|Desired Industry: Computer Software/Programming
|Desired Job Location: New Carrollton, Maryland
||Date Posted: 5/15/2007
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 5/15/2007
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: High School/Equivalent
||Willing to Relocate: No
I am currently seeking a position that will enable me to incorporate these skills in working to fulfill organizational objectives while continuing to grow professionally.
Research Survey Developer
September 2006–February 2007
Using SPSS Dimensions, program survey instruments for implementation online and/or data entry; constructed routing contexts to get the cleanest data output possible. Implemented standardized variable names to use throughout the studies; applied HTML templates to the online versions. Participated in the QA process of datasets for analysis, editing and correcting data flaws.
Computer Statistical Assistant
NOVA Research Company
July 2003–August 2006
Support for Data Analysis Branch includes data files documentation and edits specifications, verification of Summary Statistics tables for publication, comparing data from previous years for possible flaws. Also involved with Oversight committee preparing Tracking Reports in MS Project; in addition, was the primary developer for a data driven Windows application. As such, designed, executed and implemented an MS-Access database solution to the Health Insurance section coding assignments; worked with Technical and Business leads to gather user requirements and interpret into design specifications. Document of all work, including business and technical requirements, for future reference.
Worked in coordination with project staff to effectively manage ongoing projects. Responsible for organizing the flow of the survey instruments, managing multi-site data collection activities for health studies, using an established receipt control system, designing data editing specifications, and processing forms up to data entry and cleaning. Central point of contact for all centers, fielding questions and dealing with information related to the particular project; supervised a staff of coders and editors for processing questionnaires. Other duties included testing survey instruments for implementation on CATI software.
Data Processing Manager
WB&A Market Research
Responsibilities include data processing management duties, with the increasing tasks of managing a staff of five people. I also supervised in-house projects, submitting job costs as well as answering clients’ questions. Using specialized cross-tabulation software (Uncle, Wincross, MicroTab), process research data for further analysis. Conduct basic data analysis, including frequencies, cross-tabulations, descriptive statistics, sample weighting and significance testing; clean, edit and code datasets; build and maintain data warehouses.
Data Processing Consultant
Worked on projects ranging from data entry to data processing/cross-tabulations and analysis for diverse clients; also prepared and maintained databases and produced professional word processing documents and custom programming. Conduct basic data analysis, including frequencies, cross-tabulations, descriptive statistics, sample weighting and significance testing; clean, edit and code datasets; build and maintain data warehouses.
Data Processing Manager
Dynamic Data Processing, Inc.
Responsible for staff programmer duties, with the increased responsibilities of managing a staff of five people; also supervised in-house projects, submitting job costs for the projects as well as answering clients’ questions. Conduct basic data analysis, including frequencies, cross-tabulations, descriptive statistics, sample weighting and significance testing; clean, edit and code datasets; build and maintain data warehouses.
Action Surveys, Inc.
Performed a variety of technical and skilled data processing tasks, using automatic data processing and peripheral equipment. I was responsible for developing and writing computer programs to classify, index, input, store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information in order to resolve questions and problems. I was responsible for writing computer programs from record layouts and producing input and report formats using a variety of computer languages on both Windows and DOS environments. I was also responsible for devising sample input and data to test and ensure program accuracy; revising programs to increase operating efficiency, adapt to new requirements, and correct errors or omissions; and preparing instructions and documentation. Other duties included operating computer and peripheral equipment that processed, recorded, stored, or displayed data according to operating instructions; operating related equipment including reproducer, sorter, and collator; loading computer with proper files and forms; and separating and sorting printed data to prepare for clients’ review.
Data Entry Manager
Action Surveys, Inc.
In charge of the operation of key data entry devices, including key entry and verification methods. I edited source data to ensure that they conformed to predetermined specifications. While comparing hard-copy and electronically displayed data with source data to detect errors, I maintained a time log of jobs performed, and performed routine administration work for the department. I also supervised a staff of seven operators and transferred data to clients.
Document Coding Supervisor
Action Surveys, Inc.
Responsible for working with clients’ specifications and procedures, such as revising specifications for possible flaws, devising work requirements, distributing work to a staff of ten coders, and ensuring accuracy and logical sequence of codes.
Operating systems: DOS, Windows 2000, Windows XP Pro
Market Research Analytical programs: Wincross, SPSS, Uncle, MicroTab, PCPunch.
Software packages: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), MS Project, WordPerfect Office (Word Perfect, Lotus 123, Quattro Pro), Adobe Acrobat Professional.
Object-oriented databases: MS-Access, MySQL.
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