SAS ETL Developer

Location: Dallas, Texas
Date Posted: 03-03-2018
** NO CORP TO CORP PLEASE **

The SAS ETL/Data Conversion Developer will be tasked with providing data conversion solutions by developing conversion applications and routines as well as executing data conversions under guidance of Senior Associates.  Works under minimal supervision. The technical environment consists of SAS (75%), Mainframe (Migrating to Linux - 25%) and DB2.

You will be working with complex or multiple conversion applications and routines. May determine and develop approaches to solutions. Assists in the review of associate work for accuracy and overall quality. Assists in conducting studies of alternatives, analyzes and recommends changes in project development policies, procedures, standards, and strategies to development experts and management. Works on multiple projects concurrently and contributes to on-time and on-budget project goals.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Complies with data conversion and implementation standards
  • Develops original and creative technical solutions to on-going data conversion efforts
  • Performs independent and complex technical and functional analysis for multiple projects supporting several data conversions at one time
  • Supports multiple projects concurrently and executes data conversions on time consistently
  • Designs conversion routines or subsystems to support increasing data conversion program complexity.
  • Performs functional analysis for small to moderate projects
  • Participates in data conversion design and accuracy review.
  • Develops data conversion routines for multiple projects supporting several divisional initiatives.
  • Directs in writing and maintaining data conversion code from documented logic and instructions of limited to moderate complexity
  • Performs code and unit testing for moderate to complex-scope data conversion routines
  • Responsible for post-installation testing correction of any conversion problems.
  • Assists in the planning and conducting of client/user review of conversion results (reports and implementation of corrections
  • Supports and performs all phases of testing leading to the data conversion of implementation
  • Responsible for supporting implementation of moderate-scope to major data conversions
  • Responsible for post-installation testing and correction of any conversion problems
  • Develops comprehensive documentation for all data conversions
  • Assists in writing and maintaining data conversion code from documented logic and instructions of limited to moderate complexity
  • Responsible for post-installation testing correction of any conversion problems.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • SAS programming experience is required (5 years minimum)
  • Experience with SAS EG is a must (3+ years is a must)
  • Strong expertise in Linux OS is required
  • 2+ years’ experience - solid understanding of the data conversion development and implementation process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning. 
  • Application/technology experience or similar related training, focusing in the area of data analysis and/or data processing. 
  • Strong ETL experience / expertise is highly preferred
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