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Technical Systems Administrator II

Job ID: 94615 Date posted: March 22, 2019

  • Sharp HealthCare
  • ISD Enterprise Device Archit
  • IT Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time



Sharp HealthCare's Information Systems Department was rated “Best Hospital IT Department” in the large hospital category by HealthCare IT News and is nationally recognized within the health care industry. Sharp HealthCare’s IT department is consistently ranked in the top “100 Most Wired HealthCare Systems” by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine and recently ranked in Computerworld's "Best Places to Work", Sharp HealthCare was ranked #1 in the Pacific region.

The Technical System Admin provides advanced level systems administration support including implementation, maintenance, and integrity for all systems. Identifies opportunities to upgrade and improve service and coordinates such activities ensuring maximum system availability and integrity while minimizing user impact.

Collaborates with system administrators, database administrators, application support; designing hardware/software configuration to ensure maximum performance and reliability remaining compliant with vendor requirements. Plans for recovery or fallback to prior versions in the instance of unforeseen issues or substantial delays in upgrade duration. Develops training materials and/or trains application support staff on database changes and assists in the development of application test plans that target operating system and layered product changes ensuring application and database integrity.

Plans and estimates system downtimes necessary to execute system upgrades taking into consideration application and database resources needed. Identifies alternative approaches to minimize system downtime.

Sharp System Services have campuses located in the communities of Kearny Mesa and Serra Mesa and consist of the Spectrum location, the Ruffin Road location and Sharp Operations Center (SOC). These offices provide the centralized integrated system support services to the operating entities within the system. These services include: Strategic Planning, Business Development, Information Technology, Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal, Risk Management and Insurance, Contracts, Human Resources, Facilities Management and Development, Clinical Effectiveness, Finance, Nursing, Systems Supply Chain Services, Marketing and Communications, The Sharp Experience and Sharp University.


This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County.



8-hour shift, On-call and Weekends as needed.


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Seven (7) years’ experience in systems management including relevant software, operating, and database systems with a proven ability to exercise discretional independent judgment


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • BS or BA in Computer Science, or related field
  • 3 of the following certifications:


  1. HP Certified Systems Engineer (CSE) -OpenVMS
  2. HP Accredited Systems Engineer (ASE) - HP StorageWorks
  3. IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert - Power Systems with AIX
  4. Brocade Certified SAN Manager (BCSM)
  5. SNIA Certified Storage Networking Expert (SCSN-E)
  6. NetApp Certified Elite Professional Certification NCEC
  7. NetApp Certified Support Engineer NCSE
  8. Microsoft Certified IT Professional Enterprise Messaging
  9. Microsoft Certified IT Professional Enterprise Administrator
  10. Microsoft Certified IT Professional Server Administrator
  11. Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
  12. Citrix Certified Integration Architect (CCIA)

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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