Job no: 235328-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
SMPH/BIOSTAT & MED I/BIOST&M I
Information Systems/Technology, Computer
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
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.
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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
*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.
A531200-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOSTAT & MED I/BIOST&M I
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.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$52,318 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will
be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, and list of three
professional/supervisor references as a part of the application
process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.
Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet
the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.
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Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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