Sep 30, 2019

Lead Systems Administrator

  • UCLA Information Technology Services
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

As a member of the Systems Administration team, the Lead Systems Administrator is responsible for leading the design, architecture, configuration, implementation, optimization and ongoing support of enterprise-level servers and systems distributed both on-premise and off-premise in support of IT Operations service campus and customers. The Lead Systems Administrator will work collaboratively with other administrators, engineers, developers and leadership to design and manage back-end systems and application support for high demand, highly scalable and redundant, mission-critical, complex systems for academic applications, business applications and data warehouses for customers and projects. Typical responsibilities include technical design, analysis and deployment of complex enterprise systems and servers; advanced configuration and optimization of operating systems and applications; automation of server provisioning, application deployment and systems management; quality assurance, testing, troubleshooting systems; providing training to other systems administrators, and project planning, communications and management from beginning to completion; evaluating ongoing processes and programs and providing recommendations for improvement, providing technical guidance for capacity planning, business continuity, and investment on new technologies and solutions to meet dynamic business needs. The Lead Systems Administrator will also provide 3rd level support for incidents or outages, conduct root cause analysis and document solution within defined service levels; provide after-hours and on-call support as assigned or requested. This role will be assigned to the Ascend Project, a major transformation project to improve our financial systems and processes for the UCLA enterprise.


This contract appointed position includes standard employee benefits and is expected to conclude July 31, 2021.


How to Apply:

Please visit the posting on the UCLA Career Opportunities website to view the required qualifications and to apply using this link: Alternatively, please visit and search for requisition #31208.


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