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SAS Programmer

Data Analytics

City of London Contract / 6 months £0.00 - £400.00 per day

Join us as a SAS Programmer where you will create and test SAS code used for non-standard data file creation.



Perform any and all functions of the System Analyst I as required to meet corporate commitments and deliverables; in particular, to review or provide standard data specifications and create standard data files through SAS.
Receive and review non-ERT standard client file specifications from Data Manager / Project Manager or client and interact with the client to finalise transfer specifications
Develop SAS programs to create non-standard data files, specifically vertical file and incremental data file requirements
As part of the Software Development Life Cycle, review User Requirements and create and/or review Functional and Technical Specifications and approve specifications
Create and test ad-hoc programs for:

  • Esoteric quality control checks requested by QC
  • Data resolution/mining
  • Other client requirements
  • Experience in financial services
  • Certified in Base SAS
  • Advanced SAS9 programming
  • Experience in development and analysis in SAS BASE and SAS EG
  • An understanding in relational databases e.g. Oracle or SQL/Teradata SQL
  • SAS BASE 9.3
  • SAS Enterprise Guide
  • SAS DI Studio 4.2

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with orientation and training of Systems Analysts and Data Management / Project Management personnel as determined by management.
In conjunction with the entire department, recommend, develop and implement SOPs for improved CDP Procedures.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required. ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.


  • BS in computer sciences or related field; MS in computer sciences related field helpful.
  • Minimum three year’s experience in BASE SAS products and procedures and one-year experience in database design and data structures.
  • Strong organisation, analytical and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Experience with Windows and Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with DB programming is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing and fast-paced environment, with short time-lines.

Job Reference: JO-1610-90498

Salary: £0.00 - £400.00 per day

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Job Duration: 6 months

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