Application Systems Architect: Image Data Science (HPC Architect I)

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is looking to hire an Application Systems Architect: Image Data Science (HPC Systems Architect I) in the coming months to support innovative high-performance biomedical image data processing, management, and visualization systems. The successful candidate is passionate about setup, monitoring, maintaining, and architecting cutting-edge Scientific Computing and software applications systems supporting St. Jude’s basic research program. This individual will have the opportunity to work within a highly motivated international team of scientists and software engineers to transition data processing pipelines to Cloud and High-Performance Computing (HPC). Examples of applications supported: Computational systems for Machine Learning (ML) using GPUs, close-to-real-time computer vision processing, SaaS systems, and large-scale scientific data visualization. The successful candidate will work with, and further shape, a growing dynamic team with Dr. Khaled Khairy in St. Jude’s new Center for Bioimage Informatics. Experience working in a basic research environment, open-source software projects, image processing, and HPC/Cloud applications is a plus.


At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital international teams of scientists address some of the most pressing questions in biology. The position is an opportunity to administer, and further build, a versatile high-performance polyglot of scientific computing systems that advance this basic research enterprise at the bleeding edge. Examples of projects supported by the Center for Bioimage Informatics include image restoration and reconstruction, virtual reality environments, real-time processing for emerging imaging technologies and high-content screens, machine learning on HPC and Cloud, and multi-dimensional data visualization

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field is required
  • Masters degree in Computer Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field preferred

Minimum Experience

  • Eight (8) years of experience with applicable scientific computing systems administration and integration experience required with Bachelor's degree is required
  • Six (6) years of experience with applicable scientific computing systems administration and integration experience required with Master's degree is required

Other Credentials

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator preferred

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