System Admin / Senior Programmer

McGill University
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Staff
Degree Level Required:
Bachelor's, PhD, Masters
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System Admin / Senior Programmer

One senior programmer/systems admin position is available in the areas of bioinformatics and big data analytics


• System administration (Linux) and operations / monitoring. • Daily maintenance of servers and databases • Help develop large-scale applications for raw omics data processing (RNAseq, microbiome, metabolomics)


• Comfortable with programming in bash, Java and Python. • Familiar with web technologies (Galaxy, J2EE/JSF, HTML5, JQuery). • Familiar with databases (MySQL, MongoDB). • Attention to details, good communication and organizational skills and ability to work in a highly interactive group.

Strong Assets: • Experience with cloud computing. • Applications containerization (e.g., Docker). • Basic knowledge of the various layers involved in web application development (full-stack). • Experience with computer hardware and file servers;

  • How to Apply

    Submit your cover letter (1-2 pages, demonstrating fit with the position) and curriculum vitae