Sr. SAS Developer ||||| Phoenix, AZ ||| 6-18 Month

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irfan khan

Nov 1, 2010, 7:02:00 PM11/1/10
Dear Business pertner,
Hope you are doing good today,
Please let me know if you have anyone available for the below position..
Job Title:  Sr. SAS Developer
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 6-18 Month
Must have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate with end users:
Note from Manager: They MUST be able to figure out old, crummy data.  There is not a lot of documentation (in some instances- none) and they need to dig in to the data, understand it and run with it.  They also have to have enough business knowledge – specifically around Finance and Risk Mgmt to understand what is going on – and to make corrections as necessary. . They have to figure out what is going on by themselves. Many times the requestor will not know how to do it or where to go to get it  – this person will be the one to figure it out and be able to spell it out to other people. The person needs to be strong on taking ownership and taking initiative.
Job Description:
·         Will be responsible for data movement between SAS and other heterogeneous databases. 
·         Will be handling requests on daily basis for data integration between SAS and DB2, Teradata, SQL Server, Oracle, Informix, Flat Files etc.
·         Needs to be well versed in MS Excel and SAS working and Add-in to MS Office.
·         Knowledge of SAS/SHARE, SAS/CONNECT and SAS/ACCESS is highly desired.
·         Responsibility includes making data movement processes in production and automated as much as possible using BASE SAS language.
·         Responsible for migration, administration, enhancement, fixes monthly production data generation.
In Addition to the above:
·         Also clear understanding of SAS9 architecture.
·         Candidate should have knowledge of EBI layer, DI Studio, and should be able help all SAS users about different SAS client setup and its connection issues with server. EBI will not be used initially.
·         Expertise in UNIX and Shell Scripting is must.
·         Candidate should be able to coordinate with different team for file transfer using NDM etc.
·         Knowledge of different SAS client installation and its configuration is required.
·         Candidate will be working in Business Intelligence Designs team.
·         Will work closely with end users to assist in SAS Issues, data loads to solve business needs.
·         Required to document old inherited data generation processes and will assist with ensuring data integrity and accuracy.
Candidate must know about SPDS storage server IT file system and parallel processing capabilities (preferred, not required). 
·         Candidate needs to have the capability of owning/enhancing/maintaining datamart in SPDS storage (preferred, not required).  

Warm Regards,
Irfan Khan |
Technical Recruiter
Panzer Solutions LLC

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