• Psychometric Internship

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 week ago(12/4/2019 10:20 AM)
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat People (HR) team is looking for a Psychometrician Intern to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will develop and establish assessments through job task analysis and setting performance standards. You will conduct item and test analysis, equating, job task analysis, standard setting, item bank design and analysis, and other psychometric activities. You will also work closely with the Content Development team to ensure that the assessment is both valid and reliable.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Apply knowledge of statistical procedures and psychometric methods and models to create knowledge and performance assessments
    • Lead job task analysis and standard setting activities
    • Manipulate and validate data for assessments
    • Identify and develop the way each test is scored
    • Analyze test and item-level results using appropriate methods
    • Work with content development to ensure that item pools meet the needs of the program
    • Perform initial psychometric program review; develop an assessment strategy that increases our ability to accurately measure soft skills

    Required skills

    • Ability to work full time hours during Summer 2020 in the location listed
    • Experience planning and facilitating job task analysis and standard setting
    • Experience with assessment design
    • Ability to summarize complex technical information and communicate it verbally or in writing to a variety of audiences and customers
    • Knowledge of computer-based test construction and development 
    • Knowledge of database and item-banking
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills
    • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Effective decision-making skills
    • Creativity and innovative thinking skills

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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