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Programmer - Dimensions / IBM SPSS


Employer: The Social Research Centre
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: I.T. & Communication Technology
Sector/s: Business/Private Sector
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 17 May, 2019.
Applications close: 24 May, 2019.

  • 3 months full time, immediate start
  • Dimensions/IBM SPSS essential
  • Convenient location -- next to Flagstaff station

Established in 2000, the Social Research Centre is Australia's leading provider of social research services, and is dedicated to conducting world-class research that informs decision-making and advances our understanding of Australian society. As a wholly owned subsidiary of the Australian National University (ANU), we enjoy unprecedented access to ANU researchers and ANU's world class research environment.

We are currently seeking an experienced Programmer to join our Analyst Services team on a three-month contract with an immediate start.

This position is responsible for setting up/maintenance of data collection scripts, processing of data for research analysis and preparing samples for use by the sample management system. As we are looking for somebody who can truly hit the ground running, proficiency in Dimensions programming is essential.

This position will be offered as a three-month fixed term position, based in our Melbourne office.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Experience with Dimensions/IBM SPSS Data Collection (essential)
  • Tertiary Degree in a relevant discipline OR an equivalent level of expertise gained in a large and complex work environment
  • Basic understanding of social research and statistics such as weighting and quota management
  • Ability to use market research software, SPSS as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Visual Basic
  • Market research agency experience (minimum 1 year)
  • High level numeracy and logic skills and a very structured approach to work
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work as a team member
How to apply for this job

Please send your resume, cover letter, and responses to the selection criteria to: recruitment@srcentre.com.au, using the subject line: Programmer - Dimensions / IBM SPSS application via EthicalJobs. Applicants who do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications for this position will close at 5pm Friday 24th May 2019. Interviews will be happening immediately.

For more information or to see the Position Description, please contact Lisa Maxwell, Human Resources Generalist, at recruitment@srcentre.com.au.

To be eligible for this position you must have full working rights in Australia.

The Social Research Centre values diversity; when looking for people to join our organisation we invite you to feel accepted to come as you are. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.