SAS Programmer/Analyst



Posted Under: Ann Arbor, Michigan jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 48113
Posted On: 2017-05-19

<span>SAS Programmer Analyst Job, Ann Arbor, MI<br>&nbsp;<br>A highly skilled research organization is seeking an experienced SAS Programmer to join the data services team. This position primary responsibility will be working with data from large clinical or claims data warehouses to establish the process of producing Standard Analysis Files for the project. The successful candidate will be well versed in using SAS to work with complex and large healthcare datasets and have demonstrated proficiency in using SAS version 9 and above with data steps, macro, and Proc SQL. Experience with other relational databases or data warehouse is a strong plus.<br>&nbsp;<br>The organization is a not-for-profit located in Ann Arbor, MI, strives to improve clinical practices, patient outcomes, and health-related public policy through research projects in the United States and internationally.<br>&nbsp;<br>&bull; Develop and utilize advanced knowledge of project specific data structure and organization, study protocol and research design; analyze user requirements and translate to implementation design<br>&bull; Successfully, efficiently, and independently accomplish a wide variety of analytical and programming requests, performing simple quick-turnaround data request for funding sources and the general public<br>&bull; Implement code in at least one method area (object oriented programming, relational database theory, and linear programming methods).<br>&bull; Assist in making technical decisions and implement logic plans for projects of medium complexity for a technical audience using pseudo code as necessary<br>&bull; Develop and utilize leadership skills<br>&bull; Take initiative in leading new data-related projects<br>&bull; Work collaboratively with both internal and external research personnel, including co-investigators of varying backgrounds and expertise.<br>&nbsp;<br>REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS<br>&nbsp;<br>&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree with five (5) years progressively more responsible programming experience demonstrated by SAS experience using SAS Base including data step, Macro processing, PROC SQL; and familiarity with SAS statistical procedures.<br>&bull; Demonstrated ability to write code that is clearly readable and efficient<br>&bull; Demonstrated ability to analyze and translate user requirements into implementation design<br>&bull; Excellent organizational skills<br>&bull; Excellent understanding of statistical concepts and fluency in analytical approaches for health care outcomes<br>&nbsp;<br></span>

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