View All Jobs/Careers

Mobile emory-healthcare Logo

Job Information

Emory Healthcare/Emory University Lead Operating Systems Analyst/Developer in Atlanta, Georgia

Discover Your Career at Emory University

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.



  • Responsible for multi-platform operating systems, utilities, and related software to meet organizational needs.

  • Responsible for the availability, integrity, and reliability of assigned systems.

  • Makes recommendations on system upgrades and new technologies.


  • 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.

  • Provides daily support for the HPC environment with a focus on Red Hat Enterprise, Ubuntu, and other *nix operations both on-premise and within cloud computing platforms.

  • Develops and updates procedures and guidelines to install, patch, configure, customize, troubleshoot, upgrade, integrate, and maintain Red Hat Enterprise, Ubuntu, other *nix operating systems, and related software.

  • Researches, analyzes and resolves problems, providing root-cause analysis for Red Hat Enterprise, Ubuntu, and other *nix operating systems.

  • Proactively seeks information and utilizes analytical and creative problem solving skills along with standard processes and technologies resulting in secure use of systems, applications, and infrastructure.

  • Demonstrates quality service and accountability in the process of resolving requests, supporting daily operations, and ensuring system stability that results in accurate, timely, and efficient solutions and data as evidenced by meeting customer needs.

  • Learning and keeping current with HPC technologies, such as backups, job-scheduling and parallel file system management.

  • Management of physical hardware in on-premise datacenter.

  • Requires occasional on-site presence, lifting and reaching into tight spaces.

  • Ability to lift 1U servers (approx. 50 lbs) for installation and servicing required.


  • Seven years of operating systems analysis/administration experience

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


  • Bachelor's degree with a scientific computing or Data Science emphasis.

  • Three or more years of HPC systems experience, including:- Extensive command-line systems administration/use.- LDAP, user and group account administration.- Building (from source code), installing, maintaining and troubleshooting application-level Linux and scientific software.- Installation of Linux operating system on a variety of hardware platforms.- Use of various Linux package management systems.- Linux file system management and networking stack.

  • Experience writing and debugging Python and Bash scripts for system administration.

  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible.

  • Experience with log analytic tools such as Splunk.

  • Experience with applications such as R, Numpy/Pandas, and MATLAB preferred.

  • Experience with Infiniband networking.

  • Experience with Virtualization software use in a Linux environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

Connect With Us!

Connect with us for general consideration!

Job Number 94063

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Research IT

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