SAS/SQL Consultant I

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18

This position is responsible for producing complex, efficient, error free SAS programs, related documentation and for providing maintenance to existing programs.

Job Description:

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, write, test and document Base SAS programs, subroutines, and scripts to meet project objectives
  • Extract data from large databases, including DB2 and Oracle, through SAS.
  • Maintain current production programs to meet the expanding needs of an application area
  • Work independently or assist a system analyst in investigating and resolving system failures in order to reduce the system downtime
  • Evaluate new or alternative data processing techniques to determine their usefulness in meeting project needs and deadlines
  • Assist other programmers in program design, testing and debugging to improve departmental production
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining System and Application documentation

Job Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.  Equivalent experience is defined as 4 years of professional work experience.

Experience

  • 3 years SAS programming experience including Base SAS, SQL, macros, and multi-processing techniques required.
  • 2 years relational database experience required

Skills/Certifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be a team player, be organized and have the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or function in a team environment sharing responsibility, roles, and accountability
  • Ability to build and maintain complex and efficient SAS routines, using SQL, macros, and multi-processing techniques.
  • Ability to efficiently process large databases and extract from multiple environments is required.
  • Knowledge of systems analysis, design, and project management techniques required.
  • Exceptional analytic, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills are required.
  • Ability to work in a rapid, agile project style environment is required.

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