UC Riverside Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is searching for a Lead Systems Architect. The successful candidate in this role will have the opportunity to be involved in a host of really exciting projects including being involved in our cloud strategy, designing new standards as part of our datacenter consolidation and hardware refresh. If you have a desire to create new things, research leading technology and be at the seat for every major technology decision, this role is for you. Come have a direct impact on improving the lives of our students, faculty, and staff! The salary offer will be commensurate with experience within the budgeted range of $120,000 to $125,000. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training Required
Certifications Certification Requirement Amazon Web Service (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Preferred Amazon Web Service (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect - Professional Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of 8 years of related experience. Required Demonstrated experience designing systems to meet business continuity and disaster recover (BCDR) requirements. Required Experience working with automation tools to automate infrastructure deployments and management. Required Demonstrated experience architecting technical solutions on a cloud platform such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Azure. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required
Minimum Requirements Knowledge of software, database, infrastructure or other IT function. Knowledge relating to the design and development of software across the organization.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Knowledge of other related areas of IT. Ability to apply department processes and procedures to work.
Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.
Experience with the integration of complex, diverse, internally and externally developed implementations of business functions to build scalable systems.
Ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs.
May require skills in web software, web software language and object oriented software concepts. May require knowledge of network protocols and how they are used on a large (campus/medical center/OP-wide, institution-wide or beyond) network. May require advanced knowledge of data storage, processing analysis and visualization technologies and how they are used in administrative and/or academic endeavors at a large, top-tier research university or medical center.
Advanced knowledge of data storage, processing, and analysis and how they are used in administrative, medical and/or academic endeavors.
Understanding of and experience with key modeling and description languages used to map complex business processes to architectural components, develop common data resource architectures, and create reference frameworks.
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions. Expertise relating to the design and development of software across the organization.
Demonstrated ability to design systems solutions for the public cloud (Amazon Web Services or Azure).
Understanding of current trends in systems design.
Ability to provide technical system solutions, determine overall design direction and provide hardware recommendations for complex technical issues.
Demonstrated ability to design systems standards.
Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated ability to manage projects.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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