SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7081733
Posted: July 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics (BMI) in the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) engages in dynamic research, education, and service in the broad area of data sciences and in support of advancing human health. The Biomedical Computing Group (BCG) is a vital part of the department. BCG builds and manages the computing infrastructure required to support the diverse research computing needs of BMI faculty and research staff, as well as providing department-wide desktop support.
This position will serve within BMI to investigate, develop, and maintain resources for the department's research computing environment, with a focus on secure high-throughput research computing, large data storage, with occasional work to advance and support the department's clinical trials and educational efforts.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

POSITION DUTIES:
List of Duties

INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
Associate's degree or higher.

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
*At least 5 years of experience working with Linux in a research or computation-heavy environment.
*Knowledge of Unix scripting languages (Shell, Perl, Python)
*Strong communication, organization, and documentation skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.
*Experience maintaining storage solutions for handling multi-terabyte data sets.
*Knowledge of security best practices.
*Familiarity with HIPAA compliance a plus.
*Familiarity with Linux configuration management tools (e.g., SaltStack, Puppet, etc.) a plus.
*Familiarity with any of ZFS, HTCondor, GPUs, virtualization environments, or Docker a plus.

DEPARTMENT(S):
A531200-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOSTAT & MED I/BIOST&M I

WORK TYPE:
Full Time: 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.



 

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