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#107918 Information Systems Analyst 3

Initial Review Date: Fri 2/26/2021

UC San Diego current employees who apply by 02/19/21 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/18/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/26/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted UC San Diego Campus hiring. UCSD Campus will continue to recruit for essential positions and we ask for your understanding and patience with our application process during this unprecedented time. For more information regarding steps we are taking to keep applicants and staff safe during this time, please click here. Additional information about UC San Diego’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic: https://returntolearn.ucsd.edu/ and https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/services/covid-19/index.html.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. Initial resumes will be reviewed on 2/26/21.


Applies professional concepts, department/unit and campus/medical center/OP policies and procedures to resolve a variety of complex issues in one or more IT areas of specialization. Analyzes complex issues. Within defined procedures and practices, determines appropriate action.

Serve as the functional leader for SCCOOS, a multiple function, networked, end-to-end computing facility including system administration, software development, development of quality control statistical, graphics and heuristic methodology, archive and data dissemination. Design and develop software applications, algorithms and analysis techniques to support the goals of SCCOOS which include the acquiring, archiving, processing and disseminating of environmental data (numerous parameter types for SCCOOS). Represent SCCOOS at national data management meetings, participating as an engaging and active member.


  • Broad knowledge of various areas of IT. These include full-stack development (e.g. Apache, Tomcat, Python, PHP, Javascript, MySQL, Postgres), data science (e.g. data standards, data warehousing, data formats like NetCDF, data quality, visualization and analysis, etc.) and computational infrastructure (e.g. virtualization (VMWare), containerization (Docker), security, networking, data storage, system administration, etc.)

  • Advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation. Basic knowledge of secure software development. Demonstrated ability to create software specifications. Specific working knowledge of R/Shiny, Python and PHP.

  • Proven ability to install software and troubleshoot and repair moderately complex problems with computing devices, peripherals and software. Understanding of and experience troubleshooting client, server and peripherals-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.

  • Experience in incident response and digital forensics, including data collection, examination and analysis. Diagnostic abilities to deal with SCCOOS legacy and newly developed systems encompassing multiple technologies including R/Shiny, Python, PHP.

  • Proven experience with database administration. Working knowledge of database management systems and standards. Knowledge relating to database system design. Advanced database querying and modeling skills working with moderately complex databases. Working knowledge of MYSQL or equivalent database.

  • Familiarity with logical data design and data mapping or data conversion. Ability to convert lSCCOOS datasets from their native format to NetCDF/THREDDS and or MYSQL.

  • Advanced knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software. Demonstrated skill at administering moderately complex security controls and configurations to computer hardware, software and networks.

  • 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. Ability to communicate through oral and written presentations the SCCOOS data management system and its various components at local, regional and national meetings.

  • Thorough knowledge of business and process analysis functions. Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.

  • Familiarity with data quality and governance issues and requirements. Working knowledge of quality control for oceanographic datasets per national standards such as the Quality Assurance of Real-Time Oceanographic Data (QARTOD)

  • Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner. Documentation for both the system and technical management of the SCCOOS data assimilation and dissemination.

  • Demonstrated testing and test planning skills. Ability to operate and expand in-house diagnostics using existing tools.

  • Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions. Ability to coordinate all system maintenance such as upgrades and patches with Vice Chancellor IT office.

  • Works independently and as part of a team. Strong problem-solving skills. Ability to learn effectively and meet deadlines. Ability to work within the national IOOS program system schedules and timelines. Ability to coordinate within the multiple IOOS regions for problem-solving on the local, regional and national scale.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Must be able to travel at least one week per year.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.

This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year)
c) Work/Life Balance
d) Life insurance
e) UC Retirement Plan
f) Pet Insurance

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$63,400 - $103,100 /year
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri