IT Senior Security Manager

Position Description

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)

The Security Manager serves as a senior information security subject matter expert and manages the day-to-day operation of the client’s Information Security program.  The Security Manager is an Optum Enterprise Information Security process expert and they act as a central point of contact and liaison for security process issues, questions and engagement.  The Security Manager will be responsible for collaborating with senior leadership, team members and key business stakeholders in the planning, delivery, reporting and operation of the Information Security Management System and serve as the HIPAA Officer for the client.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages security and serves as a point of contact for architecture, infrastructure and network and multi-platform environments
  • Responsible for verifying security is a primary focus for the business
  • Responsible for compliance of staff with HIPAA and other state and federal security standards
  • Coordinate, supervise and is accountable for the daily activities of overseeing information security across the client
  • Lead activities to develop and maintain compliance with applicable security policies
  • Interface with state and related stakeholders to insure interfaces and interoperability development and operations are in compliance with applicable policies
  • Interface with Optum Enterprise Security

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years experience with information security, audit and risk concepts 
  • 2 or more years experience with information security policies and standards
  • 2 or more years experience with security architecture
  • Systems or Network engineering experience
  • Experience with IT compliance and control standards: HIPAA/HITECH, NIST 800-53, HITRUST, MARS-E 2.0
  • Strong ability to articulate information security, audit and risk concepts to audiences of varying technical backgrounds
  • Experience engaging and influencing senior business executives and senior IT executives
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Visio)
  • Strong consultative and presentation skills
  • Current CISSP or CISA certification is a requirement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Assertive (yet diplomatic) personality and the ability to handle change
  • Familiarity with highly regulated industries
  • Familiarity with the regulatory environment affecting data in a Health Care Services environment

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.

Job Details

  • Contest Number743698
  • Job TitleIT Senior Security Manager- Columbia, SC
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Greenville, SC
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt