Job Description

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

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#110915 Infrastructure Automation Engineer

Filing Deadline: Fri 10/22/2021

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:,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/22/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The University of California, San Diego Health System seeks an individual with advanced knowledge in VMWare, Linux, Powershell, and Azure. The candidate should poses knowledge and experience using automations in VMWare VRealize Automation, Quest Active Roles, and/or experience with configuration management using desired state configuration, Ansible, SaltStack or SCCM. Significant experience working with authentication mechanisms as well as general Windows and Linux Server knowledge and administration.

In addition, the applicant will have implemented and administered complex automation scripts for dealing with Active Directory, Linux, VMware, or Azure tasks for daily administrative duties. The engineer will obtain requirements and work closely with the Enterprise IT Architect and the Hosting Team to deliver robust and secured solutions for common workflows and organizational projects. The incumbent will have a good background in technical writing and documentation.

The incumbent provides system design and integration proposals to integrate automation workflows with other enterprise systems, including ServiceNow, VMWare vRealize Automation, System Center Orchestrator and similar solutions.

The incumbent is a member of the Server Team, which includes supporting systems and servers including installations, upgrades, patches, as well as documentation with responsibility for the implementation, management, and maintenance of various system software products and hardware components that comprise enterprise physical and virtual computing infrastructure. Provides leadership in managing and supporting the systems/hardware infrastructure and associated resources. Provides 7/24 problem management support and resolution for all applications and operating systems as part of the on-call rotation.

Incumbent will have advanced knowledge with a variety of software tools, including those related to support and implementation. The candidate provides consultation and knowledge transfer with respect to a variety of automation system and software components. General knowledge and experience running systems in the following areas is preferred: VMWare ESXi, Windows Server and Linux Servers (primarily Red Hat). Hardware knowledge of the following system types is preferred: Cisco UCS, Nutanix, Pure, and NetApp (SAN storage and blade server technologies). Support knowledge and expertise with Cloud Computing technologies such as Azure administration and implementation.

The candidate works with various parties to bring technical automation projects to completion as well as designing and managing automation services and integration of WMWare with various system platforms and related services.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training in design and deployment of complex IS systems, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training design and deployment of complex IS systems.

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


  • Five (5+) or more years of relevant experience with Azure
  • Five (5+) or more years of relevant experience using Powershell for automation of systems and user management
  • Five (5+) or more years of relevant experience with VMWare administration
  • Windows 2012, 2016 or 2019 and Linux administration experience
  • Proficiency designing automation solutions in VMWare vRealize Automation or Quest Active Roles
  • Proficiency in writing complex automation scripts dealing with Active Directory and Azure
  • Proficiency with configuration management using Desired State Configuration, SaltStack, Ansible or SCCM
  • Experience integrating automation via APIs and other programmatic hooks
  • Experience with ServiceNow integration
  • Knowledge of ITIL framework and ability to apply it daily
  • Basic Knowledge of IT Project Management techniques/proces
  • Experience writing queries with Microsoft SQL Server 2016+;


  • 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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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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