SAS Analyst / Developer

Recruiter
Spring Technology
Location
Birmingham
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SAS Analyst / Developer

SAS / Analyst / Developer / Data Development / Reporting / Financial Services / South Birmingham

My award winning and well recognised financial services client is looking for an experienced SAS Analyst / Developer to be based at their South Birmingham head office. This role will initially be a 12 month fixed term contract.

The SAS Analyst will lead the development of SAS processes, including all aspects of the development life-cycle. You will also ensure that all policy and asset data delivered to various users is accurate, timely and fit for purpose and that reporting requirements are adhered to.

Key responsibilities:
*Own the maintenance and enhancement of all SAS processes.
*Understand and own the Finance Systems governance process.
*Act as the technical lead for development activity, taking responsibility for quality and adherence to development principles/standards.
*Production of technical specifications to support the design.
*Development of application software in a specified and controlled environment in line with the technical specifications.
*Testing of development changes in a specified and controlled environment in line with the testing criteria.
*Consider the impact of developments on operational processes, controls and relevant documentation.
*Production of accompanying documentation in line with agreed standards
*Actively support the Transition and Embedding of developments into the BAU cycle.
*Adhere to the agreed and appropriate standards for technical specifications, development work and operational tasks.
*Compliance and maintenance of the appropriate control framework as set out in the Data Governance Framework & Data Management Framework.
*Participate in line manager and team meeting discussions, providing feedback and challenge.
*Identify personal development and training needs.
*Contribute to a culture of knowledge sharing and support.

Key Skills and Experienced required:
*Experienced SAS programming skills.
*A degree in a maths related subject is desirable.
*Strong technical ability.
*Ability to clearly and concisely communicate technical concepts via written reports.
*Excel, MS Visio.
*Strong background & knowledge of data management.
*Proven Data analysis experience.
*Strong experience in Data migration and exposure to reporting processes.
*Knowledge of the underlying characteristics & complexity of a range of asset types including derivative instruments.
*Experience and understanding of the development lifecycle.
*Competencies covering teamwork, results and quality orientation, integrity, adaptability, innovation, forward thinking, decision making and continuous improvement.
*Financial services experience is also desirable.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well established and progressive business during an exciting period of change. The salary range for this role is £45,000-£55,000 plus an excellent benefits package including bonus scheme, private medical insurance, great pension and flexible working.

Please apply ASAP to be considered!

SAS / Analyst / Developer / Data Development / Reporting / Financial Services / South Birmingham

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Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79928327

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