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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.

#112992 Programmer/Systems Administrator

Initial Review Date: Mon 1/24/2022

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 11/18/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/29/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


This position will assist in the design, development and maintenance of the Core Bio Services website using using HTML, CSS, and SQL. Develop other department websites as required and maintain department web pages on Blink. Assist in the development and maintenance of the department's 4D transactional database using 4D and 4D server. Serve as assistant systems administrator for department's servers (Mac OS X and Linux) and clients (Mac OS X). Provide data backup support for department using NetVault. Update client and server software as required. Provide user support for department and affiliated departments.


  • Four (4) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area.

  • Basic knowledge of several areas of IT. Experience with multi-platform networks: software, protocols and hardware.

  • Basic knowledge relating to the design and development of software. Experience with the following applications: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office; 4D; 4D Server, Apple iApps, Firefox, ARD.

  • Ability to install software and troubleshoot basic problems with computing devices, peripherals and software. Basic understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.

  • Basic understanding of data management operations and database administration.

  • Basic knowledge of computer security best practices and policies. Ability to put knowledge into practice.

  • Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.

  • Experience with the following operating systems: Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Linux.

  • Demonstrated experience with Database manipulation, query, and reporting skills in SQL and 4D.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, by phone, and by email with co-workers, and hardware and software vendors. Ability to interact successfully with individuals at various levels in an organization.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

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!

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