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How to Apply

To apply for a particular opening, use the Position Number for that posting and follow the instructions at the UC San Diego Application Center for information on how to apply.

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Please follow the instructions at the UC San Diego "How to Apply" webpage for employment procedures.

IT Architect 4 (Hybrid)
As a senior member of the HPC System Group in the Data Enabled Scientific Computing (DESC) Division, the Network and System Architect will provide technical expertise, leadership, and hands-on support in areas of research networking, systems architecture, and production operations for SDSC’s high-performance computing (HPC), storage, and networking systems. Working closely with team members in DESC, SDSC, and collaborators at UCSD and externally, the incumbent will lead and participate in technology evaluations, designs, and deployments to support a wide range of systems, including petascale supercomputers, advanced storage systems, HPC interconnects, and national research and engineering networking initiatives.

Job # 123007
Filing Deadline: 5/19/23

Financial Services Coordinator (Remote)
This position will work primarily in the role of Accounts receivable, equipment procurement and management, and service agreements.

Job # 122938
Filing Deadline: 5/15/23

IT Security Analyst 4 (Remote)
The IT Security Analyst 4 position shall make use of advanced cloud based security tools and concepts. This position is responsible for designing, deploying and managing the security infrastructure, including network firewalls, VPN, IDS/IPS, SIEM, application gateways/proxies, and other network security devices as required for the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Sherlock Division. The SDSC Sherlock Division provides services that require the highest compliance requirements to meet Federal, California, DOD Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), UCSD Campus, medical center or UC Office of the President regulations and objectives

Job # 122809
Filing Deadline: 5/5/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Computational Data Science Research Specialist
The Computational Data Science Research Specialist will join the Scientific Computing Applications group led by Andrea Zonca. The ideal candidate has a scientific background in any science domain and strong High Performance Computing and/or AI skills. Their primary role will be to work in long-term collaborations supporting the work of Domain Scientists using the SDSC systems focused on High Performance Computing (Expanse) and GPU/Deep Learning (Voyager and National Resource Platform HPC Subsystem).

Job # 122513
Application Deadline: 5/1/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Chief of Staff
Reporting to the San Diego Supercomputer (SDSC) Director, aligns SDSC directives with UCSD campus goals, provides overall strategic guidance, and implements managerial actions needed to support goals. Provides technical leadership with a high degree of expertise in key areas such as HPC, data science, and Cyberinfrastructure (CI). Develops long and short-term plans for the Center and is responsible for efforts to achieve SDSC’s overall goals. Determines outreach goals and looks for ways to maintain and raise SDSC’s leadership profile in HPC and CI. Works closely with the Executive Team to develop and implement strategies related to various projects and initiatives, incorporating strong attention to SDSC and UC San Diego’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and a positive, inclusive culture.

Job # 121597
Application Deadline: 5/10/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Systems and Network Administrator
The Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis is looking for a Systems Administrator with a strong understanding of BGP and DNS, with network administration experience to provide an firm understanding of industry best practices in these areas. The position will be designing, deploying, and managing data measurement and data management infrastructure in support of cybersecurity research and networking needs.

Job # 120365
Application Deadline: 5/12/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified. 

 Information Systems Analyst 3
The Information Systems Analyst will help evaluate, design, install, manage, and maintain a large installation of systems running Linux and Windows. The position requires working with critical data systems to lead the effort to deliver solutions that meet regulatory requirements including FISMA, HIPAA and CUI. The role also acts as the first line of technical support for customers supported by the Sherlock Division.

Job # 116587
Extended Deadline: 5/9/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

 Research Software Engineer
The Research Software Engineer is a full stack developer with strong technical knowledge with interest and ability to develop creative solutions for computation, content management & data management with compelling user experience. Position will be filled either as a CMPTL AND DATA SCI RSCH SPEC 3 or a CMPTL AND DATA SCI RSCH SPEC 4, depending on experience of the candidate hired. This position is with the Sustainable Scientific Software Division.

Job # 114440
Extended Deadline: 4/21/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Applications Programmer
The Applications Programmer will design and program science gateway modules including those on the HUBzero platform. Such modules may include specialized web applications for data input, analysis, and archiving, Jupyter notebooks for scientific computing, R applications, Matlab applications and other applications based on scientific software packages. This position is with the Sustainable Scientific Software Division.

Job # 114422
Extended Deadline: 5/8/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Scientific Software Developer
The Scientific Software Developer will work within the RCSB Protein Data Bank organization at SDSC to support, the preeminent resource worldwide for macromolecular structure data, yearly used by millions of researchers and educators around the world. is supported by a complex cloud-native microservice architecture that allows efficient search and data retrieval via web UIs and programmatic APIs. Work will encompass handling complex biological data, including 3D atomic data, in order to enable efficient search, retrieval and visualization.

Job # 114299
Extended Deadline: 5/3/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

IT Architect 4
Architectural lead for large scale projects requiring significant cross functional design, including all aspects of science gateways and scientific applications. This position is with the Sustainable Scientific Software Division.

Job # 113661 
Extended Deadline: 5/1/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Postdoctoral Scholars

Workflows for Data Science Center of Excellence: Careers


Students can apply for positions in Handshake, and more information on Handshake can be found on TritonLlink.

Descriptions of some current student position openings can be found on the HPC Students page.


There are consistently student internship opportunities among the various departments at SDSC.

If you are interested in applying to internship opportunities, please send your resume and any other supporting materials to Please also review our Groups, Labs, & Projects page and our Services page, and let us know the SDSC projects in which you are most interested.

More information about internships for K-12 and UCSD students, such as the Research Experience for High School Students (REHS) and the Mentor Assistance Program (MAP), can be found on our Internships page.


The San Diego Supercomputer Center’s (SDSC) commitment to excellence, individual integrity, mutual respect and trust has resulted in national recognition for both our technological advances and our scientific accomplishments.

SDSC is a place where the rewards of an extraordinary career go hand-in-hand with personal fulfillment.

Overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean on the campus of UC San Diego, SDSC offers one of the most beautiful working environments imaginable. Our university ranks among the top research institutions in the United States, and our work environment promotes continuous learning and personal growth. SDSC's team of computing and science professionals is among the best in the nation at developing technological innovations for research and higher education.


Ranked among the 10 best public universities in the nation, and recognized by the international community for its outstanding achievements in research and development, UC San Diego, home to SDSC, offers one of the most stimulating work environments anywhere. Academic excellence is supported through creative technology and ongoing multidisciplinary collaboration.

As a national leader in computational science and engineering, SDSC houses advanced computing and networking resources, and it conducts research in computing technologies and computational sciences such as biology, chemistry and environmental science.

Best Benefits

SDSC’s stable and stimulating professional growth environment enables its employees to enjoy a balanced and productive lifestyle.

In addition to the numerous opportunities for career growth, we offer a competitive compensation package that includes the following:

  • Tax savings programs
  • Choices for medical, dental and optical programs
  • Excellent retirement programs
  • Life and short/long-term disability insurance
  • Outstanding recreational facilities
  • Innovative training programs
  • Access to on-campus childcare
  • Quality of Work-Life

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