Job: IT Systems Administrator

Department: EMB – Embryology

Salary: Based on experience

Location: Baltimore, MD

IT Systems Administrator

Department: EMB – Embryology

Salary: TBD

Location: Baltimore, MD

The Carnegie Institution for Science seeks a full-time IT Systems Administrator in the Department of Embryology.


  • Support for all hardware devices including Macintosh/Windows/Linux computers, tablets, smartphones, digital handsets, IP phones, IP Cameras, HP & Brother printers and audio/visual equipment.
  • Administration of Windows Active Directory infrastructure
  • Administration of VSphere 6.5 infrastructure
  • Support for all Macintosh desktop software
  • Software license administration and keyserver maintenance.
  • Respond to help desk requests as necessary
  • Perform general technical support tasks and projects as assigned by IT Manager
  • New employee tech setup

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, team player mentality
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Windows Server 2008-2016 management
  • Mac OS X experience is essential
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Windows 7 and 10 support
  • Expert knowledge using and supporting Linux based operating systems & services. (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, ect.
  • Management, monitoring, and access control of large scale networked storage hardware
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer hardware and peripherals
  • Knowledge of basic networking principles & hardware
  • Demonstrated proficiency supporting Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • FileMaker Pro database development and support
  • Experience with Apple Motion and Final Cut Pro
  • Experience with Animation software
  • Working knowledge of Drupal CMS
  • Experience with Unifi Wireless Systems
  • Experience with A/V systems
  • Experience with DUO 2FA integrations
  • Any graphic design background a plus.

Additional Information:

The Department of Embryology is one of six departments comprising the Carnegie Institution for Science. The department functions as a private, non-profit research institute affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University and is located adjacent to the JHU Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. The department consists of 11 laboratories studying a variety of questions in cell and developmental biology. For more information about the Department, visit

Carnegie is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability.