Job Description

Payroll Title:
SYS ADM 4
Department:
MEDICINE/ Biomedical Informatics
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
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.

#113809 Cloud Engineer

Extended Deadline: Wed 6/1/2022

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/07/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/19/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

DESCRIPTION

Biomedical Informatics is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of biology, medicine, and quantitative sciences. Biomedical informatics researchers develop new methods to integrate and analyze vast amounts of data generated in the laboratory, clinical and translational research, clinical encounters, and population studies.

The goals of the Department of Biomedical Informatics are to (1) promote excellence in biomedical informatics research, (2) collaborate with biomedical researchers in developing new quantitative methods that enable the formulation and testing of original hypotheses, (3) train the next generation of biomedical informatics specialists, and (4) interface with engineering, mathematics, information and computer science communities, serving as a hub for quantitative scientists focused on biomedical research.

This department leads multiple federally and non-profit funded biomedical research projects, which are focused on the integration, analysis, and sharing of biomedical and health care data for the scientific community, as well as patient-centered research. In addition, the department runs a complex computational infrastructure that allows access and analysis of these data in a privacy-preserving manner.

Applies advanced systems infrastructure concepts to resolve highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Selects methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Evaluates new technologies including performing moderate to complex cost / benefit analyses and technical security controls around highly-regulated secure environments. Provides complex technical expertise on all phases of software systems programming applications, contributes to the development of project plans, and assigns and monitors tasks required to implement a project. Responsible for monitoring the consumption of cloud resources, request fulfillment turnaround, application performance, and systems security posture.

Involves providing a variety of IT services. Assignments may include database administration, application programming, IT project management, systems administration, systems and process analysis, security, solution development and maintenance, business technical support or a combination of these and/or other IT functions in commercial cloud environments (AWS/GCP/Azure). Strong experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), scripting, and automation in secure environments will be required.

Technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas; problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. This position will need to have the ability to work/coordinate with multiple teams to accomplish program task and goals in a distributed and heterogeneous environments.

Applies advanced systems infrastructure concepts and campus, medical center or Office of the President or institutional objectives to resolve highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Selects methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Gives presentations to associated team and other technical units. Evaluates new technologies including performingmoderate to complex cost / benefit analyses. May lead a team of systems / infrastructure professionals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Experience with project management and workflow tools such as Jira, Confluence, Scrum, Kanban, Lean Startup, XP, etc.

  • Administration of cloud-based instances, developing cloud automation capabilities using Terraform, CloudFormation, Salt Stack or other infrastructure automation tooling.

  • Advanced knowledge of scripting languages such as JavaScript, NodeJS, Python, Groovy and/or Bash.

  • Experience with databases such as MS SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, etc.

  • Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Advanced experience writing and editing the most complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.

  • Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.

  • Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.

  • Proven skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs. Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.

  • Advanced knowledge, skills and abilities associated with system problem identification and resolution. Experience with design, configuration, operation, repair, and tuning of technology systems.

  • Thorough knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing most complex server-based software.

  • Familiarity with HIPAA, FISMA, NIST, and CIS security guidelines and frameworks.

  • Experience with Network routing, subnets and CIDR management, network isolation, etc.

  • Experience leading a team of IT professionals.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate or Professional Certification in one of the three major cloud platforms AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • FISMA certification.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Must be able to work on-call during non-standard hours.

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 Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. 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.

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: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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