Westat is seeking a research data manager to plan and manage data processing operations for large survey research projects; write technical specifications for systems, programs, and data files; manage and perform software testing and test data review; and prepare and document file sets for delivery to our clients. You are expected to become an expert on the appropriate application of a variety of modes of data collection, programmed survey instruments, data processing systems, and the collected data for a variety of studies.
To be successful in this role, you must possess an analytic mind, excellent oral and written communication, an understanding of social science research, and programming aptitude or experience. Knowledge of SQL and SAS is desirable. The position requires ad hoc travel among Westats local offices to support project assignments.