Next Gen. Enterprise Storage Engineer - Telecommute
Raleigh, NC 
Posted Today
Job Description
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Architecture design and maintenance of the Next Generation Distributed Storage on IP transport, including distributed block storage, object storage, and file storage
  • Performance tune storage offering for nationalized EMR and EHR systems
  • Build technology policy, engineering standards, methodologies, task-plans, and best practices for Storage Engineering
  • Responsible for complex provisioning, advanced maintenance, data replication, disaster recovery, data migration, and documentation for our Storage and Backup environments
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical expertise to support complex Storage & Backup devices, including SAN, NAS, and Backup solutions across all tiers
  • Operate in complex, highly secure, highly available, Application-centric datacenter environments and interact with other technology domain experts as required, to build and maintain the Storage and Backups solutions in regional data center environments
  • Write technical design and build documentation for storage infrastructure
  • Using a blend of engineering and curiosity, understand and exploit currently unused features of existing storage related products to extract value from spent capital
  • IO and stress test products and technologies to understand and verify their limits to increase understanding and improve stability
  • Contribute to the design, configuration, and usage standards
  • Work with both the incumbent and emerging vendor community to understand their technologies, offer feedback, and improve or customize solutions to benefit OptumCare
  • Work with various OptumCare teams and groups to test technology and features (examples block, NAS, object, network, Data Protection, Container, and Security
  • Solid understanding of Datacenter consolidation, IaaS, private cloud, virtualization, assessment and capacity planning technologies, and best practices
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.
Requirement Qualifications:
  • 7+  years of substantial experience working in SAN/IP-Storage/Backup Administration
  • 1+  year Hand-on experience with implementing PFC and DCBX protocols
  • Experience working in large, complex, enterprise datacenter environments
  • Expert knowledge in designing, deploying and supporting Enterprise IP based storage system, SAN, NAS, and Backup solutions in a private cloud model
  • Solid knowledge of virtualization technologies and products from VMware and Microsoft
  • Experience with storage configuration, volume management, and multi-path management software tools.
  • Hands-on experience with NetApp and one of the following storage arrays:
    • HPE
    • Dell/EMC
    • Pure
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with PowerShell scripting 
  • Experience with Backup Solutions like Cohesity, Rubrik and Veeam
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux, Windows, VMware ESXi, and other hypervisors environment
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery as it relates to storage systems and data recovery techniques, including disk replication, snapshots, and disaster recovery best practices
  • Ability to write technical design and build documentation for all aspects of Storage and Backup infrastructure
  • Expert analysis and troubleshooting skills for the end-to-end storage and backup stack (VMs, hosts, SAN switches, Storage & Backup devices)
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 Keywords: San, NAS, Backup, IO, Security, Storage, Telecommute


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
7+ years
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