Manager DevOps Engineering – naviHealth – Telecommute

at UnitedHealth Group
Published May 23, 2022
Location San Jose, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Careers with naviHealth. At naviHealth, our mission is to work with extraordinarily talented people who are committed to making a positive and powerful impact on society by transforming health care. 

naviHealth is the result of almost two decades of dedicated visionary leaders and innovative organizations challenging the status quo for care transition solutions. We do health care differently and we are changing health care one patient at a time.

Role Specific Language:

  • The Manager, DevOps Engineering will continue to improve our DevOps practice, and lead efforts to improve our infrastructure and operations to maximize reliability, availability, scalability, and performance.
  • The DevOps Manager is passionate about the technical aspect of operations and making sure that everything is running smoothly for naviHealth’s web application-based products. The ideal candidate is comfortable as the interfaces between the dev team and operations team as he or she works to facilitate solution delivery and day-to-day operations; understands technology deeply at both the system and at software development levels, and the gaps that are often. He or she works to fill these gaps to enable communication and solution delivery.
  • The DevOps Manager manages service delivery and application/systems reliability and scalability including: reporting, configuration and build, testing, planning, and deployment of solutions and will be accountable for all aspects of deployment and technical operations including technical project resources (partners/subcontractors or staff), scheduling, risk management, internal and external communications, status reporting, and resource management (internal and partners). This person must be able to coordinate well between a variety of vendors and technical experts.

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

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Review entire environment and execute initiatives to reduce failures, and improve overall performance
  • Work with software engineering teams to ensure solutions adhere to CI/CD standards
  • Increase instrumentation and automation of tests to validate our environments
  • Coordinate and be able to resolve issues across the the middleware and application
  • Lead activities for site reliability
  • Participate in production monitoring and triage

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
  • 4+ years of experience as a DevOps Manager, leading the expansion and improvement of DevOps capabilities
  • 4+ years of experience with Linux system administration (CentOS, RedHat or Ubuntu)
  • 4+ years of hands on operational experience in a high-volume or critical production service environment
  • 3+ years overall systems engineering experience
  • Extensive experience with web server configuration, monitoring, trending, network design and high availability
  • Command of your favorite scripting language: Python, Perl, Ruby, Bash, Java, C++, etc. to ensure operations automation and data gathering are accomplished seamlessly
  • Familiar with systems management tools (Puppet, Chef, Capistrano, etc)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Extensive experience with any enterprise monitoring systems like Nagios
  • Extensive experience with system security
  • NoSQL experience
  • Healthcare experience
  • Knowledge with Continuous Integration/Delivery (CI/CD): Bamboo, Jenkins
  • Knowledge with Build Engineering: Maven, Bitbucket, Stash, Git, Artifactory, SonarQube, BurpSuite
  • Knowledge with Configuration Management: Salt, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, Packer
  • Knowledge with Containerization: Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm, Rancher
  • Knowledge with Operating System: Ubuntu, CentOS, Windows
  • Knowledge with Orchestration: Octopus, Rundeck
  • Knowledge with Middleware: Tomcat, Apache, Nginx, Kafka
  • Knowledge with Data Management Systems: ElasticSearch, MongoDB
  • Knowledge with Languages: Python, Bash, Java, JavaScript, .Net or other scripting languages
  • Knowledge with Other: YAML, JSON, XML, Atlassian Product Suite

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.

About naviHealth
Being a pioneer in post-acute management and care transitions with 19 years of experience, naviHealth is uniquely positioned to manage patients, improve clinical and financial outcomes, and share risk with payors and providers. We provide clinical service support alongside proprietary technology and advisory solutions that empower health systems, health plans and post-acute providers to navigate care episodes across the continuum, with the goal of reducing waste and improving patient outcomes.

Our values

  • We care about the people we serve
  • We care about each other
  • We care about our communities
  • We embrace innovation
  • We like simple

naviHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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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: OptumCare and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. 

OptumCare and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.