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Take a look at our organizational chart, followed by information about how to apply and links to open positions.

Summary Org Chart

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.

Job Openings


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

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: 1/18/23

Chief of Staff
As a critical part of the Director’s Office the Chief of Staff works with the Director, Deputy Director, and Division Directors to define and execute center and division-wide goals. The Chief of Staff is principally responsible for defining the metrics needed to reach those goals. The Chief of Staff represents the Director in the prioritization of center-wide initiatives and leads efforts to recruit and retain a robust set of researchers.

Job # 120122
Extended Deadline: 1/31/23

 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: 1/24/23
Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

HPC Systems Engineer
The HPC Systems Engineer will work with a dedicated team tasked with maintaining the Center's High Performance Compute infrastructure.   This includes both computational and storage resources utilized by researchers nationwide as well those utilized by the UCSD campus. This position is with the Data-Enabled Scientific Computing (DESC) Division.

Job # 114913
Extended Deadline: 1/20/23
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: 1/19/23
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: 1/19/23
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: 1/19/23
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: 1/25/23
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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