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SAS Developer

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States

Position ID: J0920-0630

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Want to leverage your experience and development skills in the Healthcare industry as a SAS Engineer ?

CGI is seeking a Sr SAS Engineer with modern software engineering practices (Continuous Integration & Continuous Development, Behavior / Test Driven Development – BDD, TDD) and respective tools, to become a part of a dynamic team located in Bloomfield, CT OR New York OR Lafayette, LA ! This is an exciting opportunity to augment your current skills, as well as, to learn new technologies.

This SAS Developer/Engineer will be a key contributor to our Services practice and will have the below responsibilities:

· Work with product owners to understand desired application capabilities

· Design, develop, code, test, and debug of software applications.

· Continuously improve software engineering practices

· Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies

· Write unit tests and automated acceptance tests.

· Ensures that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to make a difference in the Healthcare Industry, this role is for you.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Responsible for design, development, and implementation of application solutions using sas.

Serve as senior sas engineer in development team’s efforts to determine the needs of the business that will simplify and automate the applications as well as make them more efficient.

Participate in the software development life cycle to ensure efficient application build solutions are implemented.

Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our customer's usecases with highly efficient and reliable application considering the changing infrastructure and technology.

Work closely with our architects and engineers to recommend and design database or data storage solutions that effectively reflect our business needs, security, and service level requirements

Work with our current application teams to understand our current applications and make migration recommendations.

Review coding done to advance application upgrade, extension, or other development. Analyze application for data integrity issues.

• Develop test protocols or plan for testing revised application and review test results.

• Serve as project lead or lead technical staff in course of application development project

• May mentor less experienced technical staff; may use high end development tools to assist or facilitate development process.

• Development of automated solutions to monitor and support our software development and release processes

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

This position requires:

CGI is looking for a SAS Developer who has strong development experience on SAS Base and SAS EG platforms. The candidate must be proficient in Base SAS, SAS Macros, and Proficient in writing Simple/Medium/Complex SQL queries. They must have good experience in basic operating knowledge of UNIX. It would be good to have table Loads, Updates, Inserts – DB2/ Teradata (We are not looking for Teradata/DBA but SQL developer/programmer)

Minimum 5 years of SAS Development experience in developing full stack applications that are scalable, robust, and thoughtfully designed

Experience with one or more sql databases and must have experience working with large data sets





Experience in deployment platforms



Experience with Linux systems (bash)

Experience with Git

Experience with TDD & BDD

Excellent troubleshooting skills


o Prior Healthcare Industry experience

o Object-oriented languages: C, C++, Java or any other OO compiled language

o Bigdata experience with Hive, Impala, Scala & Kafka

o Scripting languages: Java Script & Type Script.

o Web development frameworks: Angular, React, Node.js, Django and Flask etc.

Desired Skills:

Management or other related field or equivalent work experience.

5+ years of experience with Core SAS development

5+ years of experience with Oracle / DB2 / Teradata databases

Good in writing advanced SAS programming

Good in writing Complex SQL Queries

Should be in position to write the unit test cases in Python in order to test the code

Should be in position to understand the python code and know the best practices of coding in python.

Having Basic Hadoop knowledge, GIT, Jenkins, Udeploy awareness is preferred

Experience working on Linux systems

Software engineering experience (design, coding, testing, deployment and support).

Must have experience in using code scanning tools such as Sonarqube or Fortify.

Working experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery desired.

Strong understanding of testing and development techniques.

Excellent troubleshooting skills to find the root cause for complex issues

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Minimum Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, at least eight to 10 or more years of solid IT experience with minimum 5 years of sas Development experience.

What you can expect from us:

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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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