Having wide-ranging experience, applies IT architecture concepts to resolve the most complex issues with campus / medical center / OP-wide, institution-wide and / or multi-institutional impact. Has responsibility for the stewardship of the campus / medical center / OP overall IT architecture and / or is recognized as the campus / medical center / OP top expert in one or more technology areas of high criticality to a large-scale enterprise architecture. Works on most complex issues with little or no campus / medical center / OP precedent where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
The Office 365 Architect position is responsible for scoping, assessment, planning, design, testing, and technical documentation for the implementation, support of the UCSF enterprise cloud solution using Office 365 and all of its related core technologies including Active Directory, Cloud Identities, Exchange, Teams, ADFS, AAD Connect, and EMS.
Expert resource in architecting, designing, and implementing multi-tenant systems and solutions for the UCSF enterprise in both on-premises and cloud environments
Research and evaluate the newest technologies and make recommendations to UCSF management; has the role of senior advisor/consultant for enterprise-wide IT infrastructure projects
Collaborate with UCSF management and vendors to develop and implement new solutions to meet business requirements
Perform technical analysis as well as cost analysis for planning, designing, installation, and on-going administration and management of UCSF's messaging and systems infrastructures
Lead the design and deployment of large scale and complex projects including IT infrastructure initiatives that have significant enterprise-wide impact
Highest level of escalation for support and troubleshooting in resolving problems with UCSF IT messaging and systems infrastructures
Participate in on-call duties and will work some evenings, weekends, and holidays as required in support of UCSF initiatives
Work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment with UCSF's IT application, systems, security, and network engineering teams to complete projects
Perform IT infrastructure capacity planning
Functioning with minimum level of supervision, the incumbent in this role is expected to work independently and take ownership of projects and other duties as assigned by the IT Infrastructure Architecture/Engineering and Operations and Messaging managers. Involves conceptualization, planning, designing, and implementing complete and integrated information technology (IT) solutions for campus, medical center or Office of the President initiatives, departments or the entire campus, medical center or Office of the President. Work is based on implementing the vision of top management to establish IT conceptual architecture that is time independent but allows for implementation of specific technologies over time with ability to smoothly transition technology changes. Demonstrates keen understanding of departmental, campus wide, medical center, Office of the President, institution-wide and / or multi-organizational needs and long-term goals. Researches and prototypes emerging technologies and approaches. Works on issues that impact project success or address future concepts, products, or technologies. Understands and coordinates with campus, medical center or Office of the President initiatives when appropriate, as well as various IT technology standards, best practices and strategies for infrastructure growth. Often serves as consultant to related management efforts.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.