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SAS Developer

Holyoke, MA 01040

Employment Type: Exempt Contract Industry: IT - Skill - SQL Job Number: 126691

Our top client in the Springfield, MA area is in need of an experienced  SAS developer for a long term contract.  Responsibilities include participating in development of  new Market Monitoring software,  support of existing software as well as SAS platform and the associated tools.

Other responsibilities:
  • Participate in team meetings to develop an understanding of the markets.
  • Develop Functional Specifications.
  • Develop Technical Specifications.
  • Develop Software Programs.
  • Assist with the development of test conditions and scenarios.

Required Skill Sets
  • Ability to write technical specifications.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, and also to complete tasks independently.
  • Strong Written and Verbal skills in English.
  • Ability to work under demanding and/or changing time constraints.
  • Technical skills.
  • Three or more years of experience in software application development in medium to large enterprises.
  • Programming experience in SAS Software (Base, Macro, Graph) – 1 to 3 years.
  • Strong experience in UNIX operating system. Scripting with sed, awk, bash and regex a plus.
  • Development experience working with data in relational databases/SQL with ability to understand relational data models and referential integrity.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills in debugging/troubleshooting programs utilizing the tools available with the language and platform.
  • Experience learning new systems and new programming languages. Demonstrated ability to learn new computer systems through self-teaching.

Desirable Skill Sets
  • SAS Base/Advanced Programmer Certifications.
  • Experience in Electric industry/energy markets.
  • Experience with PERL and macro programming.
  • Experience with SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Management Console.
  • Experience with Oracle programming in PL/SQL.
  • Familiarity with source code management tools.

Chrissy Catino

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