Computer Systems Analyst

We are currently searching for a Computer Systems Analyst to provide computing and experiment implementation support to research staff for conducting research and performing data processing analyses on various computer systems .  This is a full-time, on-site opportunity in Bethesda, MD.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Serve an expert resource by recommending, implementing, and maintaining best practices for programming on-line data collection and data review.
  • Provide performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization across the full range of scientific high-performance computing architecture.
  • Maintain accurate and complete problem tracking and resolution databases.
  • Provide computing support including troubleshooting, answering technical inquiries from users, and procuring new systems.
  • Provide statistical support to staff, including data analysis and the generation tools for researchers to use.
  • Provide software recommendations and solutions across diverse scientific applications, including freeware relevant to analyses of scientific discovery.
  • Support and maintain scientific computer systems including hardware, operating systems, and associated services in a high-performance computing environment.
  • Perform software source-control commits and patches to software projects.
  • Determine needs and provide IT support for computerized systems supporting activities.
  • Utilize knowledge of data structure, data management and various programming language.
  • Manage data formatting input and output.
  • Provide documentation as required and participate in code reviews, planning sessions, and routine status meetings.
  • Specify and configure operating systems to control desired scientific hardware.
  • Maintain system software, hardware configuration, and security, as well as upgrade of the software as necessary to maintain security.
  • Maintain computational infrastructure, including upgrading and configuration of hardware and software systems.
  • Integrate hardware components into coordinated and synchronized operation.
  • Continually improve the computational speed and reliability.
  • Collaborate with staff to increase the productivity/efficiency of data analysis using high-performance computing.
  • Work with data users to define, prioritize and implement metadata standards across systems.
  • Test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization.
  • Research new technologies, standards, and systems to improve existing products and websites.
  • Manage a data storage and backup for scientific computers using available resources.
  • Establish and/or maintain local storage and high-speed networks.
  • Maintain back up and archiving systems to avoid loss of research data.






  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Programming and Data Processing, Mathematics and Computer Science
  • At least 3-4 years of experience
  • Matlab
  • Linux
  • Writing Linux scripts, computer code in C or Python and Psychopy
  • Using image packages such as AFNI, FSL, Freesurfer, and Tortoise.
  • Setting up and using MatLab and MatLab toolboxes such as SPM or CONN.
  • Setup the use of MobaXterm , X2Go client and server, and Filezilla software.
Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.


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