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SAS Programmer (Contract)

The Jacobson Group Brighton ,MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SAS Programmer

We are currently looking for a SAS Programmer in the Brighton, MA area to work with actuarial.


  • Ability to transform verbal direction and business requirements into meaningful reports and compile data for analysis and ad hoc projects
  • The positions include writing and modifying SAS code to produce complicated combinations of detailed data
  • The key requirement for the role is the ability to understand complex business requirements, develop data-driven solutions to address business problems, provide data and SAS programming expertise in supporting Actuarial team requirements
  • Hands on experience in writing complex queries, macros and stored procedures
  • Use SAS to extract data per specifications to create analytic datasets
  • Merge different types of data (e.g. transaction-level data with account-level data)
  • Quickly create and run ad hoc queries to answer urgent business questions
  • Ability to maintain and enhance existing SAS processes
  • Able to understand complex macro/Do loops in existing codes, able to make changes if needed.
  • Ability to query data from SQL databases, large datasets, and files using SAS and/or SQL
  • Ability to research reporting variances or business issues to identify root cause and build appropriate audits
  • Able to decode Python script and convert to SAS

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related education or practical experience
  • 7+ years of advanced SAS experience (macros, data management, data profiling and reporting)
  • SAS programming experience required
  • Understand and experience of using various SAS methods for merging, joining, and performing lookups.
  • Experience in creating performance reports using SAS, SQL, and Microsoft Office tools
  • Demonstrated experience producing accurate and detailed work on multiple projects under time pressure
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills desired
  • Experience in a financial or banking environment preferred
  • Should know basic Python coding 
Company Description
The Jacobson Group is the leading provider of talent to the insurance industry

The Jacobson Group

The Jacobson Group is the leading provider of talent to the insurance industry


Brighton, MA