Cloud Systems Administrator

  • Freelance
  • Remote


You + Helix

Helix is a place where innovators and doers gather in order to drive significant progress in population genomics. We have come together to work at the intersection of clinical care, research, and genomics.  

If you’re excited by the idea of making a meaningful impact and joining a team where we pride ourselves on driving innovation through fostering an environment with an emphasis on empowering one another to grow, Helix might be the place for you!

Helix + The World

Our end-to-end population genomics platform enables health systems, life sciences companies, and payers to advance genomic research and accelerate the integration of genomic data into routine clinical care. We support all aspects of population genomics from recruitment to translational research and help our partners use genomics to improve health outcomes, increase patient engagement, and lower costs.   Leading health systems, including Renown Health, AdventHealth, and Mayo Clinic, use our population genomics platform to power some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing population genomics initiatives.

For the COVID-19 public health crisis, Helix has built one of the nation’s largest COVID diagnostic labs and has been on the leading edge of national viral surveillance efforts tracking B.1.1.7 and other viral strains.  

What is special about this role:

You will join a passionate Enterprise IT and Security organization serving a variety of clients across a dynamic and growing company in an energizing environment. As an Enterprise IT Architect, you’ll provide design and support the development of technology solutions to ensure that solutions meet business needs and align with architectural standards that scale, deliver near and long-term value for internal enterprise teams. You will lead the enterprise IT architect technology stack and will report directly to the Enterprise IT Solutions Manager.

You will be responsible for:

  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture, information security, applications, and infrastructure teams to produce optimal designs.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement new information systems designed to meet the operational and informational needs for business clients.
  • Work in partnerships with business units; consolidate overlapping systems; facilitate discussions to select tools that are scalable; set standards for where and how data is queried, stored, and secured; and modernize legacy systems.
  • Serve as the lead in the evaluation of enterprise information systems and business system applications; participate in the vendor selection process; recommend integration technologies; coordinate the deployment, administration, and maintenance of software; organize training for staff to support new systems.
  • Design and lead implementation of identity and access management solutions to operate, automate, and maintain authentication and authorization standards, define and develop identity solutions as well as be a catalyst to accelerate evolving our capabilities for a Zero Trust strategy.
  • Solution Requirements and Documentation: Translate business and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint to achieve business objectives.
  • Documents solution architecture design and analysis work.
  • Solution Design: Create architectural designs to guide and contextualize solution development.
  • Collaborate with enterprise architecture, information security, applications, and infrastructure teams to produce optimal designs.
  • Solution Evaluation: Participate in the evaluation, design, and analysis for the implementation of technology solutions.


  • A minimum of 7+ years of experience in systems analysis, development, or software implementations.
  • Experience eliciting requirements, evaluating, selecting, and implementing various technology solutions. 
  • Experience reviewing application portfolios to ensure technology solutions are properly utilized and leveraged across the organization.
  • Strong architectural experience with BetterCloud, JumpCloud, Jamf, Duo, Okta and G-suite.
  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, IT Management, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • ServiceNow Integration Design and implementation
  • Familiarity with ServiceNow, Zendesk, JIRA and Asana platforms
  • 3-5+ years full life cycle implementations
  • Be highly motivated and be able work individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced, rapidly changing startup environment.

What Helix Has to Offer you

Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including meaningful equity
  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • 12 weeks of Maternity or Paternity leave
  • 4 weeks of paid Pregnancy Disability
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • On-premise nursing room
  • Commuter benefits
  • Catered meals
  • Flexible PTO

Helix is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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