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Sr Data Researcher - Data & Content Managemen in Singapore at J.D. Power

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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This role delivers data processing solutions viathe IBM SPSS Data Collection platform. Data Processing team provides services such as data validation /cleansing, verbatim recoding, variable creation, merging data, and variousformatted outputs.  In this role you mustbe able to easily transition among managing internal client expectations,evaluating customer requirements, and detailed technical design / programmingresponsibilities.


The Impact:

These responsibilities require in-depth IBM SPSS Data Collectionexpertise (DMS, MRS, C&DS) but it is also to bring other technologyexperiences and insights.  Our legacyData Processing implementations have leveraged SAS and SPSS Statistics but ourfuture state model extends beyond SPSS Data Collection to also include DataWarehouse integration (SQS – Simple Queue Integration, JSON, Oracle RDBMS, andETL).  This role collaborates withProcess Automation team, Survey Programming leaders and 3rd partyvendors.



  • Applydata processing and technical skills in implementing data processingprogramming assignments.

  • Engagewith cross functional team members (e.g. PMO, Survey Programming, Science,Research Ops, etc.) to clarify Data Processing requirements, dependencies, andproject schedule. 

  • Coachingand mentoring of junior staff, check the work by juniors to ensure quality andprocess consistency.

  • ImproveData Processing team processes, technical standards, skills, and tools toachieve improvement of quality and efficiency. 

  • Prepareproject estimate for new projects, prepare weekly work plan for the team, support monthly department forecast.


  • 5+ years’ experience in data processing including 3+ years’experience with SPSS Data Collection Data Processing Programming Experience

  • Bachelor’s degreeor equivalent work experience incomputer science or information systems management with a minimum of 5 yearsrelevant experience

  • Experiencein technology process improvements involving the IBM SPSS Data Collectionplatform. Familiarity programming languages /technology environments.Experience in working with offshore operations with offices in differenttime-zone.

  • Apply data processing and technical skills in implementingdata processing programming assignments. Engage with cross functional teammembers (e.g. PMO, Survey Programming, Science, Research Ops, etc.) to clarifyData Processing requirements, dependencies, and project schedule

  • Softwareexperience in few Programming languages is an added advantage.


The Career Opportunity:  This role gives alot of exposure on MRP platform work, especially on Dimensions softwareplatform. On applying the skills in the projects, this role goes to the nextlevel of managing people and train them in taking up projects in Dimensions,play a lead role in process automation within and across the team.


The Team / The Business:  The candidate willbe part of Data processing team. The team involves in data processingactivities across the globe. With the experience in DP from a Market Researchsegment, the candidate will suit the needs of this position.


Our Hiring Manager says: I’m looking for the kind of person who Developstechnology solutions to complex business processes which have multi-facetedimplications in the Data Processing; who supports in processing of projects andguide the needy with relevant technical solutions.


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