Senior SAS Analyst in Arlington, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDIT is supporting the USPS data analytics efforts. We are seeking somebody with proficiency in SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Studio, Analytics for Office, and other SAS  tools to support the data analytic development process and assist in creating models and reports  

The Senior SAS Analyst will also:

Coordinate with staff and customers to identify business and technical requirements Produce written documentation and artifacts for all work completed, including the translation of user  requirements into technical designs.  

Assist the agency in the development of SAS programming and visualization solutions  

Troubleshoot and provide support on existing projects or application efforts  

Understand the concepts supporting relational databases and data warehousing  

Know ODBC connection strings, and other external data source connection protocols  

Engineer data analytic solutions, including prototyping, proof of concept, and full implementation  

Evaluate, assess, document, and test data security and continuity of operations for systems and programs 

Ensure compatibility between equipment and software, analyze operational/systems requirements, support  design reviews, and present technical briefings  

Position Requirements 

  • In‐depth knowledge of listed SAS products and the proven ability to create solutions in complex environments,  including the use of SAS software to create datasets, visualizations, and interactive reports  
  • Ability to work as iaison to CIO for server/system issues related to SAS  
  • Strong Documentation skills to capture collection of source data, methodology from business rules, and  visualization deployment from a myriad of sources and interactions with various stakeholders.   
  • Working knowledge of SQL, Base SAS, SAS QA, SAS Graph, ODS, and macro programming 
  • Write SAS code for data manipulation, sorting, summarizing, and reporting 
  • Review, analyze, and modify existing products including coding, debugging, testing, and documenting  
  • Ability to facilitate between business owners and end‐users who need to communicate with SAS administrators  and traditional IT Support staff 
  • Ensure that quality / security guidelines are followed 
  • Strong relational database and SQL experience 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment  
  • Understand and follow a software development lifecycle (analysis, design, development, coding, testing,  debugging, documenting) 
  • 5+ years’ experience and skill in SAS coding and/or SAS visualizations 
  • 3+ years’ experience working in SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence platform, and using SAS Enterprise BI tools  such as Enterprise Guide, Data Integration Studio, Information Map Studio, OLAP Cube Studio, Web Report  Studio, BI Dashboard, Visual Analytics, SAS Management Console, Data Management Studio, etc. 
  • Experience writing SAS program source code, including: Base SAS, SAS Macros, SAS Procedures, Creating SAS  reports, SAS/Access, and Integration Technologies
  • ETL experience
  • Knowledge of other analytical applications, including Power BI, SAS EG, R, and Python.
  • The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.