CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Mid-level SAS Application Developer in Baltimore, Maryland

Mid-level SAS Application Developer

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Category:Development/Engineering

City:Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Position ID:J0918-0898

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

Become part of a team to help a large government agency support research and statistics efforts that help agency officials make recommendations on reforms.

FUTURE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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Provide day-to-day operation of the SAS platform, and provide project support to researchers and analysts as they begin to use the SAS data analytics capabilities.

The qualified resource will have an enquiring mind, perseverance and the ability to handle a large number of concurrent projects while performing the following activities:

• Advise and assist stakeholders in the use of data analytics tools, techniques for SAS modules installed on DAP platform.

• Effectively work with business analysts, development leads, researchers and technical staff to analyze business requirements and provide guidance on using appropriate SAS tools and SAS coding techniques including statistical methodologies, data manipulation and predictive modelling methodologies.

• Develop solutions including complete projects, proof of concepts or code snippets as appropriate.

• Create functional design documents, requirements documents, user documentation, technical documentation, research papers and any other documentation as required by the project.

• Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.

• Respond to complex data requests that require data mining, extraction and query optimization services.

• Create data dissemination mechanisms /procedures that summarize data in an easy to understand display.

• Provide knowledge transfer to others.

• Provide development of solutions including data development, predictive/descriptive statistical solutions and guidance

• Provide technical support to researchers in use of SAS products implemented on DAP platform

• Provide guidance to researchers and developers in use of SAS tools and methodologies.

• Provide guidance to users in use of SAS clients, including eGuide, and clients associated with the products installed on the DAP platform.

• Work with users to understand and define project security, data, and operational requirements.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE

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• Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Math or related discipline. Master's or higher degree can be substituted for years of experience;

• Five (5)+ years of relevant experience;

• Proficient in statistical and data analyses using SAS functionality implemented on DAP Platform;

• Hands-on experience with SAS tools deployed on DAP including eGuide 7.13.

• Experience with developing Web Portals using EBI

• Experience using SAS DI studio and ETL workflows

• Experience with taking business requirements, translating them into technical requirements, and then to convert to Implementable SAS solution.

• Proven experience in developing functional applications and systems of medium to high technical complexity is required

• Expert use of SQL, experience with relational databases including DB2 and MS SQL Server.

• Be a proactive self-starter

• General knowledge of project management

• Excellent communication skills and be effective technical writers.

• Knowledge must include architectural design, web part development, management and troubleshooting with a focus on planning, deploying and supporting implementations at an Enterprise-scale

• Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and able to meet deadlines

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

List items desired for the Candidate, but not required.

• Section 508 accessibility standards

• VISIO and other planning tools

• Experience using a formal, software development lifecycle methodology is preferred but not required

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Provide day-to-day operation of the SAS platform, and provide project support to researchers and analysts as they begin to use the SAS data analytics capabilities.

The qualified resource will have an enquiring mind, perseverance and the ability to handle a large number of concurrent projects while performing the following activities:

• Advise and assist stakeholders in the use of data analytics tools, techniques for SAS modules installed on DAP platform.

• Effectively work with business analysts, development leads, researchers and technical staff to analyze business requirements and provide guidance on using appropriate SAS tools and SAS coding techniques including statistical methodologies, data manipulation and predictive modelling methodologies.

• Develop solutions including complete projects, proof of concepts or code snippets as appropriate.

• Create functional design documents, requirements documents, user documentation, technical documentation, research papers and any other documentation as required by the project.

• Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.

• Respond to complex data requests that require data mining, extraction and query optimization services.

• Create data dissemination mechanisms /procedures that summarize data in an easy to understand display.

• Provide knowledge transfer to others.

• Provide development of solutions including data development, predictive/descriptive statistical solutions and guidance

• Provide technical support to researchers in use of SAS products implemented on DAP platform

• Provide guidance to researchers and developers in use of SAS tools and methodologies.

• Provide guidance to users in use of SAS clients, including eGuide, and clients associated with the products installed on the DAP platform.

• Work with users to understand and define project security, data, and operational requirements.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Math or related discipline. Master's or higher degree can be substituted for years of experience;

• Five (5)+ years of relevant experience;

• Proficient in statistical and data analyses using SAS functionality implemented on DAP Platform;

• Hands-on experience with SAS tools deployed on DAP including eGuide 7.13.

• Experience with developing Web Portals using EBI

• Experience using SAS DI studio and ETL workflows

• Experience with taking business requirements, translating them into technical requirements, and then to convert to Implementable SAS solution.

• Proven experience in developing functional applications and systems of medium to high technical complexity is required

• Expert use of SQL, experience with relational databases including DB2 and MS SQL Server.

• Be a proactive self-starter

• General knowledge of project management

• Excellent communication skills and be effective technical writers.

• Knowledge must include architectural design, web part development, management and troubleshooting with a focus on planning, deploying and supporting implementations at an Enterprise-scale

• Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and able to meet deadlines

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

List items desired for the Candidate, but not required.

• Section 508 accessibility standards

• VISIO and other planning tools

• Experience using a formal, software development lifecycle methodology is preferred but not required

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