Statistical Programmer Analyst
PPC - Washington, DC

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Statistical Programmer Analyst #12-226

Washington, DC

Project Performance Corporation (PPC) is a technology and management consulting firm delivering innovative IT, Knowledge Management and Sustainability Solutions. We are a multi-disciplinary team of information technology professionals, project management experts, scientific and technical experts, and legal and regulatory specialists dedicated to providing fully integrated solutions. As an independent consulting firm, we offer impartial, in-depth discovery and analysis resulting in unbiased solutions that emphasize increased quality, efficiency and effectiveness for our clients. With offices in the DC Metropolitan Area we serve Fortune 500 decision makers and Federal, State and local government agencies throughout the U.S.

Job Description:

PPC is seeking a Statistical Programmer Analyst to help design and develop sophisticated applications using advanced data analysis techniques. The qualified candidate will have experience in the financial markets and securities. This is an opportunity to work with large datasets of both structured and unstructured data. The right person will be creative in applying unique approaches to complex non-traditional large scale analytical reporting.

Other roles and responsibilities for this position:
  • Client interaction including daily contact across multiple teams and personnel including executive management
  • Notifies PM of critical risks and issues helping to resolve in a timely manner
  • Serve as an analyst working with the government to design sophisticated models, determine methodologies, organize data collection, create programs, prepare reports, summarize and present studies.
  • Provide senior level technical expertise for the design and development of comprehensive, complicated financial data applications, surveys, reviews and research.
  • Supports program lifecycle of the projects (customer interaction, technical delivery, status reporting, and analytical solutions)
  • Work with large volumes of financial data from different instruments and sources for back-testing and validation of models, algorithms and strategies
  • Supports program lifecycle of the projects (customer interaction, technical delivery, status reporting, and analytical solutions)
  • Peer review deliverables prepared by other team members
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • 5+ years of SAS programming experience
  • 5+ years of experience in data analysis including database design, statistical data analysis and research analysis.
  • Experience with a dvanced analytic techniques such as modern econometric methods, multivariate statistical analysis, clustering and segmentation, experimental design, optimization and text analytics.
  • Experience with other development tools and programming such as:
  • EXCEL, STATA, MATLAB, Mathematica, Perl, Oracle 11g, MS ACCESS, R, S-PLUS, Python or SQL
  • E xperience with Oracle relational databases
  • Experience in the following Operating System Environments:
  • MS Windows, Linux, and Unix
  • Experience in managing and integrating large datasets using a variety of software
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with a mix of analytic and textual processing tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a wide-range of stakeholders
  • SAS Certification

PPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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