SAS Consultants

From £35 to £55 per annum
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
One of my main clients are looking for SAS Consultants to join existing teams based out of their Edinburgh office.
Desired Skills and Experience
Essential Skills:• Minimum 2 years’ experience and proficiency in programming SAS V9 (Base, Macro, SQL).• Experience using the SAS Intelligence Platform (e.g. DI Studio, SAS BI, Stored Procs)• Ability to liaise with clients and stakeholders.• Excellent communication skills.
Desirable Skills:• SAS V9.3 and higher experience.• SAS Visual Analytics & SAS Visual Statistics knowledge.• SAS DI Studio.• Familiarity with different development methodologies (e.g. waterfall, agile).• Knowledge of Relational Databases and Data Warehousing concepts (e.g. ETL, Star Schema, slowly changing dimensions).• Experience in requirements gathering and functional design process.• Experience working across multiple platforms (Unix/Windows/Mainframe)• Financial Sector experience.
Candidate Qualities:• Able to work both collaboratively and independently.• An ability to provide creative thinking and innovative methods.• Excellent client facing skills.• A proactive self-starter.• Excellent communication and presentational skills.• An ability to build relationships.• Effective negotiating and influencing skills.
Other Essential Requirements:• Willing to work on client sites, potentially for extended periods.• Willing to travel for work purposes and be happy to stay away from home for extended periods.• A graduate degree or equivalent project experience
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