Senior Database Analyst in Washington, DC at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Senior Database Analyst

BCforward is seeking a qualified Senior Database Analyst at Washington, DC

Position Title : Senior Database Analyst

Expected Contract length : 10 Months with possibility of extension or Permanent (depends on your client needs and your performance in the contract)

Location : Washington, DC

Job Description

  • Utilizing SAS Data Management products such as Data Integration Studio and SAS Data Management 4.9 for data quality, design and develop ETL jobs for large data feeds and support complex data transactions on a SAS platform;
  • Offer expert architecture design approaches to data management, while being able to transform and resolve disparate entities to a common entity in order to expose those entities to the connected Visual Investigator software packages
  • Build and maintain SAS Data Integration Studio jobs, manage job flows within the Platform Load Sharing Facility, and troubleshoot job failures
  • Integrate and manage the data mappings from the client's data sources (MS-SQL, Oracle, Teradata) to the SAS Oracle Database using SAS Data Management Services;
  • Perform code reviews
  • Analyze execution plans
  • Improve ETL job efficiencies, correct ETL defects and respond quickly to ETL fix and enhancement requests.

    Required Skills/Experience

  • General knowledge of/experience with one or more of the following SAS DMDA tools: SAS Data Management Advanced, SAS Federation Server, SAS Visual Investigator, SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Visual Statistics, Forecast Server, Enterprise Miner, Text Miner, Model Manager, Contextual Analysis, Office Analytics and Platform Suite for SAS
  • Expert knowledge with SAS Data Management (DM) Studio and SAS Data Integration (DI) Services 4.9 or higher;
  • Ability to build and maintain SAS Data Integration Studio jobs, manage job flows within the Platform Load Sharing Facility, and troubleshoot job failures;
  • SAS architecture knowledge
  • Experience with SAS programming and proficiency with shell scripting on a Linux/Unix platform;
  • Experience with server and SAS software configuration including Metadata
  • Understanding of SAS-related hardware and software interactions to optimize the system settings that will drive out the best performance of the solution and ensure proper integration of other SAS software;
  • High level of skill in scheduling routines, developing routines or scripting routines in SAS code in order to manage, at minimum, daily data extraction routines from source data systems; and
  • Data Modeling, Data Architecting, and Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) expertise.

    Additional Required Skills/Experience

  • A minimum of ten (10) year's experience in software development or related field;
  • A degree from an accredited College/University in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline is preferred;
  • Able to perform all functional duties independently on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of a given program;
  • Able to oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job;
  • Experience training/mentoring less experienced personnel;
  • Knowledge of/experience with the following:
  • VersionOne
  • ServiceNow
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Performance Center
  • Jmeter
  • Automated testing products/techniques, inc UFT, Selenium, and LeanFT.
  • Excellent communication skills

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

If you are not available or if you know someone who might be a fit for this position from your circle, please do refer them. Kindly pass this email along and send us the resume so we can try to place the consultants based on the suitable roles available

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 96635 when responding to this ad.