Sr. SAS Programmer
Westlake Village, CA 
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Sr. SAS Programmer (124923)

Engage2Health (e2H) is the analytics and informatics division of Health Advocate, Inc., a subsidiary of West Corporation. Health Advocate is the nation's leading health care advocacy and assistance company, serving more than 9,000 clients and nearly 24 million people across the country. The company offers a range of personalized services to help employees and their families navigate the complex health and insurance systems. The ultimate goal is to help improve employee health care outcomes while simultaneously reducing medical expenditures. In order to serve the needs of a diverse clientele, engage2Health specializes in health services and outcomes research and population management interventions. The e2H team integrates complex sources of health care data to provide customized solutions that promote quality and value in health care. The company is committed to the academic integrity of its programs and maintains a portfolio of peer-reviewed studies that adhere to rigorous scientific standards.

The core focus of this position will be analyzing relational database structure and complex data systems and developing code to ensure client reports are run properly and data integrity is maintained.

Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Applicant for this job will be expected to meet the following minimum qualifications.

Education

*Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required with major course work in computer science, statistics, mathematics, biostatistics, or a related field
* Master's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred with major course work in computer science, statistics, mathematics, biostatistics, or a related field
*Equivalent work experience may be substituted for educational experience
*Time spent in pursuit of advanced degree (e.g., master's, doctorate, etc.) may be substituted for experience requirements

Experience

*Minimum of five years of experience required (seven preferred) in developing, modifying and maintaining SAS program suites to include experience working with large amounts of data (e.g., over 5 million records, etc.), data warehousing, and knowledge of SAS MACRO and other advanced techniques
* Minimum five years of experience with relational data base structure and complex data systems required (seven years preferred)

*Minimum five years of experience with healthcare related data and research preferred

Technical Experience
*Base SAS Programmer certification is preferred
*Minimum five years of experience with advanced/complex SAS programming and application development is required (seven preferred)
*Minimum five year of experience with different database systems such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, etc. is required (seven preferred)

Other:
*Strong quantitative skills required
*Ability to multi-task and think creatively required
*Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word required
*Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English required

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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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