Senior SAS Consultants - Steria - Manchester

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Senior SAS Consultants
Steria 125 reviews - Manchester
SAS Consultants

MAN0000BI Location: Manchester Duration: 6 Months EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY: Sopra Steria is currently recruiting for experienced Senior SAS Consultants to join one of their key financial project teams, based on client site, in Manchester Essential Skills: A SAS Consultant, with up to between 5 and 8 years' experience in developing SAS solutions. Responsibilities/Accountabilities As a Senior SAS consultant, your task will be to lead the delivery of SAS solutions, creating SAS projects using using Enterprise Guide, Base SAS, SAS Macros and other SAS products as per requirements of the client, the project manager or the technical lead. You will be highly proficient in SAS, and stakeholder management skills. You will also be responsible for sharing your knowledge with colleagues, and developing junior staff working with you on site. Levels of experience: Up to 5-8 years solid SAS experience. Job Specific Qualifications o Base SAS Certification o Other SAS certifications would be an advantage o University Degree Essential Skills Experience and Knowledge o Highly Proficient in Base SAS, SAS Macros PROC SQL and SAS Enterprise Guide o Experienced in general SQL use o Exposure to underlying databases e.g., Oracle or Microsoft o Design of ETL and reporting solutions o Ability to create end to end solutions, and lead on implementation. o Understands data integration and management principles o Able to translate complex Business requirements into technical design o Able to manage your own time, delivering as per project / technical lead requirements. o Provide guidance / coach graduate consultants. o Good documentation skills o Good understanding of version control methodologies o Understanding of the development life cycle o Able to implement best practices for projects you are leading on o Support of the project manager o Advising the project manager on expected timelines for project delivery o Unix scripting o Understanding of Relational Database principals o Involvement in all parts of a project's development lifecycle o Experience of how to optimise SAS processes, especially with more experienced consultants. o Having worked with large volumes of data. o Strong Excel skills, including VBA knowledge o Ability to assimilate business requirements o Understanding of business process improvements o Ability to represent processes as process flow or swim lane diagrams o Definition of testing scenarios o Testing skills Desirable Skills Experience and Knowledge o SAS DI Studio o SAS Visual Analytics o Subject matter expertise in Finance, Insurance, Credit Risk or Customer / Marketing analytics. Please apply directly, there are no agencies working on this role. Contact Stanzin ZESPAL ( The post holder will work through Sopra Steria Recruitment for Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, providing one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end-to-end service offerings on the market: consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services. Sopra Steria Recruitment: 2016 Winners of the APSCo Awards for Excellence for Recruitment Company of the Year >

;50m Turnover and Recruiter's Investing in Talent Awards.

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