SAS Developer in Summit, NJ at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Summit, NJ
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  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
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Job Description

Application Developer:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an Application Developer with experience in Base SAS, SAS Macros, SQL and Unix Shell Scripting. The successful individual should be familiar with transactional database design, database experience with Oracle and Teradata and have significant experience with Base SAS, SAS Macros, worked with XML extensively and has a strong Unix knowledge. The candidate will also have knowledge of the SAS Architecture and configuration of SAS and be able to identify issues related to SAS Configuration. The role may support one or multiple projects as needed based on demands.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who will work independently, as well as report and demonstrate progress on regular intervals. They will deliver complete and accurate documentation of the systems researched and provide actionable recommendations. Additionally, they will have the technical ability and prowess to recognize areas where immediate corrective action should be taken and have the ability to develop solutions throughout the review process. They will think outside the immediate paradigm while maintaining enterprise standards and industry best practices. Excellent communication skills will be needed to work effectively across geographical locations. The individual will be expected to work with business partners in order to understand their needs and requirements and to analyze and design the necessary solution. The role therefore requires very strong relational database and technical experience. Excellent skills in schema design, stored procedure and view creation, and ETL will be crucial.


  • Providing application design guidance and consultation, utilizing a thorough understanding of applicable technology, tools and existing designs.
  • Analyzes highly complex business requirements, designs and writes technical specifications to design or redesign complex computer platforms and applications.
  • Provides coding direction to less experienced staff or develops highly complex original code.
  • Will learn the application and be an SME for the application and also an expert technical resource and be able to think out of the box to provide better solutions to the business.
  • Verifies program logic by overseeing the preparation of test data, testing and debugging of programs.
  • Oversees overall systems testing and the migration of platforms and applications to production.
  • Develops new documentation, departmental technical procedures and user guides.
  • Leads projects and deliverables and manages the work of less experienced staff.
  • Assures quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported area and oversees creation of or updates to and testing of the business continuation plan.


  • 7+ years of application development and implementation experience
  • 7+ years of SAS programming experience with Base SAS and Advanced SAS
  • 4+ years of Linux experience
  • 5+ years of SQL experience
  • 5+ years of relational database experience

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.