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Reference # : 19-240685 Title : Research Assistant II
Location : Madison, CA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 08/19/2019 / 08/18/2020  
Do something big and innovative! Stretch your creative muscles and work on big issues.  Since 1989, we have developed technology environments, applications, and tools by providing experienced teams to implement, enhance, and maintain our clients’ essential systems and applications.  Come join the Tech-pro team!
Requisition: G-REQ-00224370
Work Location: Madison, CA 95653
Title: Research Assistant II
Please contact: Anton Dela Cruz – / 404-490-4695

Position Description
Data Infrastructure & Analysis (DIA) is home to a number of products that form the backbone of Google Ads. These products ensure that ads get shown and the companygets paid. For example, these products store all ads, campaign, and advertiser information, track all clicks to allow analysts and leadership to generate insights and make business decisions, and handle all payment transactions that flow through the company.

Overall Responsibilities:
Assistance in preparing user research activities (logistics, recruiting, scheduling, observing/assisting with sessions)
Supervised running of experimental protocols.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
Accurate transcription of study data
Video coding/sequence modeling
Assistance with preparing user research activities (logistics, recruiting, assisting with sessions)

Mandatory Required Skills:
  • 60+ wpm when transcribing
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field (computer science, psychology, sociology, industrial engineering, etc.) or 1+ year experience working in a user/human-computer interaction/psychology research lab
  • Familiarity with user research methods
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow a study protocol
  • Ability to learn quickly without repeat instructions
  • Ability to work independently when needed
  • Programming experience/familiarity
  • Database experience/familiarity
  • Desire to continue a career in user research
Skill name Level (1-5, 5 being the highest) Years of experience
Human research method knowledge    
Prescreen Question(s)
Research Methods
What quantitative research methods do you have experience with? *
What quantitative research methods do you have experience with? *
Approximately how quickly do you type? *
[ ]< 30 wpm [ ]31-60 wpm [ ]61-90 wpm [ ]>90wpm
Please select the software you are proficient in using (if any): *
[ ]Google Calendar
[ ]Google Docs
[ ]Google Sheets
[ ]Google Slides
[ ]ExpressScribe
[ ]Adobe Photoshop
[ ]Adobe Illustrator
[ ]R
[ ]Jmp
If you have any experience with programming or databases, please list: *