Linux Systems Engineer

Sophia Genetics
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Job Description

You will be involved with both our R&D and our production environment, with responsibility for improving our current deployment, monitoring and backup systems to handle our scaling up. Being supervised by the IT Director, your main objectives will be:

• Improve the release and deployment of our production service

• Automate the installation of our in house development cluster on CentOS

• Put in place an offline tape backup system

• Maintain the CentOS based servers used by R&D, to ensure consistency

• Work closely with our external consultants to maintain and improve our infrastructure and network


You are motivated, enthusiastic and flexible. You are a team player and have the capacity to work independently on a project to completion.

You are an engineer with a diploma in Computer Science or a related field, with:

•  Comfortable with BASH scripts and proficient in at least one script language (eg perl, python, BASH)

•  Good knowledge of linux (CentOS)

•  Good knowledge of Apache HTTP, Tomcat, ActiveMQ, MySQL

•  Experience with monitoring tools eg. Zabbix

•  Experience with various development tools eg. Jenkins, Jira, Artifactory

•  Experience with automated installation – eg Puppet

•  Knowledge of Windows Server administration / Exchange / Active Directory would be an advantage

The candidate must speak English, French would be an advantage.

Starting: as soon as possible.

How to Apply

Please send an email with your resume and motivation letter to [email protected]

About Our Organization

Sophia Genetics is a young and dynamic company, the Global leader in Data Driven Medicine with headquarters in Switzerland. With over 70 employees from 21 different nationalities, we are present in 20 different countries mainly in Europe. Sophia Genetics helps clinical laboratories that perform routine clinical genetic analysis for personalized healthcare to overcome the cost and complexity related to the bioinformatics analysis, highly secured banking and reliable interpretation of the massive quantity of patient data generated by Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).

We provide Sophia DDM® clinical-grade NGS analytics platform for routine diagnostics. Our goal is to simplify and enhance genetic testing providing the most efficient bioinformatics solution for clinical genetic data analysis.

We are rapidly growing in order to meet demand, and are looking for bright and motivated people to join our team of Bioinformaticians and Software Engineers.


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