IMPAQ International, LLC

  • Research Analyst – Requirements Development/Documentation

    Job Location US | US-WA-Seattle | US-DC | US-CA-Oakland | US-MA-Boston
    ID
    2061
  • Overview

    IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector.  IMPAQ’s mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ offers five locations: our Corporate Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, rated one of America’s Best Small Cities; Downtown Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, Seattle, Washington and a Bay Area office in Oakland, California. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).

     

    IMPAQ Health is seeking a full-time Research Analyst who will support research, technical assistance and product development projects. In addition to possessing solid fundamental research skills, this position requires the ability to work with customers, users, and other contractors to gather, understand and document business, functional, and non-technical requirements. This information is used in the conceptualization, design, development, testing, verification and validation, documentation, and implementation of information systems or applications.

     

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.  Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Apply quantitative and qualitative techniques to manage and analyze research data
    • Construct, clean, and document datasets for project-related use
    • Conduct literature reviews and environmental scans
    • Manage administrative aspects of projects
    • Write, compile, and edit assigned portions of proposals and project reports
    • Conduct user research and usability testing
    • Track and monitor contractual requirements
    • Develop user stories and requirement documents as per project standards and guidance
    • Working with development and testing teams to implement requirements as per functional specifications

    Qualifications

    Education, Knowledge, and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Engineering Psychology, Information Systems, Business Administration, Health Policy, Human Factors, Human-Centered Design)
    • Experience in data analysis using SAS, SQL, Excel, and/or other databases
    • Proposal and report preparation experience a plus
    • Expertise with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, SharePoint, etc.).
    • Experience with Agile tools like Jira, Confluence, Hipchat, Slack, Waffle and Trello, a plus

    Skills

    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational and planning skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to learn quickly, take direction, and work independently
    • Ability to take collaborative and consultative approaches to resolve issues
    • Creative, professional, and able to take initiative
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing

     


    IMPAQ International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).

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