Senior SAS Engineer

Location: Newport Beach, CA

Skills: SAS, Perl, SSIS, ETL tools, degree (finance)

Job Description

Job Title: Senior SAS Engineer

Why work here as a Senior SAS Engineer?

  • Work for a global leader in the financial industry creating innovative strategies for the current needs of the market.
  • Led by a renowned innovator in the industry, the company manages over $80 billion in assets using investment strategies developed in-house.
  • Our client offers competitive base salaries and extremely lucrative bonuses, in addition to a fantastic benefits package.

As a Senior SAS Engineer, you will:

  • Support Data Management team in improving performance, development and operational activities
  • Design, develop and enhance existing ETL, processes, and reports
  • Monitor and support data systems in use by multiple teams (i.e. Investment Management, Research, Finance)
  • Design, evaluate and select BI and reporting tools, MDM providers, and data wuality tools
  • Evaluate and promptly resolve internal user requests including data requests, performance issues, data exceptions, etc.
  • Work with internal and external clients to be conscious of future data needs and projected systems architecture
  • Test application enhancements and upgrades
  • Assist in monitoring and troubleshooting upwards of 350 scheduled ETLs and reporting jobs
  • Monitor job scheduler and application servers used by the data management team
  • Quality control of data, monitoring vendor communications for corrections and new releases

What Gets You the Job?

  • Strong programming and database skills with 10+ years’ overall information technology experience
  • 5+ years’ Base SAS, SAS Macros and SAS/Stat experience
  • 5+ years’ experience with Relational Databases, SQL, and database management tools (i.e. SSMS, Toad)
  • 3 to 5+ experience in the financial industry (i.e. Research, Banking, Investment Management)
  • Experience and knowledge of the following will prove beneficial:
    • SAS Business Intelligence, SAS Management Console, Enterprise Guide
    • Bloomberg Back Office, Worldscope, Datastream, CRSP, Compustat, CRB, FRED, Factset, ESG
    • Perl, SSIS, ETL tools, Qlik, Control-M (or similar job scheduler)
  • Understanding of the full software development life cycle and release processes
  • Excellent communication skills and collaborative ability
  • Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science, Information Science, Finance, Math, or similar)
  • Advanced SAS Certification is a plus

Compensation: $165,000/Year

For immediate consideration please click Apply or email resumes to:

Jennifer Carlson
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