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Data Collection Researcher I : 20-00077
Ref No.: 20-00077
Category: Administrative & Clerical
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Primary Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, customer service, data Administrator, troubleshoots
Duration: 4+ Months, possible extension

Contract Type: W2 only
  • The ideal candidate will be flexible, detail-oriented, good with people, and comfortable working with research participants in the field
  • Work one-on-one with participants to ensure project objectives are met
  •  Be accountable for specific processes including securing testing materials, handling logistics, troubleshooting technical or process issues and providing daily report
  •  Work closely with team to follow protocol and continually refine participant experience
  •  Be a quick learner and grasp complex project details and own specific aspects of the project
  •  Work independently to meet research objectives
  •  Partner closely with Program Managers on protocol/process development for existing and future collection
  • Continuously evaluate data collection tools and processes and offer solutions to ensure they are efficient, high quality, and scalable
  •  Manage distribution and collection of project-specific assets for employee testing
  • Own the logistics of distribution and collection of the assets, tracking the assets, and reporting on the program
  •  Address any customer service or technical questions from users and develop solutions that reduce the number of inquiries
  • Work with Program Managers to report on projects and think of ways to improve tracking and reporting
 Required Skills:
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot technical devices.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • 1+ year working in professional corporate environment.
  • Ability to work in field locations as needed.
  • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally.
  • Able to work flexible schedule including evenings and/or weekends.
  • Experience in customer service or similar experience.
  • Good sense of humor, a positive attitude, and great teamwork skills.
  • A high level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential information.
 Preferred Skills:
  • 1+ years of experience as an Admin or Coordinator or other participant-based research
  • Hands-on experience with one-on-one session moderation with participants.
  • Python, bash, or other programming language.
  • Able to lift 49 lbs.
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels inside and outside the company.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves to get tasks done and accept reprioritization as necessary.
  • Comfortable working with technical equipment, Mac OS, Windows OS.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask effectively in fast paced, highly collaborative, and dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to follow through, work independently, and take ownership of assigned responsibilities.
  • Has own transportation.
     To follow up with any questions, please contact Divya at 408-512-2371
Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

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