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Jessica Claire
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  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Accomplished Research Analyst with 10 years of experience in mathematical modeling and data management. Experienced with communicating and supporting multiple teams across company. Proficient in collecting, compiling, validating, interpreting and analyzing large and existing data using SAS, R and Excel software tools. Applied mathematical statistical tools, models such a t-test, ANOVA, multivariate regression, RASCH and 3PL, methods and techniques, using SAS, R, and SQL to determine the adequacy of collected educational data. Creative and persistent with the ability to quickly and effectively solve various data problems that may arise. Committed to completing accurate and thorough projects.

Skills
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • RedCap
  • Statistics
  • Data Management
  • Data Visualization
  • Quality Assurance
  • Time-Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Research Analyst
  • R
  • SAS
  • SQL
  • Tableau
  • Customer Service
Work History
Research Analyst, 03/2016 to Current
Abt AssociatesMcallen, TX,
  • Contribute and coordinate with psychometrician on development of analyses protocols for research studies and timeline
  • Evaluate data resulting from the application of mathematical statistical tools, models, methods and techniques
  • Apply mathematical techniques, and performs computerized analyses to determine the adequacy of collected educational data needed to resolve scientific problems, and modify existing techniques and practices
  • Interpret data and provide recommendations from findings to project management team
  • Attend client meetings and provide recommendations
  • Conducts work with Statistical Analysis Systems (SAS), including creating summary reports, advanced output delivery systems, creating color graphs and tables, SQL processing and macros, including statistical manipulation of large data sets and manage multiple, existing, and large databases
  • Apply mathematical statistical tools, models such a t-test, ANOVA, multivariate regression, RASCH and 3PL, methods and techniques, using SAS, R, and SQL to determine the adequacy of collected educational data
  • Collect and analyze field data using classical measurement theory and item response theory
  • Develop and maintain tools to facilitate production and improve efficiency. Develop 95% of SAS code to the specifications of the project using SAS, SQL, R, Winsteps, Excel, and any other software as required
  • Modify existing program code; review final programs as needed

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Spearheaded the development and documentation of formalized techniques for data cleaning and validation, and construction of clean datasets for data analysis and management. This allowed research analysts to standardize SAS code used in the creation of technical report documents for client presentations
  • Collaborated with and trained psychometric teammates
  • Streamlined improved communication of graphs and tables required for client presentations and technical reports in cooperation with senior psychometrician and research analysts, decreasing turnaround time for generation of graphic data visualization
  • Gathered data to create Norms database representing over 2,000,000 records. The database is a resource for educators and parents
  • Created Spanish and Kindergarten Norms that have been published on www.lexile.com/hub as a resource for educators
  • Managed multiple projects garnering over $500,000 in 4-week windows for completion
SAS Programmer (Contractor/Part-Time), 08/2010 to 02/2016
Hudson Heritage Federal Credit UnionMontgomery, NY,
  • Coordinated with psychometrician on development of analyses for research studies. Managed communications among multiple research partners
  • Applied mathematical statistical tools, models, methods and techniques, and performs computerized analyses using SAS, and SQL to determine the adequacy of collected educational data needed.
    Developed and maintained tools to facilitate production and improve efficiency
  • Developed 50 % of code to the specifications of the project using SAS, SQL, R, Winsteps, Excel, and any other software as required. Modified existing program code; review final programs as needed
  • Provided 50% of data visualization using SAS and Tableau software for client's Technical Reports
  • Experienced generating custom ad-hoc SAS-based reports using a variety of methods (e.g., PROC REPORT, macros, ODS) and exporting those reports to other formats such as Microsoft Excel, PDF, and HTML.
    Stayed current with analytic technology, especially software such as SAS and Winsteps
Programmer Analyst, 10/2007 to 02/2011
UNC Frank Porter GrahamCity, STATE,
  • Designed survey instruments with Researcher
  • Created survey instruments in SAS
  • Created ad-hoc tables and graphs
  • Performed regression analysis
  • Worked closely with Principal Researcher

Professional Publications:

  • Maxwell, K. L., & Kraus, S. (2010). Rhode Island’s 2010 family child care quality study. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina, FPG Child Development Institute.The FPG team included Kelly Maxwell, Principal Investigator; Syndee Kraus, project director; Gina Walker, administrative assistant; Elizabeth Gunn,Lloyd DeWald, and Michelle Lemon, programmers.
  • Maxwell, K. L., & Kraus, S. (2010). Rhode Island’s 2009 child care center and preschool quality study. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina, FPG Child Development Institute. The FPG team included Kelly Maxwell, Principal Investigator; Syndee Kraus, project director; Gina Walker, administrative assistant; Elizabeth Gunn, Lloyd DeWald, and Michelle Lemon, programmer
Education
Bachelor of Science: Applied Mathematics, Expected in 05/2019
North Carolina A & T State University - Greensboro, NC
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  • Research Analyst
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  • Programmer Analyst
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  • Bachelor of Science