Sr. SAS Developer/Statistician
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Become part of a team to help a large government agency support research and statistics efforts that help agency officials make recommendations on reforms.
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.
• 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 and data manipulation.
• 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.
• Create data dissemination mechanisms /procedures that summarize data in an easy to understand display.
• Provide knowledge transfer to others.
• 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 platform.
• Work with users to understand and define project security, data, and operational requirements.
• Conduct analysis of the Occupational Requirements Survey (ORS) data, both public and microdata, to address completeness of the ORS estimates. Analysis should include:
• Evaluation of the distribution of estimates for specific ORS elements both across the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes and within ORS element groups;
• Analysis within and across SOC level data elements to identify which theoretical estimation domains are/are not plausible;
• Identification of thresholds and qualitative indicators that take into consideration SSA’s proposed use of the ORS data and increase the amount of publishable estimates in future ORS data releases;
• Evaluation of survey questions and methods to assist SSA in identifying data collection practices helpful in producing additional ORS estimates; and
• Identification of target areas for use in small domain estimation research.
• Complete reports that outlines the analysis completed and provides recommendations for updates to the ORS survey, sampling, and disclosure methods, with the goal to increase the amount of publishable estimates.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Master’s degree and 8+ years of experience OR BA/BS and 14+ years of experience OR Ph.D. and 3+ years of experience
• Experience with SAS is required; Experience with Python, Stata and R could be a great addition.
• Hands-on experience with SAS tools deployed on SAS product including eGuide 7.13.
• Experience using SAS DI studio and ETL workflows
• Experience extracting data on mainframe using JCL and SAS Connect
• Experience with taking business requirements, translating them into technical requirements, and then to convert to Implementable SAS solution.
• Three to five years of professional experience in statistical design and methodology for major federally or grant administered surveys.
• 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
• SAS Enterprise Guide
• SAS DI studio
• Mainframe JCL
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