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University of Utah Health DevOps Engineer III (Operations) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This DevOps Engineer III for Information Technology Services will provide a primary role in the operational support of the virtualization environments at the University of Utah.

This position will assist project teams with technical issues in the initiation and planning phases of projects. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, technical strategy, research & development, technical analysis & design, testing, and rolling-out the solutions.

This position supports the infrastructure for many of the University of Utah’s most critical IT resources including patient care, student services, email, voice systems, online collaboration services, information security, teaching and learning technologies, software licensing, the campus network, and a host of other systems and applications. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.

(this position will be a hybrid work schedule ongoing; meaning some days in-office, some days remote)

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.


Essential Functions

  • Design, provision, configure, and document server systems

  • Maintain virtual server environment including template creation, deployment, virtual server maintenance, virtual networking creation, resolving performance degradation, and resource management

  • Assist in monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting server systems including routine maintenance, application software updates, etc.

  • Participate in IT procurement process and manage inventory of server equipment components, and application software; including installing upgrades, patches, new application software, equipment, and decommissioning of obsolete equipment and application software

  • Review, create and maintain support documentation including documenting operational processes

  • Troubleshoot, resolve, and escalate issues when necessary

  • Work with minimal supervision

  • Undertake other special projects as assigned by management to improve administration of the technology infrastructure.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Experience with at least three (3) of the following platforms

  • VMware (vSphere, vRealize Suite)

  • Windows Server

  • Active Directory (Operational)

  • PowerShell, Python

  • Linux (RHEL, Ubuntu)

  • System Configuration Management (Ansible, Microsoft MECM/SCCM, Puppet, SaltStack, etc.)

  • Storage (SAN/NAS)

  • Backup

  • Cloud Administration (Azure, GCP, AWS)

  • Good understanding of modern software deployment methodology, including two or more of: continuous integration, continuous delivery, test-driven development, Agile/Scrum.

  • Good understanding of one or more modern version control systems such as Git or BitBucket.

  • Experience with system administration or software development on a team.


Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent.

  • Three years experience administering systems or equivalent.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 50712
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule 8-5
Location Name Information Technology Services
Patient Care? No
State UT
Category Information Technology