursue opportunities to adopt new technologies and drive adoption to enhance business outcomes - drive and mange high-quality execution across organizational lines
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  • Demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior by complying with applicable laws, regulations and policies and requiring the same from others
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  • Leverage diversity and inclusion to bring in the right talent, drive employee engagement and foster teamwork and collaboration
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  • Grow and maintain knowledge of and leverage cutting edge IT industry / marketplace technologies and trends to support highly available distributed systems, and the transformation of legacy systems
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 5+ years of professional IT experience, with steadily increasing responsibilities
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  • 2+ years of developer experience with one or more programming languages
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  • 2+ years of experience designing and building highly distributed, scalable systems
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  • 1+ years of experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud development
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  • 1+ years of experience leading teams and/or managing IT Project timelines and deliverables
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  • Experience planning and supporting +99.99% availability against critical applications in production
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  • Experience with DevOps methodologies and enabling Automation within development teams
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent work experience
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  • 2+ years of experience as a System Reliability Engineer
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  • Health Care industry experience
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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)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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

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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.

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

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Job Keywords: Lead System and Site Reliability Engineer, Azure, Cloud, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH

Posted: 2021-05-19 Expires: 2021-07-17

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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