The Pepperell Lab in the Microbial Sciences building is searching for a computer science undergraduate student to assist with Systems Administration. The Pepperell lab is a bioinformatics/ computational biology research group focused on infectious diseases.
We are looking for students graduating on or after May 2018. The applicant will work alongside the current System Administrator initially with the aim of assuming full responsibility in subsequent semesters. The position is open immediately but we will also consider students who would need to start later.
Day-to-day administration of Linux servers
Maintain and improve a cluster of servers running HTCondor
Assist researchers with using computing resources
Create and modify scripts to work with lab servers
Install software from both Linux software repositories and from the source code
Experience with Linux setup and administration
Familiarity with the Linux command line environment
Shell scripting and Python experience preferred, other languages beneficial
Desire to learn about and work with a variety of Linux software, including systemd, btrfs, NFS, HTCondor, Ansible, and more
This is a student hourly position. You will work as part of a dynamic group of students and post docs (there are 16 of us), doing interesting, challenging, important and creative work! This is great work experience for many different fields and an opportunity to gain exposure to bioinformatics, genomics, computational biology, microbiology and infectious diseases.
Interested students should contact Dr. Pepperell at: firstname.lastname@example.org