MIDS Recruitment – Data Manager Vacancy – Last Date 31 January 2018

Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS)

Data Manager

Address:  Madras Institute of Development Studies 79, Second Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar , Chennai , Tamil Nadu   600 020
Pay scale ( वेतन ) : Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualification.
Educational requirements ( शैक्षिक आवश्यकता ) : ● Master’s degree in Economics, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or related discipline. ● Experience with querying, managing, and testing data in applications that store data in relational databases. ● At least two years of data management programming experience, including merging datasets, producing reports, cleaning and preparing data for analysis, etc.● Strong organizational skills, including experience handling multiple projects with competing deadlines and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced production environment. Must be able to respond flexibly to changing circumstances. ● Effective verbal and written communication skills, with both technical and nontechnical audiences. Experience with writing technical documentation. Attention to detail and accuracy are essential to success.
Desirable qualifications ( वांछनीय योग्यता ) : ● Experience with statistical analysis (e.g., ANOVA and regression, survey sampling) and developing summary/analytical reports. ● Advanced data management programming skills, such as SQL programming, VBA, Python and/or SAS macro or PROC SQL programming. ● Experience with creating and supporting complex reports using SSRS and/or Tableau. Experience with Business Intelligence and ETL tools a plus. ● Experiences that demonstrate leadership and coordination of technical development initiatives. ● Experience with complex survey and process data using various modes of data collection (e.g., paper, computer-assisted, web) and knowledge about the related data challenges/issues. Requires a broad understanding of all areas of survey research (e.g., sampling, data collection, coding, data processing, application programming, analysis, and methodology).
Job responsibilities / description ( उत्तरदायित्व) :● Consult with principal investigator and other project team members on survey research project designs, and lead development of computerized sample management and database structure for data collection operations. These responsibilities includes developing and designing methods, procedures, and specifications for collecting, organizing, interpreting, classifying and reporting on complex information for computer input and retrieval, utilizing knowledge of database construction and retrieval methods. Communicate on an on-going basis regarding status of tasks. Create, monitor, and meet project budgets. ● Under general supervision, design, execute, and document data management and quality assurance procedures for survey research data collection projects using SAS and other statistical packages. Provide analyses and descriptive reports of project data for management of survey research projects. Document, program, debug, and run a variety of scheduled and ad hoc listings, summaries, statistics, and other electronic reports. ● Collaborate with survey sampling group on sample selection and statistical analysis related to survey methods. Develop datasets and ad hoc reports used for sample analysis using SAS and other statistical packages. ● Prepare final datasets for project deliverables. Compile, clean, and ensure the quality of datasets delivered to clients. Document quality assurance operations performed in final reports and provide basic documentation on datasets. ● Develop technical reference and user documentation of systems and applications. Manage or assist with technical development projects related to data management and quality control.
Last date to apply for this job ( अंतिम तारीख ) : 31/01/2018
How to apply ( आवेदन कैसे करे ) : Please send your C.V. with a covering letter to Dr. Kripa Ananthpur, Associate Professor & Project Co-coordinator, MIDS ( kripa@mids.ac.in/kripur26@gmail.com) by 31st January 2018.
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About Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS)

The Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS) was founded by Dr. Malcolm S Adiseshiah and Mrs. Elizabeth Adiseshiah, in January 1971. MIDS was reconstituted as a National Institute of Social Science Research in March 1977 under the joint sponsorship of the Government of India through the Indian Council of Social Science Research and the Government of Tamil Nadu.
Objectives

– To undertake studies and research pertaining to development problems, with special reference to the agro-rural aspects of Tamil Nadu and the socially and economically backward sections of the population throughout the country.

– To conduct seminars and conferences on development issues concerning Tamil Nadu and the country at large.
– To foster inter-university co-operation among social scientists of the universities of the four southern states.
– To promote inter-disciplinary research, and disseminate information relating to the above activities.
Website Address:http://www.mids.ac.in/
Contact Us:Madras Institute of Development Studies
79, Second Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar
Chennai
Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Pin Code: 600 020
Telephone: 0091 – 44 – 24412589 24411574 24412295 24419771
Fax: 0091 – 44 – 24910872

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