Job Description

Payroll Title:
Biomedical Equipment Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla Medical Center
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

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#115258 Cyber Security Analyst

Filing Deadline: Tue 5/31/2022

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

Position will remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 3/31/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 4/12/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Cyber Security Analyst will have technical understanding of the engineering and security components of devices, including other related product spaces such as Internet of Things (IoT), embedded systems, etc Recent IT skills via previous hand-on technical experience is required in medical equipment, systems administration, application development, or network administration (one or more) to understand potential medical device/system cyber security issues and qualify their risk appropriately. Based on those learnings, the incumbent will be responsible for researching and developing architectural, technological, and workflow solutions to robustly manage medical device cyber security challenges as they present themselves in the UCSDH’s complex care environment. The incumbent will also be responsible for defining programmatic security controls to enable UCSDH’s Clinical Technologies teams to identify and manage medical device cyber issues and that senior management can understand and manage these risks. The incumbent will additionally work with industry and peer organizations to ensure that UCSDH’s capabilities are tracking with the medical device cyber security industry and peer institutions at large.

The Cyber Security Analyst is responsible for assessing and resolving the technical and operational cyber security risks related to the use of medical devices and systems in the UCSD Health environment under the management of the UCSD Clinical Technology division. This involves serving as the medical device cyber security and technical administrator for clinical care device hardware, software, operating systems, and network management. This position will plan, coordinate, and execute the research, installation, configuration and testing of information security related clinical care device hardware and software components. The incumbent will work with equipment vendors, operators, IT Security Engineers, IT Network Engineers, Clinical Technology Technicians and Clinical Engineers to establish medical device security standards and related risk profiles and remediation plans.


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

  • Should have an in depth understanding of how security systems integrate with other platform solutions

  • Professional experience, and proven success, providing hands on security systems support and managment in a large scale organization.

  • Broad knowledge of various areas of IT.


  • Experience in a healthcare environment.
  • Master's degree in related area preferred.
  • Certification in Clinical Engineering clinical technologies functional area preferred.
  • Certificate in related network engineering preferred
  • Clinical Engineering (CE) preferred


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

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