Research Associate: Digital Infrastructure

Research Associate: Digital Infrastructure

Uptime Institute’s Intelligence unit is the independent research arm of Uptime Institute. We publish regular, authoritative and insightful reports on all aspects of digital infrastructure for our members and thousands of followers around the world. Our research areas range from energy and environmental sustainability to data center design and operations, from IT outages to innovation, and from economic cost modeling to staffing and diversity requirements. 

We are seeking self-motivated individuals with strong research, writing and interpersonal skills to join our team on a one-year training/associate contract, working remotely.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the fast growing, critical industry from the inside, and to contribute to influential reports and data projects that are used the world over.

The Research Associate will:

  • Help compile and organize data from surveys and field sources.
  • Research complex topics and assemble material for publication/analysis.
  • Work with our analysts, technical experts and engineers in support of research engagements.
  • Learn to edit/write short research reports for publication, and to contribute to longer reports.
  • Help to produce presentations and other externally facing material.

All of these activities will be done under the supervision of a senior analyst or more senior member of the research team.

Candidates should:

  • Possess intellectual rigor and curiosity
  • Have excellent written and spoken English communication skills
  • Have solid numeracy skills
  • Enjoy working as part of a collaborative, diverse team

Also desirable:  Skills in Excel or PowerPoint; proficiency in a second language.

If you are interested, please email: