SAS Systems Analyst

Employer
Westat
Location
MD - Rockville
Posted
Jan 24, 2017
Closes
May 04, 2017
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.
Job Summary: Westat is seeking a SAS programmer analyst to support multiple research projects.

Job Responsibilities: ·     Processing and manipulating large datasets. ·     Performing statistical analysis ·     Generating formatted tables /reports ·     Managing and coordinating data processing tasks ·     Gathering system/data processing requirements ·     Overseeing as well as participating in, the development, programming, testing and implementation of SAS applications
Job Requirements: ·     A bachelor's degree in a related field is required. ·     5 years of experience processing and manipulating large datasets, performing statistical analysis, generating formatted tables /reports, preparing data for delivery and documentation. ·     2 years of experience managing and coordinating data processing tasks; gathering system/data processing requirements; overseeing as well as participating in, the development, programming, testing and implementation of SAS applications.
Candidates should be proficient in Base/SAS, SAS/Macro and SAS/Stat, relational databases and MS Office tools.  You should able to work in a multi-project, deadline driven environment; and possess exceptional verbal and written communications skills to interact effectively with project staff, clients and other IT system staff.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.
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