SAS Programmer

sas, legacy code, etl
Contract Independent
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Unissant, Inc. is an innovative solutions development and consulting company committed to delivering simplicity through innovation. We meet this commitment by delivering state-of-the-art enterprise computing and processing solutions to both government and commercial clients. Our workforce continually strives to advance y(our) collective intellect through collaborative fortitude, and we are looking for further talent to join that effort! To learn more about our exciting organization, please visit us at

We are seeking a Senior SAS Programmer to join our team in Washington DC and Herndon, VA with experience in healthcare claims industry. This position will help to decode existing legacy SAS code/programs and document the code in accordance with best practices. The ability to directly interface the with internal team and communicate is very important.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Performs advanced (senior-level) SAS programming and data analysis for design, creation, analysis, and
  • Maintains SAS datasets for accountability and reporting, including documentation
  • Develops and manages extensive quality control checks of SAS programs, data reporting systems and workflow
  • Develops, maintains, and provides regular updates of data reporting systems, web-based applications, and reports
  • Produces ad hoc analyses and reports

Work experience:

  • At least 10 years of experience using SAS to import, analyze, perform quality assurance, and report data.

Job Skills:

  • Ability to directly interface with customers to understand and respond to new requirements.
  • Works collaboratively with ETL team to support project design, development and implementation activities.
  • Desire to be working with data and helping businesses make better data driven decisions.
  • Proactive, creative problem solver with strong analytical skills. Must be able to define problems as well as potential solutions.
  • Requires effective multi-tasking skills to meet dynamic, simultaneous, business and project needs in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated self-management skills - Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively to create own work plans to follow-up and accomplish unstructured tasks.

Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations :

  • SAS certification is preferred, but not required.

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations.


  • None

Environmental Requirements:

  • Mainly sedentary; in an office environment.
  • Flexible in working extended hours.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Unissant management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, where applicable and available, reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this position.

Please note: Candidate(s) will be required to go through pre-employment screening.

Unissant, Inc. is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer! (EOE; M/F/D/V)

Posted By

Gowri Chidambaram

12901 Worldgate Drive, Suite 600 Herndon, VA, 20170

Dice Id : 10122364
Position Id : 6312226
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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