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Systems Analyst II

JJob ID: req1419
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Facility: Frederick: INDUS
Location: 5705 Industry Lane, Frederick, MD 21704 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Our core values of accountability, compassion, collaboration, dedication, integrity, and versatility serve as a guidepost for how we do our work every day in serving the public’s interest.  

Position Overview:


Within Leidos Biomedical Research Inc., the Clinical Monitoring Research Program Directorate (CMRPD) provides high-quality comprehensive and strategic operational support to the high-profile domestic and international clinical research initiatives of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Clinical Center (CC), National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Since its inception in 2001, CMRPD’s ability to provide rapid responses, high-quality solutions, and to recruit and retain experts with a variety of backgrounds to meet the growing research portfolios of NCI, NIAID, CC, NHLBI, NIAMS, NCATS, NINDS, and NIMH has led to the considerable expansion of the program and its repertoire of support services. CMRPD’s support services are strategically aligned with the program’s mission to provide comprehensive, dedicated support to assist National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers in providing the highest quality of clinical research in compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines, maintaining data integrity, and protecting human subjects. For the scientific advancement of clinical research, CMRPD services include comprehensive clinical trials monitoring, regulatory, pharmacovigilance, protocol navigation and development, and programmatic and project management support for facilitating the conduct of 400+ Phase I, II, and III domestic and international trials on a yearly basis. These trials investigate the prevention, diagnosis, treatment of, and therapies for cancer, influenza, HIV, and other infectious diseases and viruses such as hepatitis C, tuberculosis, malaria, and Ebola virus; heart, lung, and blood diseases and conditions; parasitic infections; rheumatic and inflammatory diseases; and rare and neglected diseases. CMRPD’s collaborative approach to clinical research and the expertise and dedication of staff to the continuation and success of the program’s mission has contributed to improving the overall standards of public health on a global scale.

The Clinical Monitoring Research Program Directorate (CMRPD) provides direct Information Technology (IT) support services for clinical trials management to the NIAID Division of Clinical Research (DCR) and the Office of Clinical Research Policy and Regulatory Operations (OCRPRO). 


  • Assists in the development of capabilities, infrastructure, communication technologies and tools needed to rapidly respond to global emerging infectious disease outbreaks
  • Develops and implements commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software products (Cloud & on-premise) to fulfill stakeholder requirements
  • Organizes and leads stakeholder meetings to evaluate requirements and rapidly transform requirements into operational solutions utilizing COTS or open source products (Cloud & on-premise)
  • Performs configuration management, solution/system documentation, and release engineering tasks to ensure new software product operating parameters comply with standard software/hardware configurations and are sustainable/supportable
  • Develops and implements system/application integrations between COTS solutions to meet stakeholder requirements by leveraging vendor API’s and standard software where possible
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of information systems and solutions to achieve efficiency and maintain availability
  • Develops and tracks progress of individual and group-specific goals and provides content for various project related reporting requirements
  • Oversees and performs systems management and maintenance functions including independent reviews of vendor technical update release notes, impact assessments and analysis, testing, and systems integration
  • May develop software configuration standards for company-wide use
  • May perform some coding/scripting
  • This position is located in Frederick, Maryland


  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Biomedical Science or a related field from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education)
  • Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • In addition to education requirements, a minimum of two (2) years progressively responsible and responsive experience in leading software systems implementations
  • Demonstrated proficiency in one or more high-level computer languages
  • Broad range of knowledge of information systems, technical infrastructure, and ability to innovatively fulfill project requirements utilizing a small technical team
  • Excellent communication skills including technical writing experience and ability to interface at a technical level with research, clinical, administrative, and information technology staff
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance


  • Experience with configuring and delivering SharePoint document libraries, lists, and workflows
  • Experience with developing Smartsheet workflows, dashboards, and workspaces
  • Experience with developing data analytics solutions and data visualizations using Tableau

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)