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Research Assistant III

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Company :
NTT DATA SERVICES

Location :
Mountain View, California

Expiry Date :
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Senior Research Assistant Sunnyvale, CA (possible remote) 06 months Notes: Client will prefer candidates in PST time zone. Summary: – Under general direction, performs moderately complex research and experimentation following and suggesting improvements to best practices. – Assists with projects and may perform independent research or various clerical and editorial duties; compiles, processes and analyzes data. Top 3 Daily responsibilities: – Assist with user testing preparation activities – Assist with data collection activities from a variety of research methods – Observe usability testing sessions, taking notes, reporting out and providing detailed transcripts for the team on a weekly cadence Key areas of responsibility: – Moderate studies – Executes planned experiments in a repeatable manner – Conducts experiments in the lab – Conducts experiments in the field – Provide suggestions to improve current best practices – Performs other duties as assigned Mandatory: – B.S or graduate degree in HCI, psychology, anthropology, human factors or other relevant field – Open to new grads with internship experience or master’s projects – Passion for communications and messaging apps – Understands basic (user experience) research methods (Qualitative) – Skilled at conducting in-person/ remote interviews – Strong oral and written communication skills – Comfortable with and skilled at analyzing large qualitative datasets (e.g., interview videos, transcripts, open-ended survey responses) – Understands basic statistical concepts Desired: – Preference for a degree (in-progress or completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, Social Science, Anthropology, or other field focusing on human behavior and/or human computer interaction – Experience with video editing – Experience running and analyzing surveys (along with other quantitative methods) is a plus – Excellent people skills – Flexible working style – Strong desire to learn – Detail oriented – Excited to work in a fast-paced team environment – Can work independently and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.