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Lead, IT Security Risk Auditor - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Working under minimal supervision, the Lead, IT Security Risk Auditor is a fully proficient role that possesses an understanding and thorough knowledge of IT Compliance and leads and mentors a team who is involved in facilitating and ensuring the organization's adherence to domestic and international laws, regulations, guidelines, policies, and specifications relevant to its collection, storage, use, and dissemination of data and informational assets in order to minimize the effects of financial, strategic, operational, and other risks. Specifically, this role is responsible for the timely response and delivery of contractually obligated policies and evidence in support of partner Health Plan audits. Additionally, this role is responsible for managing vendor relationships to ensure their contractual compliance with delivering solutions and services and providing satisfactory customer satisfaction. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Performs actions associated with this competency without assistance and recognized within the immediate organization as resource to consult when difficult questions arise regarding this competency:

  • Focus is on broad organizational/professional issues
  • Consistently provides practical/relevant ideas and perspectives on process or
  • practice improvements which may easily be implemented
  • Coaches others in the application of this competency, translating complex nuances related to this competency into easy to understand terms
  • Participates in senior-level discussions regarding this competency
  • Participates in the development of reference and resource materials on this competency Works independently to conduct Role-Based Access Reviews (RBACs) of business applications and processes requests for access/role changes and deletes
  • Performs assigned analysis of audit requests from contractual partners, governmental entities and other internal/external parties and collaborates with other teams (e.g., I&O, Health Plan Compliance CDO, Security) to provide accurate and timely evidence and artefacts.
  • Demonstrates a depth and breadth of knowledge/skills in own area and is often able to apply these outside of own function including:
  • Often acts as a technical resource to others in own function.
  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively identifies solutions.
  • Solves complex problems on own; proactively identifies new solutions to problems.
  • Plans, prioritizes, organizes and completes work to meet established objectives.
  • Acts as a facilitator to resolve conflicts on team; seen as key team member on project teams spanning more than own function Functional Competencies:
    • Emerging people manager who can support the development of a strong team, with active mentorship and grooming and manage capacity, ensuring delivery of high-quality results on time
    • Applies knowledge of laws, regulations and standards to examine Computing Controls and compliance
    • Applies knowledge of industry best practices and standards to audit existing practices
    • Keeps abreast of changes to industry standards, laws & regulations
    • Recommends standard approach for closure of the findings
    • Report and communicate of risks and audit controls
    • Sustain the highest level of the Relationship value
    • Recommends and implements process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy 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 with Health Plan, HiTrust and/or SOX audits
      • 5+ years of experience in Health Care or Health Care-related industry
      • Working knowledge of HIPAA and state and federal statutes and regulations
      • Proficient in PC based software programs including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
      • Up to 25% travel -
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred Qualifications: -
        • GRC certification -
        • Team lead/leadership experience -
        • California IT compliance and/or health plan experience To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment 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) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. *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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, San Diego , Lead, IT Security Risk Auditor - Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , San Diego, California

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