Full Job Description
ECS is seeking a Senior SAS Analyst to work in our Arlington, VA office.
Expert Proficiency in SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Studio, Analytics for Office, and other SAS tools to support the data analytic development process and assist in creating models and reports
Coordinate with staff and customers to identify business and technical requirements
Produce written documentation and artifacts for all work completed, including the translation of user requirements into technical designs.
Assist the agency in the development of SAS programming and visualization solutions
Troubleshoot and provide support on existing projects or application efforts
Understand the concepts supporting relational databases and data warehousing
Knowledge of ODBC connection strings, and other external data source connection protocols
Engineer data analytic solutions, including prototyping, proof of concept, and full implementation
Evaluate, assess, document, and test data security and continuity of operations for systems and programs
Ensure compatibility between equipment and software, analyze operational/systems requirements, support design reviews, and present technical briefings
5+ years’ experience and skill in SAS coding and/or SAS visualizations
3+ years’ experience working in SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence platform, and using SAS Enterprise BI tools such as Enterprise Guide, Data Integration Studio, Information Map Studio, OLAP Cube Studio, Web Report Studio, BI Dashboard, Visual Analytics, SAS Management Console, Data Management Studio, etc.
Experience writing SAS program source code, including: Base SAS, SAS Macros, SAS Procedures, Creating SAS reports, SAS/Access, and Integration Technologies
In‐depth knowledge of listed SAS products and the proven ability to create solutions in complex environments, including the use of SAS software to create datasets, visualizations, and interactive reports
Work as CDO liaison to CIO for server/system issues related to SAS
Strong Documentation skills to capture collection of source data, methodology from business rules, and visualization deployment from a myriad of sources and interactions with various stakeholders.
Working knowledge of SQL, Base SAS, SAS QA, SAS Graph, ODS, and macro programming
Write SAS code for data manipulation, sorting, summarizing, and reporting
Review, analyze, and modify existing products including coding, debugging, testing, and documenting
Ability to facilitate between business owners and end‐users who need to communicate with SAS administrators and traditional IT Support staff
Ensure that quality / security guidelines are followed
Strong relational database and SQL experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
Understand and follow a software development lifecycle (analysis, design, development, coding, testing, debugging, documenting)
ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.