Systems Administrator, UW Medicine Finance Business Systems University of Washington United States


Req #: 162981


Job Location: Other Location

Job Location Detail: UW Tower (4333 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle)

Posting Date: 12/13/2018

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Shift: First Shift

Notes: This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.


UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Northwest Hospital & Medical Center (NWH), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children’s.


UW Medicine Finance has an outstanding opportunity for a Systems Administrator, UW Medicine Finance Business Systems. Reporting to the Director of Finance Business Systems, this individual works directly with UW Medicine Finance and IT staff to support and enhance financial systems used throughout UW Medicine. This person is directly involved in the system support of two instance of the AllScripts/McKesson suite of ERP applications including Horizon Enterprise Financial Management, Horizon Enterprise Materials Management, the Horizon ERP Report Writer and Horizon ERP Reports for HMC and UWMC. This individual supports a number of other auxiliary applications, and is involved in the analysis, design, and development of custom applications and reporting solutions, managing information systems projects following enterprise processes. Additional responsibilities involve supporting existing on site hardware infrastructure, working with UW Medicine IT Services to build new required servers, and triaging system requests from application users that consist of workstation, printer, and general technical issues.



  • Interacts regularly with administrators, directors, managers, and supervisors to achieve divisional information technology goals. 

  • Provides management of a complex Windows server environment that includes SQL Server, IIS, and Hyper-V, and works with UW Medicine IT Services to ensure systems are backed-up regularly with adequate system monitoring. 

  • Provides installation, configuration, analysis, and debugging services for software managed by UW Medicine Finance Business Systems. 

  • Performs data analysis, using SQL, Excel, reports, and other tools, in support of systems and applications managed by UW Medicine Finance Business Systems. 

  • Collaborates with centralized I.T. resources to provide Windows desktop support for users at UW Medicine Finance locations. 

  • Works with other team members to develop technical solutions to customer needs. 

  • Coordinates acquisition of computer hardware/software and information technology systems within UW Medicine Finance. 

  • Performs minor application programming tasks as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in Computer Science AND three years of experience, preferably in computer science or business administration 

Professional Work Experience to include: 

  • 2+ years Windows desktop support experience including advanced Windows 7 OS experience, Windows 10 experience and support of MS Office applications 
  • 2+ years of C#, VB.NET, SQL or other advanced programming languages 
  • 2+ years systems administration experience 
  • 3+ years of computer application support 
  • 2+ years MS SQL Server experience 
  • Experience in problem/incident management 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work both independently and in team settings



  • Advanced network security application including firewall design 
  • Windows Server experience including security configuration, networking protocols, Hyper-V 
  • Project management experience 
  • MS Access design and programming experience 
  • Advanced Excel design and programming experience 
  • Microsoft Powershell experience 
  • 2+ years of multifunction device (MFD) support, preferably with Ricoh equipment 
  • 3+ years of problem/incident management (ITIL)


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