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Michael Urashka Staff Profile

Program / Service

Infrastructure and Applications Support

Job Title

Senior UNIX System Administrator


Michael works with a team to build, maintain, secure and support the Linux cloud computing infrastructure environment (based in AWS – Amazon Web Services).


M.S. Systems Management (with an emphasis on software engineering). Golden Gate University

B.S. Microbiology/B.S. Cellular & Molecular Biology. Minor: Japanese language. University of Massachusetts


Michael joined the CDL in 2017. Prior to that he spend 13 years at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in a diverse set of roles focused on software development and web operations as a data acquisition & control systems engineer for the Advanced Light Source Facility and most recently working in web operations in the Data & Analytics Services (DAS) and infrastructure (ISG) groups at NERSC (the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center), the Lab’s high-performance computing facility.

Professional Interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud infrastructure
  • Automation
  • Tool development