Job Description

Payroll Title:
Information Services
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Commensurate with Experience
Towne Centre Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

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#107305 Senior Systems Integration Engineer

Filing Deadline: Tue 9/21/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit:

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/12/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.

The qualifications of this posting have been updated as of 5/21/2021.


The Senior Systems Integration Engineer is responsible for analysis, complex design and configuration, testing, coordination, implementation, maintenance and support of interoperability solutions, both within the UC San Diego Health enterprise and extended to other health data ecosystems. Interface standards typically include HL7 V2, HL7 V3 and the Continuity of Care Document (CCD), XML and Direct, and HL7 FHIR, and are implemented using Epic’s software suite of tools, specifically Epic Bridges, Epic Care Everywhere and Epic Chronicles, and a variety of transport methods.

A strong technical background, robust experience in a large hospital setting, in-depth success developing and deploying HL7 integration, and the ability to work both in a team and individually with minimal supervision are fundamental to success in this role. Contributes their expertise and insight, and will work closely with project teams, application analysts and other stakeholders such as doctors, clinicians, technicians and researchers to translate clinical and business needs into electronic data exchange functionality.

The incumbent will leverage their broad foundation of IT experience, strong analytical and technical problem solving skills, knowledge of systems and software, best practices and principles, and a detail-oriented mindset to produce quality, reliable outcomes. Incumbent will be accountable for developing and executing project plans for large projects and initiatives.

The incumbent will produce and internally publish relevant documentation for ongoing support.Incumbent will be part of a high performing, cohesive and innovative team dedicated to securely enabling information exchange in support of UC San Diego Health’s mission of delivering outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.


  • Nine years of related experience directly developing and maintaining HL7 integration., education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five years of related directly developing and maintaining HL7 integration experience/training.

  • Professional experience and proven success performing systems integration and deploying complex systems integration solutions.

  • Advanced knowledge of systems integration deploying complex systems integration solutions.


  • Epic Bridges certification and Epic Chronicles Install Utilities certification.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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