Researcher in Redmond, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Redmond, WA
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
    7 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    4/17/2018
  • Job ID:
    109991
  • Pay Rate
    $15.26 - $22.15/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    425/376-1726

Job Description

Researcher

This is an estimated 3-month plus, temporary position in Redmond, WA and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements, and support many of the top rated Pacific Northwest companies.

We need someone to compile information, from publicly available sources, for geographical and global demographic data into structured formats. The work involves methodically aggregate lists of notable global geographical features like Oceans, Seas, Lakes, Rivers, Valleys, Mountains, Volcanos, and Deserts and find specific facts about them like their location, depth/elevation, etc. Cited by publicly available sources. Additionally, we would like similar methodical aggregation of key demographic and factual information provided by public government websites about a set of administrative divisions around the globe, like median household income, GDP, and population breakdowns. All of the data will need to be presented into a structured format.

Includes:

  • Researching and compiling comprehensive lists of entities in selected subject areas.
  • Researching and providing web source locations for particular facts about each entity in a subject area.
  • Analyzing groups of existing entities and associated facts to find sources for fact values that are missing.
  • Structuring the data in a predetermined format, including documentation of all sources used.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 year of experience in a professional environment
  • 2 years of research experience
  • College degree
  • Experienced with Microsoft Excel
  • Curious researcher with a strong focus on quality information

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.