UCR Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is looking for a Lead Systems Engineer to join a high-energy team under the direction of the Manager of Systems of Engineering. This position will be at the core of implementing new technologies directly contributing to the strategic success of our organization and the campus as a whole. As part of our team, you'll work on unique and complex systems while integrating our core values of Ingenuity, Scalability, Simplicity, Diversity and Accountability into the design and implementation of ITS' products and solutions. If you are looking to forge a path to the cloud, institute a devops mentality within the organization, and collaborate with teams from around campus and the larger UC system in an effort to meet and exceed our customers' expectationsthen this position is for you. The salary for this position is commensurate with experience within a budgeted range of $95,000 to $102,000. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Licenses License Requirement Valid Drivers License Preferred
Certifications Certification Requirement Cloud focused certification from any of the major cloud providers. Preferred ITIL Foundation Certification v. 4 Preferred Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Preferred VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Data Center Virtualization Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience Required Demonstrated experience building configuration management systems such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, or Cloud Formation. Required Demonstrated experience running cloud based workloads on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud. Required Experience developing system automation tools for Linux and Windows using languages such as Python, Powershell, or Groovy. Required Demonstrated experience supporting release management applications such as RunDeck, Jenkins, Maven, git, etc. Required Experience leading the technical implementation of a project. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required Occasional travel for business meetings, conferences, and developmental opportunities. Required Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. Required Ability to drive university-owned vehicle (e.g. golf cart) around the general campus. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Ability to architect and implement cloud based designs for various workloads following industry best practices.
Knowledge of test application code in client server environment.
Advanced knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software. Advanced knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software. Demonstrated skill at analyzing and preventing security incidents of high complexity. Strong security skills for protecting the operating system, software, data and hardware.
Advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation. Advanced knowledge of secure software development. Demonstrated ability to create software specifications.
Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent / related functions. Experience in data integration and the specification of data services. Ability to understand and model complex knowledge-intensive processes such as scholarly and research processes.
Technical skill to develop, implement and test disaster recovery functions using backup technologies.
Advanced knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle including design, development, integration, test, deployment, maintenance and configuration management using tools such as git, Rundeck, Jenkins, Maven, Puppet, Ansible, Powershell, Python, and Groovy.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge, skills and abilities associated with system problem identification and resolution. Knowledge necessary to design, set up, operate and correct malfunctions involving technology systems. Experience in incident response and digital forensics, including data collection, examination and analysis.
Familiarity with data quality and governance issues and requirements.
Demonstrated experience with database administration. Advanced knowledge of database management systems and standards. Knowledge relating to highly complex database system design. Advanced database querying and modeling skills working with moderately complex databases. Knowledge of conceptual database design. Skills necessary to develop procedures and standards relating to database management systems. Skills associated with implementing database enhancements that improve performance and reliability of the system at the software, hardware and operating system level.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Familiarity with logical data design and data mapping or data conversion.
Advanced knowledge of business and process analysis functions. Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
Works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Ability to learn effectively and meet deadlines. Demonstrated skill leading technical teams, including organizing workflow and scheduling assignments. Ability to work independently on complex technical projects as well as on a team of technical professionals and departmental decision-makers.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
In-depth knowledge of various areas of IT. Broad knowledge of the IT environment.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Preferred Qualifications 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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