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Towne Centre Drive
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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.

#115742 Cloud SysOps - Hybrid/Remote

Extended Review Date: Fri 7/15/2022

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

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/04/22. 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.


We are quickly scaling up the team to support Health Science researchers in our Secure Health Research Cloud. Our research cloud team support a wide array of technical needs for our customers. We work closely with our customers to build what they need to facilitate their research, while helping them to be secure, operationally and cost efficient, and scalable!

Understand and follow, whenever possible, the five pillars of the AWS Well Architected Framework. Work alone and with other members of the team to implement, plan and monitor the cloud environment. Participate in account onboarding and ongoing project discussions to evaluate and recommend infrastructure design that meets the business partner's needs from both a reliability and performance standpoint while keeping an eye towards efficiency and cost optimization. Work with business partners to ensure infrastructure design including network and egress/ingress requirements and IAM permissions adhere to policy of least privilege. Work alone and with SecurityOps to understand and advise on methods of meeting regulatory requirements. Work alone and with other members of the team to manage and respond to incidents including security, operational and performance issues. Document processes related to building, maintaining and modifying infrastructure including any security and/or regulatory limitations and concerns.


  • 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 and proven success providing a variety of IT services such as 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. Must have experience in data integration and the specification of data services.

  • Advanced knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software.

  • Demonstrated advanced skills at analyzing and preventing security incidents of high complexity.

  • Strong security skills for protecting the operating system, software, data and hardware.


  • Deep experience with Linux and Window administration.
  • Experience working in secure environments, security control management, and remediation (standard frameworks like NIST, CIS, PCI, etc).
  • Customer support, requirements/technical/user documentation.
  • Skilled with problem solving.
  • Experience in a healthcare environment.
  • Associate or professional AWS level Certification(s), Systems administration and/or related certifications.
  • Terraform or CloudFormation experience.


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

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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