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#89304 Datacenter Info System Analyst

Filing Deadline: Wed 8/16/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/7/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision applies basic IT professional concepts, department/ unit and campus/medical center/OP policies and procedures to resolve routine issues in one or more IT areas of specialization. Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

Responsible for operational support for the 19,000+ sq. ft. data center floor and supporting facilities, including high-end installations, archival systems operations and maintenance, visual inspections and 1st line emergency response triage and actions. Responsibilities include equipment mapping and monitoring, administering and maintaining an equipment database, installing and configuring networking hardware, monitoring electrical and cooling levels, and maintaining floor/ceiling structure and tiles.

This position will work in conjunction with staff and vendors during all phases of planning and installation of systems, including coordination with vendors and UCSD personnel on both building facilities (power and environmental systems), as well as hardware/software installation for individual systems and/or large-scale computing clusters.

He/she will support in various capacities the efforts of other UCSD/SDSC groups and divisions, including remote hands assistance, server installation and maintenance, and maintenance of onsite security systems and software.

Work schedule may be second (3 pm to 11:30 pm) or third (11 pm to 7:30 am) shift position, but occasional coverage of other shifts may be necessary.

For more information, please visit www.sdsc.edu.


  • Experience in computer room activities, including the installation and removal of HPC equipment and proper floor management.

  • Requires a good knowledge of electrical and cooling specifications and the ability to measure and monitor them.

  • Basic knowledge of several areas of IT. Working experience and skill in the concepts, principles, codes, standards, techniques and procedures of system and network administration and a very broad comprehension of principles and practices in related technical specialties.

  • Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Basic understanding of data management operations and database administration.

  • Ability to define and diagnose complex system operational problems using information gathered from numerous sources (users, computers, system personnel.

  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.


~ Must have a valid California driver's license.

~ Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.

~ Overtime and weekends may be required.

~ Ability to work alternate schedules to support system and machine room installations which often occur during evening and early morning maintenance periods.

The University of California 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

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Payroll Title:
San Diego Supercomputer Center
Hiring Salary Range
$37,900 - $61,600 /year
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Work Schedule:
Nights, 8 hrs/day, Tuesday-Saturday