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Emory Healthcare/Emory University High Performance Computing Engineer III - OIT in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


As part of the Emory Office of Information Technology (OIT) Research Solutions group, this role will join a new hybrid HPC support team.


  • Works with a variety of technical teams and with Emory faculty to engineer well-designed cloud solutions that advance knowledge discovery, tackle challenging scientific problems, and accelerate business processes.

  • This position aligns with Emory University's direction in building a Cloud infrastructure offering for its research community and is a part of Libraries and IT Services (LITS) University Information Technology Services and Research Solutions division.

  • Establishes collaborative relationships with Emory faculty.

  • Meets with customers to understand business and scientific requirements, translate the requirements into application designs and technical delivery strategies.

  • Prototypes Cloud Solutions and works with implementation teams to implement solutions that comply with University regulations and makes the best use of Emory technology solutions, whether primarily in the Cloud, on premise, or a combination.

  • Provides training, implementation help, and technical troubleshooting services to customers.

  • Collaborates with a variety of technical teams, including Local IT support units, Software Engineering, Data Solutions, IT Architecture, Middleware, Infrastructure, Information Security, Business Analysts, Product Management, and Project Management units.

  • Contributes to the documentation of use cases and the development of reusable patterns as well as guidelines.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary working groups and works closely with Enterprise and solutions architecture teams to implement reusable frameworks.

  • Contributes to quality outcomes through best practices in software implementation such as peer reviews and coding, design sessions, streamlined release processes, thorough testing and validation, and striving towards taking those extra steps to ensure a quality product.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, math, engineering, or a related field and five years related experience including experience in customer-facing technical roles, architecting and implementing solutions in Cloud Infrastructure such as Amazon Web Services, professional software development, and experience as part of multi-disciplinary teams to design and implement enterprise applications as well as integrations, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


  • Knowledge of the various AWS products and their applications

  • Strong knowledge of the Slurm cluster management software

  • Experience with specialized computing, like GPU, parallelization, and

  • DevOps aspects such as containers and automation

  • Experience working within an academic, research, or scientific institution

  • Experience working with standard practices in project management (PMI), service management (ITIL), and systems development lifecycle

  • Strong and precise communications skills and the ability to create and foster positive and creative relationships with faculty, staff, and students

  • Familiarity with scientific data, bioinformatics packages, big data analysis methods or machine learning algorithms.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed and at times, on short notice. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 126431

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Office Information Technology

Department OIT: App Devlpm & Informatics

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor