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Consultant Technical - BI/DI - Toronto, SAS INSTITUTE (CANADA) INC.

Toronto, ON, CANADA
Posted Mar 2, 2011 1 Position(s)

Job Description

Consultant Technical - BI/DI - Toronto-11001471

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Takes direction from Senior technical staff on work products that need to be created
· Understands SAS tools and technologies well and demonstrates effective use of them in a customer setting
· Provides solutions to problems assigned by the technical lead on the project
· Works well with the team in the project to meet the project objectives
· Communicates effectively with both the team members and customers both in the written and spoken form
· Makes effective use of the time to deliver a quality work product as agreed with the technical lead on the project.
· Performs good quality testing of the work product developed
· Escalates technical issues with the team leader for solution
· Provides status on tasks assigned in the project to the tech lead and the project manager
· Ensure up-to-date knowledge in SAS and competitive solutions, through self-motivated approach to continuous learning.
· Actively participates in SAS knowledge-sharing activities.
· Documents programs and program flows.
· Ensures that programming complies with available standards from SAS Institute (Canada) Inc.
· Develops prototypes as required.
· Undertakes design of modules as assigned by the technical lead.
· Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
Skills: Consultant Technical II (General)
· Working knowledge of common hardware environments and operating systems supported by the SAS System; Basic SAS programming skills (Base SAS, Macros, Procedures); Good awareness of SAS products and solutions, including competitive analysis. Knowledge of UNIX, and Windows environments preferred.
· Basic understanding of connectivity issues and connectivity protocols, ability to use and configure SAS software on multiple operating systems.
· Experience using relational database technology such as DB2 or Oracle.
· Basic conceptual and architecture understanding of solutions offered by SAS Institute.
· Working knowledge of GUI technologies based on Java and .Net (Microsoft). Designs and authors help screens, menus, indices to ensure ease-of-use and consistency.
· Exposure to testing and validation techniques in software engineering.
· Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
· Ability to work independently and with a team.
· Ability to travel.
· Bachelor's degree - preferably in Engineering or Computer Science or a Masters degree in Statistics
· At least 2 years of work experience with BI tools and technologies of SAS or equivalent.
Skill Set: Data Integration (DI)
· Working knowledge of data management tools.
· Working knowledge of industry standard third party tools such as schedulers, data modeling, data quality tools and OS services.
· Knowledge of DW/BI concepts, applications, and supporting data structures.
Skill Set: Business Intelligence (BI)
· Working knowledge of data integration and reporting tools.
· Working knowledge of industry standard third party tools such as schedulers, data modeling tools, and OS services.
· Knowledge of DW/BI concepts, applications, and supporting data structures.
· Ability to develop reports using thin/thick client interfaces.
· Ability to deliver information to a portal for consumption by the user community.

Job

Consulting

Primary Location

CA-Toronto

Organization

SAS Canada

* Classification

Full-time



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Last updated on March 10, 2011