Jr. Data Analyst (SAS Programmer / Analyst / Tester)
Gunnison is growing! Join our team!
Gunnison is seeking energetic and dedicated team members with good SAS programming skills that will provide support for our largest client for a massive data program - a Data Analyst's dream!
Location: Suitland, MD - close to DC, Arlington and Alexandria, VA, Metro next door, free parking,telecommuting 1-3 days per week!
The positions include writing specifications (in business language and/or pseudo-code); extensive analysis of data and research for anomalies, exceptions and potential errors; implementation of specifications via SAS, SQL, and other languages; and testing and suggesting code improvements and optimizations. SAS programming skills are required and would preferably include merges, procedures, macros, and frequencies.
This is a full-time on-site position with a government customer providing extensive data products to the U.S. public, state and local governments, and businesses. Excellent career potential and full benefits. Candidates should have good communications skills and the ability to work with a strong team to self-organize, juggle tasks, and collaborate actively on solutions.
Education: B.S. in Computer Science, mathematics, statistics, or similar discipline.
Experience Level: minimum 0 - 3 + years
SAS 9.x (Base certification preferred, Advanced certifications a plus), LINUX, SQL, basic statistical analysis, Subversion (or other software configuration management tools), and bug tracking and reporting tools
Other: Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer, including residing in the country for at least 2 years; must successfully complete a federal government clearance process. Other development and "visualization" skills, such as SAS BI, XML, Java, R, JMP, Python are a plus, as is a basic knowledge of relational databases, in particular Oracle.
Ability to pass a US Government Background investigation (national agency check, Secret or TS not required).
Why Join Gunnison?
Gunnison takes on ambitious projects. We target fun, challenging work that requires creative thinking and innovation. Quality is our top priority.
Gunnison's employee benefits meet or exceed what other companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area offer.
Gunnison is a family-oriented business. As a small firm, there is a great sense of camaraderie and employees are treated like family. This is an atmosphere we fully intend to maintain, even as we continue to grow.
Gunnison's revenues have grown steadily since the firm's founding in 1994. Our growth rate over the past decade is 19% per year.
Our employee resources, financial resources, and client base are all expanding. Just as important, we have solid partnerships with several other firms, providing specialized niche expertise to fulfill unique customer needs. The vast majority of our work is from repeat customers.
Gunnison's employee benefits meet or beat other companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including profit sharing. We invite comparison.
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