Systems Engineer

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

ID: 7074006
Posted: January 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Delay Notice: Due to the current health crisis, candidate selection or hiring steps may be delayed.

UCSC Statement

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.

Initial Review Date (IRD)

UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.

The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 01-25-2021

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

2. Growing service and product expertise
Academic Divisional Computing staff are localized ITS staff embedded in the campus’ five academic divisions who provide personalized, discipline-specific, IT support for faculty, staff and students in accomplishing the academic mission. We leverage commonalities through cross-divisional technical communities to develop and deliver right-sized/right-priced common services as appropriate, aggregating what we learn and provide as input to ITS. This position provides strategic direction, technical leadership, human and resource management to develop and deliver IT services to the Physical and Biological Sciences (PBSci) division and its departments and programs. Incumbent works as part of a collaborative team that delivers coordinated IT services to faculty across the division, primarily located at the Coastal Science Campus.

Position Summary

This position provides frontline support to research across a range of disciplines, primarily in the physical and biological sciences. The incumbent provides consultation services to faculty and researchers in developing IT solutions and investments that advance specific research objectives in the context of campus IT infrastructure. The position requires a breadth of abilities including Linux OS, networking, storage, software compiling, testing and installation. Applied understanding of scientific research methods is essential.


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