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Sr SAS Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00127
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Howard Systems seeks a contract Business Analyst (Senior Level), SAS Analyst (655847)
  • Initiative:Senior SAS Analyst
  • Duration: 17-Sep-2018 - 29-Mar-2019
  • Status:Open
  • Business Unit:Operations and IT
  • Education Level:Bachelor's Degree
  • The Senior SAS Analyst contractor will join our clients Data Management and Analytics team. This position will play an integral role in developing and implementing reports and data analysis
    • Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and providing on-going reports in a timely and professional manner.
    • Identify, recommend and develop new efficient data solutions by streamlining business processes.
    • Developing and implementing databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that will provide efficiency and quality.
    • Collaborate with team and key stake holders
    • Working independently on Ad Hoc requests reporting results
    • Interacting with business stakeholders.
      • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of experience in advanced SAS programming.
      • Minimum 2 year of experience in financial services. Experience in investment banking, consulting, or insurance is preferred.
      • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Visio) is required.
      • Experience with SQL and relational database is required.
      • 4+ of Data Analysis experience is required.
      • Demonstrated skill and effectiveness partnering with on-site and off-site teams to learn business needs and provide reporting.
      • Strong analytical and problem solving skill set.
      • Highly motivated, energetic, results-oriented, organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Demonstrated ability to work independently. Flexible and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Requirements:
  • 8+ years of SAS experience (Advanced SAS/Macros)
    Experience with MS Excel/Visio/Access
    Data Analysis/Data Mapping
    Knowledge of Life Insurance business (Preferred)
    Fast learner and ability to work independently.