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Computer Systems Specialist

Job ID R780
Job Location Bethesda, MD
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Computer Systems Specialist supports the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institute of Health Clinical Center by providing support to install, setup, and/or troubleshoot Windows and Mac computer systems in a Microsoft Windows Network (Domain) environment following established NIH, NHLBI, Clinical Center DCRI and DRD procedures and protocols.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Troubleshoots Microsoft Office Professional applications.

Installs, replaces and troubleshoots hardware. This includes but is not limited to PCs, notebooks, printers, scanners, multi-functional devices and other devices. 

Provides support for Help Desk activities as needed, including taking help desk phone calls from users, creating work tickets using help desk software, communicating details of problems to other personnel, and assisting users with hardware or software problems over the phone and in person.

Provides specific application support for research related software products. This includes but is not limited to medical imaging, statistical and publication applications.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.


Must be able to obtain government security clearance

U.S. Citizens / Green Card only due to government or federal requirement


DICOM and HL7 familiarity is desirable

Excellent customer service skills with ability to respond to requests in a professional, helpful and timely manner

Ability to use tact in handling difficult individuals and/or situations

Detail-oriented with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities

Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use of hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and move computer and/or peripherals up to fifty (50) pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!