PBT Group has an opportunity for a SAS Developer.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 assuranceContinually identify deficiencies in production processes, propose enhancements, and implement those enhancements to increase productivity or reduce manual effortAssist 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 futureCollaborate with assigned business units to understand their business intelligence needs and devise possible solutions.
Participate in design and peer reviewsWork together with key business unit stakeholders to prioritize projects and data requestsCreate ad-hoc reports / data extracts from organization databaseInterpret data and develop relevant recommendations based on data analysis findingsExperience : 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 supportExperience with SAS BASE, Enterprise Guide (EG), Event Stream Processing (ESP), Visual Analytics (VA) and Data Integration (DI) are requiredMinimum 2yr experience in SAS application maintenance and SAS Management Console (SMC)Experience in dealing with large data sets in Hadoop / Oracle / DB2Expertise in troubleshooting and debugging skillsKnowledge of Unix and / or Linux operating systemsExperience in shell / batch scriptingApplication packaging and deployment experience across DEV to PROD environmentsExperience 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 desirableExpertise in troubleshooting and debugging skillsExceptional communication, documentation, and presentation skillsTelecommunications experience