UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
Educational Technology Services (ETS), a division of IT Services, provides technology services, support, and resources to the UC San Diego academic community, facilitating teaching and learning in service of the University's educational mission. Our efforts are grounded in a commitment to quality, collaboration, customer focus, innovation, and inclusiveness.
Are you a skilled software, systems, and API developer/integrator who wants to empower students and teachers with innovative educational technology tools? Join ETS as a Systems Integration Engineer to help create a robust, people-friendly learning technology environment.
ETS is responsible for multiple enterprise-level Learning Management Systems and their associated web-based learning tools and plugins. You will assist in the management and development of these systems to deliver high-quality online learning services.
Our team develops and maintains a variety of applications in support of education technology, such as Student Information System middleware, faculty support tools, and student machine learning environments. The Systems Integration Engineer will contribute to the development of these services, integrating IT Services’ new iPaas (Integration Platform as a Service) cloud-based architecture and applying container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
Systems Integration Engineer 3 Responsibilities:
Administer Learning Management System (LMS) software such as Canvas, Open edX, Blackboard and Moodle.
Develop and maintain LMS middleware connecting to the Student Information System and others.
Evaluate vendor and open-source software. Configure and integrate with LMS via LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability), Caliper, etc.
Assess, design, and provide technical support for web-based instructional technology applications and cloud services.
Leverage container and cluster-based frameworks to enable computing environments, including Jupyterhub.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. This position is eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance 2) Vacation/Holidays (15 vacation days and 13 paid holidays a year) 3) Life Insurance 4) UC Retirement Plan.
Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Experience defining architectures and designs for small-, medium-, and large-scale systems, and implementing solutions combining a variety of platforms, off-the-shelf products, custom code, and companion libraries.
Experience building and integrating middleware, plugins, API bridges, and translation layers to link locally developed components with vendor-supplied and external systems.
Extensive understanding of session management including authenticating to Active Directory, Shibboleth or In Common authentication architectures, LDAP directories and databases using session variables, cookies, and other methods. Experience with Continuous Integration in a DevOps environment.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
Exhibits an entrepreneurial spirit, and employs innovative approaches to complex problems. Adaptable to a diverse set of colleagues and stakeholders.
Moderate experience with container technologies, including Docker or Kubernetes.
Some skill with cloud technologies and interfaces, such as AWS console/APIs/Lambda.
Familiarity with Continuous Integration in a DevOps environment using Jenkins or similar.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
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