SAS Quantitative Analyst & Technical Architect
Strong Tower Solutions - Toledo, OH

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SAS Quantitative Analyst & Technical Architect (Two Positions)

Quantitative Analyst:
Experience with SAS/BASE, SAS/QC, SAS/STAT, SAS Enterprise Miner, SAS/JMP and SAS Enterprise Guide. Experience with these products must be in the manufacturing domain specializing in Quality Control Analysis. Please see attached job description for more information.

Technical Architect:
Experience with SAS/BASE, SAS EBI, SAS DI, SAS Management Console, SAS/JMP & SAS Enterprise Guide. Experience with these products must be from an architecture perspective, not a development. Basic SAS Administration will be needed as well. For more information please see attached job description.

SAS Technical Architect

  • This position(s) requires a minimum of five years of increasingly complex and progressive experience with SAS/BASE, SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence, SAS Data Integration, SAS Management Console, SAS/JMP & SAS Enterprise Guide.
  • This position(s) requires a minimum of five years architecting and administering SAS environment.
  • Serve as a senior level resource(s) that is skilled with these products to support various analytics, reporting, data management, architecture, administration and ad hoc reporting.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a curriculum or major field of study which provides substantial knowledge useful in managing large, information

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system, a physical science, engineering or a mathematics - intensive discipline, or an applicable training certificate from an accredited training institution.
Proficiency Requirements:
SAS Technical Architect

  • The Technical Architect for this project will need to have a wide array of skills and experience with multiple product suites. This person will have to wear multiple hats throughout the engagement.
  • In addition to direct experience/knowledge of how to use these products, it is necessary to understand how they interoperate. Administration of the environment will also be crucial.
  • Experience with SAS Enterprise Data Integration.

o Experience using DI Studio to create data integration jobs.
o Experience with the various nodes within DI Studio to derive the needed integration tasks.
o Experience with DI project repositories and change management as needed.
o Experience with some basic best practices of data integration.
o Experience creating DI jobs and scheduling them to run on the server to bring in source data, modify it as needed and load target data.
o Understanding of what data formats are needed for statistics, modeling and QC analysis.

  • Experience with SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence.

o Experience with client tools such as Information Map Studio and Web Report Studio to create metadata information maps and web reports as needed.
o Experience with the SAS Information Delivery Portal as a means to surface web reports and content to report consumers.
o Experience with SAS BI Dashboard to create dashboard reports as needed.
o Experience with OLAP Cube Studio in creating OLAP cubes that can be surfaced in web reports, Enterprise
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Guide, MS Excel, etc.
o Experience with Enterprise Guide to perform ad-hoc reporting.
o Experience with SAS Stored Processes to create reusable code that can be used across reporting environments.

  • The ability to use these products in support of the SAS QC Analyst/Statistical Modeler is crucial. Some examples include:

o The ability to create Data Integration jobs to prepare data for QC, STAT and/or E-Miner modeling projects.
o The ability to surface SAS Analyst results as viewable reports within the SAS EBI environment using any of the available EBI reporting methods.

  • Finally there is some level of Platform Administration that will need to be performed.

o Starting and stopping SAS Servers.
o Starting and stopping mid-tier.
o Perform basic troubleshooting through examining SAS Server logs and interfacing with SAS support as needed.
o Using the SAS Management Console to perform some basic administration work.
 Create users and groups.
 Define new data libraries from various sources including SAS datasets and RDBMS systems.
 Create metadata folders and file system folders as needed.
 Define security, authentication and roles.
 Administering scheduled jobs.
The SAS Consultant will also:

  • Be knowledgeable in SAS products so that over the course of the 6 months, the consultant can make full use of SAS, and the related implementation and Development/support activities that the Manufacturing customer in Toledo, OH requires.
  • Possess the ability to perform with little direct supervision as a self-starter.
  • Demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills.

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  • Be a self-motivated, creative, and inquisitive problem solver with a strong work ethic.
  • Be (or rapidly become) a thought-leader in the area of quality control with respect to QLA(Quality Control Analysis) and ECM(Enterprise Case Management) as it pertains to the customer’s mission.
  • Be able to generate written documentation of all work performed.
  • Have effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess the ability to manage daily tasks with little direct supervision.
  • Be imaginative, inquisitive and able to troubleshoot issues;
  • Be customer focused; and have good oral and written communication skills (including the ability to communicate effectively).
  • Understand and translate client´s business requirements into workable technical solutions.
  • This consultant will also work hand in hand with the QC Analyst/Statistical Modeler and the internal SAS QLA/ECM resource in performing workshops as well as activities within the day to day needs of the project.

SAS QC Analyst/Statistical Modeler

  • This position(s) requires a minimum of five years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in using SAS/BASE, SAS/QC, SAS/STAT, SAS/JMP & SAS Enterprise Miner & SAS Enterprise Guide.
  • This position(s) requires a minimum of five years architecting and administering SAS environment.
  • Serve as a senior level resource(s) that is skilled with these products to support various analytics, reporting, data management, architecture, administration and ad hoc reporting.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a curriculum or major field of study which provides substantial knowledge useful in managing large, information system, a physical science, engineering or a mathematics -

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intensive discipline, or an applicable training certificate from an accredited training institution.
Proficiency Requirements:
SAS QC Analyst/Statistical Modeler

  • Resource needs to have experience with Quality Control (QC) related project work finding solutions to QC related problems. These can include the following:
  • Designing of experiments
  • Statistical quality control
  • Control chart analysis
  • Process capability analysis
  • Quality control problem solving
  • Reliability analysis
  • Analysis of means
  • Multivariate process monitoring
  • This resource needs to be able to use SAS/QC and all of it related procedures and functions to answer these types of problems.
  • In addition, this resource will need experience building statistical models and algorithms to support QC related projects.
  • Experience with SAS/STAT and its procedures and functions are necessary.
  • This resource will need to demonstrate the ability to use Enterprise Miner to perform exploratory data analysis and build predictive models.
  • This resource will also need to demonstrate the ability to use various client side tools such as JMP and Enterprise Guide to assist in exploratory data analysis, ad-hoc reporting, QC and statistical analyses.

The SAS Consultant will also:

  • Be knowledgeable in SAS products so that over the course of the 6 months, the consultant can make full use of SAS, and the related implementation and Development/support activities that the Manufacturing customer in Toledo, OH requires.
  • Possess the ability to perform with little direct supervision as

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a self-starter.

  • Demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Be a self-motivated, creative, and inquisitive problem solver with a strong work ethic.
  • Be (or rapidly become) a thought-leader in the area of quality control with respect to QLA(Quality Control Analysis) and ECM(Enterprise Case Management) as it pertains to the customer’s mission.
  • Be able to generate written documentation of all work performed.
  • Have effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess the ability to manage daily tasks with little direct supervision.
  • Be imaginative, inquisitive and able to troubleshoot issues.
  • Be customer focused; and have good oral and written communication skills (including the ability to communicate effectively).
  • Understand and translate client´s business requirements into workable technical solutions.
  • This consultant will also work hand in hand with the Technical Architect and the internal SAS QLA/ECM resource in performing workshops as well as activities within the day to day needs of the project.

Work

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