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Senior SAS Advanced Programmer / DI Developer
Ref No.: 17-04188
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 07/18/2017
QUALIFICATIONS – ESSENTIAL
¿ Bachelor of Science in computer science or related field
¿ Must have robust Data Warehousing experience and ETL experience
¿ Must have strong Data Modeling experience
¿ At least 7 years of progressive experience in designing and developing systems or applications for reporting, data management and analytics using SAS
¿ Senior Expert level SAS proficiency in the following:
o Base SAS DATA step programming (i.e. Data step programming: use of functions, merges, working with lags, retains, arrays, Proc Means, Proc Transpose, Excel Tagsets, and other Procs for general data manipulation and reporting)
o SAS Macro language for use in making code more efficient and building modular systems (treating macros as subroutines)
o SQL programming (i.e. use of both SQL pass-through and PROC SQL via SAS/Access to one or more databases)
o SAS/Access to Relational Databases to read/write to/from RDBMS
o Utilizing SAS Enterprise Guide and its functionality to create project flows which could include aspects of data access, manipulation, summarization, and report generation to a variety of output formats and channels
¿ Understands SAS best practices, tips & tricks, and innovative in the usage of SAS
¿ Experience with proper SAS code testing procedures and has good understanding of when results are correct or need to be revised
¿ Good written and spoken communications skills in English and thought-leadership skills
¿ Self-starter, works independently as necessary, and with other business and technical people
¿ Ability to convey in business/layman terms what SAS code is doing
¿ Ability to understand business requirements and validate / ask appropriate follow up questions in order to translate to what is needed for SAS processing
¿ Oracle RDBMS experience is a must
¿ SAS Administration experience is a plus
¿ Experience using SAS for statistics is a plus