Lead Systems Engineer
Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: May 16, 2020
LEAD SYSTEMS ENGINEER
201910288321 Full Time 8AM - 5PM Commensurate with Experience
Under the direction of the Manager of Systems Engineering, the
Systems Engineer is responsible for implementing technical
solutions to support the Information Technology Solutions
department. The Systems Engineer is also responsible for designing,
deploying, and providing technical expertise of configuration
management systems such as system orchestration, release
management, automation, scripting, containerization, and cloud
technologies. The System Engineer is responsible for analyzing
technical products and systems; performing engineering design
evaluation; making decision or recommending alterations of
development and design to improve quality of systems and/or
procedures. The Systems Engineer position is a subject matter
expert in data center-centric to Cloud-based architectures that
envision future state designs, delivering increased agility,
scalability, performance, and resiliency. This role will architect,
design, analyze, build, and deploy solutions to drive technology
modernization and the incorporation of industry best practices. The
salary offer will be commensurate with experience within the
budgeted range of $100,000 to $110,000.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
Valid Drivers License Preferred
Cloud focused certification from any of the major cloud providers.
ITIL Foundation Certification v. 4 Preferred
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Preferred
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Demonstrated experience running cloud based workloads on AWS,
Azure, or Google Cloud in a hybrid environment. Required
Demonstrated experience building configuration management systems
such as Puppet, Ansible, or Cloud Formation. Required
Demonstrated experience supporting release management applications
such as RunDeck, Jenkins, Maven, git, etc. Required
Demonstrated experience running cloud based workloads on AWS,
Azure, or Google Cloud. Required
Must pass a background check. 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.
Occasional travel for university related business meetings,
conferences and/or professional development. Required
Ability to drive university-owned vehicle (e.g. golf cart) around
the general campus. Preferred
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise
Advanced knowledge of business and process analysis functions.
Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology
and systems to meet business needs.
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
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
Advanced skills associated with programming design, modification
and implementation. Advanced knowledge of secure software
development. Demonstrated ability to create software
Ability to architect and implement cloud based designs for various
workloads following industry best practices.
In-depth knowledge of various areas of IT. Broad knowledge of the
Advanced knowledge of virtualization and containerization
technologies such as VMware ESXi, Docker, Open Shift, or
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
Demonstrated project management skills.
Familiarity with logical data design and data mapping or data
Technical skill to develop, implement and test disaster recovery
functions using backup technologies.
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.
Familiarity with data quality and governance issues and
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.
Knowledge of test application code in client server
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.
Ability to engage and lead technical conversations with product
teams, other IT engineers, and stakeholders throughout the system
life cycle and support data-driven analytics and process rigor that
facilitates effective decision making.
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
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
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by
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