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Senior DevOps Engineer-Remote

Company: Optum
Location: Nashville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition - 2061902Title - Senior DevOps Engineer - TelecommuteJob Code Tec 073Grade Level - 28Location- Franklin, TN
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. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
As one of the fastest growing businesses within Optum, with more than 11 million consumers and providers currently under our umbrella, Optum Financial Technology is dedicated to improving both the health and productivity of those we serve.
One out of seven adults in the U.S. uses an Optum Financial product, not to mention were the largest Health Saving Accounts (HSA) provider and the 35th largest mover of money in the U.S. Our wide impact gives us a real opportunity to create financial technology that transforms healthcare for both consumers and providers alike.
So, what is it that makes us so unique? Well for starters, Optum Financial Technology is dedicated to helping people with not only their healthcare, but also their financial wellbeing. Our teams are fixated on transforming the experience for consumers and changing the way that people pay for healthcare. Here, innovation isn't just about creating new gadgets, it's about making healthcare financial data available wherever and whenever people need itsafely and reliably. We help members manage their own health in a more efficient, more affordable way and give our providers the flexibility they need to support their patients. #OFinTech
Primary Responsibilities:Working with Software Engineering teams; evaluate system specifications, provision and support delivery of application infrastructure

  • Define and drive VPC decisions to ensure the stability, reliability and availability of applications and services
  • Create and maintain IAC using Terraform, Chef, Puppet, and/or Ansible
  • Create and configure CI pipeline supporting Continuous Delivery
  • Negotiate and document agreed upon standards to support auto-scaling infrastructure
  • Administer Windows and Linux Servers including configuration, patching and ensure overall server health
  • Analyze all aspects of existing application infrastructure and recommend modifications that will enhance application reliability, availability and scalability
  • Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting; software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Performance analysis using APM and other monitoring tools to identify system performance issues and bottlenecks
  • Integrate Splunk Observability Suite with applications and infrastructure
  • Analyze dump files and error codes
  • Provide Root Cause Analysis
  • Troubleshoot, research and analyze complex problems
  • Provide Support in for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • You will be involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysis
  • You will provide explanation and information to others including Senior Leadership on challenging issues
  • You will identify / quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
  • You will define processes and patterns for team members to follow
  • You will maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each
  • Participate in on - call rotation maintaining application availability
  • Other responsibilities as determined necessary
    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.
    Primary Responsibilities:Working with Software Engineering teams; evaluate system specifications, provision and support delivery of application infrastructure
    • Define and drive VPC decisions to ensure the stability, reliability and availability of applications and services
    • Create and maintain IAC using Terraform, Chef, Puppet, and/or Ansible
    • Create and configure CI pipeline supporting Continuous Delivery
    • Negotiate and document agreed upon standards to support auto-scaling infrastructure
    • Administer Windows and Linux Servers including configuration, patching and ensure overall server health
    • Analyze all aspects of existing application infrastructure and recommend modifications that will enhance application reliability, availability and scalability
    • Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting; software performance analysis and system tuning
    • Performance analysis using APM and other monitoring tools to identify system performance issues and bottlenecks
    • Integrate Splunk Observability Suite with applications and infrastructure
    • Analyze dump files and error codes
    • Provide Root Cause Analysis
    • Troubleshoot, research and analyze complex problems
    • Provide Support in for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
    • You will be involved in solving moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analysis
    • You will provide explanation and information to others including Senior Leadership on challenging issues
    • You will identify / quantify scope and impact of business changes on systems
    • You will define processes and patterns for team members to follow
    • You will maintain awareness of current technology assets, and the applicability and capability of each
    • Participate in on - call rotation maintaining application availability
    • Other responsibilities as determined necessary
      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.
      Required Qualifications:
      • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
      • 5+ years of Windows OR Linux / UNIX System Administration experience
      • 3+ years of experience supporting, configuring, and engineering applications
      • Experience troubleshooting complex infrastructure problems in an enterprise environment
      • Experience mentoring, leading other team members by defining processes and patterns
      • Experience with app and web server configuration and maintenance (JBoss, WebSphere, Apache Tomcat)
      • Experience with three tier network architecture design
      • Experience managing and deploying container-based applications (Kubernetes, OpenShift)
      • Knowledge and understanding of network theory, such as different protocols (TCP / IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing)
      • Understanding of J2EE, RESTful webservice design and implementation, Spring boot, Spring Cloud, Eureka, Spring Security, JSON, YAML, Markdown, WSDL, XML, ANT, Maven, Python
      • Understanding of Microservice design principles, patterns, and best practices
      • Adaptable and able to work on multiple projects at the same time
      • Ability to communicate analysis including trends and opportunities to improve service availability
        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Any relevant industry certifications
        • Experience configuring and supporting network switches, routers, firewalls
        • Experience with Splunk Observability Suite
        • AWS (Amazon Web Services) and/or Azure experience
        • Scripting experience (Bash, Ruby, Python etc.)
        • Working knowledge of relational databases including MS SQL and Oracle

          What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:
          • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
          • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
          • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
          • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
          • Education Reimbursement
          • Employee Discounts
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Employee Referral Bonus Program
          • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
          • More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefitsYoull 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.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.

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