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SAS Data Engineer


Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Reference #: 02J62

Job Description

Big Data Engineer

The successful candidate will be anexperienced, highly motivated self-starter with the ability to solve dataanalysis problems.  They will have experience using software languages tomanipulate large amounts of data.  The primary responsibility of this roleis to manipulate and analyze large datasets to answer business questions bygenerating insightful reports and output.  The candidate will work in ateam of data programmers and business analysts to develop deliverables thatsupport data-driven marketing strategies.  

What you'll be doing:
  • Manage and manipulate multiple large data sets, including:  defining populations and variables, performing calculations and summarizations, and creating solutions to address client business questions 
  • Prepare complex analytic deliverables, combining multiple programming outputs to create cohesive reports
  • Acquire a strong understanding of research topics and a thorough knowledge of the data and programming efforts involved
  • Synthesize business questions, translate from concept to code, in order to produce client deliverables
  • Help design analytic data set specifications: synthesize business questions, translate from concept to code, in order to produce client deliverables, Lead in delivery of analytic projects
  • Mentor team members
  • Introduce new methodologies and efficiencies to increase productivity
  • Contribute to the definition and development of key findings and marketing-oriented conclusions 
What skills you'll need:
  • Bachelor's degree qualifying under STEM, Masters preferred
  • Proficient in SAS Programming with hands on experience with SAS/BASE, SAS/SQL, SAS/MACROS, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/STAT 
  • 3 years of professional experience working with large-scale relational databases, and ability to manipulate/ analyze / maintain relational databases, SQL is a must
  • Experience with Python and bash scripting
  • Capability to execute complete analysis process from data extraction / manipulation through QC, report and delivery of data and reports
  • Ability to create automated process and knowledge on CronTab, Autosys or related tools
  • Ability to work independently and mentor junior team members 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Comfortable working in team-oriented, deadline driven environment
Experience in following areas a plus:
  • Knowledge of cloud computing, Hadoop ecosystem, Pig Latin or HiveQL
  • Experience with SAS GRID server, SAS Viya, Oracle, Seibel
  • Exposure to Tableau, Power BI or other BI tools
  • Ability to write Pig Latin scripts
  • Knowledge of statistical concepts
  • Business, economics, or quantitative methods background
 What We Offer:
  • Variable incentive bonus plan, 401K company match, tuition reimbursement
  • Global career mobility, employee recognition programs, professional development
  • State of the art technology which allows for seamless global connectivity
  • Rich wellness program and health incentives

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