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SAS Consultant

Company: Decision Information Resources Inc
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: The SAS programming Consultant will provide analytic support in the Data Systems and Analytics (DSA) unit on data processing, data analysis and the production of high-quality reports and deliverables. Necessary skills include advanced experience using SAS and Microsoft Office software. The individual will be responsible for: efficiently processing large amounts of data in SAS to perform tasks such as data file manipulation, reporting, and statistical analysis; preparing data for delivery to clients according to project requirements; providing senior researchers with support in the areas of data processing and program evaluation; and creating and maintaining documentation of files and processes. The position requires the individual to keep personally identifying information (PII) secure and conduct all analyses within approved secure environments. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develop efficient and robust SAS programs used to clean, process, and analyze data; maintain extensive documentation of code and processes
Gather and document requirements for developing or modifying existing SAS processes based on project requirements and/or stakeholder needs
Identify opportunities to standardize and streamline existing SAS processes to improve efficiency of analyses and accuracy of results
Perform checks of data to identify errors, including testing and debugging of SAS programs
Access and utilize appropriate data to aid in the investigation of any data issues and questions that arise
Work with a team of data analysts/SAS programmers to inform the development of best practices and documentation of standard operating procedures
Maintain documentation of all routine processes on all projects REQUIREMENTS Data Management: Process large amounts of experimental and observational data, including survey data from multiple sources, merge and organize data, search for data issues, set up automated data checks, implement consistency and error resolutions, format data for delivery to clients, de-identify data, and create or maintain data summaries and documentation. Statistical Programming: Develop and maintain SAS programs to automate data management, statistical analysis, and output formatted tables and graphical displays on an extensive amount of data. General: Work independently and as part of a group; ability to take direction and adhere closely to standard procedures and policies; efficiently manage multiple concurrent assignments and meet strict deadlines; provide strong attention to detail; ability to problem-solve and handle challenges independently; proficiency in strong oral and written communication skills. EDUCATION AND RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in a social science, computer science, statistics or related field required
3-5 years relevant work experience and/or or a Master's degree in a relevant field preferred
Experience with SAS required. Experience with SAS Macro preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office required
Experience working with the federal government, large non-profits, or social programs preferred

Keywords: Decision Information Resources Inc, Houston , SAS Consultant, Professions , Houston, Texas

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