Job Description

Payroll Title:
Information Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Towne Centre Drive
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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.

#114564 Hosting Systems Engineer

Initial Review Date: Tue 4/5/2022

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 03/04/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.

This position will be hired at the SYS INTEGRATION ENGR 3 or 4 depending on the experience of the selected candidate.

The qualifications of this posting have been updated as of 3/29/22.


The University of California, San Diego Health System seeks an individual with expert knowledge in a number of hosting technology disciplines including Hyper-V, VMWare 6.x, Cisco UCS, and the integration with Pure storage technologies. These include physical hardware systems with blade and storage technologies, cloud computing infrastructure design, Active Directory integration, Nutanix Hyperconverged infrastructure with Citrix infrastructure integration, and other high availability systems engineering support.

The incumbent provides system design proposals, analysis, programming, maintenance, monitoring, cost analysis and hardening designs (including data security) of systems and servers including installations, upgrades, patches, backup plans as well as documentation with primary responsibility for the design, implementation, management and maintenance techniques 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 and participates 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 a variety of system hardware and software components including (but not limited to) VMWare ESXi, HyperV, Windows Server, Linux Servers (primarily Red Hat), Cisco UCS, Nutanix, Pure, and NetApp (SAN storage and blade server technologies). Design knowledge and expertise with Cloud Computing technologies such as AWS, Azure and Office 365 administration. The candidate works with various parties to bring technical projects to completion. Demonstrated experience and proven expertise in intrusion detection and remediation


  • Seven (7) years of related hosting infrastructure experience including VMware or Hyper-V, Cisco UCS and Powershell or PowerCLI experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related hosting infrastructure experience including VMware or Hyper-V, Cisco UCS and Powershell or PowerCLI experience/training.

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


  • VMWare Certified Professional 6.x, Data Center virtualization track.
  • Microsoft MCSA/MCSE or Azure based equivalent certifications.
  • Experience with VMWare vRealize Automation, Log Insight, Operations and Orchestration.
  • Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist.
  • Knowledge of IT Project Management techniques/processes.
  • Experience with Active Directory, Powershell, Microsoft Azure, and Office 365.
  • Experience with Rubrik, Pure, NetApp and Cisco UCS blades.


  • 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.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and a CA driver's license.
  • Must be able to travel outside of the county a minimum of 5% of the time for training, conferences/seminars, or meetings in support of assigned project.

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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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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