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IT Senior Systems Engineer - San Diego

Company Profile

Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. The company is advancing a growing clinical and preclinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Roche, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit

Job summary

The Senior Systems Engineer will be primary driver for multiple projects. Migration of storage from a windows server to a storage array. Creation, upgrade and Maintenance of a Vsphere environment.

Engineering and maintenance of a Backup environment.


Essential job functions and duties

Design and maintain storage infrastructure. Experience in DFS replication as well as Tegile storage systems. Experience with backup systems; Arcserve UDP and Commvault.
Experience with Active Directory design and maintenance.
Server infrastructure design and maintenance. This includes creation of hardware and VMware hosts and servers, migration of servers from one host to another and the maintenance and provisioning of server compute and memory.
Design and maintenance of monitoring tools to ensure that the infrastructure is monitored and maintained.
Administration of Enterprise Networking. This includes switch and port maintenance, as well as Firewall maintenance.
Provide leadership and stability with all changes using best practices and ITIL change control.
Engineering and administrative support for an MS Exchange Platform.
Provide support for security platform spam and IPS.
Provide back-up support for enterprise conferencing equipment, VoIP services, and all end user device platforms.
Infrastructure and business application system engineering
Support System Administration incident resolution.
General knowledge and experience working in a ISO 13485 regulatory environment or within the pharmaceutical industry is desirable

Minimum requirements

4 year Bachelor Degree or comparable IT certification
10 years’ experience in IT application and server support
4 years’ experience in systems administration

Experience with setting up and configuring all MS server level systems
Experience with engineering enterprise level solutions and platforms
Strong project management and communication skills


Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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