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#106209 Messaging and Active Directory Engineer

Initial Review Date: Fri 5/7/2021

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/19/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.


The University of California, San Diego Health System seeks an individual with advanced knowledge in Office 365 administration, Hyper-V, Active Directory, ADFS, SAML, Azure AD, andother authentication mechanisms as well as general Windows Server knowledge and experience. The successful applicant will have a background in the implementation and administration of aOffice 365 Exchange Online, Skype for Business, Teams, under a DIAD v3 tiered administrativeforest(s) model. The incumbent will be responsible for the entire messaging stack, including mail routing via a hosted Proofpoint instance, synchronization of AD attributes using Microsoft Identity Manager, Azure AD connect, and Quest Active Roles toolsets.

In addition, the applicant will have implemented and administered PAW systems and PAM technologies for security and daily administrative duties. The engineer will obtain requirements and work closely with the Enterprise IT Architect to deliver robust and secured authentication solutions for all enterprise applications. The incumbent will have a good background in technical writing and documentation.

In conjunction with the Enterprise IT architect, the incumbent provides system design proposals, analysis, maintenance, monitoring, cost analysis and hardening designs (including data security) of systems and servers including installations, upgrades, patches, as well as documentation with primary responsibility for the implementation, management, support and maintenance of various system software products and hardware components that comprise enterprise physical and virtual computing infrastructure. Provides leadership in managing and supporting the systems/hardware infrastructure and associated resources. Provides 7/24 problem management support and resolution for all applications and operating systems as part of the on-call rotation.

Incumbent will have advanced knowledge with a variety of software tools, including those related to support and implementation. Incumbents provide consultation and knowledge transfer with respect to a variety of authentication system and software components.

General knowledge and experience running systems in the following areas is preferred: HyperV, Windows Server, Office 365, and Proofpoint. Hardware knowledge of the following system types ispreferred: Dell, HP, IBM Enterprise class computing hardware, Cisco UCS, Pure, and NetApp (SAN storage and blade server technologies). Support knowledge and expertise with Cloud Computing technologies such as AWS, Azure and Office 365 administration and implementation.

Incumbent works with various parties to bring technical projects to completion as well as designing and managing Active Directory Services, Federation Services, DFS and integration of AD/Azure AD with various system platforms and related services.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

  • Five (5) or more years of relevant experience in the design and deployment of complex IS systems.

  • Must have valid California Driver’s License, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation (alternatively ability to regularly commute within San Diego to Irvine).


  • Messaging technology administration in Office 365.

  • Active Directory application integration.

  • Windows 2008, 2012, 2016 administration experience.

  • MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

  • MCSA Microsoft Cloud Platform Certification; Office 365 or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • CompTIA Network+; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • CompTIA A+; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Hyper-V hypervisor experience

  • Quest Active Roles experience

  • CompTIA Server+; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • CompTIA Security+; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Basic Knowledge of IT Project Management techniques/processes.

  • Proofpoint administration experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange 2010+ and Lync 2010 or Skype for Business Server.

  • Technical writing, technical documentation library management.


  • Serves as part of the on call rotation.

  • Must be able to travel outside of the county a minimum of 5% of the time for training,conferences/seminars, or meetings in support of assigned project.

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health 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: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.