Bioinformatics Systems Administrator, Emory Integrated Computational Core

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Core Labs
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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  • Installs, maintains, and monitors one or more multi-platform operating systems, utilities, and related software to meet organizational needs.
  • Supports the availability, integrity, and reliability of assigned systems.

Additional Job Details:

  • Responsible for the administration, support, and maintenance of Linux servers, and MacOS/OS X and Windows workstations, server virtualization, operating systems, and related data center and networking infrastructure in a clinical, research and academic setting.
  • Ensure system backups, syncs are complete and run on schedule.
  • Recommend and install software upgrades, patches, and firmware upgrades as needed.
  • Monitors systems performance issues and address incidents.
  • Evaluate current environment and recommend future technical direction.
  • Provide second tier support when necessary.
  • Must be highly detail oriented and committed to meet deadlines.
  • Troubleshoot TCP/IP network issues.
  • Experience with Project Management tools.
  • Ensures systems compatibility and compliancy with university, federal, and grant guidelines.


  • Three years of operating systems analysis/administration experience OR a bachelor's degree and one year of operating systems analysis/administration experience.


  • Master’s degree.
  • Three years of hands-on Linux operating systems administration experience.
  • Shell scripting experience in bash, Perl, or Python.
  • Hardware and software installation and configuration.
  • Demonstrated experience working with monitoring tools.
  • RedHat certifications.
  • Bioinformatics and/or bioinformatics IT support.
  • Experience with high-performance computing environments, high-speed networking, and large (petabyte scale) storage systems.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing (AWS, Google Cloud) environments.
  • Familiarity with website design, management and maintenance.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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