Biowulf High Performance Computing at the NIH
Join the NIH High Performance Computing Team

The NIH HPC Staff advances research at NIH by planning, managing, and supporting the NIH High Performance Computing (HPC) resource, including a high-performance cluster, petabye-scale storage, and leading-edge biomedical applications.

The team of system administrators and scientists supports the computational needs of over 600 labs and 2500 NIH intramural researchers in multiple research areas, including genomics, computational chemistry, structural biology, and machine/deep learning.

The positions are located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md.

If interested, send your resume to

(Updated July 2020)

System Administrator

We are currently looking for enthusiastic individuals who will work with our staff of system administrators and scientists to design, deploy and administer the NIH HPC cluster, petabyte-scale data storage systems, and associated specialized systems.

This individual will:

Required skill set:

Additional desired skills are below. Candidates with a subset of these skills are encouraged to apply.

A bachelor's degree and 2+ years work experience or equivalent knowledge and expertise in Linux systems administration is required. This is a contractor position.