Sr. Data Science Analyst

5+ years professional experience using SAS programming for data analysis and data processing and managing production systems for mail campaign execution, including iterative client interaction
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Our well-established and popular client is passionate about building the best applications to help students and teachers improve their learning/teaching experience in math, science, and reading.  Their organization is responsible for all of the educational digital products offered by our client and they are being used at home, in the classroom, and public libraries!


Our client has an opening for a talented Analyst for their Data Science Group.  Candidate must have a strong knowledge of SAS programing as well as a strong familiarity with data processing within a direct marketing environment. The candidate must also have a solid understanding of statistics and machine learning, and have on-the-job experience in these areas, using SAS. The position is involved in a wide variety of data science projects across our client’s many business lines – site-based, rep-based, direct mail, email, telemarketing, Ecommerce. The position reports to the Director of Data Science. Candidate should be an expert SAS programmer, and equally adept at developing production-level code and at rapidly writing complex programs to support ad hoc data manipulation needs. Candidate should also be able to perform cold readings of SAS code and confidently understand what the code is doing. Candidate should also be comfortable juggling a varied spectrum of projects, ranging from large, multi-week analytical projects, to development and maintenance, of production code, to execution of daily business division needs like campaign selections and ad hoc reporting, all while constantly dealing with interruptions for data and analytical emergencies. The candidate’s ability to manage time effectively and transition from project to project quickly is essential for success in the position.


• Write production SAS code creating summarized data mart tables supporting CRM, dashboard creation, and marketing campaign selection • Develop data sets to support statistical modeling and data science projects. • Perform statistical analysis / data mining / experimental design • Support data QA through SAS programming • Manage production systems for mail campaign execution, including iterative client interaction • Create reports and perform ad hoc marketing analysis   


• BS / BA in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, or other quantitative field • At least 5 years’ professional experience using SAS programming for data analysis and data processing • Strong written/verbal communications skills • Proven ability to juggle multiple data processing and analytical projects, while also handling emergency interruptions, managing time effectively. • Ability to collaborate and function effectively as a member of a team

TECHNICAL SKILLS • Solid knowledge of statistics and machine learning, and experience with both in SAS • Expert SAS programmer - candidate must have a solid understanding of: o PROC SQL o the DATA step o Match-merging in SAS code o SAS macro-language o SAS arrays o Looping – within DATA step and within macro code o Statistical Procedures o Graphing in SAS

Our client offers a very competitive salary, full benefits including vision and dental as well as a matching 401k program, stock discount plan and substantial PTO. Some other benefits offered include: • 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment • Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance • Tuition Reimbursement • Purchase stock at a 15% discount

Posted By

John Waslefsky

Dice Id : 10204218
Position Id : 681541
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