SAS Developer

Location: Vienna, VA
Date Posted: 10-03-2017

SAS Developer
Vienna, VA

Onyx Government Services, LLC., is a Service-Disable Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. We specialize in data management, integration, and analysis solutions to provide decision-ready information to Command and Control (C2) and Decision Support Systems.  We have demonstrated expertise in the field of Information Technology, database & COTS integration, and custom software development. Onyx pairs subject matter and functional experts with developers to provide high quality, tailored solutions. In support of our various efforts, we have developed the Onyx Data Management Toolkit, a combination of Agile Development principles, COTS Integration, and custom software, to deliver flexible, cost-effective solutions to a variety of Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Law Enforcement agencies.

Job Description

This is an opportunity to work with complex problems and data and leverage your development and critical thinking skills.  We are searching for a SAS Developer to support analytics around fraud, money laundering, and drug trafficking. The successful individual will not only have strong development skills, but also knowledge of data analysis methodology, statistics, and a strong commitment to and affinity for delivering the highest quality of products.
  • Maintain, enhance, and optimize SAS jobs
  • Analyze, Design, Optimize and implement Oracle PL/SQL stored procedures.
  • Independently research, escalate, and resolve projects to be developed in SAS
  • Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate project design, database use, code creation, and software architecture.
  • Develops design specifications in compliance with IT Architecture
Required:
  • Experience in in the SAS Enterprise Guide (EG), Enterprise Miner (EM) and Fraud Framework (FF)
  • Experience with BASE SAS development and strong knowledge of SAS products concepts, design and coding
  • Proven experience in developing functional and systems of medium to high technical complexity is required
  • UNIX scripting and Oracle PL/SQL 
  • Working knowledge of data bases including Oracle.
  • Capability in understanding various data structures and formats and common techniques in data transformation
  • Data manipulation, exploration, analysis, and data integrity (experience of manipulating data of varied sources and targets like, XML and Flat Files)
  • Ability to help set priorities in regards to internal timelines and deliverable dates.
  • Critical thinking skills, solid work ethic with flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities, learn and work with new systems
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with a team 
  • BS Degree or equivalent experience in mathematics, statistics, operations research, quantitative finance, physics, engineering, computer science, or similar technical field is preferred.
  • DoD Secret clearance is required to start
Desired: 
  • BASE SAS Certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server and Hadoop
  • Working knowledge of data bases including Oracle.
  • MS Degree or equivalent experience in mathematics, statistics, operations research, quantitative finance, physics, engineering, computer science, or similar technical field is preferred.
Candidates must have an Active DoD Secret Security Clearance 
Melissa Lewellyn
Principal Recruiter
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