Computer Systems Analyst - Data Pipeline Expertise - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Computer Systems Analyst - Data Pipeline Expertise - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Computer Systems Analyst to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

OVERVIEW. This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers:

  • Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.
  • Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center.


TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

  • Maintain the NIMH MEG Core Facility computing infrastructure in compliance with NIMH and DHHS security requirements.
  • Develop scripts to automate data processing pipelines.
  • Work with staff on the management and development of data analysis software written in C.
  • Develop an automated QA pipeline with web interface to process daily/weekly quality control data and publish diagnostics to a website.
  • Work with staff on conducting educational courses on basic scientific computing, data analysis scripts and pipelines.
  • Provide direct support to NIMH researchers using MEG Core Facility software tools.
  • Carry out system administration tasks in a Linux environment, including networking, backups, updates, and initial setup.
  • Ensure all MEG Core Facility Linux computing infrastructure is in compliance with evolving security protocols.
  • Provide computing support to NIMH MEG Core Facility staff.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related discipline; OR Master's degree in Neuroscience with experience with computer programming; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor's degree is equivalent to a Master's degree.
  • Skill in modern programming languages including C and Python.
  • Experience with software development in an open source environment, with the use of version control software such as git.
  • Skill in training others on technical topics.
  • Knowledge of PHP and SQL preferred.
  • Experience with computer hardware configuration.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related experience.
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.



Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

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