Computer Systems Analyst

We are currently searching for a Computer Systems Analyst to provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)/ Center for Cancer Research (CCR). This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Bethesda, MD.  




Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintain interface software between multiple computer environments to ensure smooth operation and communication to (1) modify, support, and enter data into the Tracking Database, (2) establish searching capacity for CCR studies using iRIS and OHSRP exemptions and (3) maintain the CCR GDS portal as the GDS Policy evolves, work with CBIIT to make required modifications, plan and execute any changes to the portal.
  • Provide technical experience needed to perform analyses, processing and user support of various computer systems using standard statistical procedures and techniques that will include collaborating with CCR Annual Reporting System administrator to maintain and revising as the GDS Policy evolves to allow reporting of GDS planning and compliance as part of required project Z01 Annual Reporting.
  • Set up and use various computer systems and software packages. Serve as the primary contact addressing investigator queries and for all lab-branch GDS leads, establish, and respond to any e-mails from AskCCRGenomicDataSharing (for example), develop and update SOPs on Data Sharing Plans, Institutional Certification Memos and Exception Requests when the new portal is available and all other CCR GDS operations as indicated.
  • Compile and manage data and assist with quality control. Ensure GDS requirements are incorporated into the new iRIS protocol systems, develop, and maintain the SOP.  Search monthly to look for studies first entered with the P number and update those P numbers to the final IRB number once the study has been approved, develop a corresponding SOP documenting this procedure.  Monitor compliance and develop strong and effective communications with CCR lab-branch GDS lead administrators to improve compliance.
  • Produce various reports, graphs, and figures for presentation, perform data entry activities and Pull reports quarterly from Tracking Database and as GDS required paperwork is submitted.
  • Train users in applying systems and analysis methods such as conducting GDS training for all new CCR investigators, Clinical Fellows and GDS Lab-Branch leads.
  • Maintain systems software, hardware, and security configurations such as Biorepository Protocol Tracking. Establish a different infrastructure for tracking biorepository studies and develop a corresponding SOP documenting the procedure.
  • Develops new programs and systems as needed. For example, develop a corresponding SOP documenting mechanisms for data pulls from the portal, build portal capacity working with CBIIT to enable the submission of GDS Exemption requests, if indicated based on Exemption volume.  Assist to develop a new infrastructure and SOP using the reliance agreement infrastructure to identify and track studies and/ or Biorepository Protocol Tracking. Establish a different infrastructure for tracking biorepository studies and develop a corresponding SOP documenting the procedure.
  • Coordinate data storage and mining associated with dbGaP Study registration, register studies in dbGaP, assist CCR investigators with data formatting and uploads into dbGaP or other repositories as required and complete all data pulls required for Annual and Quarterly Reports to CCR and OSP.









  • Bachelor’ s degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Information Technology, Computer Science or other related discipline.
  • 8 Years clinical related experience
  • (Bachelor's degree equivalent is a high school diploma plus four (4) years of specialized experience)


  • Scientific Data analysis
  • Database management
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Data visualization
  • Data presentation
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite

Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at time of hire.  

Company Description

We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.


The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth. 


What you’ll get…

  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
  • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
  • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
  • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
  • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
  • Support! Working parents and busy professionals – we’ve got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to
  • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
  • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.