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$65,000 - $95,000 /year
Hybrid Remote
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#115145 Systems Administrator 3

Extended Deadline: Wed 2/8/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted UC San Diego Campus hiring. UCSD Campus will continue to recruit for essential positions and we ask for your understanding and patience with our application process during this unprecedented time. For more information regarding steps we are taking to keep applicants and staff safe during this time, please click here.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/18/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/29/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego Policy will not allow this position to receive J-1 and H-1B work visa sponsorship.

This position has recently been accreted by CX union, and will be a part of that union moving forward.

This will be a hybrid position.


UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and within Information Technology Services. Crafting a culture around these values allows us to more deeply connect with and appreciate our employees, students, and campus partners. Information Technology Services is continuously working to build a community where we all feel safe, empowered, and encouraged to bring our authentic selves to work. We do this not only because it is what’s right, but because we know that diversity drives insight and innovation. We are proud to partner closely UC San Diego’s Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as their dedication to this mission helps us all to drive change.

The Workplace Technology Services (WTS) team provides campus-wide services including; email, collaboration and productivity tools, Business Intelligence and analytics platforms, Service Desk, and Endpoint Management [(Field Support, Procurement, MDM, Backup) and Software Licensing Support for UC San Diego and affiliates].

As part of the Endpoint Management division, this position will be responsible for the support of various applications/systems; MECM(SCCM), InTune, JAMF PRO, BigFix, Druva inSync and Enterprise Anti-Virus Endpoint Protection. Will serve as Tier 3 support for Windows/Apple Operating Systems, Monitors, Desktop/Laptops and more for the Field Support team.

The incumbent will serve as a technical lead in the design, development, deployment of MECM/SCCM and InTune for Campus IT departments. Will be well versed in Active Directory GPO’s/Computer & Users/Objects/Permissions/OU/Groups as well as Powershell and other scripting tools. Have experience with O365, print servers, shared drives/OneDrive and Server OS configuration. Have knowledge of various Endpoint Management tools, and is a great team player with communication skills to match.


  • Implement and manage server support systems including MECM (SCCM), WSUS, BigFix, Druva, InTune, JAMF Pro and Enterprise Anti-Virus Endpoint Protection.

  • Maintain Active Directory: Objects, GPO, Permissions, etc.

  • Produce and maintain host-based firewall policies for ITS and supported departments computers. Creates complex scripts to accomplish work-related tasks.

  • Provides strategic input to system design/redesign, development, deployment efforts with MECM/InTune for the UC San Diego IT community.

  • Install, configure, maintain and administer Windows/macOS gold images to provide essential services for ITS and supported departments.

~Must be willing and able to travel.
~Must have access to reliable transportation.
~Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.


  • Strong experience and knowledge in the use of Microsoft and other device management systems - MECM (SCCM), InTune, JAMF Pro and BigFix Endpoint Services.

  • Proven knowledge and experience with design, development and deployment of MECM (SCCM) / InTune.

  • Experience and knowledge in the use of Druva inSync, and Enterprise Anti-Virus Endpoint Protection.

  • Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Demonstrated experience writing and editing complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.


  • Experience with providing day-to-day operations as a lead with a technical team. Keeping track of projects/timelines and providing reports as needed to management
  • Experience with ITIL foundation
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma yellow belt and above


  • Job offer is contingent on clear background check.

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Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $63,400 - $142,800 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California 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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