Job Description

Payroll Title:
Information Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Towne Centre Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, 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.

#120147 Active Directory Automation Engineer-Hybrid/Remote

Filing Deadline: Wed 11/30/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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 and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/23/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at Towne Centre Drive and remote.

This position will remain open until filled.


The University of California, San Diego Health System seeks an individual with advanced knowledge in Active Directory, ADFS, SAML, LDAP, Azure AD and other authentication mechanisms as well as general Windows Server knowledge and experience. The successful applicant will have a background in the administration of a DIAD v3 tiered administrative forest(s) and/or a zero trust security model. The incumbent will be responsible for synchronization of AD attributes using Microsoft Identity Manager, Azure AD connect, as well as automated workflows implemented with Quest Active Roles toolsets.

In addition, the applicant will have administered PAW systems and PAM technologies for security and daily administrative duties. The engineer will obtain requirements and work closely with the Enterprise IT Architect and other automation team members to deliver robust and secured authentication solutions for all enterprise applications. The incumbent will have a good background in technical writing and documentation.

In conjunction with the Enterprise IT architect, the incumbent provides system design proposals, analysis, maintenance, monitoring, cost analysis and hardening designs (including data security) of systems and servers including installations, upgrades, patches, as well as documentation with primary responsibility for the implementation, management, support 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. Incumbents provide consultation and knowledge transfer with respect to a variety of authentication system and software components.

General knowledge and experience running systems in the following areas is preferred: HyperV, VMWare, Windows Server, Office 365, Cyberark and/or Proofpoint. Hardware knowledge of the following system types is preferred: Cisco UCS, Pure, and NetApp (SAN storage and blade server technologies). Support knowledge and expertise with Cloud Computing technologies such as AWS, Azure and Office 365 administration and implementation.

The incumbent works with various parties to bring technical projects to completion as well as designing and managing Active Directory Services, Federation Services, DFS and integration of AD/ Azure AD with various system platforms and related services.


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

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


  • Windows 2012, 2016, 2019+ administration experience.

  • MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

  • MCSA Microsoft Cloud Platform Certification.

  • Hyper-V hypervisor experience.

  • Quest Active Roles experience.

  • Basic Knowledge of IT Project Management techniques/processes.

  • Proofpoint administration experience.

  • Technical writing, technical documentation library management.


  • 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).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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