SAS Developer - No 3rd Parties - job id 32078

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SAS Developer - No 3rd Parties

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Matthew Senna


(646) 876-9554


(212) 616-4800 ext-240

A Long Term SAS Developer Contract position at a large financial services conglomerate.

No 3rd Parties, No Staffing Agencies need apply.
We welcome all applicants that do not require sponsorship to work in the US for any employer.

The position offers competitive hourly payrate.

Contact: David Leak via email, with Job #: DL32078 or Click the Apply Now button

Location: Chicago, IL 60007

Skills required for the position: SAS, Unix Shell Scripting, PL/SQL

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute North America AML data validation process

  • Use SAS to extract data per specifications to create analytic datasets

  • Merge different types of data (e.g. transaction-level data with account-level data) and work with time-series data

  • Quickly create and run ad hoc queries to answer urgent business questions

  • Maintain and enhance existing SAS processes

  • Perform data analysis to clarify requirements or support future enhancement of the AML program

  • Become the subject matter expert on all Retail Services data sources and North America AML data

  • Mentor junior analysts and assist other analysts with data-related or technical questions

  • Support all information security, regulatory and internal compliance policies and procedures

  • Work cross-functionally on teams with various groups including Global Compliance, IT, Branded Cards Business and CRS business, and Operations

  • Research data related issues identified during IT and business testing activities to determine root cause

  • Independently manage end-to-end project communication with business and technology partners

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related education or practical experience

  • 7 years of advanced SAS experience (macros, data management, data profiling and reporting)

  • 5 years of Unix scripting experience (scripts, vi etc.)

  • 5 years of SQL and database experience

  • Experience working with large volumes of data in the financial services industry

  • Experience with credit card industry is a plus; experience with Anti-money Laundering or Know Your Customer initiative is a plus

  • ETL experience is a plus

  • Strong trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills; ability to independently track down answers and research data issues across multiple system touch points

  • Strong communication skills (oral and documentation)

  • Team player collaborating with technical, business, and offshore teams

  • Experience in MS Office/Excel and Sharepoint

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently

  • Quick learner and self-starter.

Job Id: 32078