Economic Analyst

Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI) is seeking an Economic Analyst to join its team. The successful candidate will work with multiple departments to assist with consulting projects and provide responsive client support on modeling best practices.

Ideal candidates for this position will be motivated to:
• Collaborate with various organizations and all levels of government on their respective projects or reports
• Research, data collection, and estimation related to U.S. and international demographics
• Prepare materials and modeling simulations for upcoming REMI presentations
• Work with management, programmers, and economists to implement new and expanded features into REMI’s economic models
• Macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis, technical writing, econometrics, and economic modeling

Candidate requirements include:
• Master’s Degree in Economics
• Experience in economic research related to regional economics and economic impact study
• Strong statistical skills and experience analyzing large economic and demographic datasets
• Experience in developing economic models using advanced econometric methodologies
• Experience with working with statistical software applications, such as Stata, SAS, R, etc.
• Experience in writing research reports and academic papers

About REMI

Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI) was founded on a transformative idea: government decision-makers should test the economic effects of their policies before they’re implemented. We are the nation’s leader in dynamic local, state, and national policy modeling.

REMI’s suite of models are utilized by universities, consulting firms, associations, and governments at all levels to answer “what if?” policy questions about the effects of legislative changes on the economy. We actively engage in the analysis of major policy areas, including transportation, economic development, taxation, and more. Our team of research economists and software developers are dedicated to continued model innovation.

We evaluate specific issues associated with trade and tariffs, immigration, carbon tax, the Affordable Care Act, and transportation investments. REMI’s clients include: associations such as the Business Roundtable and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB); consulting firms such as National Economic Research Associates, Inc. (NERA), KPMG International, AECOM, and Booz Allen Hamilton; and think tanks and universities like the University of Michigan Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics (RSQE). We also collaborate with a variety of government agencies, including the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Georgia Department of Transportation, the Council of the District of Columbia, Massachusetts Department of Revenue, and others.

Working for REMI

Employees of REMI receive a competitive salary in addition to the following benefits: paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and a 401K retirement plan.

Applicants should send their resume via email to: Mitcheline.Mekal@remi.com

Computer Programmer

Regional Economic Models, Inc. is a growing economic software development company looking for a Computer Programmer to work on the product launch of a highly complex model updated to a dynamic, intuitive, and smart design. It is the next generation platform to bridge rigorous economic research and public policy. The new version is based on the power of visualization to communicate both concrete and abstract ideas.

General Role
Create new products, as well as enhance, maintain, and support existing REMI products (PI+, TranSight, Tax-PI, Metro-PI, BSIM, eREMI, E3+) from concept to launch as part of a cross-functional project team. Design, implement, and test solutions that result in compelling, easy-to-use Windows-based desktop products.

• Investigate software defects as assigned and provide timely resolutions.
• Contribute to core software releases.
• Ensure coworkers in your project/product team are fully supported and have the required tools to support the delivery of the product.
• Develop software solutions by studying information needs; confer with users; study systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigate problem areas; follow the software development life cycle.
• Develop features across multiple subsystems within our applications, including collaboration in requirements definition, prototyping, design, coding, testing, and deployment.
• Understand how our applications operate, are structured, and how customers use them.
• Participate with the development team to define plans for standardizing, scaling, and enhancing our products and the services utilized to deploy/install/release those products.
• Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments, and clear code.
• Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.

Responsibilities include:
• Maintenance, yearly update, modularization, and certain further development of the company’s existing products.
• New product development, including interface design, navigation, model calculations, data flow, and storage.
• Technical support, including customers and business development staff.
• Development, maintenance, and modifications of existing support programs and tools.
• Model building, tracking, and shipping.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
• Experience with visual object oriented programming environments preferred (especially Delphi).
• Ability to work independently, as well as part of a small team of developers.
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Math background and information technology skills a plus.
• Capacity to work remotely from home.

REMI offers a full benefit package including: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, profit sharing, and a 401k plan.

REMI is an EOE.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: Mitcheline.Mekal@remi.com