Research Assistant IV

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $44.17 per hour
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Research Assistant IV

job summary:
Position Description

  • UX Research Coordinator The Networking UX team is responsible for the design of a variety of tools used by Google Cloud Platform (GCP) customers.
  • We build flexible, easy-to-use networking solutions that enable enterprises to innovate on Google's scalable, trusted, intelligent global infrastructure.
  • As a UX Research Coordinator, you'll support and elevate our team's research activities to ensure we are providing our users a best-in-class experience.
  • This includes collaborating with UX researchers to recruit and schedule participants, support data collection and analysis, and other project management and basic research tasks.
  • To be successful in this role, you must have excellent communication and organization skills. You should be adaptable, and thrive in an ambiguous, technical, and fast-paced environment.
  • You should enjoy both working independently and as part of a team.
 
location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $40.00 - 44.17 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Key responsibilities

  • Recruit, schedule and coordinate research study participants
  • Support study sessions through taking notes and managing lab equipment
  • Assist with data organization, analysis and documentation, e.g., through transcription and qualitative coding
  • Assist with report writing through creating highlight videos/screenshots and pulling representative quotes
 
qualifications:
B.S./B.A. in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field focusing on human behavior and/or human computer interaction

 
skills: Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

  • Excellent time management and prioritization
  • Basic understanding of common user experience research methods
  • Detail­-oriented working style
  • Excellent organization and critical thinking skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules and multiple projects
  • Experience using spreadsheets (e.g., MS Excel, Google Sheets) for tasks such as data collection and organization
  • Ability and excitement to learn new skills and technical domains
Desired

  • B.S./B.A. in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field focusing on human behavior and/or human computer interaction
  • Masters/PhD (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field focusing on qualitative research, human behavior or human computer interaction
  • Previous experience with user experience research
  • Previous experience recruiting participants for marketing, research, or similar
  • Familiarity with software development, cloud computing, and/or computer networks

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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