Systems Administrator II - Pediatrics - Neurology NRI Bioinformatics

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7072292 (Ref.No. 5321-en_US)
Posted: November 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A systems administrator position is available at the Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Baylor College of Medicine. Primary responsibilities include the development and maintenance of applications needed for data and computing servers. Will be expected to work closely with bioinformatics analysts and researchers.

Job Duties
  • Perform preventative maintenances routines to ensure system availability and performance standards on Ubuntu servers
  • Recommend tuning for infrastructure, applications and server computing infrastructure
  • Assist with the project management of the implementation of UNIX based systems
  • Work with members of the server and storage team to ensure that storage, backup and recovery procedures and processes are functioning properly
  • Automate routine administrative tasks through the use of utility script development, and application scripting technologies
  • Identify and evaluate future technologies for enterprise and departmental solutions
  • Enhance and streamline computational research
  • Research and resolve end user problems, inquiries and requests in a timely and friendly fashion
  • Collaborate with the PI, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to define software and analysis requirements and implement desired specifications
  • Execute analysis using existing software tools
  • Design and code new systems and/or modifications as needed
  • Track project data and report analysis results
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Three years of relevant experience. 
Preferred Qualifications
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science with three years of experience or Master’s degree in Computer Science with one year experience
  • Familiarity with UNIX-like environment and profound knowledge on server administration 
  • Minimum one year of experience of full-stack development





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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