Galaxy jobs board

A list of current job openings and internships around the Galaxy Community.

Jobs


Job title: Postdoc (distributed computing)

Listed: July 2020

Deadline: Until filled

Institution

Johns Hopkins University, Galaxy Project

Location

Baltimore, MD (once the COVID-19 pandemic is over; remote until then)

None

Job description

We are recruiting creative, enthusiastic recent PhD graduates, who would like to develop a professional career in distributed computing with applications in biomedical research and have

  • Ph.D. in computer science of related field
  • Experience designing and building distributed systems for the Cloud
  • Experience or interest in container technologies
  • Interest in federated authentication and authorization
  • At least 2 first-author publications in peer reviewed journals

The Galaxy project is pushing the boundaries in scalable, federated computing by creating robust distributed applications. Applications we create are used by thousands of biomedical researchers to help solve their research questions. We work on prominent federal projects from the NIH and NSF, including Galaxy, AnVIL, Custos, and others that yield exceptional publishing opportunities.

How to apply

Please send the following documents to enis.afgan@jhu.edu:

  • A cover letter (maximum 1 page)
  • CV (maximum 1 page)

Job title: Software Engineer/DevOps

Listed: July 2020

Deadline: Until filled

Institution

Johns Hopkins University, Galaxy Project

Location

Baltimore, MD (once the COVID-19 pandemic is over; remote until then)

None

Job description

We are looking for a self-driven individual to work will with the Galaxy application and the surrounding software ecosystem. This position seeks someone who can:

  • Design and build cloud infrastructure necessary to allow Galaxy to handle an order of magnitude more users and jobs
  • Automate most aspects of Galaxy deployment for high-availability and self-healing (K8S & Helm)
  • Decompose Galaxy into micro-service based architecture to facilitate a federated approach to resource usage
  • Integrate external authentication and authorization services and solutions

Requirements - the more the better

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or related field
  • Strong engineering background with meaningful track record on Github
  • Experience in building distributed systems using container technologies
  • DevOps experience with one or more cloud providers (Google Cloud, AWS, OpenStack)
  • Kubernetes experience, standalone and as part of the public cloud providers
  • Excellent communication skills in English

How to apply

Please send the following documents to enis.afgan@jhu.edu:

  • A cover letter (maximum 1 page)
  • Resume (maximum 1 page)

Internships

None at the moment. Check back soon.


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Terms

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