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This page is the place to post SAS employment or training opportunities. If you know of any such opportunity, please post a comment using the form at the bottom of this page Thanks!

Note: The entries posted on this page are in ascending order chronologically, so the newest posts will be at the bottom of the page.

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  1. Capital One is looking for a SAS programmer either in Northern Virginia or Richmond. See the job description below and pass along your resume to me so I can refer you and help you with the application process. Thanks.

    Application Developer
    Description
    Level: Principal Associate

    Participates in technical design, development and implementation of application systems. Works with designer/analysts to implement enhancements or new applications in a mainframe environment. Attends meetings to understand desired results, coding, unit and/or system testing, and documents changes. Occasionally requires troubleshooting and correcting production issues in emergency type situations. May also direct work of junior application developers.

    Responsibilities:
    • Designs and codes programs; creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and revise programs. Writes documentation that describes installation and operating procedures
    • Writes new programs of moderate complexity and scope, working with basic applications, systems designs, and specifications and utilizing standard procedures and techniques
    • Interfaces with system designers to design, code, test and implement application programs. Assists in developing application specifications
    • Participates in post-implementation reviews of both application development content and process to maximize and share learning
    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma, GED,Equivalent Certification or military experience
    • Bachelors Degree in Business, Information Systems or Computer Science
    • 2+ years of experience in Application Development using Ab Initio, SQL, Unix, Linux, SAS, ETL

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to provide effort estimate for technical solution
    • Ability to create and maintain system documentation
    • Ability to derive design from requirements
    • Ability to lead and participate in design, code, test case and implementation plan reviews
    • Recognized by peers and customers for technical expertise
    • Experienced at designing and tuning systems for speed and performance
    • Strong analytical skills, with an aptitude for finding appropriate design abstractions
    • Experience with RDBMS & Ab Initio or similar ETL tool
    • Experience with SAS and R statistical coding
    • Skilled working with team members located in different parts of the world

    • Hello Bennie, are you able to use outside assistance or staffing help? Please let me know when you can, our company started with Capital One in the early 2000s and would love to do some work wtih you again. We have quite a few SAS experts available as well. I appreciate your time and hope to hear from you soon.

      Thanks,

      Mike

    • Hi,

      I am interested in the Application Developer position in Capital One. I have three years of IT experience and currently pursuing MBA- General(2012-14) from VCU. Please let me know if this position is available so that I can forward you my Resume as well.

      Regards,
      Richa

  2. SAS Programmer/Data Analyst VCU School of Medicine

    To apply for the position, please go to
    https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/27081

    Position Information
    Recruitment Pool All Applicants
    Working Title SAS Programmer/Data Analyst
    Role Title IT Analyst CL 2
    Position Number 562990
    Department Healthcare Policy and Research
    Description of General Responsibilities To provide data base management for multiple grant funded research projects. Provide data analysis for publications and inter departmental projects. Also expected to perform IT consulting for the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research.
    Qualifications Working knowledge of health services research, program evaluation, and other outcomes-oriented research methods. Extensive knowledge and skills with database management and analysis, statistical analysis, and software, such as but not limited to: SAS, SAS macro, Stata, FoxPro, and SQL.
    Must be skilled in writing database and statistical programs for analytical purposes. Must have good experience in working with multiple data sources, linkage of claims data to primary data, and in preparation of administrative data for statistical analysis.
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, collaborative work experience and ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
    Prefer MS in statistics, public health, health evaluation or social science and some years of experience with data analysis of large administrative data sets.
    Pay Band T2
    Department Hiring Range $40,959 – $76,960
    Campus
    Position Type Classified (full-time)
    Hours/Week 40
    Normal work days M-F
    Normal work hours 8-5
    Job Open Date 01/08/2013
    Remove from posting on or before
    Open Until Filled Yes
    Job Category Information Technology
    Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
    Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes – Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant.
    Comments
    Sensitive Position No
    Resource Critical Yes

    Supplemental Questions
    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    1. * What is your level of experience using SAS?
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Proficient
    2. * What is your level of experience using Stata?
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Proficient
    3. * Explain your experience extracting and merging large databases.
    (Open Ended Question)
    4. * Explain your experience using claims data.
    (Open Ended Question)
    Optional & Required Documents
    Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

    Bassam Dahman, PhD.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Healthcare Policy and Research
    School of Medicine
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    P.O.Box 980430
    Richmond, VA
    phone: (804) 828-8663
    fax: (804) 628-1233

  3. SAS Developer

    Specific Job responsibilities:
    • DATA extraction/Analysis (based on business req’s) from different sources like SQL server, Oracle, DB2, Access, Flat files, Excel sheets,
    • Mainframe and build/validate monthly datasets.
    • Automate batch processes in UNIX using shells scripts.
    • Daily monitoring/troubleshooting of batch production scripts in Unix.
    • Good communication skills.
    Additional Details:
    Independently conducts projects in quantitative/analytic modeling.
    Develops new models, analytic processes or quantitative approaches.
    Calculates economic capital for assigned Line of Business or consumer lending product.
    May develop, calibrate and validate risk rating models for probability of default, loss given default, and exposure at default.
    Ensures that consistent credit risk rating methodology is established for assigned Line of Business and products that support sound credit decisions and maintains strong asset quality.
    Activities include performing ad hoc analytics, statistical analyses, data queries and modeling, and providing technical and analytical support to other groups. Demonstrated experience with SAS, SAS-ETS, SQL or equivalent sophisticated statistical tools and Excel for analysis, statistical modeling and reporting.
    Experience Required: 5-6 years of SAS Programming/Data analysis
    (preferably financial mortgage/banking experience)

    Skills (Must Have): SAS, SQL, UNIX, Excel, SAS EG, Macros

    Education Level: Bachelor’s in IT/Computer science or experience will suffice

  4. Seeking multiple SAS Programmers for contract opportunities in the Richmond, VA area. Contract lengths are 6-11 months with potential to convert perm (not guaranteed).

    Rate is negotiable.

    Specific Job responsibilities :
    DATA extraction/Analysis (based on business req’s) from different sources like SQL server, Oracle, DB2, Access, Flat files, Excel sheets,
    Mainframe and build/validate monthly datasets.
    Automate batch processes in UNIX using shells scripts.
    Daily monitoring/troubleshooting of batch production scripts in Unix.
    Good communication skills.

    Experience Required : 5-6 years of SAS Programming/Data analysis
    (preferably financial mortgage/banking experience)

    Skills (Must Have) : SAS, SQL, UNIX, Excel, SAS EG, Macros

    Skills (Preferred) : All the above skills and Mainframe experience is a plus

    Education Level : Bachelor’s in IT/Computer science or experience will suffice

    Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 – 6 years experience including solid experience with predictive modeling and credit analytics in the consumer lending space.
    Independently conducts projects in quantitative/analytic modeling.
    Develops new models, analytic processes or quantitative approaches.
    Calculates economic capital for assigned Line of Business or consumer lending product.
    May develop, calibrate and validate risk rating models for probability of default, loss given default, and exposure at default.
    Ensures that consistent credit risk rating methodology is established for assigned Line of Business and products that support sound credit decisions and maintains strong asset quality.
    Ensure that assigned credit risk rating methodology is in compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements.
    Activities include performing ad hoc analytics, statistical analyses, data queries and modeling, and providing technical and analytical support to other groups.
    Demonstrated experience with SAS, SAS-ETS, SQL or equivalent sophisticated statistical tools and Excel for analysis, statistical modeling and reporting.

  5. Title: Reporting Analyst
    Reports to: Director of Analytics
    Location: Richmond, VA

    Havas Discovery (www.havasdiscovery.com) is seeking a highly motivated Reporting Analyst to handle analytics for major clients in the Richmond office. The primary role of this position is to perform analytics that optimize results on behalf of our clients.

    Requirements:
    • Developing comprehensive measurement and analytics plans for multi-channel CRM campaigns
    • Conducting campaign analysis, including statistical significance testing to enhance campaign performance across direct mail, e-mail, mobile, and online
    • Designing and interpreting results from in-market tests
    • Delivering value-added insight into analysis results and making actionable recommendations
    • Collaborating with strategic, creative, and account staff, client exposure and assignment to key clients

    Requirements:
    • 2+ years in analytical/database marketing/CRM
    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, statistics, economics, mathematics, or related field
    • SAS, SQL and Microsoft Office proficiency
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks
    • Web analytics experience and experience using tools such as Google Analytics or Omniture a plus
    • Expertise in emerging technologies (e.g., social media, online gaming, location-based/mobile marketing)

    If interested, please send resume and cover letter to andrea.tirloy@havasdiscovery.com

    We are an equal opportunity employer.

  6. Hi Brian,

    Thanks for suggesting this group to me. Please find details of the SAS contract we spoke about today below:

    SAS Programmer

    A large and globally renowned Pharmaceutical company are currently recruiting for a SAS programmer based in Richmond, Virginia. This is a long term contract expected to last until February 2014, paying a generous hourly rate plus overtime. This position is interviewing immediately and can start as soon as possible.

    The successful candidate will have 3 – 5 years of SAS Programming experience. Regulatory writing experience, particularly with aggregate safety reports, and a strong knowledge of CDISC standards is a big plus. Local candidates are strongly preferred, interstate candidate willing to relocate will also be considered.

    The position will be a member of a Global Pharmacovigilance group and work with adverse event and serious adverse event data. This position will play an integral part in the data migration from Empirica Trace to Argus 7.0, produce tables in SAS and resolve database queries. This position is based on-site, applicants requesting remote work will not be considered.

    Our client is large and globally pharmaceutical and consumer goods company employing over 35000 staff worldwide. This is an ideal position for a SAS programmer with 3 – 5 years of experience to gain rapid career development within a large and well known organization with exposure management level.

    For more information or to apply please contact David Camrass or follow the link below.

    David Camrass
    Business Manager
    Recruiting experts in Life Sciences
    HAYS Recruiting experts worldwide

    30 Montgomery Street,
    Suite 680,
    Jersey City,
    New Jersey, 07302
    T: +1 201-209-2875
    E: david.camrass@hays.com
    http://www.hays-us.com

    Thanks again in advace Brian.

    Kind regards
    David

  7. 90 day contract to hire in Richmond, VA

    SAS PROGRAMMER/ANALYST
    Provide statistical programming; database management and analytical support for scientific studies, contract deliverables, data requests and quality maintenance activities utilizing OPTN or Research databases. This position is a mid-level SAS Programming/Analyst position. The incumbent is expected to have expertise with intermediate and some advanced levels of SAS and/or SQL programming techniques.

    Time % Principal duties and Responsibilities:

    60% Programming and Data Management – Write, maintain and document SAS programs to obtain data from the OPTN or special research databases using intermediate and advanced SAS programming techniques. Write, maintain and document complex SAS programs to analyze the accuracy of the data in the OPTN database utilizing department standards and procedures and to support compliance monitoring and other audit functions using intermediate and advanced SAS programming techniques. Write and test simple to complex SQL scripts to update production data. Utilize intermediate and advanced SAS techniques to produce complex reports.
    20% Special Projects – Provide information for simple and complex data requests, scientific studies or government deliverables. Utilize advanced analysis skills to monitor the data for potential database changes.
    10% Documentation – Utilize established reporting mechanisms to accurately document daily work, quality or production variances and data project requests. Write and maintain documentation for all SAS programs.
    10% Technical Improvement – Increase knowledge relating to SAS and other programming techniques/software and the scientific aspects and issues in the field of organ transplantation. Increase knowledge relating to the OPTN database.

    Education/Experience: BA or BS, including major or significant coursework or experience in Statistics, Computer Science or Mathematics required or an equivalent level of professional SAS programming experience. At least 3 years SAS programming experience, or 2 years of experience with SQL. Experience working with large medical databases is a plus.

    Required Skills: Expert knowledge of SQL or BASE SAS, DATA-step programming and key PROCs such as FREQ and PRINT. Additionally, working knowledge of advanced SAS applications such as use of macros, SQL, SAS GRAPH, TABULATE and/or REPORT PROCs, etc, SQL server skills helpful, and PC skills (Microsoft Office and Windows). Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Self-motivated and able to work independently and within teams.

    This is a 90 day contract to hire posiiton in Richmond, Virginia.

  8. 7 month contract in Richmond, VA

    SAS Programmer/ Analyst within the Financial Industry

    Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 – 6 years experience including solid experience with predictive modeling and credit analytics in the consumer lending or financial space. Independently conducts projects in quantitative/analytic modeling. Develops new models, analytic processes or quantitative approaches. Calculates economic capital for assigned Line of Business or consumer lending product. May develop, calibrate and validate risk rating models for probability of default, loss given default, and exposure at default. Ensures that consistent credit risk rating methodology is established for assigned Line of Business and products that support sound credit decisions and maintains strong asset quality. Ensure that assigned credit risk rating methodology is in compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements. Activities include performing ad hoc analytics, statistical analyses, data queries and modeling, and providing technical and analytical support to other groups. Demonstrated experience with SAS, SAS-ETS, SQL or equivalent sophisticated statistical tools and Excel for analysis, statistical modeling and reporting.

    7 month contract in Richmond, VA

  9. My client located in Central Virginia is looking for a Statistician who will be able to apply statistics to real world problems. He/she will be able to interact effectively with R&D scientists and engineers to understand variability in test method & study results and advise them in making statistically relevant conclusions. An outgoing personality with a drive to be customer focused is essential to this role.
    Responsibilities:
    • Understand statistical analysis methods that are to be applied to properly analyze data. Some statistical analysis/data modeling methods are to include
    o General Linear Models – including multiple comparisons,
    o Generalized Linear Models,
    o Partial Least Squares,
    o Principal Components Analysis,
    o Logistic Regression,
    o Random/Fixed (Mixed) Models, and
    o Neural Network Models.
    • Will be technically proficient in Design of Experiment (DoE/RSM/EVOP) methods.
    • Perform large/small sample statistical analysis, perform distribution free statistical analysis, and generate test plan sample sizes to identify significant differences in the study factor data.
    • Understand process improvement methods such as Statistical Process Control, Multivariate Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing.
    Will be self-motivated to learn new methods, to learn about the factors being analyzed, to keep up-to-date technically, and to apply new knowledge to the job.
    Qualifications:

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS:

    • Minimum 3 years of job related work experience
    • Masters Degree in Statistics or related discipline that has a strong emphasis on data analysis
    • ASQ Certifications (CRE, CQE, SSBB) is a plus
    • Automotive, chemistry/chemical, or petroleum additive related academic background or work experience is a plus

    SKILLS/ABILITIES:

    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Can independently apply logic and reasoning to problems, develop and evaluate options, and implement solutions.
    • Has experience with computer software packages such as:
    o SAS, Minitab, JMP, Statistica, ProMV/ProBatch, SIMCA , Microsoft Excel, R, etc.
    o Programming languages such as VB or C
    o Database programs (Access, SQL, etc.)
    o Microsoft Office applications
    If you are qualified – please submit a Microsoft word document of your resume along with a cover letter to Tom Askew , Senior Associate, Partnership Executive Recruiting via email to t.askew@psiva.com

  10. NEW OPPORTUNITY!
    SunTrust Bank, Richmond, VA
    JOB # 241382
    Credit Risk Metrics Specialist
    http://www.suntrust.com/careers

    Description:

    Primarily responsible for the development, calibration and validation of risk rating models for probability of default, loss given default, and exposure at default. May be responsible for calculating economic capital for assigned lending line of business or product. Ensures that consistent credit risk rating methodology is established for assigned SunTrust Line of Business (LOB) and products that support sound credit decisions and maintains strong asset quality. Ensure that assigned SunTrust’s credit risk rating methodology is in compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements. Independently conducts projects in quantitative/analytic modeling. Develops new models, analytic processes or quantitative approaches. Calculates economic capital for assigned Line of Business (LOB) or product. May develop, calibrate and validate risk rating models.

    Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with 5-6 years credit risk metrics work experience. Banking experience within Credit Risk Management reporting. Hands on experience working on large databases and a high level of comfort and experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and SQL. Proven ability to perform and deliver under very demanding situations. Attention to detail and a sense of ownership for deliverables. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Moderate reporting, automation, analytical experience, preferably in a bank. Team player. Should be able to perform well in a cross functional team set up.

    Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in business management, management information systems (MIS), finance.

  11. Signature Consultants is looking for a SAS analyst!
    This position will go permanent and offers great benefits

    SAS ANALYST

    -Provide programming support and database management
    -Team Oriented
    -Expert knowledge of BASE SAS and key PROCs
    -Educational experience in statistics, computer science, or mathematics
    -knowledge of SAS applications/software

    Questions? Feel free to reach out to me! Plenty of details to share.

    • Hi Jamie,
      I’m master student in statistics from University of Virginia and I’m seeking a job like data analyst and SAS programmer.
      I’m very interested in the SAS analyst job at Signature Consultants. I was wondering whether that position is filled or not. May I have your email address so that I could email you my resume.
      Thanks!
      Qitong Guo

      • Qitong,

        I apologize for not seeing this until now! Are you still interested in SAS positions? I sent you a connection on LINKEDIN, look forward to catching up with you!

  12. SAS Programmer Analyst

    Permanent/Salaried

    Location: Remote (US)

    JOB SUMMARY

    SAS programmer who should be able to produce basic analysis displays and information from the clinical data management database.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    – All responsibilities from the Programmer position will be performed, in addition to the following:

    – Handle miscellaneous tasks as assigned by management.

    – Create SAS datasets of clinical data from clinical databases; create status and efficacy datasets; create project specific macros and formats; load client data from other platforms and other software packages; prepare data to be sent to clients.

    – Prepare documentation describing all datasets and variables within, including derived variables, and the project as a whole.

    – Perform data checks as needed, to ensure integrity and correctness of data displays. Prepare documentation for programs.

    – Program customized data displays, (including data listings, summary tables and routine graphics) in accordance with approved statistical analysis plan and shell displays for clinical research studies. Code is to be written using Base SAS programs, SAS procedures, or standardized macros. Perform data checks as needed to understand structure and content of data.

    – Act as lead programmer for projects.

    KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIORS

    – Communication/relationships with others

    – Work extensively with Bio metrics project team members

    – Interact with members of Company project team.

    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

    – 4 year computer science/math degree or equivalent; MS preferred

    – 5+ year’s clinical programming or SAS programming experience 1-2 years experience using SAS – Major part of work done in office environment.

    – Proficient in at least one computer language, i.e., PASCAL, FORTRAN.

    – High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

    – CDISC, ADAM, & SDTM are a plus

  13. 06-14-13

    POLICY & PLANNING SPECIALIST II, #00417
    (Working Title: Senior Research Analyst)

    J. Sargeant Reynolds is the third largest community college in Virginia and offers a variety of programs and services to the residents of the City of Richmond and surrounding counties. Annually, our three campuses serve 20,000+ credit students and provide training for an additional 15,000 students through the Community College Workforce Alliance. Over the years, we have educated more than 315,000 people in the Richmond area. Additional information is available at the College’s Website: http://www.reynolds.edu.

    The College is seeking applicants who share in its commitment to students and teamwork. The College supports a culture of life-long learning, celebrating its diversity, and recruiting and retaining star quality employees. It is currently seeking applicants for the position of Policy & Planning II, Pay Band 5. This position will be assigned to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, 1651 E. Parham Road.

    TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:

    Full-time classified position with state benefits.

    DUTIES: Under the leadership of the director of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE), the senior research analyst is responsible for fulfilling assigned routine and ad hoc requests for data and reports using the college’s student information system and other data sources and software as appropriate; automating and coordinating the unit’s Ask OIE system (requests for data and information); serving as OIE’s staff project leader to develop and maintain a new “essential college facts and figures” website and online college fact book; conducting survey research as assigned by the director; and creating/monitoring a data production and publishing schedule for institutional research-related data on OIE’s website.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Considerable knowledge of database programming, research methodology, and statistical and analytical techniques. Demonstrated analytical, planning, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to create and modify computer programs that query from a relational database and interpret, combine, and format the data. Demonstrated ability to analyze data and develop reports for both internal and external audiences. Demonstrated computer skills in Windows Office applications, including advanced skills using Microsoft Excel to manipulate, summarize, and present data, and Microsoft Access to design and create databases. Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple projects with minimal supervision, to complete complex projects within established timeframes, and to accurately perform detailed work. Demonstrated ability to relate and work collaboratively with individuals at all levels and serve in project leadership roles. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with both internal and external audiences. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of college coursework and/or experience in programming, information systems, database applications, research methods, and/or statistical analysis. The selected candidate must pass the college’s pre-employment security screening.

    QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: Master’s degree; Experience with the following: data extraction and analysis in an educational setting using SQL within a relational database system, such as PeopleSoft or Banner; using statistical analysis packages, such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA; developing or maintaining web pages; and survey research.

    PAY BAND RANGE:
    $40,959 – $84,062

    STARTING SALARY:

    Approximate starting salary, $40,959- $55,000, based on related full-time experience and pre-employment salary.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:
    Applications will be accepted through June 28, 2013.

    APPLICATION PROCESS:
    To apply for this or any other JSRCC vacant position, please visit the Virginia Jobs website http://jobs.virginia.gov/.

    Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable Accommodations” are provided for applicants with disabilities. AA/EOE/ADA

  14. SAS Programmer Analyst

    When you’re ready to join a company that’s as dedicated to excellence as you are, THINK THEOREM.

    We have openings for SAS Programmer Analysts. These are permanent, salaried positions that can be done remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. In this role, the SAS programmer should be able to produce basic analysis displays and information from the clinical data management database along with the following:
    • Create SAS datasets of clinical data from clinical databases; create status and efficacy datasets; create project specific macros and formats; load client data from other platforms and other software packages; prepare data to be sent to clients.
    • Prepare documentation describing all datasets and variables within, including derived variables, and the project as a whole.
    • Perform data checks as needed, to ensure integrity and correctness of data displays. Prepare documentation for programs.
    • Program customized data displays, (including data listings, summary tables and routine graphics) in accordance with approved statistical analysis plan and shell displays for clinical research studies. Code is to be written using Base SAS programs, SAS procedures, or standardized macros. Perform data checks as needed to understand structure and content of data.
    • Handle miscellaneous tasks as assigned by management.
    • Act as lead programmer for projects.

    We require a 4 year computer science/math degree or equivalent; MS preferred; 1-2 year’s clinical programming or SAS programming experience 1-2 years experience using SAS – Major part of work done in office environment; Proficiency in at least one computer language, i.e., PASCAL, FORTRAN; and High degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Some travel required for meetings.

    To apply, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/careers.aspx
    For more information about our Biometrics group, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/biometrics.aspx
    For more information about Theorem Clinical Research, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/
    At Theorem, you’ll join a team of like-minded individuals headed by some of the most dynamic and influential leaders in drug and medical device development today. You’ll work on cutting-edge global research projects in a fast-paced but collegial atmosphere where you’ll have the opportunity to make meaningful — and acknowledged — contributions. You’ll have opportunities to grow personally and professionally and abundant room for advancement along with generous incentive programs.

  15. SENIOR SAS PROGRAMMER ANALYST
    When you’re ready to join a company that’s as dedicated to excellence as you are, THINK THEOREM.
    We have openings for Senior SAS Programmer Analysts. These are permanent, salaried positions that can be done remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. In this role, the SAS programmer should be able to produce basic analysis displays and information from the clinical data management database and program all tables, listings and graphs necessary for a clinical study report.
    • Handle miscellaneous tasks as assigned by management.
    • Create SAS datasets of clinical data from clinical databases; create status and efficacy datasets; create project specific macros and formats; load client data from other platforms and other software packages; prepare data to be sent to clients.
    • Prepare documentation describing all datasets and variables within, including derived variables, and the project as a whole.
    • Perform data checks as needed, to ensure integrity and correctness of data displays. Prepare documentation for programs.
    • Program customized data displays, (including data listings, summary tables and routine graphics) in accordance with approved statistical analysis plan and shell displays for clinical research studies. Code is to be written using Base SAS programs, SAS procedures, or standardized macros. Perform data checks as needed to understand structure and content of data.
    • Act as lead programmer for projects.

    We require a 4 year computer science/math degree or equivalent; MS preferred; 3-5 year’s clinical programming or SAS programming experience Major part of work done in office environment; Proficiency in at least one computer language, i.e., PASCAL, FORTRAN; and High degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Some travel required for meetings.

    To apply, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/careers.aspx
    For more information about our Biometrics group, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/biometrics.aspx
    For more information about Theorem Clinical Research, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/
    At Theorem, you’ll join a team of like-minded individuals headed by some of the most dynamic and influential leaders in drug and medical device development today. You’ll work on cutting-edge global research projects in a fast-paced but collegial atmosphere where you’ll have the opportunity to make meaningful — and acknowledged — contributions. You’ll have opportunities to grow personally and professionally and abundant room for advancement along with generous incentive programs.

    Theorem Clinical Research Inc. is a leading midsized provider of comprehensive clinical research and development services with offices in more than 30 countries and a customer base comprised of some of the world’s top pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. As a forerunner in medical device and drug-device combination trials with notable capabilities in pharmaceuticals and biologics, Theorem offers deep expertise in a broad range of therapeutic areas and in all phases of development. With some of the industry’s top scientists and most advanced clinical analytics capabilities, Theorem ensures smooth-running, successful trials. For the full-service, right-size global research partner, don’t think twice. THINK THEOREM.
    Theorem Clinical Research is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V

  16. SENIOR STATISTICAL PROGRAMMERS

    When you’re ready to join a company that’s as dedicated to excellence as you are, THINK THEOREM.

    We have openings for Senior Statistical Programmers. These are permanent, salaried positions that can be done remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. In this role, the Senior Statistical Programmer Work extensively with Biometrics project team members and Interact with members of Company project team. In this role, you should be able to program all tables, listings and graphs necessary for a clinical study report along with the following:
    • Create SAS datasets of clinical data from clinical databases; create status and efficacy datasets; create project specific macros and formats; load client data from other platforms and other software packages; prepare data to be sent to clients
    • Prepare documentation describing all datasets and variables within, including derived variables, and the project as a whole
    • Perform data checks as needed, to ensure integrity and correctness of data displays. Prepare documentation for programs
    • Program customized data displays, (including data listings, summary tables and routine graphics) in accordance with approved
    statistical analysis plan and shell displays for clinical research studies. Code is to be written using Base SAS programs, SAS procedures or standardized macros. Perform data checks as needed to understand structure and content of data
    • Create SDTM specifications from source data to SDTM target
    • Program/validate SDTM datasets using SAS
    • Act as lead programmer for projects
    • Additional tasks as assigned by management
    We require a 4 year computer science/math degree or equivalent; MS preferred; 3-5 years of clinical programming or SAS programming experience; 3-5 years of experience using SAS; 1+ years experience modeling SDTM from source data; 3+ years of experience with SDTM and/or AdaM; Major part of work done in office environment; Proficiency in at least one computer language, i.e., PASCAL, FORTRAN; and High degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Some travel required for meetings.
    To apply, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/careers.aspx
    For more information about our Biometrics group, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/biometrics.aspx
    For more information about Theorem Clinical Research, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/
    At Theorem, you’ll join a team of like-minded individuals headed by some of the most dynamic and influential leaders in drug and medical device development today. You’ll work on cutting-edge global research projects in a fast-paced but collegial atmosphere where you’ll have the opportunity to make meaningful — and acknowledged — contributions. You’ll have opportunities to grow personally and professionally and abundant room for advancement along with generous incentive programs.

    Theorem Clinical Research Inc. is a leading midsized provider of comprehensive clinical research and development services with offices in more than 30 countries and a customer base comprised of some of the world’s top pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. As a forerunner in medical device and drug-device combination trials with notable capabilities in pharmaceuticals and biologics, Theorem offers deep expertise in a broad range of therapeutic areas and in all phases of development. With some of the industry’s top scientists and most advanced clinical analytics capabilities, Theorem ensures smooth-running, successful trials. For the full-service, right-size global research partner, don’t think twice. THINK THEOREM.
    Theorem Clinical Research is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V

  17. LEAD SAS PROGRAMMER ANALYST
    When you’re ready to join a company that’s as dedicated to excellence as you are, THINK THEOREM.
    We have openings for Lead SAS Programmers. These are permanent, salaried positions that can be done remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. In this role, the Lead SAS Programmer who would be able to programmatically generate all parts of a submission requiring SAS. Should be able to manage a project with multiple individuals assigned to that project.
    • Acts as lead programmer for project
    • Serve as contact with clients for programming aspects of clinical studies
    • Manage Biometrics teams for projects without statistical content
    • Review shell data displays for consistency and to ensure that all CRF fields are displayed on listings
    • Ensure overall consistency of a project including macro definitions, debugging programs, and documentation
    • Program customized data displays in accordance with approved statistical analysis plan and shell displays for clinical research studies
    • Create SAS datasets of clinical data
    • Create status and efficacy datasets
    • Create project specific macros and formats
    • Load client data from other platforms
    • Prepare data to be sent to clients
    • Perform data checks as needed to ensure integrity and correctness of data displays
    • Prepare documentation for programs and project as a whole
    • Maintain project administration file, including protocol, annotated CRF, statistical analysis plan, annotated shells or data displays, etc
    • Maintain project directories on computer systems

    We require a 4 year computer science/math degree or equivalent; 7 years clinical programming or SAS programming experience; No special physical demands; Major part of work done in office environment; High degree of accuracy and attention to detail; Some travel required for meetings; Previous computer experience; Oversee the programming of any other programmer on the project assigned; Working knowledge of the procedures of clinical programming; Proficient in SAS; Strong organizational skills; High degree of accuracy, timeliness and attention to detail; and strong oral and written communication skills

    To apply, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/careers.aspx
    For more information about our Biometrics group, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/biometrics.aspx
    For more information about Theorem Clinical Research, please visit:
    http://www.theoremclinical.com/
    At Theorem, you’ll join a team of like-minded individuals headed by some of the most dynamic and influential leaders in drug and medical device development today. You’ll work on cutting-edge global research projects in a fast-paced but collegial atmosphere where you’ll have the opportunity to make meaningful — and acknowledged — contributions. You’ll have opportunities to grow personally and professionally and abundant room for advancement along with generous incentive programs.

    Theorem Clinical Research Inc. is a leading midsized provider of comprehensive clinical research and development services with offices in more than 30 countries and a customer base comprised of some of the world’s top pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. As a forerunner in medical device and drug-device combination trials with notable capabilities in pharmaceuticals and biologics, Theorem offers deep expertise in a broad range of therapeutic areas and in all phases of development. With some of the industry’s top scientists and most advanced clinical analytics capabilities, Theorem ensures smooth-running, successful trials. For the full-service, right-size global research partner, don’t think twice. THINK THEOREM.
    Theorem Clinical Research is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V

  18. Senior SAS Programmer

    Immediate opening for a strong analytic Sr. SAS Programmer – Health Policy and Data Analysis Group with Social & Scientific Systems (SSS), an employee-owned, technical and research firm.

    The Senior SAS Programmer will work with multiple large health care files in a secured MS Windows computing environment to develop and create SAS analytic files; generate statistical output; formulate program approaches and consult with client or team members to clarify requirements; write, test, implement, and refine SAS code; provide input to progress reports; prepare codebooks and documentation; perform required quality control and assurance activities including benchmarking results.

    • Bachelor’s or higher degree, preferably in physical sciences or quantitative social sciences.

    • Ten years of working experience in SAS applications programming, including proficiency in using the SAS DATA step to perform complex file merges, create analysis variables, and generate descriptive statistics for quality control purposes.

    • At least three years of experience processing large health care data files (experience with Medicare claims data a major plus) including the confidentiality requirements of processing such data.

    • Experience managing tasks or small projects including client interaction and collaboration; interpretation and refinement of requirements; task monitoring and control; verification and validation of results; and delivery and support. May supervise or mentor staff as needed.

    • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret statistical programming specifications.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    • Ability to work in a team environment, following established processes.

    This position is based in our Silver Spring, MD office. SSS offers an excellent total compensation package, including medical, life, and disability insurance, annual leave, stock ownership, 401(k) plan, education assistance, casual work environment, commuter benefits, flexible hours, and more.

    Review full requirements/description and apply online at http://www.s-3.com – see Req. #1147.

    EOE M/F/D/V

  19. Awesome, full-time, permanent NEW role with PCAOB
    Job Description
    The PCAOB has a full-time, regular position open for a SAS Administrator/Developer in the Office of Information Technology’s (OIT) Development organization at its office in Ashburn, VA. The SAS Administrator/Developer reports to the Agile Delivery Leader for Data Warehousing/BI. Responsibilities include implementing system changes and enhancements, developing diagnostic and audit reports, troubleshooting SAS related issues, design, build and test business reports and dashboards in EBI, as well as implement changes to existing reports. Successful candidates will need to demonstrate a willingness to perform a wide variety of tasks from system administration to programming to configuration.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Administers and monitors the overall health of the SAS platform and data warehouse.
    • Performs performance tuning, capacity and utilization monitoring, backup strategy and disaster recovery planning.
    • Applies maintenance releases, upgrades and hot fixes as required.
    • Administering and backing up the metadata, including, the metadata server, SAS metadata objects, metadata repositories.
    • Securing metadata, including the following: metadata security, metadata permissions, securing content in the folder tree, secure access to SAS data, secure access to OLAP data, secure reports, create and apply ACTs, and use SAS token authentication.
    • Setting up data access, including registering libraries and tables in the metadata, updating table metadata, setting up data access, troubleshooting data access.
    • Administering users, groups, and roles.
    • Create and Manage SAS Software Depots including license renewals.
    • Implement different Security methods based on Business Unit or Project related needs.
    • Investigates data anomalies and run queries, as needed.
    • Provides after-hours on-call system support as needed.
    • Establish best practices and Standards in SAS in an organization.
    • Guide PCAOB in licensing needs now and future.
    • Designs solutions to reduce the operational and management complexity of the platform.
    • Analyzing data and create stored processes using SAS Enterprise Guide.
    • Build information maps using SAS Information Map Studio.
    • Create reports with SAS Web Report Studio.
    • Setup SAS Information Delivery Portal and provide dashboards and scheduled reports on the Delivery Portal
    • Build OLAP cubes using SAS OLAP Cube Studio.
    • Executing change control and promotions activities
    • Recommend and Implement analytic strategies or solutions to meet the demands of business requirements
    • Responsible for implementation of new projects for different business units.
    Position Requirements

    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Business Administration.
    • 5 years of SAS implementation and administration.
    • 4 years data analysis and problem solving skills.
    • Expertise in SAS 9.3, SAS Web Infrastructure platform, SAS Web Report Studio and SAS Information Delivery Portal administration.
    • Expertise in using various SAS client tools – SAS Base, SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Enterprise Miner, and SAS/STAT.
    • Good understanding and experience on SAS Business Analytics, including the client tier, middle tier, server tier, and data tier.
    • JBoss Web server administration and configuration knowledge.

    Desired Qualifications
    • Experience working in an Agile environment is highly desired.
    • Knowledge of Informatica or other ETL tools (e.g., Microsoft SSIS).
    • Experience with ERWin (preferred) and/or other modeling tools (e.g., ERStudio).
    • Change/configuration management experience.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft SSRS (preferred) and/or other reporting tools is a plus.

    Our Values
    The PCAOB encourages a spirit of cooperation and teamwork, and fosters an environment of professional growth where employees can exercise their leadership ability, creativity, technical competence, and public interest focus in helping the PCAOB fulfill its mission.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    The PCAOB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to establishing a diverse workforce.

  20. Another AWESOME opportunity with PCAOB in Ashburn, VA. SAS Developer

    Job Description
    The PCAOB has a full-time, regular position open for a SAS Developer in the Office of Information Technology’s (OiT) Development organization at its office in Ashburn, VA. The SAS Developer reports to an Agile Delivery Leader in the Application Services group. This role will be working on a team that has responsibility for analyzing, designing, developing, testing and implementing data management and business intelligence solutions. Specific responsibilities include designing and development of SAS solutions in support of business analytics, reporting and ad-hoc queries as well as data modeling and architecture task

    Responsibilities
    • Provide SAS technical leadership and development for IT and business personnel.
    • Recommend and implement analytic strategies or solutions to meet the demands of business requirements
    • Responsible for implementation of new projects for different business units.
    • Develop and update data models, business requirements, and the understanding of data usage into a business abstraction layer to meet business analytic needs.
    • Create and maintain databases and data architectures for data warehouse reporting environment,
    • Leveraging business abstraction layers, implement SAS frameworks that will support both short and long term business analysis and reporting needs.
    • Implement and maintain data quality rules and standards.
    • Promote adherence to IT development and delivery processes to ensure consistent quality results that meet all security compliance guidelines and established performance standards.
    • Engage in setting direction for reporting and analytics vision and roadmap.
    • Establish SAS best practices and standards.
    • Analyze data and create Report, Macro, Program and Stored processes using SAS Enterprise Guide.
    • Build information maps using SAS Information Map Studio.
    • Create reports with SAS Web Report Studio.
    • Build OLAP cubes using SAS OLAP Cube Studio.
    • Recommend and implement improvements to development and delivery processes.
    • Collaborate and communicate effectively with business and IT personnel.
    Position Requirements

    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Business Administration.
    • 5-7 years of SAS implementation and administration.
    • 3-5 years data analysis and problem solving skills.
    • Strong of command of MS SQL.
    • Experience developing and designing ETL processes.
    • Knowledge of data warehouse and database design architectures.
    • Expertise in SAS 9.3, SAS Web Infrastructure platform, SAS Web Report Studio and SAS Information Delivery Portal administration.
    • Expertise in using various SAS client tools – SAS Base, SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Enterprise Miner, SAS OLAP Cube Studio, and SAS/STAT.
    • Strong experience on SAS Business Analytics, Including the client tier, middle tier, server tier, and data tier.
    Desired Qualifications
    • Experience working in an Agile environment is highly desired.
    • Knowledge of Informatica or other ETL tools (e.g., Microsoft SSIS).
    • Experience with ERWin (preferred) and/or other modeling tools (e.g., ERStudio).
    • Change/configuration management experience.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft SSRS (preferred) and/or other reporting tools is a plus.

    Our Values
    The PCAOB encourages a spirit of cooperation and teamwork, and fosters an environment of professional growth where employees can exercise their leadership ability, creativity, technical competence, and public interest focus in
    helping the PCAOB fulfill its mission.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    The PCAOB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to establishing a diverse workforce

  21. RxAnte, Inc (An exciting health IT start up in McLean, VA) is looking for excellent analytic programmers to join our team.

    Who we are:
    RxAnte is a mission-driven healthcare improvement company that helps healthcare organizations and consumers make better use of prescription medicines. Our patent-pending analytics platform helps health plans, healthcare providers, and drug makers deliver more targeted, more effective, and more efficient medication adherence programs. Founded by a dynamic team of experts in health care quality improvement, health IT, and “big data” analytics, we are a fast-growing company based in McLean, Virginia and Portland, Maine.

    What you would do:
    As part of the Advanced Analytics team at RxAnte, the analytic programmer will, primarily, take ownership of items on the R&D agenda, which supports internal methodology improvement, business development, and existing and new products. The person in this role will also do program evaluation, custom client project work and, as needed, occasional production work. The work is independent, but strengthened greatly through good teamwork and strong communication with others in account management (client contact) and production systems (scalable systems). Strong analytic and SAS programming skills are required. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in applied methodologies and healthcare data.

    More specifically, you’d be responsible for:
    • Working with the senior data scientist and others, use modeling, data mining, and experimental techniques to augment and improve existing forecasting, decision support, and evaluation methods
    • Helping design and carry out studies that measure intervention effectiveness
    • Researching and testing feasibility of new product development features and methods
    • Supporting business development efforts and generating product development concepts based on experience and customer feedback
    • Conducting research studies and projects
    • Writing study protocols and high-level programming specifications
    • Contributing to thought leadership projects
    • Overseeing ETL of client data and product delivery to customer, as needed
    • Other tasks as necessary

    What qualifications / experience you should have:
    • A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree in epidemiology, health services research, health policy, public health, mathematics/statistics, or other relevant fields is preferred
    • SAS coding interest and experience
    • Experience working with large datasets, healthcare data preferred
    • Experience with other data languages, statistical packages, and/or data science concepts
    • Able to bring business perspective to projects
    • Strong internal and external communication skills
    • Willingness to travel as needed

  22. RxAnte, Inc (An exciting health IT start up in McLean, VA) is looking for excellent developers to join our team and make our systems more scalable.

    Who we are:
    RxAnte is a mission-driven healthcare improvement company that helps healthcare organizations and consumers make better use of prescription medicines. Our patent-pending analytics platform helps health plans, healthcare providers, and drug makers deliver more targeted, more effective, and more efficient medication adherence programs. Founded by a dynamic team of experts in health care quality improvement, health IT, and “big data” analytics, we are a fast-growing company based in McLean, Virginia and Portland, Maine.

    What you would do:
    The developer is responsible for designing and building the systems required to deliver RxAnte’s analytic products in a scalable manner. Strong analytic and SAS programming skills are required. The developer will work with the Director, Data Services and fellow developers to establish the architectural design patterns for our systems. The developer will build these systems by employing iterative and agile development techniques and modular code. In addition to designing and developing the systems, the developer will contribute to the monthly production of client deliverables and will work with clients as needed to acquire data and resolve data issues.

    More specifically, you’d be responsible for:
    • Working with Director of Data Services to maintain computing infrastructure and develop long-term computing/software architecture
    • Establishing and maintaining project-deliverable processes with an eye toward scalability
    • Reworking and enhancing existing base code, building in scalability and systemizing as necessary
    • Programming client-deliverable projects using SAS, R, and other software as required
    • Collaborating with our client’s IT team to acquire client data and resolve client data issues
    • Other activities as needed

    What qualifications / experience you should have:
    • A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree in epidemiology, health services research, health policy, public health, mathematics/statistics, computer science, or other relevant fields is preferred
    • 2+ years of relevant/related experience in similar role
    • Strong SAS coding experience and skill, including system design
    • Experience working with administrative health care data (e.g., commercial medical, hospital, and pharmacy claims, and Medicare or Medicaid data), healthcare informatics, or health care claims processing
    • Experience designing, constructing, and using large databases for research purposes
    • Strong internal and external communication skills
    • Strong Analytical skills
    • Willingness to travel as needed

    What you need to be able to do in SAS:
    • Read in complex raw data files.
    • Manipulate data in a SAS datastep, using array processing, by group processing with first., last., retain, SAS functions, SAS dates, etc.
    • Use SAS hash objects, hash tables, and iterators.
    • Use proc format extensively.
    • Understand how SAS programs are tokenized, compiled, and executed.
    • Understand of how the macro processor works; and how to access SAS metadata using dictionary tables, and how to use dictionary tables and SAS macros to write dynamic and robust code.
    • Understand program data vector and the difference between SAS executable and non-executable statements.
    • Write reports using ODS, data null, proc summary, proc report, proc tabulate.
    • Use proc sql (within SAS and pass-through to Oracle, DB2, etc.).
    • Use table-driven development techniques for modular coding.

    For more information, or to apply, contact scluchey@rxante.com

  23. I’m posting this for Tom Rehm. Please contact him about the position.
    NHW

    SAS Programmer / Operations Research Analyst
    Richmond, VA
    Security Clearance: SECRET. Applicant must be a US Citizen and willing to be submitted for a Secret clearance and accept it when granted.
    Participates in logistical research and model development with particular emphasis on Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) operations. Analytic support focuses on data mining for the purposes of research and statistical analyses of logistical processes. Individual works as part of an analytic team. Responsibilities include:
    * Developing programming from diverse databases to capture necessary data.
    * Identifying and resolving data quality issues.
    * Experience using SAS (or SQL) software is required in areas of data mining and/or database development.
    * Bachelors or Masters degree in IT or quantitative field is desirable.
    Tom Rehm at tom.rehm@analyticstrategies.com

  24. BayFirst Solutions has an immediate opportunity for a SAS-proficient junior analyst.

    The position is on-site at Office of Immigration Statistics, downtown DC.

    Candidate must be a U.S. citizen. Must be able to pass DHS suitability.

    Labor Category: Jr. Data Analyst
    Education Required: BA/BS (relevant field)
    Relevant Experience Required: 2-4 years
    Description: Applies extensive knowledge and experience to obtain, integrate and report client data; develops and applies analytic methodologies and principles. Leads the application of analytic techniques and helps define project objectives and strategic direction. Resolves complex problems, which require an in-depth knowledge of analytic methodologies and principles.
    Analyzes acquisition data, formulates conclusions and recommendations, designs and develops materials, and evaluates effectiveness in accordance with stated guidelines, specifications, and models. Conducts research, data gathering, and technical reviews. Produces written deliverables to include reports, spreadsheets, databases, formal process mapping, technical design, system testing and implementation activities. Troubleshoot issues in reports related to data. Assimilates, integrates, and interfaces technical knowledge with business / systems requirements. Shall be proficient in SAS.

    Please send resumes to below email address with clear statement as to U.S. citizenship.

    It takes about two weeks to complete initial suitability process.

    Thanks.

    Gordon Garrett
    gordon.garrett@bayfirst.com
    Senior Risk Analyst
    BayFirst Solutions
    571 291 5469

  25. Position: Business Information Developer-76304 Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment

    Company: WellPoint/Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.

    FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION: Qualified and interested candidates please visit http://www.careersatwellpoint.com and apply to position #76304.

    JOB SUMMARY:
    WellPoint is one of the nation’s leading health benefits insurers and a Fortune Top 50 company. At WellPoint, we are dedicated to improving the lives of the people we serve and the health of our communities. WellPoint strives to simplify the connection between health, care, and value for our customers. Bring your expertise to our innovative, achievement-driven culture, and you will discover lasting rewards and the opportunity to take your career further than you can imagine.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The Business Information Developer role is responsible for assisting with the development and execution of data mining analyses to enhance reporting functionality and identify data relationships and patterns. Experience with Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment, RAPS and SWEEPS submission and is preferred. SAS and SQL skills are required for this position. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Programs and writes queries and reports. Establishes knowledge of data warehouse database design, data definitions, system capabilities, and data integrity issues. May be involved with new development of standardized reporting using the data warehouse, in addition to ad hoc reports.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Requires a BS/BA degree; up to 2 years’ experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. PC, spreadsheet, and database skills preferred. WellPoint standard Business Information tools and programming/query languages preferred. Experience with Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment, RAPS and SWEEPS submission and is preferred. SAS and SQL skills are required for this position.

  26. Software Application Developer III – SAS/SAS BI Developer (Columbia, MD)

    Tracking Code
    522-368

    Job Description

    Acentia is a premier provider of technology and management solutions that provides state-of-the-art lifecycle information technology (IT) services to Health, Government, and Commercial IT clients.
    At Acentia, we understand that our employees are our greatest asset. Our goal is to create an environment where employees can do important, purposeful work and be rewarded for individual and team success.
    You will work among the best and brightest in the industry. You will be a part of an organization dedicated to advancing your career and one that embraces participation and rewards achievement. We are looking for individuals that are passionate about the mission they support and are committed to the customers they serve.
    We are looking for a Software Application Developer to join our team.
    The Software Application Developer III develops project initiation and senior –level application design deliverables (such as System Design Document) and develops and implements complex software applications.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Software Application Developer III is responsible for the content and development of critical software design artifacts, such as System Design documents, Database Design Documents, Interface Control documents and so forth. Designs, develops, codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software of complex software applications. Performs maintenance on existing software products and contributes knowledge of business applications. Contributes as necessary to the development of all project artifacts throughout the system development life cycle.

    Required Skills

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

    • Knowledge of general programming and software development concepts
    • Good analytic skills and a very good experience in Base and Advance SAS concepts.
    • At least 5 years of experience hands on active SAS BI development
    • Experience running SAS batch jobs in Unix, generating Ad-hoc and Dynamic reports in SAS and optimizing SAS programs is highly desired
    • Good understanding of relational databases such as Oracle or Teradata.
    • Knowledge of CMS ILC Framework highly desired
    • Ability to work independently or under only general direction
    • Experience leading, directing and mentoring teams of 5-7 junior staff
    • Ability to multi-task, be extremely organized, work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and be very detail oriented
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be certified SAS/BI Content
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (may be substituted with sufficient work experience)
    • 5-8 years of professional experience in software or application development
    Physical Requirements:
    • Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc.
    • Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.
    Work Environment:
    • Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area.
    • The noise level in this environment is low to moderate.
    Acentia takes pride in a positive and friendly atmosphere with the drive to succeed. We are looking for people who will contribute to our culture with a positive attitude and the ability to multitask and problem solve. Come join us!

    To learn about our company history, goals and team members go to http://www.acentia.com.
    • Must be US citizens or permanent residents.
    • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only.
    • Relocation will not be offered.
    • EEO/AA employer. Female, minority, veterans and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply
    • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for 5C.
    If you want the distinction and benefits that come with being employed by a world-class organization that offers you the opportunity to support critical programs essential to the continued safety and prosperity of the United States, while allowing for personal and professional growth, then we would like to hear from you…

    For more details about Acentia, follow this link http://youtu.be/s8zfxHx3TNM or visit our website http://www.acentia.com to learn more!

    Job Location
    Columbia, Maryland, United States

    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular

  27. Seeking a SAS Developer in Richmond, VA. Contract to Hire position. Desired skills are SAS Macros, SAS Internet, SAS EG, Perl Scripting, FTP Scripting, Korn Scripting, HTML, JavaScript. If you are interested, please contact me at jdomzalski@sigconsult.com or at (804) 433-2715.

    thank you,

    Jenn

  28. To apply contact karen.kamienski@ngc.com

    Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a Data Analyst/SAS Developer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Washington, DC.

    Put your years of experience into a future of excellence.
    The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Data Analytics team in a government agency to help meet its mission.

    The ideal candidates will be able to function in the following data analysis environments: SAS, JMP, SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), Excel, PowerPivot, SharePoint, SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) Platform, Stata, MATLAB, Revolution Analytics
    “R”, and other third-party data analysis tools (the primary tool is SAS).

    This candidate will also be knowledgeable in data visualization, large data manipulation, JMP scripting, SAS performance tuning, SAS SPDS, and Credit Default Swaps (CDS) products.

    Roles and Responsibilities include one or more of the following:
    • Executing Data Analytics – Create/enhance analytical procedures, create data dissemination mechanisms/procedures which summarize data in an easy to understand display, create/maintain customized SAS stored processes, SAS Macro libraries and JMP scripts, respond to complex data requests that require data mining, extraction and query optimization services, using MACROS, array processing, PROC SQL, SAS/CONNECT, ODS in Base SAS and Enterprise Guide to
    efficiently manage and report data. Investigate and recommend new analytic technologies and advanced visualizations, conduct performance tuning on data analytic packages such as SAS stored procedures.

    • Providing Analytic Tools Expertise and Assistance – Advise and assist stakeholders in the use of data analytics tools and techniques and assist investigators in tracking and identifying fraudulent activity by standardizing external and internal data to generate usable reports and output.

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Math or related degree (additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree)
    • Fifteen (15) years of relevant experience
    • Minimum of 5 years hands-on data analytics
    • Proficient in statistical and data analyses using SAS
    • Proficient with the SAS EBI Platform
    • Knowledgeable of fundamental factor models such as macroeconomic factor models, cross sectional fundamental factor models and time-series fundamental factor models
    • Familiar with financial data and the basics of the financial services industry, including financial reporting
    • Hands-on experience with at least one or more of the following: SSMS, SSRS, JMP, MATLAB, Revolution Analytics “R”, PowerPivot, Stata, SSAS, SPDS and SharePoint
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to obtain NACI clearance

    Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.

    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer,
    making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other
    protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

  29. To apply contact: jsavia@senecahq.com Janet Savia Sr. Technical Recruiter

    Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry. Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States. The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business. We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement. In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.

    We have an immediate need for a SAS Analyst for our client in Vienna, VA. Must have an active Secret Clearance. This is a direct hire, fully benefited opportunity.

    SAS Analyst (Secret Clearance)-Vienna, VA

    Position Summary:
    The SAS Analyst will provide level 2 end user support for SAS Enterprise Guide (EG) and SAS Web Report Studio (WRS) in Vienna, VA

    Primary Responsibilities: •Analyze requirements for customer business intelligence needs
    •Develop EG projects and templates and WRS reports to implement customer analysis requirements
    •Develop training material and procedural documentation for end user training and usage procedures
    •Conduct training sessions and one-on-one tutoring for EG and WRS
    •Provide guidance and suggestions to end user and technology services management related to the application and support of EG and WRS

    Required Skills: •Thorough knowledge of SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Web Report Studio
    •Strong verbal and communication skills
    •Experience with Base SAS programming is desirable
    •Excellent research ability
    •Must have proven track record of accomplishment and experience of working effectively at a mid to senior level and working with executives.
    •Good knowledge of SQL, Oracle PL/SQL is a plus
    •Thorough experience in MS Excel or MS Access
    •Experience with data exchange between desktop applications and common data file forms like MS Excel, Word, Access

    Preferred skills: •SAS Information Map Studio, SAS Data Integration Studio, SAS Business Intelligence Servicer, SAS Fraud detection Framework

    Education: •Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field.

  30. Work from home opportunity!

    IntelliCog, http://www.intellicog.com, has an immediate need for a full time, permanent Senior SAS Developer.

    The Senior SAS Developer has the primary responsibility for working in a distributed team environment to develop, implement, maintain, and document SAS deliverables within the construct of a very large Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence project. This position is focused primarily on SAS’ web technologies. The SAS team will work closely with the Requirements lead, business analysts and data analysts to process user requirements through the project lifecycle, culminating in user acceptance of the SAS deliverables. The SAS developers will also interact directly with the client representatives as needed and will be responsible for mentoring junior staff as required.

    The Senior SAS Developer is involved at varying levels throughout the project lifecycle. Upon establishment of the requirements baseline, the Senior SAS Developer works with the business and data analysts to generate derived requirements and analyze the business requirements to verify the intent and risk potential. The focus then shifts towards the design process, working closely with the data warehouse ETL development team. Senior SAS developers are also responsible for the product development, testing, and peer reviews . The SAS Developer will also assist with the continued improvement of the project team’s SAS and BI policies and procedures within the CMMI framework. The SAS Developer will also be called upon from time to time to lead ad hoc projects or respond to user questions and requests in a timely manner with minimal supervision.

    Knowledge Needed:
    • Strong working knowledge with 3-5 years of experience with SAS EBI building portals and cubes is critical
    • Strong experience with other SAS components, including BASE, MACRO, SQL, Portal, Dashboard, Enterprise Guide, and Web Services
    • Strong SQL skills and experience working with relational databases
    • Solid understanding of Data Warehousing concepts, implementation, and best practices
    • Knowledge of dimensional modeling, data warehousing, and BI tool concepts and how these are deployed and utilized within an organization

    Required Skills:
    • Bachelor’s degree and / or equivalent and eight plus years of related work experience including SAS software design and development. This experience must include:
    • 5+ years with SAS, including BASE, MACRO, SQL, EBI, Enterprise Guide, etc.
    • 2+ SQL skills and experience working with relational databases
    • Strong understanding of software development life cycle
    • Strong analytical and technical skills with the ability to analyze issues, assess technical risks, and deliver sound solutions in a timely manner
    • Previous experience of reporting on a large BI&DW solution that includes BI Reporting Applications, Portal Integration, OLAP, Statistical and Predictive modeling products
    • Experience in development and testing of a Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Solution
    • Understanding of RDBMS and Data Modeling concepts

    IntelliCog provides Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehousing (DW) advisory and solution implementation services to commercial and government sector organizations. We are an end-to-end DW/BI consultancy helping our customers create, and mature, data driven enterprises through strategic information delivery practices. IntelliCog understands the challenges encountered by businesses striving to manage their data and turn it into timely intelligence. Delivering relevant, actionable information to business analysts and decision makers is the key attribute of superior performing businesses; real intelligence is the foundation of an efficient, robust knowledge workforce in any discipline.

    IntelliCog offers a competitive salary and great benefits. These benefits include: medical coverage through Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, dental coverage through Ameritas Group, 4% company match 401(k) program, long term/short term disability insurance, company paid life insurance, company paid training and professional certifications per your job description, 30 days PTO to be used for holidays, vacation and personal time off.

    Please let me know if you are interested in this type of a role. If so, please provide an updated resume with your salary requirements. Interviews will take place immediately. All hired candidates will have to get government clearance before starting.

    Kind Regards,

    Carianne Burnley
    SCRY Corporation, acting as Technical Recruiter for IntelliCog
    cburnley@scrycorp.com

  31. Biostatistician

    Job details

    Auto req ID 31651BR

    School/Unit Harvard School of Public Health

    Sub-Unit ————

    Location USA – MA – Boston

    Job Function Research

    Department Center for Health Decision Sciences

    Salary Grade 056

    Union 00 – Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

    Duties & Responsibilities The Statistician/Programmer will be primarily responsible for assisting research faculty with statistical analyses of both clinical and economic data using SAS, STATA and R. This person will assist in program epidemiology-based computer simulation models of cardio-vascular diseases in human populations for ongoing cost-effective analysis, interventions and disparities in care. This person will be working concurrently on 1 research team, and must have strong project management and communication skills.

    Please note this position is funded through June 30, 2016.

    Basic Qualifications College degree in biostatistics, statistics, economics, engineering, computer science, or closely related field.
    Two years of full-time work as a biostatistician or econometrician, or equivalent experience conducting statistical analysis
    Statistics: General Linear Models, Hierarchical Models, Marginal Structure Models, Bayesian updating; Applied Mathematics: Multivariable Calculus and Matrix Algebra; Epidemiology: Causal Inference
    Programming Skills for Statistical Analysis and Simulation in SAS, STATA, R, and C++
    Experience working with large health datasets such as NHANES, MEPS, NHIS, Medicare Claims
    Simulation modeling: especially Monte Carlo simulation with Markov models, systems dynamics, or discrete event simulation. Experience conducting model calibration, validation, curve-fitting, and optimization tasks.
    Working knowledge of probability theory, computation experience using probability distributions.

    Additional Qualifications Experience working with microeconomic data, including conducting econometric analyses
    Experience programming for academic research related to public health, medical, or social/economic policy.
    Database experience (SQL, MySQL, Microsoft Access,PERL, PHP)
    Software development project management skills (code documentation, version control, testing)

    Additional Information

    Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:

    Time Off: 3 – 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.

    Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.

    Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.

    Tuition Assistant Program:
    Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.

    Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.

    Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.

    Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.

    Join HSPH to support our mission of health research & education and be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!

    Pre-Employment Screening Identity

    Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/8hk4mps

  32. This was forwarded by one of our board members. I have no other information on it.

    Nat Wooding

    SAS Programmer – Richmond, VA
    A large and globally renowned Pharmaceutical company are currently recruiting for a SAS programmer based in Richmond, Virginia. This is a long term contract expected to last until February 2014, paying generous hourly rates plus overtime. This position is interviewing immediately and can start as soon as possible.
    The successful candidate will have 3 – 5 years of SAS Programming experience. Regulatory writing experience, particularly with aggregate safety reports, and a strong knowledge of CDISC standards is a big plus. Experience working in Local candidates are strongly preferred, interstate candidate willing to relocate will also be considered.
    The position will be a member of a Global Pharmacovigilance group and work with adverse event and serious adverse event data. This position will play an integral part in the data migration from Empirica Trace to Argus 7.0, produce tables in SAS and resolve database queries. This position is based on-site, applicants requesting remote work will not be considered.
    Our client is large and global pharmaceutical and consumer goods company employing over 35000 staff worldwide. This is an ideal position for a SAS programmer with 3 – 5 years of experience to gain rapid career development within a large and well known organization with exposure management level.
    For more information or to apply please contact David Camrass or follow the link below.
    David Camrass
    Senior Talent Broker,
    Recruiting experts in Life Sciences
    HAYS Recruiting experts worldwide

    555 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2301
    New York, NY
    10018-4378
    T: +1 212-548-4517
    E: david.camrass@hays.com
    http://www.hays-us.com

  33. Covance is hiring SAS Programmers

    SAS Programmers http://jobsearch.covance.com/45139-jobs.aspx

    We are seeking multiple SAS Programmers .Mid level to senior level positions are available. 7 years or more of programming experience – position can be remote based.

  34. Ray Burton asked me to post this job opening that had been sent to him. He adds: “For candidates responding, please mention that you saw it on the VaSUG website.” I have no further information on the job.
    Nat Wooding
    Secretary, VASUG

    I wanted to send you along the position description for the SAS Developer that Accenture – USPS is hiring for currently. There are 3 positions open on the (1 hopefully will be filled with Ray) so please let me know if you know of anyone else you love working with as I would love to help get them into play. This does set you up to receive a referral bonus from TSymmetry for anyone who gets hired!

    In addition, candidates do have to pass a background check for a Public Trust Clearance before they can start. Accenture would like to have everyone starting around May 19th. This is why we are looking for strong individuals now because it does not leave much time to have people interview, get an offer, and start their background clearance. Please feel free to pass along my information as well as the position description if you know of anyone who is looking. Thank you for all of your help and please let me know if you have any questions.

    SAS Developer
    ***Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance in order to be considered for this opportunity***
    (Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor for this specific role at this time)

    Location:
    Washington, DC

    Compensation:
    We offer a comprehensive range of benefits for our employees that could include paid time off, paid holidays, health benefits, life insurance, paid training, and competitive compensation.
    This client is willing to provide on the job training in specific areas where an ideal candidate may not have as much experience, but the candidate is expected to be a self-starter and drive to complete projects in return.

    Position Overview:
    The SAS Programmer will be responsible for supporting the design, build, and maintenance of datasets needed for CDM analytical purposes such as population segmentation and targeting, historical/predictive modeling, and metric measurement read-outs.

    Description:
    • Deliver in a team environment to design and build the datasets needed for analytical purposes such as population segmentation and targeting, historical/predictive modeling, metric measurement read-outs and customer surveys.
    • Produce detailed specifications to support technical and business designs.
    • Automate and improve currently manual processes.
    • Assist with training team members when necessary and providing best practices.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 5+ years of strong SAS experience.
    • Minimum of 5+ years of strong SQL experience
    • Hands-on experience with designing and building datasets needed for analytical purposes.
    • Strong experience with data integration from multiple source systems. (You will be asked to walk the hiring manager through a process.)
    • Functional and quantitative data analysis skills.
    • Ability to translate and implement necessary business rules into the dataset.
    • Produce detailed specifications to support technical and business designs.
    • Strong team work and excellent communication skills.
    • Known to be a reliable resource on previous projects/positions and someone the team can go to for expertise within SAS.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Oracle skills are highly desired in this role.

    If you are interested in this role and to find out more information regarding T-Symmetry please give me a call on my direct line at #202-480-2011. In addition, please send me your resume attached in a Word document, no PDFs please, to jessica.jewart@tsymmetry.com. This client is moving fast to set up interviews this week so do not hesitate to take that next step toward a promising career opportunity.

    T-Symmetry is a nationally recognized leader in providing highly skilled and cleared information technology consultant staffing to our Partners and the Federal Government. We provide expertise in several practice areas including systems development / engineering and operational support using tools and products like SAP, PeopleSoft, Ariba, JAVA/J2EE, and JavaScript. Our consultants support the development, deployment, training, and operation of these products through the leveraging of business intelligence and process analysis, enterprise resource planning, and program management.

    T-Symmetry does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other proscribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.

    Respectfully,

    Jessica Jewart
    Senior Resource Manager & Recruitment Training Lead, TSymmetry, Inc.
    1700 K Street NW, Suite 875|Washington, DC 20006
    jessica.jewart@tsymmetry.com | http://www.tsymmetry.com
    Office: 202-480-2011| Mobile: 724-882-8851 |Fax: 202-480-2021
    Connect with me on LinkedIn!


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