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Interdisciplinary Research Analyst (Analyst/Programmer)

San Diego State University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 23, 2022

Interdisciplinary Research Analyst (Analyst/Programmer)

Job No: 523418
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Position Summary

The mission of the Information Technology Division is to develop the long-term infrastructure, services, and strategy necessary to support the University's mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. The IT Division has the stewardship responsibility for core IT assets on campus and the obligation to provide the services, training, and community building necessary to realize the benefits of those investments across the San Diego State University community.

The Research & Cyberinfrastructure (R&CI) group manages campus shared research computing, storage, and networking infrastructure and provides support, training, and consulting to the SDSU research community. Research & Cyberinfrastructure works to ensure that the campus' research computing infrastructure meets the growing needs of the community and advocates on their behalf. The interdisciplinary research professional is embedded in this team to provide support to SDSU faculty and to work across the CSU and national partners to leverage national and regional cyberinfrastructure resources.

The Interdisciplinary Research Analyst is a key member of the R&CI team and is responsible for the support of various academic research efforts that leverage research cyberinfrastructure (high performance networks, computing, big data storage, and visualization) at SDSU. This position is part of an NSF funded research project focused on augmenting the development of trained personnel to work with faculty to leverage national and regional cyberinfrastructure.

In depth technical training will be provided to this position to provide the technical knowledge to support this agenda. This training program will involve core cyberinfrastructure skills training, science and engineering mentoring and matching, scientific research consulting, and soft skill development to help foster communities of practice.

This position collaborates with IT groups within SDSU and the CSU to develop and operate shared cyberinfrastructure service as well as develop shared practices.

For more information regarding Research & Cyberinfrastructure, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.

This position is approved for partial telecommuting with onsite work in San Diego.

Education and Experience

To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in applications programming and systems analysis and related programming support functions is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science or business, or equivalent training and applied experience. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Analyst/Programmer, depending on the position assignment, may include working knowledge of a specific industry standard applications programming language and knowledge of standard systems analysis techniques.

Specialized Skills
  • Minimum of four years of experience in relevant field supporting research cyberinfrastructure
  • Experience with basic Linux and Windows System Administration commands
  • Experience with Shell, Python, Perl, or similar scripting language to automate tasks and data movement

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience creating and running software containers
  • Linux certification is preferred but not required
  • Cloud certification such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure is preferred but not required

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $8,584 per month.

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,468 - $11,547 per month

SDSU Vaccine Policy

The California State University has established a policy requiring faculty, staff, and students accessing campus facilities to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To access the SDSU campus, you must be fully up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations, including a booster if you are eligible for one, or request a medical, religious, or off campus exemption, as applicable.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on January 4, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by January 3, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Taylor Jaress at

Advertised: Dec 21, 2022 (9:00 AM)
Applications Close: Open until filled

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