Researcher in Mountain View, CA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

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Researcher Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Researcher in Mountain View, CA. The hands-on Researcher will be playing a key-role within a Qualtrics environment by programming and testing surveys. The ideal candidate will have 3 - 5 years of experience. Working with the Daydream UXR team, the candidate will have the opportunity to support research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed smartphone AR products. As a UX Research Associate on the team, the candidate will work closely with other researchers, but also interact with design, product management, and engineering teammates. The main focus will be working with a UXR lead to execute on an important and interesting survey, other work will be more usability-oriented. The ideal candidate needs a passion for and expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion related topics. We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Program and test surveys in Qualtrics
  • Plan for intensive survey participant recruitment, including organizing incentives. (Recruitment may need to be in person, so ability/willingness to approach people without knowing them is needed.)
  • Clean, organize, and analyze quantitative data. Code qualitative open ends, and develop and iterate on code frame
  • Prepare user research materials for studies (especially usability)
  • Plan, observe, and moderate usability testing sessions and interviews
  • Analyze, interpret, and summarize existing research reports
  • Communicate findings from studies to the research lead

Qualifications:

  • M.A/M.S./Ph.D. in Sociology, Psychology, Ethnic Studies, Statistics, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior; or, in lieu of a degree, related work experience. with 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Passion for and expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion related topics.
  • Experience with all phases of survey research, (bonus points for tracking related experience.)
  • Qualitative and quantitative research experience; knowledge of statistics and experimental design is preferred
  • Experience with G Suite products (sheets, gmail, drive) and Qualtrics (Must Have)
  • Usability testing experience preferred, excellent observation and note taking skills
  • Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks. Can prioritize time between multiple projects and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • This position is primarily based in Mountain View, CA.
  • The position is a 6 month contract role, which might be extended to 1 year or more depending on performance/need.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.