Security & Risk Management


Reaching new heights starts with the courage to leap.

Stacy D.
Competitive Horse Rider
Sr. Director of Software Engineering

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Okay, we get it. Your skills and expertise have never been more in demand than they are today. But think about this. This is health care, where data security has been a top priority for decades. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, has built a level of knowledge and sophistication that is pretty much guaranteed to help you raise your game while we continue doing everything we can to lower our risks. So it’s not just the challenge, the scale or the intensity you’ll encounter, but the opportunities you’ll have to learn from the best while you take advantage of resources that you’d expect with a global leader. You’re wanted. We’re needed. Let’s tackle the future together. And along the way, you’ll find yourself doing your life’s best work.SM

What you Need To Know

  • You will be working with a highly-focused leadership team that sets very ambitious goals and objectives.
  • You’ll need to keep learning to stay on top of emerging technologies and security solutions.
  • You will be working to protect some of the most sensitive, personal data available.

What We Are Looking For

  • Extensive cyber security experience within a large scale environment is essential.

Explore Security and Risk Management Careers

Cyber Defense Operations Senior IT Security Consultant

You know it and we know it. Cyber security in health care is not just some back and forth game of cat and mouse. This is much more about life saving thinking and life improving impact. As a senior level Penetration Tester, you'll use your expertise to conduct vulnerability assessments on a wide variety of technologies and implementations. It's a great way to use what you know for outcomes that help millions. More Information

Information Security Engineer, Cyber Defense Operations

The knowledge in your head, the expertise you possess, can help thwart threats to information in any industry, anywhere. But when you apply that knowledge here, you're not just protecting data. You're helping to create a health care system that impacts millions of people's lives and well being. This is not just challenging work, it's meaningful and purposeful in vital ways. Join our team and you'll be responsible for providing engineering design, analysis, and development for various information security tools and operating systems. We'll put your skills and know how to the best possible use. More Information

IT Security Architect

What do you do when some very smart minds are scheming to penetrate your systems and swipe your data? You find and hire even smarter minds and you give them tools and resources they need to stay a step ahead. In this IT Security Architect role, you will be responsible for the development, communication and implementation of the organization's technology architecture and applications plan, including the components required to support it and in the integration of corporate and business architecture and applications. More Information

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