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Geospatial Social Science Statistical Analyst

*****THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON AWARDING OF A GOVERNMENT CONTRACT*****

Purpose:

The purpose of this task is to provide subject matter experts (SMEs) to augment manpower for MISO activities across all organizational functions.

Responsibilities:

* Conducts geospatial and statistical analysis to provide actionable data supporting MISO programs and objectives.
* Integrates geospatial analysis and behavioral science statistics expertise into the coordination and execution of strategic MISO research and applications. The analysis shall include multivariate analysis and predictive modeling for population segmentation, MISO target audience analysis, and MISO program evaluation.
* Conducts data cleaning and missing data identification, analyses, reporting recommendations and handling in the preparation of missing data reports.
* Conducts item analyses on data (e.g., descriptive statistics, response frequency, distribution of responses, and outlier testing), and provide a report of analyses and recommendations in the process of preparing item analysis syntax and output files.
* Integrates analyzed polling and survey data with large databases containing complex data to generate behavioral or attitudinal information, to identify and assess target audiences, geographically map target audience sentiment and characteristics, and provide Integrated Polling/Survey Data Reports.
* Ensures analysis support is current in the statistical and methodological techniques utilized in the fields of geospatial and statistical analysis through access to applicable training, scholarly and professional publications, professional associations, academic conferences and other professional development.

Education and Certifications:

* Advanced (Master's or PhD) degree in Geography, Market Analysis or a related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

* 5 years of experience using strong research methodology, geospatial analysis, statistic methodologies and statistical analysis
* 5 years of experience using SPSS statistical analysis software, ArcGIS software (including Spatial Analyst and Spatial Analyst extensions analyst extensions), and Signature Analyst software.
* 5 years of experience conducting comparative analyses on data (e.g. correlation, scatterplot, analysis of variance (ANOVA), regression, response frequency, distribution of responses, outlier testing regression, and salience index)
* 5 years of experience integrating geospatial analysis and behavioral science expertise, to include but not limited to conducting multivariate analysis and predictive modeling for population segmentation, data cleaning and missing data identification, scale analyses (e.g. perform factor analyses, quantify latent constructs and determine the reliability, validity and relationships of items/indices) analysis of polling and survey data with large databases containing complex data to identify and assess targets, geographically map target audience sentiment and provided integrated polling/survey data, into the coordination and execution of strategic MISO research, applications, and transregional MISO planning and operations
* 10 years of combined expertise in the areas of geospatial analysis, social sciences, and statistical social science software.

About the company:

As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.

Our Mission:

People, Technology, and Processes will be the leading, most trusted, knowledge management and information technology company delivering best value business solutions through cutting edge products and services to improve organizations and increase revenue.

Our Vision
"We make the world better by moving information to create knowledge where it is needed"

Guiding Principles
* Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
* Set the Example - "Be out front"
* Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
* Persevere - "Find a way"

Core Competencies
* Knowledge Management
* .NET Web Applications
* SharePoint Development
* Content Management
* Server/System Support
* New Equipment Training
* Web-Based Portal Services

Benefits

PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:

* Medical insurance
* Dental insurance
* Vision insurance
* Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
* Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
* Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
* 401(k)

Holidays and Annual Leave
* 10 Paid Holidays
* 2 weeks of vacation
* 1 week of sick leave (with 50% prior year carryover)
Post Date:
01/18/2017
Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret
Workplace:
No Preference
Travel:
No Traveling
Status:
Contractor/Consultant
Job Category:
Geospatial/GIS-Analysis
Compensation:
Unspecified annual salary
Unspecified hourly wage
Group ID:
10474224