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Principal Network Engineer

Posted on Sep 13, 2020 by United healthcare Group

Eden Prairie, MN
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

In this Principal Network Engineer role, you will work on client's existing network infrastructure and create plans to modernize, harden or otherwise outline steps needed to transform client's networks. You will also design needed components to successfully integrate these designs into the Cloud.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Lead and support the assessment of the existing clients network infrastructure and recommend best practices and standards that meet Optum expectations.
* Use your vast knowledge of networking architectures and tools to troubleshoot issues as they arise.
* Pitch ideas and solutions to complex problems, leading brainstorming sessions, and design on-premise and hybrid (public) cloud network architectures (Azure, AWS, GCP)
* Create detailed network documentation, train, and transition documentation to operational staff.
* Use your effective communication skills to translate requirements to other network engineers and business leaders
* Ability to quickly assess new network technologies for future network solutions.
* Help implement recommendations and be a key driver and decision maker for project delivery.
* Prioritizing multiple work streams simultaneously and still meet project deadline.
* Promote the Optum culture and mentor across new operations staff that join Optum ranks
* Be a Vendor Relationship Owner for Optum and network vendor related partnerships

You'll 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 experience implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting converged IP networks
* 5+ years of experience with core networking concepts in switching and routing
* 5+ years of experience with advanced knowledge of routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF and BGP
* 2+ years of experience in supporting Cisco Catalyst and Nexus Series Switches or similar
* 2+ years of experience with application architectures and DNS migrations
* 2+ years of experience supporting VMware compute and networking knowledge
* 1+ years of experience working with public cloud network architectures (Azure, AWS, or GCP)
* Ability to communicate highly technical information to clients in non-technical language

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in a customer facing role
* Healthcare Industry experience
* Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Azure
* CCNA/CCNP certification
* Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
* Experience with wireless enterprise connectivity, such as wireless access point distribution; utilizing Cisco Wireless Controllers and Meraki
* Experience with SD-WAN Solutions, preferably Viptela
* Experience working in a change-controlled 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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's 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.

Job Details

* Requisition Number
* Job Title Principal Network Engineer
* Job Family Technology
* Business Segment Optum Technology

Job Location Information

* Eden Prairie, MN
United States
North America

Additional Job Detail Information

* Employee Status Regular
* Schedule Full-time
* Job Level Individual Contributor
* Shift Day Job
* Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time
* Telecommuter Position Yes
* Overtime Status Exempt


Reference: 27452370

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