Experian SAS Programmer Senior in Heredia, Costa Rica

Description

Major Job Functions

Ability to perform all functions of Software Development . Programmer . II and:

Creates, modifies, and prepares files, formats, and print layouts based on client specifications.

Ensures print imaging requirements are completed to meet client and production deadlines.

Codes and executes programs, utilities, and mainframe to PC file transfers, and merges data to personalize and print forms.

Communicates with the appropriate staff regarding current job status, problems, bottlenecks, and potential solutions.

Identifies ways to improve methods and systems in order to increase productivity and quality of products.

Codes complex programs in a variety of programming languages, on a variety of software/hardware platforms. These may include PC, Web, or third party software development tools.

Analyzes and researches feasibility of internal and external client requests. Works with clients, sales, and other parties to define project requirements. Estimates cost and development time of projects.

Analyzes internal processes and recommends or develops changes to improve efficiency, automation, and/or effectiveness.

May have primary responsibility for maintaining and enhancing major production systems

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications:

Proficient with SAS in a UNIX and Mainframe environment.

5 or more years’ experience

Proficiency in using the SAS data step to perform the following functions; Complex file manipulation; Data editing and cleansing; Basic statistical analysis; SAS macros and functions; Custom reporting; Output to non-SAS formats, e.g., Excel, Access, text files, etc.

Proficiency in SQL and flat file access/manipulation.

Ability to gather, document, and analyze requirements.

Ability to develop and execute test cases.

Description

Major Job Functions

Ability to perform all functions of Software Development . Programmer . II and:

Creates, modifies, and prepares files, formats, and print layouts based on client specifications.

Ensures print imaging requirements are completed to meet client and production deadlines.

Codes and executes programs, utilities, and mainframe to PC file transfers, and merges data to personalize and print forms.

Communicates with the appropriate staff regarding current job status, problems, bottlenecks, and potential solutions.

Identifies ways to improve methods and systems in order to increase productivity and quality of products.

Codes complex programs in a variety of programming languages, on a variety of software/hardware platforms. These may include PC, Web, or third party software development tools.

Analyzes and researches feasibility of internal and external client requests. Works with clients, sales, and other parties to define project requirements. Estimates cost and development time of projects.

Analyzes internal processes and recommends or develops changes to improve efficiency, automation, and/or effectiveness.

May have primary responsibility for maintaining and enhancing major production systems

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications:

Proficient with SAS in a UNIX and Mainframe environment.

5 or more years’ experience

Proficiency in using the SAS data step to perform the following functions; Complex file manipulation; Data editing and cleansing; Basic statistical analysis; SAS macros and functions; Custom reporting; Output to non-SAS formats, e.g., Excel, Access, text files, etc.

Proficiency in SQL and flat file access/manipulation.

Ability to gather, document, and analyze requirements.

Ability to develop and execute test cases.

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer