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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#117191 HR Applications Developer - Remote

Filing Deadline: Wed 7/6/2022

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

Depending on the experience of the selected candidate, this position will be filled at the Applications Programmer 2 or Applications Programmer 3 level.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/27/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/06/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.


UC San Diego Health HR is hiring a new HR Applications Developer (job level and salary range are dependent on experience) who will use their experience with JavaScript, systems administration and database administration to work alongside Health HR's ServiceNow Platform Architect to program a cloud based system.

The HR Applications Developer will apply technical knowledge, in collaboration with HR staff, to refine and enhance the business facing system used by employees and managers to communicate and work HR to maintain and enhance the most effective system possible. The ideal candidate has the skills and abilities of: effective communication, active listening, ability to understand and develop workflows and apply lean methodologies to create collaborative, customer service based processes. The HR Applications Developer will work primarily within ServiceNow where experience with similar SaaS cloud based software or software used to automate services is preferred.


  • Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training.

  • To be considered for the Applications Programmer 3 level, you must have seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Proven experience in web development (HTML/CSS/Javascript).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of software development methodologies (any of Agile/Lean/Scrum/Dev-ops).

  • Skilled in change management and demonstrated ability to strategically move all stakeholder groups through change management stages.

  • Proven experience with system administration.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.

  • Project management skills, including the ability to set project objectives, determine and address potential barriers identify required resources, identify process steps and milestones and adjust action plans to achieve desired outcomes.


  • Experience using ServiceNow.
  • Proficiency with Structured Query Language (SQL) and data analytic capabilities with the intention of producing datasets that bridge different areas of core functions.
  • Experience in database administration.
  • Experience using AngularJS.
  • Workflow Design.
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools.


  • 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).

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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