Senior SAS Developer

Location: McLean, VA


Position Overview: 
Seeking a Senior Infrastructure Support person to manage big data platform and support source code management systems as a member of the Business Intelligence Systems team.
Responsibilities include:

•    Interact with business teams and other stakeholders to understand and recommend operational process and solutions to meet diverse, complex business requirements
•    Have experience manipulating and analyzing large datasets including using statistical software.
•    Contribute and participate in automation of operational process and code reviews
•    Develop and leverage SQL for validating data as well as SQL statements
•    Run adhoc jobs in production as and when required to fix issues related to processes, data etc.
•    Work in a small group and will need to support various ad hoc and on-going requests. This includes production operations support, development of procedures etc.
•    Support end-user operational loads, data issues and resolve in a timely manner
•    Works under limited direction
•    Independently determines and develops approach to solutions
•    Analyze large datasets (Structured and Unstructured data – XMLs, JSONs, PDFs) using big data platform.

Qualifications: 

•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field and/or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills:

•    3+ years of excellent SAS programming experience
•    3+ years of experience with UNIX operating system mainly with LINUX
•    3+ years of Shell scripting experience
•    3+ years of current and hands-on experience with SQL and Relational databases
•    3+ years of experience working with JSON, XML and CSV 
•    Executing and monitoring jobs in UNIX environment
•    Experience with Hive queries in Big Data Platform
•    Running SQL queries from command line
•    Autosys experience
•    Must be comfortable with analyzing large datasets
•    Understanding of mortgage finance, credit risk or financial data domain
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills