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  • Date Posted:

    06/11/14
  • Career Level:

    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Job Function:

    Purchasing, Administrative
  • Job Status:

    Full-Time
  • Industry:

    Research, IT, Government Contractor, Public Policy
  • Job Code:

    8032BR
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
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IT Purchasing Specialist

Westat - Rockville, MD

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Job ID: 8032BR

Job Title: IT Purchasing Specialist

Location: MD - Rockville

Career Area: Administrative

Job Status: Full-Time

Job Description:

Westat is seeking a detail-oriented and quality-focused individual with solid analytical and data analysis skills, capable of managing the purchase of computer hardware/software and other IT-related items.  Candidate will be responsible for purchasing and maintenance renewals of computer software.  Position requires research, analysis, evaluating bids, selecting and recommending suppliers, and negotiating prices with vendors. 

Candidate must be a team player with good written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to multitask and work independently. In addition, the candidate must be able to interface with various levels of management, technical, and professional staff and must have a strong understanding of computer hardware components.  Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of related hardware/software purchasing experience. A bachelor’s degree is a plus.



Any offer of employment will be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a background screening based on the specific position which will include, at a minimum, criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.



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Company Profile

Westat

Annual Revenue: $501,909,000
Total DC Employees: 2,000
Total Employees: 3,600
Westat, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC, is an employee-owned research corporation serving agencies of the U.S. Government, state and local governments, businesses, and foundations. We conduct surveys and program evaluations, provide statistical research, and offer related services. Our multiproject environment provides career opportunities in health, energy, education, transportation, the environment, human services, and the workforce.
We combine the relevant research area expertise with the capabilities to perform major survey research projects: study design and analysis, methodology, survey data collection, information technology, and web evaluation and design.
Westat offers information technology and data processing capabilities, including developing computer-assisted interviewing systems and integrating them with the survey process. Our staff includes senior statisticians who have international reputations in survey sample design and statistical analysis. We also provide wide-ranging capabilities with statistical processing and data management systems. Westat is a full-service research organization.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.
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  • Date Posted:

    06/11/14
  • Career Level:

    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Job Function:

    Purchasing, Administrative
  • Job Status:

    Full-Time
  • Industry:

    Research, IT, Government Contractor, Public Policy
  • Job Code:

    8032BR
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
37
more jobs from this company
 
 
WPNI ID: 35168992