Position 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.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.