Programmer Analyst-SAS

MD - Rockville
Mar 17, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
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 programmer/research analyst with experience using both SAS statistical procedures and data step programming.

Job Responsibilities

·     Reviewing large datasets for patterns and anomalies ·     Creating derived variables ·     Running both descriptive and inferential procedures ·     Generating complex reports

Job Requirements

·     Bachelor's degree in social science, computer science or related field and at least 1 year of SAS experience
A background in statistics and experience using SAS/BASE, SAS/MACRO and SAS/STAT is desired.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and able to work in a team environment is essential.  Experience with SQL, STATA, R, python or Visual Basic is a plus.
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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