SAS Developers x 4 (URGENT)
PBT Group
Johannesburg
6d ago
source : Job Placements

SUMMARY : POSITION INFO :

POSITION INFO :

PBT Group has an opportunity for a SAS Developer. Banking / Financial industry experience would be a major advantage.

Duties :

  • Enable and drive data migrations across different data lake platforms within different technologies, for example Oracle, SAS and Big data.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis of data from organization databases, write SQL scripts, procedures, packages, functions, and views.
  • Develop SAS processes following existing standard structures and macros.
  • Perform unit, system and regression testing for SAS programs for quality assurance
  • Continually identify deficiencies in production processes, propose enhancements, and implement those enhancements to increase productivity or reduce manual effort
  • Assist the testing team to develop test plans to verify logic of new or modified programs.
  • Maintain organizational intellectual property through documenting of solutions on the organization’s wiki platform.
  • Adopt a proactive approach to prevent problems from arising in the future
  • Collaborate with assigned business units to understand their business intelligence needs and devise possible solutions.
  • Participate in design and peer reviews
  • Work together with key business unit stakeholders to prioritize projects and data requests
  • Create ad-hoc reports / data extracts from organization database
  • Interpret data and develop relevant recommendations based on data analysis findings
  • Experience :

  • Education : a 3-year diploma or higher in the related field of study for example Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a SAS Engineer with experience in development and maintenance support
  • Experience with SAS BASE, Enterprise Guide (EG), Event Stream Processing (ESP), Visual Analytics (VA) and Data Integration (DI) are required
  • Minimum 2yr experience in SAS application maintenance and SAS Management Console (SMC)
  • Experience in dealing with large data sets in Hadoop / Oracle / DB2
  • Expertise in troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Knowledge of Unix and / or Linux operating systems
  • Experience in shell / batch scripting
  • Application packaging and deployment experience across DEV to PROD environments
  • Experience in maintenance reporting and managing change / service requests.
  • Knowledge and experience in end-to-end project delivery, either traditional SDLC or agile delivery methodologies (or hybrid approaches)
  • Dashboarding experience with Power BI is desirable
  • Expertise in troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Exceptional communication, documentation, and presentation skills
  • Telecommunications experience
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