Leidos is looking for a Scientific Computing and Bioinformatics Support Specialist to join our Public Health Division in Atlanta, GA in support of the Centers for Disease control & Prevention.
This project team provides support to the CDC scientific community in High Performance Computing (HPC) and Bioinformatics support. The scope includes the maintenance of several HPC clusters with multiple petabyte of genome data, migration to a hybrid cloud environment, support of numerous scientific applications, and training to the CDC scientists in support of their bioinformatics related scientific researches.
This position requires either experience with HPC (as applied to life science computing) or bioinformatics analysis and development. The selected candidate will triage support requests, provide individualized consultation, and deliver training on the use of scientific computing systems/applications, bioinformatics analysis problems, and bioinformatics service requests. It is important to be proactive in tracking outstanding issues to a successful resolution, analyzing trends of reported issues, and escalating/collaborating issues to the appropriate experts on the team. Experience with bioinformatics tools and scientific computing systems, HPC systems; Linux; scripting languages and bioinformatics applications are essential.
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