Survey Programmer

7 days left

Employer
Location
MD - Rockville
Posted
Feb 17, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.


Job Summary:

Westat is seeking a developer to program computerized survey instruments for use in large-scale data collection.  You will work closely with other programmers, IT managers, testers, and subject matter experts to develop these computer-assisted questionnaires.

Job Responsibilities:

·     Work with a project systems team to review specifications. ·     Provide technical input and design. ·     Write programming code, and support testing activities. 


 Job Requirements:

·     A bachelor's degree and 2 years of programming experience is required.
Experience with survey languages such as Blaise is highly desirable.  Successful candidates must have strong communications skills, and should be able to work independently or in a team environment.
Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.


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