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Senior Data Processing Specialist

Company: ICF
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

At ICF, we are relentless in finding innovated ways to solve problems, committed to making sure it pays off for our clients and their stakeholders, and passionate about making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven professional experts, scientists, and practitioners.We are searching for our next Senior -Data Processing Specialist responsible for developing and supporting mobile data collection and data analysis as part of the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) program. -The DHS Program is a US Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project that supports the collection of demographic and health data through nationally representative population and facility-based surveys in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The Data Processing Specialist will manage all aspects of mobile data collection systems during the lifecycle of a DHS survey, including system development, user training, production of data reports, and preparation of datasets for public release.This is an exciting role offering excellent opportunities to grow skills in mobile data collection systems, gain experience in working in low and middle income countries, and the chance to work with a diverse set of colleagues who are passionate about their work.This is a full-time-preferably hybrid-position based in ICF's Rockville, MD office in the Washington, DC metro area and will require 25%-30% -travel to low and middle income countriesAs a -SeniorData Processing Specialist, you will:Develop mobile data capture (CAPI) systems on both Windows and Android platforms using the CSPro software systemStrengthen the capacity of in-country IT counterparts and south to south consultants to develop and support mobile data capture systemsTrain local field staff in mobile data collection, in collaboration with in-country implementing agenciesMonitor initial fieldwork activities and provide local and remote troubleshooting assistance to support mobile data collectionWork with subject specialists to produce standardized data analysis in CSProPrepare and check standardized data files prior to their release to the public via our websiteCommunicate throughout all stages of the survey process with other DHS staff, implementing agencies, USAID Missions, and other key stakeholders in a clear and timely mannerRequired:Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant discipline such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Public Health, Demography4+ years experience working in public health, research or IT fields (five years if highest degree is Bachelors)4+ years in a language such as C#, C++, Python, Java or similar (minimum 1 year experience)PreferredA good standard of spoken and written French or SpanishExperience in using CSPro or other survey software such as Survey Solutions, Open Data Kit (ODK) or similarExperience of and interest in public health or demographic researchBackground in working in low- and middle-income countries.Experience in technical trainingExperience in using the R programming languageExperience in training or willingness to learnStrong organizational and self-management skills, including the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously and set strategic prioritiesAbility to work both independently and in teamsGood analytical and problem solving skillsWorking at ICFICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we're not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.Read more about -workplace discrimination -rights, -the -Pay Transparency Statement, or our benefit offerings which are included in the -Transparency in (Benefits) Coverage Act.Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:$96,367.00 - $163,825.00Rockville, MD (MD18)SummaryLocation: Rockville, MDType: Full time

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