SAS Programmer Analyst

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/18/18
5 - 7 years experience
Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/18/18

The Lead Programmer Analyst is Responsible for the development and delivery of Analytical solutions using SAS platform.  The Lead Programmer Analyst will also support the user community with their reporting/analytical needs and guide and help the users with resolving their data and analytical needs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert knowledge of the SAS Enterprise Miner, and other SAS BI tools to guide less experienced users through the software functionality and assisting them in creating models and reports.
  • Assist the Business Intelligence and Analytics team with SAS programming solutions.
  • Develop complex SAS programming solutions.
  • Lead the efforts in building high end SAS modeling.
  • Monitor and support multiple SAS jobs, scripts and other administration tasks.
  • Continually monitor and tune the performance of the platform.
  • Write and maintain technical documentation.
  • Determine how Business Intelligence (BI) will provide the information required to make effective business decisions; Translating requirements into applications that employ appropriate decision support and reporting tools.
  • Guide the users in how to use BI in their day-to-day activities.
  • Develop relationships with the users that foster client ties.
  • Works closely with the users and the technical teams in prioritizing data and information requirements.
  • Helps manage user expectations effectively.
  • Support User Acceptance Testing effort.
  • Conduct training classes to the users.
  • Understand business workflows to technically incorporate them.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

First and foremost we require individuals with outstanding communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical ideas to non-technical people.   Additionally they should also possess as many of the following as possible:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 4-7years of experience administering large-scale, enterprise SAS environments.
  • Minimum 3-4years of experience in SAS modeling.
  • Minimum 3-4years of experience in SAS Enterprise Miner, SAS Enterprise Guide.
  • SAS Certification a big plus.
  • Experience in other BI platforms like IBM Cognos Analytics, Tableau, Microsoft BI, QlikView a big plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good understanding of Data Analysis.
  • Ability to function, prioritize, and execute tasks in high-pressure altering environment.
  • Ability to Self-Direct with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to conceptually understand the direction for the organization’s objectives and goals.
  • Data Warehousing background.

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