Coder

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Jul 23, 2021
Closes
Aug 06, 2021
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is seeking a Coder to join the team. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional who is dependable with excellent attention to detail and is deadline-driven. Coding involves determining if the wording provided matches existing codes. The coder will need to compare the response to the existing options and reset codes using the GUI interface where required. Rules will be provided for this activity.
This task requires the ability to understand and use software easily and some level of logical thinking. Coders will use rules provided during training to assess the data and determine the best code for each case. 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
·  Have strong logic and reasoning skills,
·  Have basic typing skills and familiarity with the QWERTY keyboard,
·  Be comfortable with a computer and the use of internet search engines.
·  Be able to tolerate a large amount of repetition.
·  Be able to lift 10lbs in order to handle and transport assigned project equipment. 
·  Have the ability to travel to Westat offices and in the local area. Initially, most work will be remote with some periodic work on site in the Westat offices. However, at Westat's discretion, the task may convert to 100% on-site work. Transportation/commuting costs to Westat's offices will not be reimbursed.

Preferred Qualifications:
·  Having an understanding of SIC/SOC coding would be a plus.
·  Having an understanding of educational terminology

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status,
genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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