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Data Collection Researcher I : 20-00134
Ref No.: 20-00134
Category: Administrative & Clerical
Location: New York, New York
Primary Skills: Data Collection, Survey, Customer Service, MS Office
Duration: 6+ Months, possible extension
Contract Type: W2 only

 
Responsibilities: 
  • Use scanning devices, collect survey data, and capture human body shape data. This involves working with subjects who sometimes wear only athletic clothing (e.g., bathing suit or a sports bra and bike shorts). 
  • Greet participants and help them feel comfortable with the study protocol.
  • Maintain scan and survey data collection equipment. 
  • Organize and review data collected.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.
  • Assist with other research-related tasks (e.g., prepare clothing for laundry service, conduct a physical count of inventory, etc.).
  • Lift 10-20 lbs. of boxes when needed, with or without reasonable accommodation
Required Skills: 
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1+ years of experience in customer service, teaching, technical support, project management, data processing, or related field.
Preferred Skills: 
  • Excellent communication, strong organizational skills and very detail-oriented.
  • Experience working in a corporate environment with professional work ethics.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Practical knowledge of machine learning data processing needs and trade-offs.
  • Experience working with prototype assets.
  • Experience in research or data collection.
  • A good sense of humor, a positive attitude, and great team work skills are a must.
  • Experience using MS Office, Excel, Mac OS, and Wiki tools.
    To follow up with any questions, please contact Tarushi at 408-907-6403.
 
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).

If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.
 
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