Analyst / Quantitative
Social & Economic Policy - Cambridge, MA

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Applies general and specialized knowledge of principles, concepts and business operations in the field(s) of specialization. Using independent judgment and discretion applies quantitative and qualitative methods and techniques.
  • Implements procedures for data collection, manipulation and analysis. May participate in the establishment of new or revised systems, policies or methods.
  • May review professional journals and publications to extract and summarize relevant information for proposals and research projects. Uses internet-based search techniques to expand knowledge of subject matter, resources and available tools. Summarizes findings for review and takes initiative on collaborations with client and project team.
  • Exercises initiative to refer complex non-routine matters. Coordinates information for review to ensure adherence to schedule, plans, goals and budgets. Independently analyzes issues to reconcile and resolve problems. Applies knowledge and experience of general operations, systems, and project procedures and in depth knowledge of subject matter. May assist with the development or recommendation of new procedures.
  • Applies knowledge of computer-based word processing, applications, spreadsheets and database applications. Applies statistical programming applications such as SAS, SPSS or other specialized applications. May validate data and/or perform statistical modeling and forecasting and trend analysis.
  • May develop charts, graphs and presentations. May assist on high impact and complex projects. May manage project components, delegating and reviewing work for accuracy, and quality.
  • May train and assist less experienced staff and troubleshoot questions and problems.

  • Skills Prerequisites:
    • Degree in economics, statistics, public policy, or similar preferred.
    • Strong quantitative and programming skills required.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills required.
    • Ability to thrive in a highly dynamic environment required.