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SAS Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00374
Location: Lake Oswego, Oregon
Title: SAS Analyst 
Duration and job type: 6+ Month Contract to Hire 
Location: Lake Oswego, OR

NOTE: W2 only, no third parties please

Are you strong at SAS Analytics? Are you a master of Excel? Do you love making a difference by crunching stats? If so, we want to talk to you!

Position Summary:

The Associate position is an intermediate consulting staff position. This job is qualitative and quantitative in nature. Projects can range from industry research and data collection to preparation of statistical, financial and other forms of data analysis. Must have experience with SAS and the ability to utilize various tools such as Excel to analyze data. Experience working with Microsoft Excel needs to include complex formulas, pivot tables, and charting.

Key Accountabilities:

- Accountable for fully understanding how to construct the standard analysis schedules; develops good understanding of the proprietary programs used to create them and the underlying purpose of each schedule
- Accountable for preparing more complicated schedules with the expectation that a minimum of your time will be spent on standard analysis
- Provides leadership and regular coaching to Analysts
- Consults with case managers and experts regarding casework product
- Accountable for preparing technical work product and presentation materials through the use of computer modeling, including the development of comprehensive and complex work product
- Accountable for progress towards discussing/explaining our products with case managers and providing input into how to address case issues
- Adheres to firm administrative policies, professional conduct and practices
- Assumes other duties as assigned by management

Skills and Competencies:

- BS or BA from an accredited college or equivalent experience working in professional services; accounting, legal or financial services
- 2-3 years relevant experience

Technical knowledge – Ability to utilize SAS and Python etc. to analyze data. High level experience with Microsoft Excel including experience in complex formulas, pivot tables and charting.

Research skills - Ability to gather, analyze, and summarize data from client databases, public and commercial databases and specialized industry resources

Organizational skills - Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

Interpersonal skills – Applies flexibility when faced with multiple project deadlines; exceptional capability to work independently and as part of a team, and interact with all levels of staff and management

- Experience with Python a major plus!