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Google Cloud Platform Specialist - Minnetonka, MN - 889979

Minnetonka, MN 55345
  • Job Code
    889979

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

UnitedHealth Group's R&D efforts are driven by math, data, and clinical science, but also focus on the human connections required to understand and treat the chronic diseases that afflict nearly half of the world's population. To do so, our team tracks the latest in science, technology, and clinical care - including what we can learn from our own data. We then apply these things via research studies, clinical trials, and pilot programs that identify new ways to prevent, detect, and intercept disease for our members.

The Google Cloud Platform Specialist is responsible for analyzing requirements and implementing solutions. This role is technical in nature, responsibilities include identifying, procuring, and establishing new technologies and standards for fulfillment by the Systems & Infrastructure Support team.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide feedback, analysis and strategic recommendations across the business for software / architecture / infrastructure
  • Conduct use case testing for new software/hardware/infrastructure platforms
  • Procure and establish new technologies and transition the administration to the Systems & Infrastructure Support team
  • Interface and manage 3rd party vendor relationships
  • Evaluate & monitor system specifications, input / output processes, and working parameters for hardware / software compatibility and take lead on strategic solutions
  • Defines project scope and objectives based on business unit needs combined with a thorough understanding of enterprise systems and requirements
  • This role will interface with multiple business units to test / procure/establish new technologies that solve business objectives
  • Serves as the subject matter expert seeking alignment of enterprise system strategies with the business goals and strategic objectives
  • Uses strong critical thinking skills along with business knowledge to have insight and understanding of business concepts, tools and processes that are needed for making sound decisions

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field (Four additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor's degree)
  • 2+ years of cloud infrastructure experience in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • 6+ years of experience in developing requirements and performing system analysis
  • Experience evaluating and implementing new technology platform(s)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure to health care system data (clinical health information systems, EHR, Health Insurance systems)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell
  • Experience writing Infrastructure As Code such as Terraform

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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.

Job Keywords: Google Cloud Platform Specialist, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota


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Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-25

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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