Job Description :


Contract to hire
preferred but not required: Tableau, Business Objects, Access, Crystal Reports, SQL, VBA - all could potentially be called into use and would be nice to have but open to resumes without
Creates technical solutions and queries to address moderately complex business requests by utilizing SAS, SAS PROC SQL and at least one technical application; including but not limited to: Business Objects, Access, Crystal Reports, SQL, VBA, etc. Acts as the technical lead for development initiatives, including communication and coordination with the impacted business areas. Works with appropriate internal business partners and management to evaluate the business case.
Job Description
Review and analyze business requirements (or uses cases) to create a technical solution residing outside of the normal Information Services production environment.
Identify and implement automation tools to eliminate manual processes and improve existing systems. Utilize technical solutions for the creation of business enabling tools, error handling management and productivity improvements while adhering to technical specifications, industry developmental standards and service level agreements (SLA's).
Independently test and debug code; participate in the testing of other Business Solutions Developers' projects as needed.
Act as departmental business coordinator on small to medium and/or moderately complex projects:
o Provide consultative support to team members or business partners across business areas. Effectively interview business partners with a focus on fact finding and discovery to ascertain requirements, document as is and to be process and develop metrics and success criteria.
o Document and track project plan for work deliverables.
o Work with business partner to ensure project moves forward according to plan
o Effectively communicate development and production issues to the project team and/or the manager in a timely manner.
o Develop and manage implementation plans with Business area
Create training materials, support documentation, including user guides and train end users in the use of tools.
Post Implementation; provide support during warranty period, problem resolution including root cause analysis and tool performance trending to ensure efficiency for day-to-day business use. Provide system administration and coordination oversight as needed.
Communicate actions, business impacts and expected results in a meaningful format and at the appropriate level.
Hiring Requirements
Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience with SAS, SAS PROC SQL and at least one development tool like Business Objects, Crystal, Access VBA, etc.
If no degree, 5 years as a technician utilizing multiple development tools/languages will be considered.
Hiring Preferences
Ability to write or prepare support documentation for users (such as training or user's guides, and process flows)
Capable of providing direction to lower level occupants or to partners across business areas with guidance
Experience managing concurrent multiple assignments
Proven ability to work independently, as well as to work effectively as part of a team
Process and logic oriented
Commitment to excellent customer service and customer focus
Accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and properly set priorities based on business need and sense of urgency
Very good verbal and written communication skills
Very good PC skills (e.g., Word, Excel)
Very good time management skills; basic skills in project management/planning
Provide project status updates per agreed upon schedule
Very good research, analytical, and problem solving skills
Ability to present findings in a manner that the end user understands
Ability to use automated tools to perform detailed analysis and reporting

Required Skills : SAS and PROC SQL
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills : 100% remote; contract to hire
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :This is a contract to hire role, and the client does not provide any form of visa sponsorship. To qualify, candidates must be eligible to work in US without sponsorship now or in future.
Selling points for candidate :100% remote; contract to hire
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship :Yes
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Development/Engineering
Master Job Title :Dev: Business Objects
Branch Code :Raleigh

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