Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$108,576 - $140,000 / Year
Towne Centre Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday

#120235 Azure Engineer - Hybrid/Remote

Initial Review Date: Tue 2/28/2023

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 11/28/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

This position will remain open until filled.


The University of California, San Diego Health System seeks an individual with expert knowledge on the Microsoft Azure platform. This includes working knowledge of Terraform, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) development and management, Azure Devops, Powershell, SAML application authentication integration, Application registrations and consents, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) concepts, Azure storage, Azure AD Connect and Azure security concepts, preferably in an academic healthcare environment.

The incumbent provides system design proposals, analysis, programming, maintenance, monitoring, cost analysis and hardening designs (including data security) of systems and servers, documentation with primary responsibility for the design, implementation, management and maintenance techniques of various system software products and on prem integrations that comprise enterprise physical and virtual computing infrastructure. Provides leadership in managing and supporting the cloud infrastructure and associated resources. Provides 7/24 problem management support and resolution and may participate in the on call schedule.

Incumbent will have expert knowledge with a variety of software tools, including those related to design, analysis and implementation. Incumbents provide consultation and knowledge transfer with respect to the Azure cloud environment. Design knowledge and expertise with the Cloud Computing technologies in Azure and Office 365 administration is required. Experience running Azure AD connect systems preferred.

The candidate works with various parties to bring technical projects to completion. Demonstrated experience setting up and administering conditional access policies as well as experience hardening the exposure to the Azure tenant provided services.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training in the design, deployment and maintenance of complex IS hosting environments (Powershell, PowerCLI, Azure services, security management and Terraform experience) OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training in the design, deployment and maintenance of complex IS hosting environments (Powershell, PowerCLI, Azure services, security management and Terraform experience).


  • Microsoft AZ-104 or AZ-301 or other specific Azure certifications.
  • Experience with Azure Automation, Log Analytics and Orchestration.
  • Knowledge of IT Project Management techniques/processes.


  • 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.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $78,900 - $179,900 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $37.79 - $86.16

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

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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UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free environment. Employees may be subject to drug screening.

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