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The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 05-26-2021
Dept Marketing Statement Information Technology Services (ITS) is the campus innovation nexus that supports and amplifies the value of research, teaching, learning, and digital experiences at UC Santa Cruz. We are a group of diverse, enthusiastic people who produce extraordinary results that foster a campus climate where employees feel a sense of belonging.
Our guiding principles are integrity, client focus, teamwork, knowledge, and fulfillment. We are looking for people who are deeply curious, hard-working, ambitious, kind, and deeply committed to inclusive excellence.
We aspire to operate in an Agile and Lean fashion. Our goal is to continually improve our service quality, experience, and value to our constituents. We care deeply about creating a diverse, high performing organization through recruiting while developing highly talented, well-rounded, staff. We invest in career paths and career development, devoting a significant amount of resources to skill and professional development for our staff.
ITS promotes two areas for skill growth:
1. Developing generalizing specialists by focusing on technical depth and breadth
------ The IT department for the Baskin School of Engineering (BSoE) is responsible for designing, maintaining and troubleshooting the complex systems that drive the applied mathematics, biomolecular engineering, computational media, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering and statistics departments for UC Santa Cruz. It is a challenging and fast environment where we support faculty, staff and students who are doing cutting edge research. We're looking for a new team member who will enjoy the challenge of supporting the BSOE mission and the diverse technologies that it requires.
The employee shall agree to allow the University to assess safety and security of the remote workplace, to ensure that the designated work space is safe and free from hazards and to maintain, repair, inspect, or retrieve University-owned equipment.
This position is responsible for Development Operations (DevOps) systems administration including design, implementation, maintenance and monitoring of enterprise level systems. A successful person in this role applies advanced systems infrastructure concepts and institutional objectives to resolve highly complex issues. Analyzes situations or data that requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Creates and advocates for good development practices for multiple systems. Evaluates potential new technologies including performing moderate to complex cost / benefit analyses.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: Salary Range: $73,700 - $89,945/annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits
Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz main campus - Baskin Engineering
Union Representation: Yes
Job Code Classification: 007304 (SYS ADM 3)
Job Duties 40% -
Applies advanced systems / infrastructure concepts to define, design and implement highly complex systems, services and technology solutions. Areas of focus include but are not limited to DevOps and automating team processes.
Proposes and implements highly complex system or device enhancements such as software, hardware and network configuration, updates and installations for projects or services of broad scope.
Independently manages systems and services for the Baskin School of Engineering (BSoE) and makes recommendations for purchases or upgrades.
Performs complex and advanced analysis to acquire, install, modify and support operating systems, software, databases, utilities and web-related tools.
Selects methods and techniques to obtain solutions.
Interacts with senior management.
May perform complex network integration tasks and interoperability assessments for interconnected servers or components of clusters for communication.
Specifies, writes and executes highly complex software and scripts to support systems management, log analysis and other system administration duties for multiple, highly integrated systems.
Maintains complex security systems.
Interprets and adopts campus, medical center or Office of the President, system and regulation-based security policies to control access to networked resources.
Provides recommendations and requirements on network access controls.
ITS Security Statement Information Technology positions are responsible for the security of UC Institutional Information and IT Resources. The incumbent is required to follow all applicable information security policies, procedures, and standards to maintain minimum standards of information security for data, systems and applications. Supervisors are responsible for making sure their staff have appropriate security skills and qualifications, and complete all appropriate and required security training.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team.
Demonstrates problem-solving skills.
Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Basic knowledge of how to apply technologies and systems to meet business needs.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
General knowledge of other areas of IT.
Thorough understanding of and experience with systems-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Demonstrated skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent / related functions.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge, skills and abilities associated with system problem identification and resolution.
Experience with design, configuration, operation, repair, and tuning of technology systems.
Advanced experience writing and editing the most complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.
Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing most complex server-based software.
Advanced Linux Operating System Skills.
Ability to work in a landscape of diverse people including from other countries and primary language backgrounds.
Experience acting as a lead on a technical project.
Demonstrated development using configuration management utilities with a preference towards Chef or Puppet.
Demonstrated familiarity with advanced storage technologies such as ZFS and CephFS.
Lean / Six Sigma Certification.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
Incumbent may be required to work nights, weekends and/or holidays.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
Safety Statement All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
EEO/AA 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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