IT Systems Engineer - Avella Specialty Pharmacy

UnitedHealth Group - Phoenix, AZ3.6

Position Summary:
The Systems Engineer will build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. Qualified Systems Engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.

Primary Responsibilities:
Independently research and fully understand existing systems

Create and maintain thorough system documentation

Participate in system architecture and design

Constantly analyze & make recommendations for high performance, scalability, availability and security

Maintain security, backup and redundancy strategies

Tier 2/3 support for internal Help Desk

Troubleshoot systems performance and outage issues

Collaborate with teams, inside and out of organization, to solve problems

Drive system outage triage calls with teams inside and outside organization

Research emerging technologies and recommend improvements to core network technologies and architecture to achieve reduced cost, increased availability, and better security

Required Qualifications:
BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or relevant work experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a datacenter environment, design and rollout

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the following

System engineering experience

Dell physical servers and storage

out of band management tools

Active Directory, DNS, IIS and Group Policy

OS patch management

Strong Knowledge of the following

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

Multiple versions of Linux and Windows OS

Citrix Netscalers, and Citrix Storefront/XenApp

Quest Rapid Recovery backup solution

Virtualization with VMWare

Maintain and configure Solarwinds Orion suite of monitoring tools

Familiarity with setting up resources in AWS and/or Azure

Understanding of networking concepts and troubleshooting

Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiar with Cisco UCS and vSwitches

Familiar with SharePoint

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
On-Call for after hour issues and monitoring

Prolonged standing

Ability to lift 50 pounds

Minimum travel required for remote implementations

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity 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.